Lawmakers Start Three-Day Legislature Orientation Session

[Observer] Thirty-nine new members of the House of Representatives (36 males and three females) are expected to start the first of the three-day orientation session on basic concentration on legislative functions – representation, lawmaking, and oversi…

[Observer] Thirty-nine new members of the House of Representatives (36 males and three females) are expected to start the first of the three-day orientation session on basic concentration on legislative functions - representation, lawmaking, and oversight.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Football Boss Rukoro ‘Attacks’ Cosafa President

[Namibian] Namibia Football Association secretary general Barry Rukoro again courted controversy for violent conduct after allegedly assaulting Cosafa president Phillip Chiyangwa in South Africa on Friday.

[Namibian] Namibia Football Association secretary general Barry Rukoro again courted controversy for violent conduct after allegedly assaulting Cosafa president Phillip Chiyangwa in South Africa on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Freezes Accounts of Navy Admiral Who Received Billions Controversially

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze the accounts of Tahir Yusuf, a retired naval officer.

[Premium Times] The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday granted permission to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze the accounts of Tahir Yusuf, a retired naval officer.

N1.6 Billion – Reps Quiz NEMA DG Over Libya Returnees’ Fund

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives committee on emergency and disaster management yesterday demanded that the director general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja account for the N1.6 billion releas…

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives committee on emergency and disaster management yesterday demanded that the director general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja account for the N1.6 billion released by the federal government to resettle Libya returnees.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Sugar and Poultry Industries Could Boost Ramaphosa’s Jobs Drive

[Daily Maverick] In his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa recognised the enormous economic potential of agriculture which, he said, “presents one of the greatest opportunities to significantly grow our economy and create jobs”. Rep…

[Daily Maverick] In his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa recognised the enormous economic potential of agriculture which, he said, "presents one of the greatest opportunities to significantly grow our economy and create jobs". Representatives of the sugar and poultry industries should be high on the list of invitations for the jobs summit he intends to convene in the next few months.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA’s Foreign Policy – Towards Greater Strategic Partnerships Post-Zuma

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s 2019 general elections will be a critical moment for democracy as the country welcomes a post-Zuma future. Equally important is the impact of his presidency on South Africa’s international standing. By LUANDA MPUNGOSE.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's 2019 general elections will be a critical moment for democracy as the country welcomes a post-Zuma future. Equally important is the impact of his presidency on South Africa's international standing. By LUANDA MPUNGOSE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘We Can’t Support Our Families’ – Anger Mounts As Workers At Gupta-Owned Coal Mine Down Tools

[News24Wire] Mineworkers at the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga downed tools on Wednesday over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the mine.

[News24Wire] Mineworkers at the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga downed tools on Wednesday over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the mine.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lawmaker Wants National Security Act Repealed

[New Dawn] Nimba County District#5 Rep. Samuel Kogar is calling on the House of Representatives to repeal and amend certain portions of the National Security Reform and Intelligence Act of 2011 to provide for the reactivation of the Ministry of Nationa…

[New Dawn] Nimba County District#5 Rep. Samuel Kogar is calling on the House of Representatives to repeal and amend certain portions of the National Security Reform and Intelligence Act of 2011 to provide for the reactivation of the Ministry of National Security.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia