Seifu Ambaye Buys Majority Shares of Akir Construction

[Addis Fortune] Seifu Ambaye, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tekeleberhan Ambaye Construction Plc (TACON), purchased 80pc of Akir Construction Plc on June 20, 2017, with 16 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Seifu Ambaye, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tekeleberhan Ambaye Construction Plc (TACON), purchased 80pc of Akir Construction Plc on June 20, 2017, with 16 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Removal of Pravin Gordhan – SACP Deputy Mapaila’s Affidavit Could Reveal Intelligence Report’s Role in Reshuffle

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has survived through controlling key state institutions, especially the intelligence services. That soon could be exposed.

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has survived through controlling key state institutions, especially the intelligence services. That soon could be exposed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Churches and Other Religious Institutions Can Contribute to SA’s Recovery

[Daily Maverick] For some time we’ve been warned of the ticking time bomb we’re sitting on in South Africa. In the process of looking for a moral compass, returning to basic values is a good place to start.

[Daily Maverick] For some time we've been warned of the ticking time bomb we're sitting on in South Africa. In the process of looking for a moral compass, returning to basic values is a good place to start.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wits Justice Project – Lifers, Riots and Parole

[Daily Maverick] At the start of this month, prison guards at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria injured inmates sentenced to life who were protesting against the delays in their parole processes. The Wits Justice Project (WJP) has seen pictures of four …

[Daily Maverick] At the start of this month, prison guards at Kgosi Mampuru prison in Pretoria injured inmates sentenced to life who were protesting against the delays in their parole processes. The Wits Justice Project (WJP) has seen pictures of four prisoners with head wounds and large bruises on their limbs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mutasa Free to Rejoin Ruling Party – Presidential Aide

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Mr Didymus Mutasa is free to meet President Mugabe or rejoin Zanu-PF, but should do so openly without trying to put on a brave political face, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said.

[The Herald] Former Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Mr Didymus Mutasa is free to meet President Mugabe or rejoin Zanu-PF, but should do so openly without trying to put on a brave political face, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sassagate Reloaded – CEO Magwaza Fired As Dlamini Sets Sassa On Course for Another Crisis

[Daily Maverick] Just hours after Themba Godi, chair of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public accounts lashed out on Monday at shadowy individuals threatening the life of Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza, Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini…

[Daily Maverick] Just hours after Themba Godi, chair of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public accounts lashed out on Monday at shadowy individuals threatening the life of Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza, Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini fired the embattled CEO. The shocking move comes as Magwaza was putting finishing touches on a contract with the South African Post Office to replace CPS in March 2018 as the distributor of social grants to 17-million South Africans and worth a whopping R10-billion a month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Before Religion Derails Nigeria

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The Editorial, ‘Before religion derails OAU,’ in The Guardian of June 18, 2017, is a sad commentary indeed.Observers have hazarded that young people today lack the capacity and capability for greatness, and it is not hard to s…

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The Editorial, 'Before religion derails OAU,' in The Guardian of June 18, 2017, is a sad commentary indeed.Observers have hazarded that young people today lack the capacity and capability for greatness, and it is not hard to see. What could compel students in a great school as OAU to sally out against others in the name of religion? These defenders of "our faith" are always the victims and never the agents. They claim not to have what it takes to be agents even when they take up arms. This is off-putting e

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cricket – England and South Africa Start With Clean Slate in Women’s World Cup Semi-Final

[Daily Maverick] South Africa might have already lost to England in the World Cup, but the two sides have all to play for when they square off in the semi-final on Tuesday.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa might have already lost to England in the World Cup, but the two sides have all to play for when they square off in the semi-final on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Presidential Aide Vuwa ‘Interferes With Court Case’

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika’s aide Symon Vuwa-Kaunda is in the news for wrong reasons having overstepped his mandate when he called a magistrate and the police to meddle in a court case.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika's aide Symon Vuwa-Kaunda is in the news for wrong reasons having overstepped his mandate when he called a magistrate and the police to meddle in a court case.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi