Judge Vally Explains Why He Requested Zuma’s Reshuffle Records

[Daily Maverick] Why did Judge Bashier Vally order President Jacob Zuma to provide the record and reasons for replacing former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas? Zuma supporters claim the judge violated the separation of powe…

[Daily Maverick] Why did Judge Bashier Vally order President Jacob Zuma to provide the record and reasons for replacing former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas? Zuma supporters claim the judge violated the separation of powers or is corrupt. The judgment says the president doesn't enjoy "royal prerogative". By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Businesses Are Not Taking Political Risk Cover As Kenya, Rwanda Vote

[East African] As Kenya and Rwanda go to the polls in August, there is an air of optimism among investors in the region that the elections will be largely peaceful, with very few taking up political risk and violence insurance covers.

[East African] As Kenya and Rwanda go to the polls in August, there is an air of optimism among investors in the region that the elections will be largely peaceful, with very few taking up political risk and violence insurance covers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

High-Level Team Starts Inquiry Into Land Issues

[East African] Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has the onerous task of probing and providing answers for one of Uganda’s most intricate issues — land. After months of waiting, the judge unveiled her seven-member Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday, to …

[East African] Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has the onerous task of probing and providing answers for one of Uganda's most intricate issues -- land. After months of waiting, the judge unveiled her seven-member Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday, to look into land matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Employers Asked to Give Ex-Offenders a Chance

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has called on employers not to turn down job applications from ex-offenders based on their criminal records.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has called on employers not to turn down job applications from ex-offenders based on their criminal records.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Did the Suspects’ Children Kill Kaweesi?

[Observer] One of the 13 suspects so far charged with the murder of Afande Andrew Felix Kaweesi was picked from Bweyogerere in Kira municipality, which I represent in parliament.

[Observer] One of the 13 suspects so far charged with the murder of Afande Andrew Felix Kaweesi was picked from Bweyogerere in Kira municipality, which I represent in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda