Social Media Users React to #BabySiwaphiwe Case

[News24Wire] Threats, shock and gratitude were expressed by social media users on Sunday after it emerged baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo’s mother was one of those arrested for the one-month-old baby’s alleged kidnapping.

[News24Wire] Threats, shock and gratitude were expressed by social media users on Sunday after it emerged baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo's mother was one of those arrested for the one-month-old baby's alleged kidnapping.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Grants Crisis – Democratic Alliance’s PAIA Request Confirms No New Contract

[DA] The DA has received confirmation from the Department of Social Development to our application, in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), confirming that no new contract exists between Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and South Af…

[DA] The DA has received confirmation from the Department of Social Development to our application, in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), confirming that no new contract exists between Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Democratic Alliance Welcomes Swift Action By SAPS to Find Baby Siwaphiwe

[DA] The DA welcomes the swift action taken by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Durban which led to finding one-month old baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo alive and well after she was kidnapped in a hijacking at a Durban shoppinrg centre on Friday.

[DA] The DA welcomes the swift action taken by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Durban which led to finding one-month old baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo alive and well after she was kidnapped in a hijacking at a Durban shoppinrg centre on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jobs Not Jets – DA Strongly Opposed to New R1.3 Billion Regional Presidential Jet

[DA] The Democratic Alliance will submit Parliamentary questions to the Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula, to get clarity on the reported acquisition of a new luxury 18 passenger jet for regional flights for President Jacob Zuma.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance will submit Parliamentary questions to the Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula, to get clarity on the reported acquisition of a new luxury 18 passenger jet for regional flights for President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Baleka Mbete Leaves Businesses in the Lurch As Bill for the Speaker’s Ball Goes Unpaid

[DA] I have reliably been informed that none of the service providers that worked on The Speaker’s Ball, a post-SONA event hosted by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, have been paid in full. Some service providers have not received an…

[DA] I have reliably been informed that none of the service providers that worked on The Speaker's Ball, a post-SONA event hosted by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, have been paid in full. Some service providers have not received any payment for the event which was held at a five-star hotel in Camps Bay on 9 February.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Popular Hausa Musician Releases New Song to Celebrate Buhari’s Return

[Premium Times] A Hausa musician and staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rarara, has released a new song titled “Baba Ya dawo” meaning ‘Baba has returned.’

[Premium Times] A Hausa musician and staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rarara, has released a new song titled "Baba Ya dawo" meaning 'Baba has returned.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ignorance Kills Kidney Disorder Patients

[Vanguard] March 9, 2017 was World Kidney Day, a day set aside for global awareness on the importance of kidney. The day was part of the campaign to urgently reduce the risk factors for chronic kidney disease, CKD, in the world. This year’s theme was “Kidney Disease & Obesity”.

[Vanguard] March 9, 2017 was World Kidney Day, a day set aside for global awareness on the importance of kidney. The day was part of the campaign to urgently reduce the risk factors for chronic kidney disease, CKD, in the world. This year's theme was "Kidney Disease & Obesity".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria