Van Rooyen and Advisors Should Be Summoned to Parliament Over Gupta Leaks

[DA] The revelations yesterday that Minister Des Van Rooyen’s current special advisors, Ian Whitley and Mohamed Bobat, leaked confidential cabinet documents to close Gupta associates while Van Rooyen was Finance Minister last year, is deeply concerning.

[DA] The revelations yesterday that Minister Des Van Rooyen's current special advisors, Ian Whitley and Mohamed Bobat, leaked confidential cabinet documents to close Gupta associates while Van Rooyen was Finance Minister last year, is deeply concerning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Fighters Uncertain of Machar’s Return

[Nation] The chairman and commander-in-chief of South Sudan opposition fighters, Dr Riek Machar Teny, will come back to South Sudan from his official visit in South Africa, his secretary said.

[Nation] The chairman and commander-in-chief of South Sudan opposition fighters, Dr Riek Machar Teny, will come back to South Sudan from his official visit in South Africa, his secretary said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Mantashe’s Tweaks May Open a Window Onto How ANC Leaders Are Chosen

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC continues through what its top leaders freely admit is the toughest test of its post-apartheid history, the challenges facing the party are becoming ever clearer. Sometimes they’re labelled the “sins of incumbency”, sometime…

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC continues through what its top leaders freely admit is the toughest test of its post-apartheid history, the challenges facing the party are becoming ever clearer. Sometimes they're labelled the "sins of incumbency", sometimes they come under the heading "factionalism"; occasionally they will be referred to as "the normal pattern of liberation movements after freedom". But in the end, they all come down to one thing - maintaining unity. There can be no doubt that if the ANC was unified, did not h

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Sudan Austerity Protesters On Trial

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The trial of 17 young Sudanese protesters began in the Southern Courts Compound in central Khartoum this morning. A second group will be tried on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The trial of 17 young Sudanese protesters began in the Southern Courts Compound in central Khartoum this morning. A second group will be tried on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Women Protest Against Austerity Measures, Expats Collect Money

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Kassala -Groups of young Sudanese, mostly women, protested against the soaring prices of basic commodities in Omdurman, Wad Madani, Port Sudan, and Kassala today.

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Kassala -Groups of young Sudanese, mostly women, protested against the soaring prices of basic commodities in Omdurman, Wad Madani, Port Sudan, and Kassala today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Doctors Union Lauds the Presidency’s Quick Response to Doctors’ Issues

[SNA] Khartoum -The Doctors Union issued a statement on Monday , in which it commended quick response of the Presidency of the Republic to issues of enhancement of medical services , environment of work and doctors.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Doctors Union issued a statement on Monday , in which it commended quick response of the Presidency of the Republic to issues of enhancement of medical services , environment of work and doctors.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan