Afrikaans Verses in National Anthem an ‘Adulteration’ – Opposition Party

[News24Wire] The EFF on Tuesday called for Die Stem to be removed from the national anthem, in celebration of Enoch Sontonga who composed Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika.

[News24Wire] The EFF on Tuesday called for Die Stem to be removed from the national anthem, in celebration of Enoch Sontonga who composed Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Expect Several Policy Changes – New UIA Boss

[Observer] JOLLY KAMUGIRA KAGUHANGIRE has been appointed the new executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority. She takes over an organization that has been accused of failing to attract investors amid allegations of mismanagement. She told Ali…

[Observer] JOLLY KAMUGIRA KAGUHANGIRE has been appointed the new executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority. She takes over an organization that has been accused of failing to attract investors amid allegations of mismanagement. She told Ali Twaha that UIA needs a total policy review to function better.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economic Troubles Cloud Independence Day Celebration

[VOA] Zimbabwe marked 37 years of independence Tuesday. However, the country’s persistent economic problems cast a shadow over the celebration, despite President Robert Mugabe’s promise of better times ahead.

[VOA] Zimbabwe marked 37 years of independence Tuesday. However, the country's persistent economic problems cast a shadow over the celebration, despite President Robert Mugabe's promise of better times ahead.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Durban’s Metro Police Chief Takes Bosses to Court

[News24Wire] Durban’s controversial Metro Police chief Eugene Nzama has taken his bosses to court, claiming he is being sidelined, ignored and, as a consequence, is unable to do his job.

[News24Wire] Durban's controversial Metro Police chief Eugene Nzama has taken his bosses to court, claiming he is being sidelined, ignored and, as a consequence, is unable to do his job.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma’s Legal Adviser to Face Charges Over Matter of Prosecution Chief?

[Daily Maverick] It was the president’s legal adviser, Micheal Hulley, who originally recommended Mxolisi Nxasana to head up the National Prosecuting Authority in 2013. It is perhaps a cruel irony then that Hulley might now face charges of attempting t…

[Daily Maverick] It was the president's legal adviser, Micheal Hulley, who originally recommended Mxolisi Nxasana to head up the National Prosecuting Authority in 2013. It is perhaps a cruel irony then that Hulley might now face charges of attempting to defeat the ends of justice after Nxasana revealed in an explosive affidavit that Hulley had attempted to get him to lie under oath that President Zuma had not pressured him into vacating his office in 2015. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

WFP Warns of Severe Funding Shortfall for Nigeria’s Hungry

[VOA] The World Food Program is sounding the alarm over a severe funding shortfall in Nigeria that could endanger the lives of 4.7 million people affected by hunger in the nation’s volatile northeast.

[VOA] The World Food Program is sounding the alarm over a severe funding shortfall in Nigeria that could endanger the lives of 4.7 million people affected by hunger in the nation's volatile northeast.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Still No Word on Abducted Journalist on His 39th Birthday

[News24Wire] There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, his former wife Shirley Govender says.

[News24Wire] There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, his former wife Shirley Govender says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Pays Billions in Taxes for Aya, Bidco, Quality Chemicals

[Observer] Just when the country is struggling to raise some stimulus packages for a limping economy, it has emerged that government is meeting the tax obligations of some companies, some of whom, from a public point of view, do not deserve any special…

[Observer] Just when the country is struggling to raise some stimulus packages for a limping economy, it has emerged that government is meeting the tax obligations of some companies, some of whom, from a public point of view, do not deserve any special financial relief, writes ALON MWESIGWA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda