Court Victory for Pollsmoor’s Awaiting-Trial Prisoners

[News24Wire] Rampant overcrowding and “horrendous” conditions at the remand centre for awaiting-trial detainees at Pollsmoor prison have to be addressed, the Western Cape High Court ordered on Monday, GroundUp reports.

[News24Wire] Rampant overcrowding and "horrendous" conditions at the remand centre for awaiting-trial detainees at Pollsmoor prison have to be addressed, the Western Cape High Court ordered on Monday, GroundUp reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Artisanal Miners Protest Against Minister’s Order

[Citizen] Shinyanga -Small scale miners in Nyaligongo Village, Mwakitolyo Ward yesterday protested an order by the Energy and Minerals deputy minister Medard Kalemani’s to vacate the mining site.

[Citizen] Shinyanga -Small scale miners in Nyaligongo Village, Mwakitolyo Ward yesterday protested an order by the Energy and Minerals deputy minister Medard Kalemani's to vacate the mining site.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ndiga Kithae Wins Chairman’s Prize

[Nation] Former Thika Sports Club captain Ndiga Kithae managed to overcome the tough pin position during the Chairman’s Prize golf tournament at the weekend, to clinch the overall winner’s prize.

[Nation] Former Thika Sports Club captain Ndiga Kithae managed to overcome the tough pin position during the Chairman's Prize golf tournament at the weekend, to clinch the overall winner's prize.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Developing Nations the ‘World’s Net Creditors’

[Daily Maverick] The developed world never loved us. According to a new report linking illicit financial flows (IFFs) to tax havens, the developed world, while preaching aid and investment, has received far more in financial flows than it has sent back…

[Daily Maverick] The developed world never loved us. According to a new report linking illicit financial flows (IFFs) to tax havens, the developed world, while preaching aid and investment, has received far more in financial flows than it has sent back. The developing world has acted as net-creditor to the rest of the globe, operating in a system of dodgy deals and tax havens. Yet, there's some hope. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NFF Seeks Government Bailout to Pay Falcons

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applied for a bailout from government to enable them pay off the Super Falcons, who won their 8th African Women Cup of Nations title last Saturday in Yaounde, Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applied for a bailout from government to enable them pay off the Super Falcons, who won their 8th African Women Cup of Nations title last Saturday in Yaounde, Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Why Anti-Corruption Law Is Not Tough Enough’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The anti-corruption law is not tough enough because it does not compel culprits to surrender money they steal from the government, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The anti-corruption law is not tough enough because it does not compel culprits to surrender money they steal from the government, a Cabinet minister said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

NNPC – 29 Ex-Workers Demand N4 Billion As 15 years Severance Pay

[Daily Trust] Twenty-nine disengaged casual workers at the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Abuja are demanding N4 billion as severance payment after 15 years work.

[Daily Trust] Twenty-nine disengaged casual workers at the headquarters of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Abuja are demanding N4 billion as severance payment after 15 years work.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria