UN Mission in Congo Downplays Closure of Five Bases

[Deutsche Welle] MONUSCO is to close five of its bases in the restive North Kivu Province by the end of July. The UN mission insists it will still be effective in fulfilling its mandate in the DRC.

[Deutsche Welle] MONUSCO is to close five of its bases in the restive North Kivu Province by the end of July. The UN mission insists it will still be effective in fulfilling its mandate in the DRC.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Minister Dlamini Hell-Bent On Creating Another Sassa Crisis

[IFP] With news emerging today that Minister Dlamini’s daughter is in business with the new SASSA CEO, Ms Pearl Bhengu, it has become clear that Minister Dlamini can no longer be trusted to administer SASSA and its billions. The IFP therefore repeats o…

[IFP] With news emerging today that Minister Dlamini's daughter is in business with the new SASSA CEO, Ms Pearl Bhengu, it has become clear that Minister Dlamini can no longer be trusted to administer SASSA and its billions. The IFP therefore repeats our call for the urgent removal of the Minister of Social Development.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IPID Probe Uber Hijacking After Woman Is Shot and Killed in Cape Town

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has confirmed it is investigating the death of a woman allegedly involved in the hijacking of an Uber in Diep River on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has confirmed it is investigating the death of a woman allegedly involved in the hijacking of an Uber in Diep River on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyans Eye Monaco Success Ahead of London

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Twelve Team Kenya members for the IAAF London World Championships will line up at the Stade Louis II track in Monaco on Friday night in their final competitive races ahead of the global showdown to be hosted from August 4-13 in Un…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Twelve Team Kenya members for the IAAF London World Championships will line up at the Stade Louis II track in Monaco on Friday night in their final competitive races ahead of the global showdown to be hosted from August 4-13 in United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

City of Johannesburg Employee Suspended Over R1.3 Billion Broadband Investigation

[News24Wire] A senior City of Johannesburg employee has been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing into allegations of misconduct, the city said on Friday.

[News24Wire] A senior City of Johannesburg employee has been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing into allegations of misconduct, the city said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We’re Ready Now, On August 8 and After – IG Boinnet

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police officers have received specialised training on how to deal with any eventuality before, during and after the August 8 General Election, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has revealed.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police officers have received specialised training on how to deal with any eventuality before, during and after the August 8 General Election, Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Reliability of Pollster That Put Odinga Ahead Was Questioned in U.S.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It has emerged that Zogby, an opinion firm contracted by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to conduct a survey between July 8 and 13 has had a history of questionable opinion polls.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It has emerged that Zogby, an opinion firm contracted by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to conduct a survey between July 8 and 13 has had a history of questionable opinion polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thirdway’s Aukot Warns Magufuli to Keep Out of Kenya’s Elections

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has raised concerns over plans by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to set up a parallel tallying center in the neighbouring Tanzania.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has raised concerns over plans by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to set up a parallel tallying center in the neighbouring Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Not So, Garba Shehu

[This Day] The claim by the present administration that the government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan fostered the activities of Boko Haram is patently false.

[This Day] The claim by the present administration that the government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan fostered the activities of Boko Haram is patently false.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mineral Exports Exceed U.S.$1 Billion Mark

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s total mineral export earnings in the first half of the year have exceeded the $1 billion mark as Government and miners move to grow the sector from a $2 billion to a $3 billion a year export sector, delegates attending the 22nd …

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's total mineral export earnings in the first half of the year have exceeded the $1 billion mark as Government and miners move to grow the sector from a $2 billion to a $3 billion a year export sector, delegates attending the 22nd edition of the Mining, Engineering and Transport Expo (Mine Entra) have been told.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe