Justice Dept Summoned to Court After Case Postponed 69 Times

[News24Wire] The regional head of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in Gauteng, Emily Dhlamini, and its Director General, Vusi Madonsela, were on Tuesday subpoenaed to appear before the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court to explain …

[News24Wire] The regional head of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in Gauteng, Emily Dhlamini, and its Director General, Vusi Madonsela, were on Tuesday subpoenaed to appear before the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court to explain why a particular matter had been postponed almost 70 times.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Children Showcase Talent At ‘Same Voices’ Art Exhibition

[New Times] The beneficiaries were drawn from places like the Gikondo Hope Home for Children, Umucyo Wejo Transit Center, Kimisagara Youth Center, and Nyamata. The workshops that lasted a week each were made possible by the volunteer hands of other est…

[New Times] The beneficiaries were drawn from places like the Gikondo Hope Home for Children, Umucyo Wejo Transit Center, Kimisagara Youth Center, and Nyamata. The workshops that lasted a week each were made possible by the volunteer hands of other established visual artists like Tabaro Poupoute, and Umuhoza Naomi. Art students from the Nyundo Art School also volunteered to take the budding artists through the drills.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Premium Times Names Ombudsman Board for Public Oversight of Its Journalism

[Premium Times] As the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day, PREMIUM TIMES today announced a bold initiative to make its journalism more transparent, and its editorial decision-making more accountable, by officially constituting an oversight board …

[Premium Times] As the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day, PREMIUM TIMES today announced a bold initiative to make its journalism more transparent, and its editorial decision-making more accountable, by officially constituting an oversight board to serve as advocate for our readers with regards to any professional or ethical flops.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Statement On Ann7 Reports On May Day Rallies

[ANC] The African National Congress categorically rejects allegations made by media outlet, ANN7, that the ANC Deputy President, Secretary General and Treasurer General “pushed” President Zuma to attend the May Day Rally organized by COSATU in the Free…

[ANC] The African National Congress categorically rejects allegations made by media outlet, ANN7, that the ANC Deputy President, Secretary General and Treasurer General "pushed" President Zuma to attend the May Day Rally organized by COSATU in the Free State on the 1st May 2017. Such reportage is habitual and typical of ANN7 - devoid of truth, divisive and designed to create an illusion of some "ANC insider" status for the channel.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nakuru Governor Mbugua Says He Is Still in Jubilee Party

[Nation] Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has denied reports that he has ditched the Jubilee Party so as to defend his seat as an independent candidate in the August 8 elections.

[Nation] Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has denied reports that he has ditched the Jubilee Party so as to defend his seat as an independent candidate in the August 8 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya