Former Cop Kills Two Officers in Kimberley Shootout

[News24Wire] Two police officers were killed and a third critically wounded in a shootout in the streets of Kimberley when an officer’s husband opened fire on her colleagues on Wednesday afternoon.

[News24Wire] Two police officers were killed and a third critically wounded in a shootout in the streets of Kimberley when an officer's husband opened fire on her colleagues on Wednesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Will Amend Laws to Solve Energy Crisis – Senate President Saraki

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that the National Assembly will amend the laws on power generation, transmission and distribution to solve Nigeria’s energy crisis.

[Vanguard] The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that the National Assembly will amend the laws on power generation, transmission and distribution to solve Nigeria's energy crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Celebrating Major Strides in Addressing Gender Challenges

[Nation] “The woman is a powerhouse of creativity, development and peace. Conflict between men and women is, therefore, unnecessary because a woman brings an equal and powerful complementarity to the common human condition,” the late award-winning auth…

[Nation] "The woman is a powerhouse of creativity, development and peace. Conflict between men and women is, therefore, unnecessary because a woman brings an equal and powerful complementarity to the common human condition," the late award-winning author, medical doctor, and world-renowned pro-life advocate, Dr Margaret Ogola

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

R6 Million to Reverse Bungled Esidimeni Patient Transfers

[News24Wire] It is costing the Gauteng health department R6m to transfer the more than 700 surviving Life Esidimeni patients out of unlicensed NGOs, MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] It is costing the Gauteng health department R6m to transfer the more than 700 surviving Life Esidimeni patients out of unlicensed NGOs, MEC Gwen Ramokgopa said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Governors Seek Recognition As State Officers As They Travel Abroad

[Nation] Governors are seeking to be treated as state officers following a change in policy denying them special visas to the United States when not travelling on national government business.

[Nation] Governors are seeking to be treated as state officers following a change in policy denying them special visas to the United States when not travelling on national government business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Governors Reject Board’s Move to Categorise Health Facilities

[Nation] The hostility between the county and national government over categorization of health facilities has resurfaced with governors threatening to go to court over the matter.

[Nation] The hostility between the county and national government over categorization of health facilities has resurfaced with governors threatening to go to court over the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Premier Awards Top Achievers in Saving

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn awarded gold medal, money and tractor to woman who made huge saving over the last three- month campaign promoting women’s culture of saving.

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn awarded gold medal, money and tractor to woman who made huge saving over the last three- month campaign promoting women's culture of saving.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Big Brother State – Watching South Africans Now More Than Ever

[Daily Maverick] The system used by the Department of Social Development to distribute grants has been in the spotlight recently. What has been given less attention, however, is the fact that the collected biometric information of all the grant recipie…

[Daily Maverick] The system used by the Department of Social Development to distribute grants has been in the spotlight recently. What has been given less attention, however, is the fact that the collected biometric information of all the grant recipients used to administer the grants amounts to a large-scale privacy hazard. And it's not just Sassa amassing personal information on citizens: a recent report suggests that South Africa's surveillance state is expanding by alarming proportions. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa