Even If I Am Poisoned, I’m Not Going Anywhere – President Zuma

[News24Wire] ANC President Jacob Zuma on Thursday reiterated that he would not resign based on “people with big mouths”, saying that even if he were poisoned, he would “not go anywhere”.

[News24Wire] ANC President Jacob Zuma on Thursday reiterated that he would not resign based on "people with big mouths", saying that even if he were poisoned, he would "not go anywhere".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two ‘Uber’ Taxis Set Alight in Johannesburg

[News24Wire] Police were on “high alert” in Sandton on Thursday evening after two vehicles, believed to be Uber taxis, were set alight near a Gautrain station, a spokesperson said.Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said the two drivers …

[News24Wire] Police were on "high alert" in Sandton on Thursday evening after two vehicles, believed to be Uber taxis, were set alight near a Gautrain station, a spokesperson said.Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said the two drivers escaped unharmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shooting of Fierce Critic of President Raises Concern – Amnesty

[AI London] Responding to news that outspoken government critic Tanzanian parliamentarian Tundu Lissu has been shot and wounded by unidentified attackers in the capital Dodoma, Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Af…

[AI London] Responding to news that outspoken government critic Tanzanian parliamentarian Tundu Lissu has been shot and wounded by unidentified attackers in the capital Dodoma, Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President Orders Officials Implicated in Gemstone Reports to Step Down

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has ordered public officials implicated in two reports probing diamond and tanzania mining and business, to step down.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has ordered public officials implicated in two reports probing diamond and tanzania mining and business, to step down.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lissu Shooting Shocks Human Rights Body

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) has received with shock information about shooting of the outspoken Singida East MP (Chadema), Tundu Lissu, in Dodoma.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) has received with shock information about shooting of the outspoken Singida East MP (Chadema), Tundu Lissu, in Dodoma.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Assailants Tracked Lissu’s Car

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Rombo Member of Parliament Mr Joseph Selasini (Chadema) says according to information for Mr Tundu Lissu’s driver the assailants tracked Mr Lissu shortly after he left Parliament in the afternoon.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Rombo Member of Parliament Mr Joseph Selasini (Chadema) says according to information for Mr Tundu Lissu's driver the assailants tracked Mr Lissu shortly after he left Parliament in the afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S.$465,000 Approved for Gambia for Petroleum Exploration-Related Training

[The Point] Connection with the review of model petroleum exploration and production licensing agreements and their negotiation in The Gambia by the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy.

[The Point] Connection with the review of model petroleum exploration and production licensing agreements and their negotiation in The Gambia by the Ministry of Petroleum & Energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambian Diplomats to Train On Diplomatic Skills

[The Point] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad is to hold a three-day training for Gambian diplomatic personnel and Foreign Service officers to enhance their diplomatic skills and service delivery.

[The Point] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad is to hold a three-day training for Gambian diplomatic personnel and Foreign Service officers to enhance their diplomatic skills and service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Former President’s Office Was Operating 22 Accounts, Says Central Bank Official

[The Point] Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank, yesterday made some startling revelations before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial transactions of former president Yahya Jammeh.

[The Point] Karamo Jawara, principal banking officer at the Central Bank, yesterday made some startling revelations before the commission of inquiry looking into the assets and financial transactions of former president Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia