SARS Wars – Moyane Covers His Back in Letter to Treasury About His New Unit

[Daily Maverick] After an initial denial and then subsequent public leak of two SARS internal memoranda confirming the existence of a new investigative unit, Commissioner Tom Moyane on Tuesday penned a carefully worded letter to Finance Minister Pravin…

[Daily Maverick] After an initial denial and then subsequent public leak of two SARS internal memoranda confirming the existence of a new investigative unit, Commissioner Tom Moyane on Tuesday penned a carefully worded letter to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan informing him of the existence of the unit. In the letter Moyane explains to Gordhan that the unit was approved on September 15 and would work with SAPS and the NPA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All Set for Bob Label Festival

[The Herald] Tedious Manyepo -THE second edition of the $20 000 Bob Label annual sports festival is on this weekend at Prince Edward School in Harare. The sports festival’s founder, Tendai “T-Buns” Zhakata, said all was set for the national event which…

[The Herald] Tedious Manyepo -THE second edition of the $20 000 Bob Label annual sports festival is on this weekend at Prince Edward School in Harare. The sports festival's founder, Tendai "T-Buns" Zhakata, said all was set for the national event which is open to participants aged 18 and under.The two-day event starts tomorrow at 12:30pm and will also run for the whole day on Saturday followed by a prize-giving ceremony in the evening of the same day.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Military Launches Operation to Free Remaining Chibok Girls

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army Wednesday launched an operation tagged: ‘Operation Rescue Finale’ targeted at rescuing the remaining Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram insurgents.

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army Wednesday launched an operation tagged: 'Operation Rescue Finale' targeted at rescuing the remaining Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram insurgents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moses Tanui Golf Shelved

[Nation] The Moses Tanui Trophy tournament, an inter-regional golf championship, which had been set for December 7- 10 at Eldoret Golf Club has been postponed to April next year.

[Nation] The Moses Tanui Trophy tournament, an inter-regional golf championship, which had been set for December 7- 10 at Eldoret Golf Club has been postponed to April next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

ANC Will Have to Toil Hard Before Reclaiming Metro Power

[Daily Maverick] In the days after the local government elections, people who talk and write about politics for a living were full of predictions about how our politics had changed, about how the lives of people were going to change. This was because p…

[Daily Maverick] In the days after the local government elections, people who talk and write about politics for a living were full of predictions about how our politics had changed, about how the lives of people were going to change. This was because power had shifted, the ANC had lost control of three metros, and the Economic Freedom Fighters had voted with the DA for the position of mayor. This all happened in August, more than three months ago. Since then, we've seen headline after headline about alleged corruption unco

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Save SA Lays Down the Gauntlet – ‘We Have the Power to Remove Zuma’

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was a historic day, according to leaders of Save South Africa, which launched a “people’s motion” to remove President Jacob Zuma. Others have tried and failed, but Save SA believes it can force the ANC’s hand. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was a historic day, according to leaders of Save South Africa, which launched a "people's motion" to remove President Jacob Zuma. Others have tried and failed, but Save SA believes it can force the ANC's hand. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa