Book Launch – ‘Reflections On the Bill of Rights’

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 07 December 2016 – Parliament of South Africa will be launching ‘Reflections on the Bill of Rights’ on Wednesday, 7 December 2016. The keynote address will be delivered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaph…

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 07 December 2016 - Parliament of South Africa will be launching 'Reflections on the Bill of Rights' on Wednesday, 7 December 2016. The keynote address will be delivered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Broadcasting Chief, ‘Board’ and Minister Disrespect Parliament, Zuma-Style

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s ethos of delaying, undermining and subverting the work of Parliament – and for which the Constitutional Court found him wanting this year – has emboldened those who have gone rogue while serving him and who now s…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's ethos of delaying, undermining and subverting the work of Parliament - and for which the Constitutional Court found him wanting this year - has emboldened those who have gone rogue while serving him and who now seek to avoid accountability. The mass exodus from an ad hoc parliamentary committee by SABC lone ranger board chair Mbulaheni Maguvhe, his entire legal team, acting SABC CEO James Aguma and self-appointed SABC messiah Hlaudi Motsoeneng, as well as Minister of Police Nathi Nhl

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MP to Table Community Service Bill

[Monitor] Parliament -Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has granted Kasambya County MP Louis Mbwatekamwa (NRM) leave of absence from Parliament to draft a private members Bill on mandatory community service.

[Monitor] Parliament -Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has granted Kasambya County MP Louis Mbwatekamwa (NRM) leave of absence from Parliament to draft a private members Bill on mandatory community service.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Deal With Absentee Ministers, Ramaphosa Tells Parliament

[News24Wire] If ministers are not fulfilling their duties towards Parliament, the institution should deal with them, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] If ministers are not fulfilling their duties towards Parliament, the institution should deal with them, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Woman Accuses Lover of Conniving With Police Officer to Rob Her

[Monitor] Entebbe/Kampala -Entebbe police commander has been accused of allegedly conniving with a conman to defraud a woman of more than Shs9 million and using his office to subvert investigations against himself.

[Monitor] Entebbe/Kampala -Entebbe police commander has been accused of allegedly conniving with a conman to defraud a woman of more than Shs9 million and using his office to subvert investigations against himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Defilement Cases Top Prisons Remand List

[Monitor] Delegates attending the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Kampala have named sex-related offences as the leading contributors to over congestion in Uganda’s prisons.

[Monitor] Delegates attending the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in Kampala have named sex-related offences as the leading contributors to over congestion in Uganda's prisons.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parliament Probes Kasese Killings

[Monitor] The Deference and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament on Wednesday started investigations into the recent Kasese attacks which left over 100 people dead scores injured and dozens arrested.

[Monitor] The Deference and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament on Wednesday started investigations into the recent Kasese attacks which left over 100 people dead scores injured and dozens arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Bond Notes Bonus?

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT workers have said they would welcome bonus payments from their cash-strapped employer in bond notes, but warned the surrogate currency should not be used to ruin the country’s fragile economy.

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT workers have said they would welcome bonus payments from their cash-strapped employer in bond notes, but warned the surrogate currency should not be used to ruin the country's fragile economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe