President Geingob’s Pal Claims Witch-Hunt

[Namibian] The President’s Chinese business partner, Jack Huang, said he should not be victimised because of Namibian politics since he is an investor with no political interest.

[Namibian] The President's Chinese business partner, Jack Huang, said he should not be victimised because of Namibian politics since he is an investor with no political interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Sanef Condemns Soccer Mayhem

[SANEF] The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) condemns the violent behaviour of the soccer fans that vandalised a stadium and injured scores of people, including two photographers during a Sundowns and Orlando Pirates match at Loftus Versfe…

[SANEF] The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) condemns the violent behaviour of the soccer fans that vandalised a stadium and injured scores of people, including two photographers during a Sundowns and Orlando Pirates match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria on Saturday 11 February.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mpumalanga Speaker in Court for Assaulting Municipal Manager

[News24Wire] Speaker of the Victor Khanye Local Municipality, Robert Khaya Segone, 39, has been released on bail of R20 000 after appearing in the Delmas Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for allegedly assaulting the municipal manager.

[News24Wire] Speaker of the Victor Khanye Local Municipality, Robert Khaya Segone, 39, has been released on bail of R20 000 after appearing in the Delmas Magistrate's Court on Thursday for allegedly assaulting the municipal manager.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Immigration Services Reduces Operations to Survive

[Namibian] HOME affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana told her staff on Thursday last week in Windhoek that they needed to manage available resources prudently to achieve their goals.

[Namibian] HOME affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana told her staff on Thursday last week in Windhoek that they needed to manage available resources prudently to achieve their goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Explainer – How South Africa’s First Private Prosecutions Unit Will Work

[The Conversation Africa] South African rights group, AfriForum, has made legal history by launching the country’s first dedicated private prosecutions unit to be headed by celebrated former state prosecutor Gerrie Nel. The development comes amid accus…

[The Conversation Africa] South African rights group, AfriForum, has made legal history by launching the country's first dedicated private prosecutions unit to be headed by celebrated former state prosecutor Gerrie Nel. The development comes amid accusations that the country's National Prosecuting Authority is politically biased and highly selective about the prosecutions it pursues. Nel said his main concern was that "everyone should be equal before the law." Politics and Society Editor Thabo Leshilo asked legal experts Chantelle

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Walvis Mass Houses Still Empty

[Namibian] HOMELESS residents of Walvis Bay are puzzled why some houses built under the mass housing programme have not been occupied for almost a year after completion.

[Namibian] HOMELESS residents of Walvis Bay are puzzled why some houses built under the mass housing programme have not been occupied for almost a year after completion.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

SADC Welcomes the Return of Exiled Leaders to Lesotho

[News24Wire] South African deputy president and Southern African Development Community facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the return of three exiled opposition leaders in Lesotho.

[News24Wire] South African deputy president and Southern African Development Community facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the return of three exiled opposition leaders in Lesotho.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Budget Cuts Drown Fisheries

[Namibian] Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau on Friday said his ministry would struggle to determine the total allowable catches and also protect Namibia from illegal fishing due to a 42% budget cut.

[Namibian] Fisheries minister Bernhardt Esau on Friday said his ministry would struggle to determine the total allowable catches and also protect Namibia from illegal fishing due to a 42% budget cut.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Safaricom Jazz in Star-Studded Supporting Cast

[East African] American alto-zaxophonist and six-time Grammy Award winner David Sanborn will headline this year’s Safaricom International Jazz Festival, which will be held on Sunday February 26 at the Kasarani Training Grounds.

[East African] American alto-zaxophonist and six-time Grammy Award winner David Sanborn will headline this year's Safaricom International Jazz Festival, which will be held on Sunday February 26 at the Kasarani Training Grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya