Prosecuting Head to Honour Oath of Office in Light of Zuma Spy Tapes Ruling?

[Daily Maverick] Shaun Abrahams, head of the country’s beleaguered National Prosecution Authority will find himself in the spotlight on Friday when the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein hands down judgment in President Jacob Zuma and the NPA’s ap…

[Daily Maverick] Shaun Abrahams, head of the country's beleaguered National Prosecution Authority will find himself in the spotlight on Friday when the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein hands down judgment in President Jacob Zuma and the NPA's appeal against a High Court order for the reinstatement of 783 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering against the President. It is clear from September representations made to the SCA that Abrahams is a worried man. Will he finally find his spine and honour his oath of o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sugar Firm Fined Millions for Unfair Pricing

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has fined Zambia Sugar more than K76 million for price discrimination and unfair pricing after an investigation that lasted four years revealed the irregularities.

[Times of Zambia] The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has fined Zambia Sugar more than K76 million for price discrimination and unfair pricing after an investigation that lasted four years revealed the irregularities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Local Content Policy Formulation Roars Into Life

[The Herald] The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is sponsoring the formulation of the local content policy (LCP), which inter alia seeks to consolidate gains recorded under Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 and various previous statutory instruments th…

[The Herald] The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is sponsoring the formulation of the local content policy (LCP), which inter alia seeks to consolidate gains recorded under Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 and various previous statutory instruments that were aimed at protecting the local industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lobby Group Members Assault Opposition Party Activist

[News24Wire] A member of the DA was allegedly assaulted by Black First Land First (BLF) members on Thursday at Gandhi Square, in Johannesburg, where the DA had gathered to canvass support for the #Data4All campaign.

[News24Wire] A member of the DA was allegedly assaulted by Black First Land First (BLF) members on Thursday at Gandhi Square, in Johannesburg, where the DA had gathered to canvass support for the #Data4All campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Carter Center Cites Poor Queue Management

[New Dawn] Atlanta – based Carter Center observation mission says ineffective management of queues by workers of the National Elections Commission (NEC) affected the orderly flow of polling in the presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, …

[New Dawn] Atlanta - based Carter Center observation mission says ineffective management of queues by workers of the National Elections Commission (NEC) affected the orderly flow of polling in the presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, 10 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Businessman Amunyela ‘Team Hage’ Official Campaigner

[New Era] Ongwediva -Northern businessman and political activist, Sigo Amunyela, spit venom at “rowdy” supporters, who are not in agreement with President Hage Geingob’s nomination of his preferred candidates for the top four Swapo position at a recent…

[New Era] Ongwediva -Northern businessman and political activist, Sigo Amunyela, spit venom at "rowdy" supporters, who are not in agreement with President Hage Geingob's nomination of his preferred candidates for the top four Swapo position at a recent politburo.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Fertiliser Crisis Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe is facing a serious fertiliser shortage, amid revelations that an additional US$60 million is required for importation of raw materials to manufacture adequate stocks outside the US$56 million the country recently secure…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe is facing a serious fertiliser shortage, amid revelations that an additional US$60 million is required for importation of raw materials to manufacture adequate stocks outside the US$56 million the country recently secured through an arrangement with the African Import and Export Bank (Afreximbank), an industry representative has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Education Wage Bill Unsustainable’

[New Era] Windhoek -The wage bill at the education ministry has reached unsustainable levels and the ministry is seized with restructuring measures to assess its staffing needs. For this reason, the ministry has not released the bulletin of teaching va…

[New Era] Windhoek -The wage bill at the education ministry has reached unsustainable levels and the ministry is seized with restructuring measures to assess its staffing needs. For this reason, the ministry has not released the bulletin of teaching vacancies for 2018, Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Weah’s Impressive Early Lead

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday announced the first early results of the October 10 presidential elections, which showed Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) taking the early lead.

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday announced the first early results of the October 10 presidential elections, which showed Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) taking the early lead.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Central Bank Reschedules Debt Clearance

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has taken a position to delay the settlement of its debts to three international financial institutions (IFIs) until it meets conditions that will enable Harare to access cheap concessional fund…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has taken a position to delay the settlement of its debts to three international financial institutions (IFIs) until it meets conditions that will enable Harare to access cheap concessional funding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe