House of Cards – Ntlemeza Gets the Axe but His Troubles Are Far From Over

[Daily Maverick] An unexpected upside of President Jacob Zuma’s post-midnight cabinet reshuffle is the imminent removal of Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza, the highest ranking police official in the country and who has been a key figure in the po…

[Daily Maverick] An unexpected upside of President Jacob Zuma's post-midnight cabinet reshuffle is the imminent removal of Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza, the highest ranking police official in the country and who has been a key figure in the political witch-hunt of former Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan as well as other former top police officials. On Wednesday, the North Gauteng High court dismissed Ntlemeza's appeal against an earlier ruling that he is not fit for the job. But Ntlemeza's problems are far from

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Numsa Accepts New Terms in Bus Strike Negotiations

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it has ended its consultations with workers in the passenger bus sector, following a week of striking, after its members accepted new terms.

[News24Wire] The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) says it has ended its consultations with workers in the passenger bus sector, following a week of striking, after its members accepted new terms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prison Break – Robertson’s Mountain Biking Tour With a Difference

[Daily Maverick] The first week of April saw a great deal of bad news hitting South African headlines. But there was the odd good news story, too. In the small town of Robertson, a programme in the local correction centre is beating the odds against cr…

[Daily Maverick] The first week of April saw a great deal of bad news hitting South African headlines. But there was the odd good news story, too. In the small town of Robertson, a programme in the local correction centre is beating the odds against crime. If slowly. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mortar Attack Kills At Least 5, Injures 7 in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] At least five people were reported to have been killed, and seven wounded in mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, Witnesses said.

[Shabelle] At least five people were reported to have been killed, and seven wounded in mortar shells fired into homes in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon, Witnesses said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

New Minister Planning to Digitise Home Affairs, Root Out Corruption

[News24Wire] New Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is in need of a much-needed digital overhaul to help speed up applications and root out corrupt practices.

[News24Wire] New Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is in need of a much-needed digital overhaul to help speed up applications and root out corrupt practices.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa