Mayhem and Management in SA’s Prisons

[Daily Maverick] Anyone who still thinks SA’s prisons are luxury hotels should think again – particularly about the underlying reasons why inmates died, warders were critically injured and cells set alight during rioting at Leeuwkop, Krugersdorp, St Al…

[Daily Maverick] Anyone who still thinks SA's prisons are luxury hotels should think again - particularly about the underlying reasons why inmates died, warders were critically injured and cells set alight during rioting at Leeuwkop, Krugersdorp, St Albans and Johannesburg (Sun City) prisons late last year. By CAROLYN RAPHAELY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sanral Takes Big Step Towards Economic Transformation

[News24Wire] The time to bolster government’s economic transformation priorities is now, according to the CEO of the SA National Roads Agency (SANRAL), Skhumbuzo Macozoma.

[News24Wire] The time to bolster government's economic transformation priorities is now, according to the CEO of the SA National Roads Agency (SANRAL), Skhumbuzo Macozoma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Land, Actually – What’s the ANC’s Policy?

[Daily Maverick] Divisions have arisen along familiar lines in the ruling party after the ANC last week rejected the EFF’s motion to amend the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. Both sides claim to be following AN…

[Daily Maverick] Divisions have arisen along familiar lines in the ruling party after the ANC last week rejected the EFF's motion to amend the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. Both sides claim to be following ANC policy. GREG NICOLSON looks at the issues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Southern Kaduna Killings – Catholic Bishops Accuse Govt of Indifference

[This Day] Abuja -In its first plenary session for 2017, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on Sunda in Abuja took a swipe at the federal government over its handling of the Southern Kaduna killings perpetuated by Fulani herdsmen.

[This Day] Abuja -In its first plenary session for 2017, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on Sunda in Abuja took a swipe at the federal government over its handling of the Southern Kaduna killings perpetuated by Fulani herdsmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mutharika Criticised for Swallowing Public Service Reforms

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has come under intense fire for literary swallowing public service reforms when he appointed former reforms commissioner to be CEO for debt ridden and under performing power generating company, Escom.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has come under intense fire for literary swallowing public service reforms when he appointed former reforms commissioner to be CEO for debt ridden and under performing power generating company, Escom.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Outrage in Kano As Bride Gives Birth to Baby Boy a Day After Marriage

[Vanguard] Kano -It was angst, embarrassment and pains among Muslim Umma in Kano State last week as report had it that one of the brides in the state-sponsored mass-wedding, Habiba Inusa, put to bed, a baby boy, the day after she was joined with her br…

[Vanguard] Kano -It was angst, embarrassment and pains among Muslim Umma in Kano State last week as report had it that one of the brides in the state-sponsored mass-wedding, Habiba Inusa, put to bed, a baby boy, the day after she was joined with her bride in matrimony. This punctured the joy of the city dwellers .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Party Leader Hands Himself Over After Passport Scandal

[Nyasa Times] Former ruling People’s Party (PP) interim leader Uladi Mussa on Monday voluntarily surrendered himself to the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Lilongwe to answer questions over alleged passport scandal.

[Nyasa Times] Former ruling People's Party (PP) interim leader Uladi Mussa on Monday voluntarily surrendered himself to the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Lilongwe to answer questions over alleged passport scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Obasanjo Library – Serap Seeks Law On Disclosure of Donations to Fund Presidential Libraries

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “urgently propose a bill that would specifically regulate and bring transparency to any future presidential library fundraisin…

[Vanguard] Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to "urgently propose a bill that would specifically regulate and bring transparency to any future presidential library fundraising process, and make public disclosure of major donations towards the establishment of any such library mandatory."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

VC – ASUU, SSANU, Others Are Potential Dangers to Varsity Education

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has described the unbridled penchant for strike and militant actions by the unions operating in Nigerian universities have become a major se…

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has described the unbridled penchant for strike and militant actions by the unions operating in Nigerian universities have become a major setback for education at that cadre in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria