State Capture – the Corporate Fallout

[ISS] As South Africa reels almost daily from allegations of ‘state capture’, the focus has mostly been on the accountability of those in power who have approved tenders for their friends and associates and broken the law in doing so. The spotlight has…

[ISS] As South Africa reels almost daily from allegations of 'state capture', the focus has mostly been on the accountability of those in power who have approved tenders for their friends and associates and broken the law in doing so. The spotlight has rightly fallen on the state and those in elected office.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – KwaZulu-Natal, a Province Waiting to Exhale

[Daily Maverick] Administratively it doesn’t really matter whether the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal goes to the ANC’s national elective conference in December in its current form or as a reconstructed provincial task team, so why is it such a big deal for the …

[Daily Maverick] Administratively it doesn't really matter whether the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal goes to the ANC's national elective conference in December in its current form or as a reconstructed provincial task team, so why is it such a big deal for the party? What happened in the province on Heritage Day on Monday might, however, gives some small clue. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Warns Trump – No Nation Should Be Allowed to Bully Others

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly warned President Donald Trump that no country should monopolise ownership of nuclear weapons after the US leader threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea last week.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly warned President Donald Trump that no country should monopolise ownership of nuclear weapons after the US leader threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pastor Mawarire Spends Scond Night in Custody

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire spent a second night in police custody Monday, awaiting his appearance at the Harare magistrates’ court on charges of trying to subvert the government.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire spent a second night in police custody Monday, awaiting his appearance at the Harare magistrates' court on charges of trying to subvert the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruto Tells Odinga to Pull Out of the Race Instead of Causing Anxiety

[Capital FM] Nandi -Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to pull out of the repeat presidential elections set for October 26, if he was not interested, instead of causing anxiety and confusion among Kenyans.

[Capital FM] Nandi -Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to pull out of the repeat presidential elections set for October 26, if he was not interested, instead of causing anxiety and confusion among Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Cursed’, Blind Female Rights Lawyer Shares ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“I started my fight, not by telling people, but showing people that I’m able to contribute. I have one disability but I have 99 abilities”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"I started my fight, not by telling people, but showing people that I'm able to contribute. I have one disability but I have 99 abilities"

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia