Gordhan vs Guptas – Oakbay Gets a Back-Handed Victory

[Daily Maverick] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan’s application for a declaratory court order that a Cabinet member cannot intervene in the relationship between banks and their clients was dismissed on Friday. Effectively, the ruling by the North…

[Daily Maverick] Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's application for a declaratory court order that a Cabinet member cannot intervene in the relationship between banks and their clients was dismissed on Friday. Effectively, the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria says the court action was not necessary as ministerial involvement is already impermissible in law. How this may play out in the on-going political machinations amid #GuptaLeaks and state capture remains to be seen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International ‘Steroid King’ Shot Dead in Cape Town Home in Possible Hit

[News24Wire] A convicted steroid smuggler, at one stage on Interpol’s wanted list and previously found guilty in Ireland for selling illicit steroids worldwide, has been shot dead in his Constantia home.

[News24Wire] A convicted steroid smuggler, at one stage on Interpol's wanted list and previously found guilty in Ireland for selling illicit steroids worldwide, has been shot dead in his Constantia home.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pastor Arrested for Burying Human Parts in Church

[Guardian] Abeokuta -A sixty-seven-yea-old pastor, Samuel Babatunde, in Ota, Ogun State has been arrested by policemen following the discovery of human parts buried in his church. He was arrested with three other suspects.

[Guardian] Abeokuta -A sixty-seven-yea-old pastor, Samuel Babatunde, in Ota, Ogun State has been arrested by policemen following the discovery of human parts buried in his church. He was arrested with three other suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

APOLOGY: Hichilema Has Not Travelled to South Africa

A few minutes ago we published an article and an image suggesting opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has travelled to South Africa for a thorough medical check up less than 48 hours after he was released from prison. Further verification … Continued

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A few minutes ago we published an article and an image suggesting opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has travelled to South Africa for a thorough medical check up less than 48 hours after he was released from prison. Further verification of the information obtained has established Mr Hichilema has not travelled to South Africa, but is still in the country. He is, however, due to undertake a trip for medical check up to a destination to be announced soon. We sincerely apologize to both Mr Hichilema, his family and our readers for the misrepresentation. EDITOR The post APOLOGY: Hichilema Has Not Travelled to South Africa appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Six More Governors to Be Sworn-in

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Six more governors are due to be sworn into office on Friday following their victories in last Tuesday’s elections that saw nearly half of the former county chiefs sent home.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Six more governors are due to be sworn into office on Friday following their victories in last Tuesday's elections that saw nearly half of the former county chiefs sent home.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bandari Out to Reclaim Title as GOtv Shield Enters Quarters

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With the GOtv Shield resuming this weekend, reigning Kenyan Premier League Coach of the Year, Paul Nkata is determined to guide Bandari past Sony Sugar when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -With the GOtv Shield resuming this weekend, reigning Kenyan Premier League Coach of the Year, Paul Nkata is determined to guide Bandari past Sony Sugar when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is Music Production a Talent or Career?

[Citizen] The music industry is fast growing in Tanzania and Africa in general thanks to the availability of technology that now makes it possible for musicians to acquire studio equipment.

[Citizen] The music industry is fast growing in Tanzania and Africa in general thanks to the availability of technology that now makes it possible for musicians to acquire studio equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania