Reporter’s Campus Notebook – Varsity Protests – Negotiation Vs Perspective

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday it appeared that strike action was averted for the time being at UCT. Emphasis on “the time being”. While the Executive appeared relieved and said negotiation was going well, union members said the issues resolved thus far …

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday it appeared that strike action was averted for the time being at UCT. Emphasis on "the time being". While the Executive appeared relieved and said negotiation was going well, union members said the issues resolved thus far were "quite small" and they had little faith that the university was ready for the kind of change they envisaged. This is where it gets clear as mud. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

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Gupta Hijack of Home Affairs – Major Kobese Must Appear Before Committee

[DA] The latest revelations in the media relating to the #Guptaleaks email saga alleging that Ashu Chawla, COO of the Gupta-controlled Sahara Computers, used his connections at the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to secure preferential treatment on th…

[DA] The latest revelations in the media relating to the #Guptaleaks email saga alleging that Ashu Chawla, COO of the Gupta-controlled Sahara Computers, used his connections at the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) to secure preferential treatment on the processing of visas for Gupta friends and relatives in India is a further example of the undue influence that the Guptas and their lieutenants enjoyed.

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Mnangagwa Faction Reaches Out to Dabengwa

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zanu PF faction linked to vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has approached opposition leader, Dumiso Dabengwa, offering him a role a “new government”, it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zanu PF faction linked to vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has approached opposition leader, Dumiso Dabengwa, offering him a role a "new government", it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rooftop Promotions to Wrap Up UK Tour This Weekend

[New Zimbabwe] ROOFTOP Promotions will, this weekend, wind up their UK tour with two shows of the play Lamentations @12 which raises issues of sexual, physical, psychological and spiritual abuse.

[New Zimbabwe] ROOFTOP Promotions will, this weekend, wind up their UK tour with two shows of the play Lamentations @12 which raises issues of sexual, physical, psychological and spiritual abuse.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai Has No Control Over Social Media – MDC-T

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has no control over social media and should not be linked to the abusive WhatsApp chats and calls directed at Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, his spokesperson said Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has no control over social media and should not be linked to the abusive WhatsApp chats and calls directed at Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga, his spokesperson said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Activist Cleric Slams U.S. Embassy Over Mugabe Visas

[New Zimbabwe] ACTIVIST cleric Pastor Patrick Mugadza has petitioned the US embassy in Harare, challenging the decision to give President Robert Mugabe and his ‘bloated delegation’ visas to attend this year’s United Nations (UN) general assembly.

[New Zimbabwe] ACTIVIST cleric Pastor Patrick Mugadza has petitioned the US embassy in Harare, challenging the decision to give President Robert Mugabe and his 'bloated delegation' visas to attend this year's United Nations (UN) general assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Delta, Innscor Propel Stock Market to New High

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Zimbabwe Stock Exchange market capitalisation on Wednesday rose to an all-time high of $10,7 billion, as the mainstream index advanced 9,30 percent to 379,95 points on gains recorded by mainly Delta, Innscor and CBZ.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Zimbabwe Stock Exchange market capitalisation on Wednesday rose to an all-time high of $10,7 billion, as the mainstream index advanced 9,30 percent to 379,95 points on gains recorded by mainly Delta, Innscor and CBZ.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe