Electoral Commission Urges Eligible Voters to Update Their Information

[Govt of SA] The Electoral Commission urges all South Africa’s eligible voters to visit their voting stations over the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2018 as part of a national campaign to update the voters’ roll in preparation for the 2019 elections.

[Govt of SA] The Electoral Commission urges all South Africa's eligible voters to visit their voting stations over the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2018 as part of a national campaign to update the voters' roll in preparation for the 2019 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Presidency On Media Reports of Special Cabinet Meeting

[Govt of SA] The media reports that President Jacob Zuma has summoned Ministers to a special Cabinet meeting today are not true. What is taking place today are routine meetings of Cabinet Committees which are scheduled months before. Cabinet had been i…

[Govt of SA] The media reports that President Jacob Zuma has summoned Ministers to a special Cabinet meeting today are not true. What is taking place today are routine meetings of Cabinet Committees which are scheduled months before. Cabinet had been in recess and resumed business last week with the Cabinet lekgotla.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Officials Issue Drought Warning in Marsabit County

[Nation] Marsabit County is set to experience an extended drought period for the next three months, county National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) boss Golicha Guyo has said.

[Nation] Marsabit County is set to experience an extended drought period for the next three months, county National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) boss Golicha Guyo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boxing Legend Sseruwagi Dies Aged 87

[Monitor] Kampala -Peter Grace Sseruwagi, the most celebrated boxing coach in Ugandan is dead. Aged 87, Sseruwagi passed away yesterday morning at Nsambya Hospital. According to family members, he had been battling diabetes.

[Monitor] Kampala -Peter Grace Sseruwagi, the most celebrated boxing coach in Ugandan is dead. Aged 87, Sseruwagi passed away yesterday morning at Nsambya Hospital. According to family members, he had been battling diabetes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nehawu Shocked By PIC R5 Billion Bailout of Eskom

[COSATU] The bailout takes place while Eskom is embroiled in state capture investigations. Earlier today the Hawks confirmed that they have served a subpoena on Eskom to force the power utility to hand over documents linked to the state capture investi…

[COSATU] The bailout takes place while Eskom is embroiled in state capture investigations. Earlier today the Hawks confirmed that they have served a subpoena on Eskom to force the power utility to hand over documents linked to the state capture investigation while Eskom claims that some documents may have been shredded. To us, this tantamount to defeating the ends of justice and a desperate move to conceal the severity of the state capture project.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Supreme Court Grants Coffin Assault Duo Leave to Appeal Sentences

[News24Wire] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has granted convicted coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson leave to appeal their sentences and convictions.

[News24Wire] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has granted convicted coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson leave to appeal their sentences and convictions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Refugee Scandal – Prime Minister’s Office Suspends 4 Officials

[Monitor] Kampala -The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Mr Hillary Onek, has directed the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ms Christine Guwatudde Kintu, to interdict four officials as investigations into …

[Monitor] Kampala -The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Mr Hillary Onek, has directed the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ms Christine Guwatudde Kintu, to interdict four officials as investigations into the alleged abuse of resources meant for refugees commence.

Zuma Should Deny or Confirm If He Wants to Fire Ramaphosa – SACP

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called on President Jacob Zuma to deny or confirm “credible” information that he plans to fire Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called on President Jacob Zuma to deny or confirm "credible" information that he plans to fire Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa