Church Leader Helps Broker Polls Body Deal

[Nation] Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha.

[Nation] Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nurses’ Strike Forces Patients to Seek Treatment in Tanzania

[Nation] People in need of medical services in Taita Taveta and Kwale counties are now trooping to Tanzania seeking for treatment after medical services in most public hospitals at the Coast remain grounded.

[Nation] People in need of medical services in Taita Taveta and Kwale counties are now trooping to Tanzania seeking for treatment after medical services in most public hospitals at the Coast remain grounded.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Petra Shares Tumble As Woes Pile Up

[Daily News] PETRA Diamonds shares at London Stock Exchange continued to plunge as it faces a review of its local mining contract and investigation into allegations of under-declared diamond exports.

[Daily News] PETRA Diamonds shares at London Stock Exchange continued to plunge as it faces a review of its local mining contract and investigation into allegations of under-declared diamond exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UDC Founder Speaks Out

[The Patriot] Businessman Lebang Mpotokwane was a key player in seeing to the formation of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) that brought together three parties which heavily dented the ruling party’s hold on power in the 2014 General Elections….

[The Patriot] Businessman Lebang Mpotokwane was a key player in seeing to the formation of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) that brought together three parties which heavily dented the ruling party's hold on power in the 2014 General Elections. Of recent however those leading the movement appear to be ignoring his wise counsel. In this wide-ranging interview, he warns:

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Somalia – Three Journalists Wounded in Suicide Bombing

[IFJ] A suicide bombing on Sunday 10 September in the central Somalian town of Beledweyne has killed at least 6 people and wounded over 15 others, including 3 journalists.

[IFJ] A suicide bombing on Sunday 10 September in the central Somalian town of Beledweyne has killed at least 6 people and wounded over 15 others, including 3 journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

From War in DRC to Swimming the Open Ocean

[GroundUp] He escaped conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 and travelled 3,400km to Cape Town, an arduous journey that took several weeks. He was only 17 at the time, and came with his sister and two cousins, all of them under 20….

[GroundUp] He escaped conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 and travelled 3,400km to Cape Town, an arduous journey that took several weeks. He was only 17 at the time, and came with his sister and two cousins, all of them under 20. This Saturday, almost five years after being granted asylum in South Africa, Arafat Gatabazi will embark on a 12km swim from Robben Island to Sea Point, raising funds for a creche in Khayelitsha.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trade and Industry Urge SA Businesses to Keep Knocking for Trade Opportunities in Russia

[Govt of SA] The Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy in Russia, Mr Henry Short has urged South African businesses to keep knocking for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Short was addressing to a 20-member South African busines…

[Govt of SA] The Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy in Russia, Mr Henry Short has urged South African businesses to keep knocking for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Short was addressing to a 20-member South African business delegation that has arrived in Moscow to participate in the 2017 World Food Moscow International Exhibition that will be taking place from today until Thursday, 14 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Malusi Gigaba – 2017 Tax Indaba

[Govt of SA] Commissioner of SARS, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Mr. Keith Engel, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to join you this morning to open the 2017 Tax Indaba.

[Govt of SA] Commissioner of SARS, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, Mr. Keith Engel, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to join you this morning to open the 2017 Tax Indaba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa