Cosatu Decides On March to Union Buildings

[News24Wire] Some of trade union federation Cosatu’s affiliates on Wednesday proposed a march to ANC headquarters Luthuli House to demand that President Jacob Zuma step down as head of state.

[News24Wire] Some of trade union federation Cosatu's affiliates on Wednesday proposed a march to ANC headquarters Luthuli House to demand that President Jacob Zuma step down as head of state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA’s Wilmot James Bows Out of Politics for Now

[Daily Maverick] Veteran DA politician Wilmot James is putting his parliamentary career on hold for a year to focus on the global fight against infectious epidemics as an academic at Columbia University in New York. By JANET HEARD.

[Daily Maverick] Veteran DA politician Wilmot James is putting his parliamentary career on hold for a year to focus on the global fight against infectious epidemics as an academic at Columbia University in New York. By JANET HEARD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Plan to Raid IPID Offices ‘Outrageous’ – Phahlane

[News24Wire] Acting national commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane has described as “outrageous” reports that he instructed the National Intervention Unit to raid the IPID’s offices.

[News24Wire] Acting national commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane has described as "outrageous" reports that he instructed the National Intervention Unit to raid the IPID's offices.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramaphosa Calls for Unity During Dry Zuma Budget Debate

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa struck a reconciliatory tone when he called for a united Parliament during a mostly dry debate on President Jacob Zuma’s budget.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa struck a reconciliatory tone when he called for a united Parliament during a mostly dry debate on President Jacob Zuma's budget.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Justice Minister On Trial

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s former Minister of Justice and Constitutional and Religious Matters, Adurremane Lino de Almeida, went on trial in Maputo on Wednesday, and admitted that he had indeed used state money to pay for trips to Mecca.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's former Minister of Justice and Constitutional and Religious Matters, Adurremane Lino de Almeida, went on trial in Maputo on Wednesday, and admitted that he had indeed used state money to pay for trips to Mecca.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Barclays PLC Sells Controlling Stake in African Unit

[Monitor] Kampala -Barclays Plc no longer has a controlling stake in Barclays Africa Group Ltd (BAG) after agreeing to sell 33.7 per cent stake in the African unit. On Thursday, BAGL trading as Absa on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange -, revealed that i…

[Monitor] Kampala -Barclays Plc no longer has a controlling stake in Barclays Africa Group Ltd (BAG) after agreeing to sell 33.7 per cent stake in the African unit. On Thursday, BAGL trading as Absa on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange -, revealed that it had agreed to sell 26.7 per cent to a group of investors and another 7 per cent would be sold to the Public Investment Corporation in South Africa after regulatory approval. The new shareholders have not been announced yet. A conference call with Barclays Africa CEO, Ms Maria

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Armed Thieves Raid Bank in Central Beira

[AIM] Maputo -A gang of armed robbers attacked a truck laden with money in the central Mozambican city of Beira on Tuesday, as it pulled up to deposit the cash at the main Beira branch of the country’s largest commercial bank, the Millennium-BIM (Inter…

[AIM] Maputo -A gang of armed robbers attacked a truck laden with money in the central Mozambican city of Beira on Tuesday, as it pulled up to deposit the cash at the main Beira branch of the country's largest commercial bank, the Millennium-BIM (International Bank of Mozambique).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Boks Excited About 2023 Rugby World Cup Bid

[News24Wire] No-one knows the rugby set-up in South Africa better than the country’s best players and for Warren Whiteley, Oupa Mohoje and Jan Serfontein, playing in a Rugby World Cup in front of their own passionate supporters would be a massive highl…

[News24Wire] No-one knows the rugby set-up in South Africa better than the country's best players and for Warren Whiteley, Oupa Mohoje and Jan Serfontein, playing in a Rugby World Cup in front of their own passionate supporters would be a massive highlight of their careers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa