Underworld Crackdown – Several More Cases Headed to Court

[News24Wire] A series of police investigations into underworld activities, which have been developing over months, are to result in court action over the next few months.

[News24Wire] A series of police investigations into underworld activities, which have been developing over months, are to result in court action over the next few months.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Bans Secret Meetings in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The Federal Government of Somalia has released a new order banning the secret meetings in Somalia, hours after the security forces detained a prominent politician Abdirahman Abdishakur.

[Shabelle] The Federal Government of Somalia has released a new order banning the secret meetings in Somalia, hours after the security forces detained a prominent politician Abdirahman Abdishakur.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Government Speaks On the Arrest of Former Minister

[Shabelle] Somali security forces arrested a former minister and presidential candidate in an overnight raid on his home in which they killed five of his bodyguards, police, and lawmakers said on Monday.

[Shabelle] Somali security forces arrested a former minister and presidential candidate in an overnight raid on his home in which they killed five of his bodyguards, police, and lawmakers said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Awkward Start for Ramaphosa Puts Balance of Power in the Hands of Pending NEC Election

[Daily Maverick] Cyril Ramaphosa is the ANC’s 13th president of a Top Six leadership that, on the surface, appears to boost unity, but might ultimately hinder the fight against State Capture. The 80 additional members to be elected to the national exec…

[Daily Maverick] Cyril Ramaphosa is the ANC's 13th president of a Top Six leadership that, on the surface, appears to boost unity, but might ultimately hinder the fight against State Capture. The 80 additional members to be elected to the national executive committee in the next day or two will be even more important now. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa Reacts to Election of Ramaphosa

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC election results percolated through South African society, the general response seemed to be one of tentative optimism despite a number of controversial figures within the Top Six. It’s no surprise that business responded en…

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC election results percolated through South African society, the general response seemed to be one of tentative optimism despite a number of controversial figures within the Top Six. It's no surprise that business responded enthusiastically to the election of the market-savvy Cyril Ramaphosa, but within civil society and alliance groups there was also hope that the new leaders could take decisive steps to address South Africa's corruption problem. By GREG NICOLSON and REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Magafuli Sweeps All Votes to Clinch Ruling CCM Chair

[Daily News] CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Chairman, President John Magufuli, speaks during the party’s 9th General Congress in Dodoma, yesterday. (Photo by State House – Zanzibar)

[Daily News] CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Chairman, President John Magufuli, speaks during the party's 9th General Congress in Dodoma, yesterday. (Photo by State House - Zanzibar)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Government to Revalue Buliisa Oil Land

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Lands is back to the drawing board on the valuation of land in Ngwedo Sub-county, Buliisa District, after residents early this month blocked French oil company Total E&P officials from proceeding with any development until the prices offered have been revised.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Lands is back to the drawing board on the valuation of land in Ngwedo Sub-county, Buliisa District, after residents early this month blocked French oil company Total E&P officials from proceeding with any development until the prices offered have been revised.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Country to Get U.S.$436-Million in Development Aid

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States has offered Uganda Shs1.7trillion ($436m) in development assistance for 2018, with the bulk going to the health sector and the rest distributed to areas such as economic development, democracy, human rights, governa…

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States has offered Uganda Shs1.7trillion ($436m) in development assistance for 2018, with the bulk going to the health sector and the rest distributed to areas such as economic development, democracy, human rights, governance, peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda