NGOs Office Barred From Extending Fazul Mahamed’s Contract

[Nation] The man who has been at the helm of the NGO Coordination board, Fazul Mahamed and has rubbed shoulders with the civil society, may no longer have powers that he has often used.

[Nation] The man who has been at the helm of the NGO Coordination board, Fazul Mahamed and has rubbed shoulders with the civil society, may no longer have powers that he has often used.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Targeted Dissidents, Journalists With International Spyware Attacks – Report

[VOA] Since 2016, the Ethiopian government has targeted dissidents and journalists in nearly two dozen countries with spyware provided by an Israeli software company, according to a new report from Citizen Lab, a research and development group at the U…

[VOA] Since 2016, the Ethiopian government has targeted dissidents and journalists in nearly two dozen countries with spyware provided by an Israeli software company, according to a new report from Citizen Lab, a research and development group at the University of Toronto.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘SA Should Not Withdraw From ICC, Needs to Project Itself As a Leader in Anti-Impunity Efforts’ – NGOs

[Daily Maverick] The South African government should reconsider its move to withdraw from the ICC, according to local, regional and international human rights advocacy organisations. By PETER FABCRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] The South African government should reconsider its move to withdraw from the ICC, according to local, regional and international human rights advocacy organisations. By PETER FABCRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Know Your Rights – Use the Law to Save a Life

[Daily Maverick] While we are being called on to wear ribbons of different hues to show our support for campaigns against gender-based violence and there will no doubt be many reminders of what it is we need to do, we, as a society, as a whole need to …

[Daily Maverick] While we are being called on to wear ribbons of different hues to show our support for campaigns against gender-based violence and there will no doubt be many reminders of what it is we need to do, we, as a society, as a whole need to care more about each other and take a minute to think of those who may need us. That minute may just change or save someone's life.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Personal Glimpse At How Multichoice Cuts, Amends and Abandons Deals

[Daily Maverick] MultiChoice’s content procurement has always been obscure. Although little is now known about its ANN7 dealings, it’s worth examining its relationship with e.tv to understand why local news is a particularly touchy subject. By ANDRÉ-PIERRE DU PLESSIS.

[Daily Maverick] MultiChoice's content procurement has always been obscure. Although little is now known about its ANN7 dealings, it's worth examining its relationship with e.tv to understand why local news is a particularly touchy subject. By ANDRÉ-PIERRE DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cosatu Statement On Steinhoff Corruption Saga

[COSATU] The federation is worried because many of the workers retirement savings are invested in this company including PIC as one of the biggest investors. PIC has already lost billions of workers retirement savings through this corruption and we wan…

[COSATU] The federation is worried because many of the workers retirement savings are invested in this company including PIC as one of the biggest investors. PIC has already lost billions of workers retirement savings through this corruption and we want the criminals responsible to be prosecuted and their assets seized. These so called "irregularities" are nothing but naked corruption and they are proof that the South African private sector is rotten to the core. During the State Capture and Corruption march in Sep

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sh175 Million Lost in Police Shoes Scam, Audit Shows

[Nation] The Auditor-General has unearthed irregularities in the procurement of shoes for the police, with purchases beyond the approved amount and falsification of some documents.

[Nation] The Auditor-General has unearthed irregularities in the procurement of shoes for the police, with purchases beyond the approved amount and falsification of some documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya