Finance Minister Gordhan to Appear Before Committee on Grants Crisis

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will appear before Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to clear up Treasury’s stance on the social grants crisis.

[News24Wire] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will appear before Parliament's standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Tuesday to clear up Treasury's stance on the social grants crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Security Accountant Squanders Pensioners’ Funds

[New Zimbabwe] A NATIONAL Social Security Authority (NSSA) accountant has appeared in court after he fraudulently personalised some pensioner’s accounts and spent their money on cars and other goodies.

[New Zimbabwe] A NATIONAL Social Security Authority (NSSA) accountant has appeared in court after he fraudulently personalised some pensioner's accounts and spent their money on cars and other goodies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Radio Station Raided

[New Zimbabwe] OFFICIALS from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and Transmedia last week ransacked Kwekwe Community Radio station’s offices, taking away documents and soft copies of programmes, it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] OFFICIALS from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and Transmedia last week ransacked Kwekwe Community Radio station's offices, taking away documents and soft copies of programmes, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boko Haram, Militancy Challenge Army’s Capacity, Says Buratai

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, militancy in Niger Delta and other criminalities in the country have challenged the Nigerian Army’s operational capacity to fulfil it…

[Vanguard] The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, militancy in Niger Delta and other criminalities in the country have challenged the Nigerian Army's operational capacity to fulfil its constitutional roles.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaizer Zulu Stirs Diplomatic Scandal

[Zambia Reports] Trouble seems to follow Special Advisor to the President for Politics, Kaizer Zulu as he picked up a fight with Confederation of African Football (CAF) officials for insisting to be on the podium with the Head of State during the medal…

[Zambia Reports] Trouble seems to follow Special Advisor to the President for Politics, Kaizer Zulu as he picked up a fight with Confederation of African Football (CAF) officials for insisting to be on the podium with the Head of State during the medal presentation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

150 Houses Collapse Following Heavy Rain

[Times of Zambia] ONE hundred and fifty houses have collapsed in Keembe Constituency in Chibombo, Central Province, following heavy rain experienced in the past two weeks.

[Times of Zambia] ONE hundred and fifty houses have collapsed in Keembe Constituency in Chibombo, Central Province, following heavy rain experienced in the past two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

No Cholera Cases As Neighbour Mozambique Battles Outbreak

[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Health says the Open Defecation Free (ODF) programme implemented under Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project has assisted the country to so far record no Cholera case this rainy season.

[Nyasa Times] Ministry of Health says the Open Defecation Free (ODF) programme implemented under Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project has assisted the country to so far record no Cholera case this rainy season.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

South Africa Launches Hate Crime Unit With Nigeria

[Al Jazeera] South Africa says it will launch an “early warning” system with Nigeria to track and deter xenophobic attacks following a surge in violence in the rainbow nation.

[Al Jazeera] South Africa says it will launch an "early warning" system with Nigeria to track and deter xenophobic attacks following a surge in violence in the rainbow nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa