Zexit – Like Sands Through an Hourglass, These Are the Days of Our Lives – Episode 3,197

[Daily Maverick] The clock is ticking on the “coming days” that ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa said would see the resolution of the “transition” and matters related to President Jacob Zuma’s future. Thursday’s ANC parliamentary caucus was a pit stop on …

[Daily Maverick] The clock is ticking on the "coming days" that ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa said would see the resolution of the "transition" and matters related to President Jacob Zuma's future. Thursday's ANC parliamentary caucus was a pit stop on that path. In the background: a series of meetings, for which Ramaphosa cleared his diary. In the forefront: not much as the ANC kicks for touch. It's the traditional behaviour pattern of an ANC that closes ranks when under pressure, intent not to be seen to follow anyone's t

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Angola Focussed On Boosting Economic Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, in Luanda, analysed the mechanisms for the boosting of economic co-operation between the two countries, mainly in the areas of trade, investment, energy, defence, transports, bankin…

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, in Luanda, analysed the mechanisms for the boosting of economic co-operation between the two countries, mainly in the areas of trade, investment, energy, defence, transports, banking and telecommunications.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

NPA Pledges World Class Infrastructure At the Ports to Support NRC

[This Day] The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has informed stakeholders and port users of the renewed vigour and determination of the NPA at improving the present state of infrastructure to meet world class standa…

[This Day] The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has informed stakeholders and port users of the renewed vigour and determination of the NPA at improving the present state of infrastructure to meet world class standards towards ensuring the swift evacuation of cargo from the seaports across the country to the hinterlands through the rail lines.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Limited Charges On U.S.$2 Billion Hidden Debt

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In a surprise move, the Attorney General (PGR) has passed part of the $2 bn hidden debt case to the Audit Court (TA), and it appears penalties would be only financial, with jail unlikely.

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In a surprise move, the Attorney General (PGR) has passed part of the $2 bn hidden debt case to the Audit Court (TA), and it appears penalties would be only financial, with jail unlikely.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Paul O’sullivan – National Police Commissioner Slayer Strikes Again

[Daily Maverick] It’s insane, really, that a private individual should have played a significant role in ensuring, in a little over 16 years, that two SAPS National Police Commissioners have found themselves in the dock accused of fraud and corruption….

[Daily Maverick] It's insane, really, that a private individual should have played a significant role in ensuring, in a little over 16 years, that two SAPS National Police Commissioners have found themselves in the dock accused of fraud and corruption. As former acting National Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, his wife and a Pretoria car dealer appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes court on Thursday, forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan vowed to continue exposing high-level corrupt cops and other official

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Section27’s Challenge to Corporate Citizens – Invest in Social Justice Activism

[Daily Maverick] Independent social justice activism, including activism that holds business to account and exposes collusion, is good for business. Accountability, rule of law and resistance to arbitrary action by both government and the private power…

[Daily Maverick] Independent social justice activism, including activism that holds business to account and exposes collusion, is good for business. Accountability, rule of law and resistance to arbitrary action by both government and the private powers is a way to ensure efficiency, predictability and genuine accountability in markets. Witness for example the role civil society organisations have played in the push-back against corruption and State Capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

In Defence of Patricia De Lille – Let’s Unpack the Allegations

[Daily Maverick] South Africans need to start seriously questioning both the motives, tactics and character of the DA as a result of the Patricia de Lille affair. It is important to question why a çorruption buster like De Lille is suddenly portrayed as corrupt by her party.

[Daily Maverick] South Africans need to start seriously questioning both the motives, tactics and character of the DA as a result of the Patricia de Lille affair. It is important to question why a çorruption buster like De Lille is suddenly portrayed as corrupt by her party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Huambo to Benefit From Laúca’s Hydroelectric Power

[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province will have the electric power supplied by the hydroelectric Laúca dam through the country’s northern central and southern interconnecting systems.

[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province will have the electric power supplied by the hydroelectric Laúca dam through the country's northern central and southern interconnecting systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Zuma Watch – Staggering All the Way to the End

[Daily Maverick] What has felt like possibly one of the longest of political weeks in South African history is staggering towards an end, yet the postponement of another event where President Jacob Zuma would have presided seems to indicate that things…

[Daily Maverick] What has felt like possibly one of the longest of political weeks in South African history is staggering towards an end, yet the postponement of another event where President Jacob Zuma would have presided seems to indicate that things could finally be drawing to a close for him. Unless, of course, they don't.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blast, Stench Lead to Arrests in Two Cape Town ‘Abalone’ Houses

[Daily Maverick] Police uncovered two home-based abalone processing plants in Cape Town this week – one of which emerged after an almighty early-morning bang. By TONY CARNIE.

[Daily Maverick] Police uncovered two home-based abalone processing plants in Cape Town this week - one of which emerged after an almighty early-morning bang. By TONY CARNIE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa