28 Arrested in Cape Town Gangland Swoop

[News24Wire] A total of 28 people were arrested in a massive swoop by police and National Prosecuting Authority around Cape Town on Tuesday, including in the gang stronghold of Ravensmead.

[News24Wire] A total of 28 people were arrested in a massive swoop by police and National Prosecuting Authority around Cape Town on Tuesday, including in the gang stronghold of Ravensmead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Audit N4.2 Trillion TSA Now

[Daily Trust] It was a shocking revelation at the National Assembly last week that, two years into its operation, the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has not been audited. The revelation was made by the Auditor General of the Federation (AuGF), Mr Anthon…

[Daily Trust] It was a shocking revelation at the National Assembly last week that, two years into its operation, the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has not been audited. The revelation was made by the Auditor General of the Federation (AuGF), Mr Anthony Ayine, while appearing before an Adhoc Committee of the House of Representatives. Chaired by Rep Abubakar Nuhu, the committee was investigating the performance of the scheme in the past two years. The Auditor-General could not provide the figure of the exact amount in th

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Witch Hunt That Threatens Our Very Democracy

[Daily Maverick] A witch hunt is afoot, aimed at unmasking those who voted according to their conscience in a secret ballot on 3 August. This petty witch hunt has all the hallmarks of undermining the democratic values that we have fought for in our nat…

[Daily Maverick] A witch hunt is afoot, aimed at unmasking those who voted according to their conscience in a secret ballot on 3 August. This petty witch hunt has all the hallmarks of undermining the democratic values that we have fought for in our nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gauteng Health On Mental Health NGOs New Licensing Requirements

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Health has contracted and fully licensed 64 mental health NGOs who house mental patients across the province. Whereas 62 NGOs who still have outstanding licensing requirements have been contracted in the interim u…

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Health has contracted and fully licensed 64 mental health NGOs who house mental patients across the province. Whereas 62 NGOs who still have outstanding licensing requirements have been contracted in the interim until all the documentation has been submitted.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crisis Looms at Varsities Amid Threat of Another Strike

[Nation] A crisis looms in higher education once again after university lecturers issued a one-week notice to the government to implement their salary increase or face another round of industrial action from next month.

[Nation] A crisis looms in higher education once again after university lecturers issued a one-week notice to the government to implement their salary increase or face another round of industrial action from next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Factbox – Donors’ Aid Pledges for Sierra Leone After Deadly Mudslide

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Donor pledges are pouring in from countries across the world to aid Sierra Leone after a mudslide devastated the capital this week, killing at least 400 people and leaving 3,000 homeless.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Donor pledges are pouring in from countries across the world to aid Sierra Leone after a mudslide devastated the capital this week, killing at least 400 people and leaving 3,000 homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone