President Interacts With Press

[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his government will not rush to prosecute alleged corrupt past government officials without properly gathering a well-researched, strong and compelling evidence to secure judgment.

[Ghana Govt.] The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his government will not rush to prosecute alleged corrupt past government officials without properly gathering a well-researched, strong and compelling evidence to secure judgment.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Citizens Unhappy With Erosion of Democracy, Survey Shows

[Afrobarometer] Accra -In the face of mounting government repression, ordinary Zambians stand by their firm commitment to democratic ideals, reiterate solid support for institutional checks and balances, and strongly reject one-man rule, a new Afrobaro…

[Afrobarometer] Accra -In the face of mounting government repression, ordinary Zambians stand by their firm commitment to democratic ideals, reiterate solid support for institutional checks and balances, and strongly reject one-man rule, a new Afrobarometer survey has found.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Officials Probe Suspected Bogus College

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is investigating the owners of a suspected fraudulent international university on allegations of operating an illegal private institution in central Pretoria.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is investigating the owners of a suspected fraudulent international university on allegations of operating an illegal private institution in central Pretoria.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Act Now Against the Criminal Activity That Plagues South Africa

[Daily Maverick] This is a struggle for what is right. A fight that will have to be led by good women and men, people who don’t hold public office or seek the limelight.

[Daily Maverick] This is a struggle for what is right. A fight that will have to be led by good women and men, people who don't hold public office or seek the limelight.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Employees’ Pension Funds Are Safe

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Government Employees’ Pension Fund (GEPF) and Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has once again reassured its members and pensioners that their benefits and pensions are not at risk.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Government Employees' Pension Fund (GEPF) and Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has once again reassured its members and pensioners that their benefits and pensions are not at risk.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maintain Integrity of Vat Regime

[Business Day] The Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced (or rather re-introduced) to replace the sales tax regime in December 1998, after the first attempt failed in 1995. Since the VAT in Ghana will be 20 years in 2018, we must transcend the current p…

[Business Day] The Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced (or rather re-introduced) to replace the sales tax regime in December 1998, after the first attempt failed in 1995. Since the VAT in Ghana will be 20 years in 2018, we must transcend the current public debate on very basic principles of VAT regimes and, rather, bring the tax in line with global best practice. We will review some of these basic principles before commenting on issues arising out of the current debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Nairobi Staring at Full Blown Cholera Epidemic

[Nation] The cholera outbreak in Nairobi could become a full blown epidemic if urgent measures as not put in place to contain its further spread, especially in informal settlements.

[Nation] The cholera outbreak in Nairobi could become a full blown epidemic if urgent measures as not put in place to contain its further spread, especially in informal settlements.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

House Frowns On Special Presidential Task Force for Unilaterally Clearing ‘Corrupt’ Officials

[Observer] The Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditure (PAC) has expressed disappointment over the action of the Special Presidential Task Force for “clearing people” who were found liable to restitute amounts as indicated in their recommendations…

[Observer] The Committee on Public Accounts and Expenditure (PAC) has expressed disappointment over the action of the Special Presidential Task Force for "clearing people" who were found liable to restitute amounts as indicated in their recommendations, without their knowledge or approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia