Ramaphosa Slams Ombud’s Central Bank Plan

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suggestion that the Constitution be amended to change the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's suggestion that the Constitution be amended to change the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Home Affairs Admits ‘Omitting’ to Declare Guptas’ Naturalisation to Parliament

[News24Wire] The department of home affairs, while continuing to insist that the naturalisation of Gupta family members was done within the ambit of the law, has conceded that “it was an omission” to not openly declare the naturalisation to Parliament.

[News24Wire] The department of home affairs, while continuing to insist that the naturalisation of Gupta family members was done within the ambit of the law, has conceded that "it was an omission" to not openly declare the naturalisation to Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Israel Diamond Exchange Opens Tech Innovation Centre

[Namibia Economist] The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) joined the Start-Up Nation when they recently opened a technological incubator for Israeli and international diamond-related start-ups.

[Namibia Economist] The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) joined the Start-Up Nation when they recently opened a technological incubator for Israeli and international diamond-related start-ups.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

“Heartbroken” Bishops Back South Sudan Peace Move

[ACNS] Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

[ACNS] Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Sudanese Soldiers Killed in Yemen

[Radio Dabanga] Medina -A number of Sudanese soldiers were killed in north-west Yemen fighting Houthi forces, reportedly on Saturday 10 June. Sudanese authorities have published photos of the bodies of the soldiers.

[Radio Dabanga] Medina -A number of Sudanese soldiers were killed in north-west Yemen fighting Houthi forces, reportedly on Saturday 10 June. Sudanese authorities have published photos of the bodies of the soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

ANCYL Hits Out At Opposition, Calls On ANC MPs to Defend the Party

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League labelled opposition parties arrogant and called on African National Congress MPs to “correctly apply themselves and vote with their consciences in defending the ANC”.

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League labelled opposition parties arrogant and called on African National Congress MPs to "correctly apply themselves and vote with their consciences in defending the ANC".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Probes Abuses in Kasai Provinces

[UN News] The United Nations today opened an international investigation into alleged killings, mutilations and destruction of entire villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s restive Kasai provinces.

[UN News] The United Nations today opened an international investigation into alleged killings, mutilations and destruction of entire villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's restive Kasai provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Profile of the Late Sir Ketumile Masire (1925-2017)

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It is with a profound sense of loss that we today mourn the passing on of our former President Sir Ketumile Masire, who was a chief architect of our country’s democratic development.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -It is with a profound sense of loss that we today mourn the passing on of our former President Sir Ketumile Masire, who was a chief architect of our country's democratic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana