Op-Ed – Mckinsey and Trillian Payment Six Times Public Protector’s Annual Budget

[Daily Maverick] My team and I recently worked on a project where we were obliged to look into certain aspects of the payments by Eskom to McKinsey and Trillian, to the tune of R1.6-billion. Large portions of the public remain severely disgusted at thi…

[Daily Maverick] My team and I recently worked on a project where we were obliged to look into certain aspects of the payments by Eskom to McKinsey and Trillian, to the tune of R1.6-billion. Large portions of the public remain severely disgusted at this ridiculous payment, and even Eskom has concluded that these payments were unlawful. The monumental disgust, in what has been reported on being another Gupta abracadabra, is however not what I found most ironic about this transaction. By IVAN HERSELMAN.

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NEDC to End Insurgency in the Northeast – Dogara

[Guardian] Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara who sponsored the North East Development Commission (NEDC) bill that was recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to reporters on how Nigeria’s troubled geopoliti…

[Guardian] Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara who sponsored the North East Development Commission (NEDC) bill that was recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to reporters on how Nigeria's troubled geopolitical zone would reap immensely from the initiative.

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MEC Albert Fritz On SA Post Office and Sassa Agreement On Payment of Social Grants

[Govt of SA] I cautiously welcome news that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will come to an agreement on the payment of social grants.

[Govt of SA] I cautiously welcome news that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will come to an agreement on the payment of social grants.

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AGF Takes Over Alleged Forgery Case in Edo

[Guardian] Asaba and Benin City -The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has taken over the prosecution of an alleged forgery case leveled against a Benin-based lawyer, Dele Edokpayi and his firm, Circular Merch…

[Guardian] Asaba and Benin City -The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has taken over the prosecution of an alleged forgery case leveled against a Benin-based lawyer, Dele Edokpayi and his firm, Circular Merchants Limited.

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Public Works On Ghanaian Delegation Study Tour of Expanded Public Works Programme

[Govt of SA] In a bid to increase the number of its people employed in the construction of feeder roads, the government of Ghana has deployed a team of senior officials and engineers to South Africa on a study tour to learn more about the construction …

[Govt of SA] In a bid to increase the number of its people employed in the construction of feeder roads, the government of Ghana has deployed a team of senior officials and engineers to South Africa on a study tour to learn more about the construction of roads using labour intensive method of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).

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SON Seals Warehouse Allegedly Stocked With Uncertified Pasta, Flour

[Guardian] The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has sealed a warehouse stocked with uncertified pasta, flour, and sugar in Okota area of Lagos, saying that these products are unwholesome for public consumption.

[Guardian] The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has sealed a warehouse stocked with uncertified pasta, flour, and sugar in Okota area of Lagos, saying that these products are unwholesome for public consumption.

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Parliament to Institute Disciplinary Against Mgidlana

[News24Wire] Parliament’s presiding officers have resolved to institute disciplinary proceedings against suspended Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana for alleged corruption and maladministration.

[News24Wire] Parliament's presiding officers have resolved to institute disciplinary proceedings against suspended Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana for alleged corruption and maladministration.

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Police Return Extorted N834,000, Sanction 17 Officers

[Guardian] The Nigerian Police has returned ₦834,000 extorted by its officers from members of the public to the owners between July and September 2017. The force has also sanctioned 17 police officers, including the suspension of an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Ikorodu, Lagos State, during the period for corrupt practices.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Police has returned ₦834,000 extorted by its officers from members of the public to the owners between July and September 2017. The force has also sanctioned 17 police officers, including the suspension of an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Ikorodu, Lagos State, during the period for corrupt practices.

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PSI Charts New Strategies to Confront Privatisation Policy

[Guardian] Abuja -The Public Service International (PSI) has developed a five-year plan to confront implementation of privatisation policy in developing countries of the world.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Public Service International (PSI) has developed a five-year plan to confront implementation of privatisation policy in developing countries of the world.

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Sassa Should Not Have Disqualified Post Office – Treasury Letter

[News24Wire] A letter by National Treasury to acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bengu says the agency should not have disqualified the South African Post Office (SAPO) from three possible services in the social grants scheme.

[News24Wire] A letter by National Treasury to acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bengu says the agency should not have disqualified the South African Post Office (SAPO) from three possible services in the social grants scheme.

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