Is the Islamic State Ready to Open a Battlefront in South Africa?

[Daily Maverick] The United Kingdom has updated its travel advisory for South Africa, warning that “terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in country”. The advisory follows the kidnapping of a couple in KwaZulu-Natal by two people allegedly …

[Daily Maverick] The United Kingdom has updated its travel advisory for South Africa, warning that "terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in country". The advisory follows the kidnapping of a couple in KwaZulu-Natal by two people allegedly linked to a so-called "KwaZulu-Natal IS cell". There are two essential aspects that require response: the motive for the alert, and South Africa's vulnerability to an attack.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crunch Matches in Store

[Namibian] The chasing pack will have their work cut out to remain in touch with leaders African Stars, with several crunch matches lined up this weekend.

[Namibian] The chasing pack will have their work cut out to remain in touch with leaders African Stars, with several crunch matches lined up this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Wanga Dropped, PSC Slot Given to Amani’s Khaniri

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Orange Democratic Movement was on Thursday forced to drop Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga from its list of nominees to the Parliamentary Service Commission.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Orange Democratic Movement was on Thursday forced to drop Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga from its list of nominees to the Parliamentary Service Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Breweries Join Kenya Open Golf Sponsors

[Nation] Kenya Breweries Limited, through its Johnnie Walker brand, has joined the list of sponsors for the 50th Barclays Kenya Open golf championship set for Muthaiga Golf Club from March 22.

[Nation] Kenya Breweries Limited, through its Johnnie Walker brand, has joined the list of sponsors for the 50th Barclays Kenya Open golf championship set for Muthaiga Golf Club from March 22.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Museveni – EAC Must Lower Transport, Internet and Power Costs

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has stated that it is fundamental that the cost of transport, electricity and the internet is made affordable to boost development and attract investment to the East African region.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has stated that it is fundamental that the cost of transport, electricity and the internet is made affordable to boost development and attract investment to the East African region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ramaphosa Must Fire Brown ‘Immediately’ – DA

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance on Thursday said it was vindicated by the Public Protector’s finding that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was guilty of misleading Parliament after she failed to disclose business dealings between Gupta-link…

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance on Thursday said it was vindicated by the Public Protector's finding that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was guilty of misleading Parliament after she failed to disclose business dealings between Gupta-linked Trillian and Eskom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Taking Charge of Our State-Owned Enterprises

[Daily Maverick] Our State-owned Enterprises (SoEs) simply do not provide a suitable return on investment and their social returns are not particularly good either. This means that a restructuring of SoEs is now inevitable.

[Daily Maverick] Our State-owned Enterprises (SoEs) simply do not provide a suitable return on investment and their social returns are not particularly good either. This means that a restructuring of SoEs is now inevitable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APC Crisis Worsens As Tinubu Accuses Oyegun of Sabotaging ‘My Presidential Assignment’

[Premium Times] A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, has expressed concerns that his “presidential assignment” of reconciling the warring interests within the All Progressives Congress, APC, is being sabotaged by the party chairman, John Odigie-…

[Premium Times] A former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, has expressed concerns that his "presidential assignment" of reconciling the warring interests within the All Progressives Congress, APC, is being sabotaged by the party chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Mining Law to Lock Out Foreign Banks

[East African] The ongoing reforms in Tanzania’s mining sector could lock foreign commercial banks out of the mining sector as new regulations require miners to use the financial services of local banks.

[East African] The ongoing reforms in Tanzania's mining sector could lock foreign commercial banks out of the mining sector as new regulations require miners to use the financial services of local banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania