Zuma Continues to Defy Constitution On Public Protector’s Powers – EFF

[News24Wire] The EFF on Thursday condemned President Jacob Zuma for statements he made during Wednesday’s question-and-answer session in Parliament on the Public Protector’s remedial powers.

[News24Wire] The EFF on Thursday condemned President Jacob Zuma for statements he made during Wednesday's question-and-answer session in Parliament on the Public Protector's remedial powers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Motshekga to Sue Vytjie Mentor for Defamation

[News24Wire] Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has instructed her legal team to sue Vytjie Mentor for defamation following a Facebook post alleging that her department had lost R42bn in one financial year.

[News24Wire] Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has instructed her legal team to sue Vytjie Mentor for defamation following a Facebook post alleging that her department had lost R42bn in one financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lift Sanctions, Pardon Garvey Immediately

[The Herald] Obi Egbuna Jr Simunye -On Wednesday November 23, the US-EU Imperialist news conglomerate CNN published an appeal by the biological son of the Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Dr Julius Garvey appropriately entitled “Pardon my Father Mr Pre…

[The Herald] Obi Egbuna Jr Simunye -On Wednesday November 23, the US-EU Imperialist news conglomerate CNN published an appeal by the biological son of the Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Dr Julius Garvey appropriately entitled "Pardon my Father Mr President".The purpose of the document is to demand that Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey finally be pardoned for the bogus mail fraud charges which were trumped up by the US government, that not only led to nearly three years of Comrade Garvey's incarceration, but eventually led to his deportation

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Black Friday Yet to Gain Traction Despite E-Commerce Growth – Survey

[CIO] Unlike other mostly western countries, where black Friday is characterized by long lines of people braving cold days and nights outside major shopping malls, in Kenya, black Friday is simply a period of days. The experience is also mostly online …

[CIO] Unlike other mostly western countries, where black Friday is characterized by long lines of people braving cold days and nights outside major shopping malls, in Kenya, black Friday is simply a period of days. The experience is also mostly online where a handful of sites participate with almost zero walk-in stores taking part, this is according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Pastor’ Up for Criminal Nuisance

[The Herald] A Gutu pastor, who reportedly tied himself by the waist using a chain to steel rails that surround Africa Unity Square in Harare for unknown reasons, appeared in court yesterday charged with criminal nuisance. Patrick Phillip Mugadza last …

[The Herald] A Gutu pastor, who reportedly tied himself by the waist using a chain to steel rails that surround Africa Unity Square in Harare for unknown reasons, appeared in court yesterday charged with criminal nuisance. Patrick Phillip Mugadza last December staged a one-man protest against President Mugabe in Victoria Falls during Zanu-PF's 15th Annual National People's Conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stand Up Against Mutharika, Says Rights Body

[Nyasa Times] Malawi citizens require courage to take “action” against the economic turmoil in the country and must urge President Peter Mutharika to clearly explain to Malawians what he and his government are doing to take the country out of its numer…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi citizens require courage to take "action" against the economic turmoil in the country and must urge President Peter Mutharika to clearly explain to Malawians what he and his government are doing to take the country out of its numerous problems, a local human rights body in Malawi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mining Firms Push for Power Tariff Reduction

[The Herald] MINING companies have once again implored Government to reduce power tariff for the sector, particularly the gold mining industry, arguing the levy was not economic and too high compared to what obtains in other regions.Chamber of Mines of…

[The Herald] MINING companies have once again implored Government to reduce power tariff for the sector, particularly the gold mining industry, arguing the levy was not economic and too high compared to what obtains in other regions.Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe chief executive Isaac Kwesu said gold mining companies pay 13 cents/kWh, a rate he said was way higher than what others pay.

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Group Discredits New Examination Council

[Nyasa Times] Malawi National Examinations Board (Maneb) has threatened to take legal action against the recently established Independent Academic Examinations Council (NIAEC) for illegally using its logo and name on in its activities despite earlier o…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi National Examinations Board (Maneb) has threatened to take legal action against the recently established Independent Academic Examinations Council (NIAEC) for illegally using its logo and name on in its activities despite earlier on rebuffing its instances to work together.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ex-Highlanders Striker Ncube Nabbed for Rape

[The Herald] Bulawayo -FORMER Highlanders FC striker Njabulo “Tshiki” Ncube has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions at his house in Cowdray Park.Ncube, the Premier Soccer League’s 2013 top goal-scorer, is alleged…

[The Herald] Bulawayo -FORMER Highlanders FC striker Njabulo "Tshiki" Ncube has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions at his house in Cowdray Park.Ncube, the Premier Soccer League's 2013 top goal-scorer, is alleged to have sexually abused the minor, who cannot be named for ethical reasons, since June this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe