Mbeya City to Cut Service Levy

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya City Local Government Authority (LGA) has agreed to a proposal to cut service levy by 0.2 per cent, bringing new hope to thousands of businesses in the region who have been against the tax for a couple of years.

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya City Local Government Authority (LGA) has agreed to a proposal to cut service levy by 0.2 per cent, bringing new hope to thousands of businesses in the region who have been against the tax for a couple of years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Life Esidimeni – Gauteng Health Leaders Continue With Their Denials

[Daily Maverick] The Gauteng Department of Health’s suspended head Dr Tiego “Barney” Selebano on Tuesday played down his role in moving patients out of Life Esidimeni, which left 143 mental healthcare users dead. He is the latest official to claim he h…

[Daily Maverick] The Gauteng Department of Health's suspended head Dr Tiego "Barney" Selebano on Tuesday played down his role in moving patients out of Life Esidimeni, which left 143 mental healthcare users dead. He is the latest official to claim he had no real responsibility in the deaths. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

50 Years Since the First Heart Transplant – What a Piece of Work Is a Man!

[Daily Maverick] The 50th anniversary of the first successful heart transplant encourages J. BROOKS SPECTOR to look back at Dr Chris Barnard’s unprecedented medical moment – and to think about what happens next. Shades of the final scenes in the Robin …

[Daily Maverick] The 50th anniversary of the first successful heart transplant encourages J. BROOKS SPECTOR to look back at Dr Chris Barnard's unprecedented medical moment - and to think about what happens next. Shades of the final scenes in the Robin Williams film, Bicentennial Man, perhaps?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Denial of SME Bank Insolvency ‘Astounding’

[Namibian] THE judge who last week ordered the final winding-up of the Small and Medium Enterprises Bank has described the technical points that the minority shareholders of the bank raised in an attempt to prevent the closure of the bank as a game of …

[Namibian] THE judge who last week ordered the final winding-up of the Small and Medium Enterprises Bank has described the technical points that the minority shareholders of the bank raised in an attempt to prevent the closure of the bank as a game of smoke and mirrors.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

22 Killed On Roads in Three Days

[Namibian] THIRTY-ONE road accidents claimed the lives of 22 people and left 38 injured between 1 and 3 December, according to the Motor-Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund.

[Namibian] THIRTY-ONE road accidents claimed the lives of 22 people and left 38 injured between 1 and 3 December, according to the Motor-Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No More Hide and Seek of Traffic Officers

[SAnews.gov.za] High visibility of uniformed traffic officials, clearly marked vehicles and mobile testing stations will be the order the day, as the Transport Department rolls out its festive season campaign.

[SAnews.gov.za] High visibility of uniformed traffic officials, clearly marked vehicles and mobile testing stations will be the order the day, as the Transport Department rolls out its festive season campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – Divisions Rule On the Road to Unity

[Daily Maverick] The ANC’s race is now simply too close to call. Statistically, politically, and in all other senses, it is now surely impossible to predict who will win. This means that both sides now need to adopt different tactics, while also accept…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC's race is now simply too close to call. Statistically, politically, and in all other senses, it is now surely impossible to predict who will win. This means that both sides now need to adopt different tactics, while also accepting certain limitations on what they can do. They are both boxed in, in some ways. At the same time, tensions between the two camps are also likely to rise, as are their legal bills. It seems that the chances of the ANC splitting, or moving into some kind of paralysis, are gr

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa