China Reacts With Fury to Tibetan Leader’s Visit to South Africa

[Daily Maverick] A diplomatic row has erupted between South Africa and one of its closest allies, China, over Pretoria allowing the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, into the country. The Chinese embassy in Pretoria o…

[Daily Maverick] A diplomatic row has erupted between South Africa and one of its closest allies, China, over Pretoria allowing the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, into the country. The Chinese embassy in Pretoria on Thursday strongly protested to the South African government about the visit of the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, which it said had "undermined the political trust between China and South Africa" and would discourage Chinese investment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Approves U.S.$75 Million Financing Agreement for Laúca Dam

[ANGOP] Luanda -A U.S.$75 million financing agreement have been approved through a Presidential Decree published in the State Gazette on February 06, for the continuation of works in Malanje- based Laúca Hydroelectric Dam.

[ANGOP] Luanda -A U.S.$75 million financing agreement have been approved through a Presidential Decree published in the State Gazette on February 06, for the continuation of works in Malanje- based Laúca Hydroelectric Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Sassa Affidavit – 2.5 Million Grant Recipients Don’t Have IDs to Access Grants

[News24Wire] Roughly 2.5 million beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will not be able to get their grant payments if the contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

[News24Wire] Roughly 2.5 million beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will not be able to get their grant payments if the contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Head of State Visits Redevelopment Works in Futungo De Belas Ward

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Thursday was informed about the redevelopment project being executed in Futungo de Belas ward and the Mussulo island, in Luanda Province.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Thursday was informed about the redevelopment project being executed in Futungo de Belas ward and the Mussulo island, in Luanda Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

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