Youths Threaten Journalists Covering Chaponda Corruption Case

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) notorious youth cadets have warned journalists covering the case of l former agriculture minister, George Chaponda, who faces graft charges over a procurement contract with neighbouring Z…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) notorious youth cadets have warned journalists covering the case of l former agriculture minister, George Chaponda, who faces graft charges over a procurement contract with neighbouring Zambia, saying they will be attacked.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Poor Policies Cause Africa’s Brain Drain’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -African states have been advised to come up with policies that will ensure graduates get employed immediately after completing their university education.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -African states have been advised to come up with policies that will ensure graduates get employed immediately after completing their university education.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lone Ranger – Vytjie Mentor On the Groper President and the ANC’s Lost Soul

[Daily Maverick] Everyone in the ruling party understands: what happens in the ANC stays in the ANC. Obedience and loyalty are key tenets. Under the leadership of Jacob Zuma this fidelity would morph into a form of Omerta, the Mafia’s code of silence a…

[Daily Maverick] Everyone in the ruling party understands: what happens in the ANC stays in the ANC. Obedience and loyalty are key tenets. Under the leadership of Jacob Zuma this fidelity would morph into a form of Omerta, the Mafia's code of silence and non co-operation with the outside world in matters of criminality. However, the edifice cracked in March 2016 when Mcebisi Jonas revealed the Gupta family had bribed him to accept the Finance Ministry. ANC MP Vytjie Mentor blew the whistle soon afterwards and has been hang

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Land Tenure Systems Under Review

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Land Commission is reviewing all land tenure systems in the country to ensure they promote investment and security of tenure. This is contained in the 2016 Zimbabwe Land Commission annual report tabled in Parliament on Wednesd…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Land Commission is reviewing all land tenure systems in the country to ensure they promote investment and security of tenure. This is contained in the 2016 Zimbabwe Land Commission annual report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday by the Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement Dr Douglas Mombeshora .

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The State of Civil and Political Rights in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] The South African Human Rights Commission launched its first Civil and Political Rights Report, on 28 June 2017, which provides a snapshot of key developments around civil and political rights in South Africa during 2016/2017. The laun…

[Daily Maverick] The South African Human Rights Commission launched its first Civil and Political Rights Report, on 28 June 2017, which provides a snapshot of key developments around civil and political rights in South Africa during 2016/2017. The launch of the report coincided with the intimidation of journalists by the Black First Land First (BFL) group and threats by BFL to protest at the homes and places of worship of members of the media. These actions which were widely denounced brings focus to bear on important civi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition MP Arrested at Airport

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Singida East MP (Chadema) and President of the Tanganyika Law Society Tundu Lissu was on Thursday evening arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Singida East MP (Chadema) and President of the Tanganyika Law Society Tundu Lissu was on Thursday evening arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

IEBC Still Has Cases to Deal With

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission still has other cases to deal with, even as the Court of Appeal ruled in its favour on the awarding of the printing of presidential ballots to Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing c…

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission still has other cases to deal with, even as the Court of Appeal ruled in its favour on the awarding of the printing of presidential ballots to Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing company.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nasa, Jubilee Leaders React After Ballots Appeals Ruling

[Nation] Following the Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday in which judges overturned a High Court ruling blocking Dubai-based Al Ghurair firm from printing presidential ballot papers, politicians from both the Jubilee Party and the opposition coalition, Na…

[Nation] Following the Court of Appeal ruling Tuesday in which judges overturned a High Court ruling blocking Dubai-based Al Ghurair firm from printing presidential ballot papers, politicians from both the Jubilee Party and the opposition coalition, Nasa, have expressed different reactions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

House Vows to Ensure Passage of ‘Not Too Young to Run Bill’

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon.Yakubu Dogara, thursday assured Nigerians that the ‘Not Too Young To Run Bill’ in the constitution amendment report laid before the House will be followed through.

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon.Yakubu Dogara, thursday assured Nigerians that the 'Not Too Young To Run Bill' in the constitution amendment report laid before the House will be followed through.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria