The Continuing Threat of Terrorism in Africa

[ISS] The fluctuations in successfully addressing this issue were particularly apparent in Libya. The Islamic State (ISIS) seized control of Sirte in May 2015, incorporating the coastal city as a key area of its global caliphate. Nonetheless, a campaig…

[ISS] The fluctuations in successfully addressing this issue were particularly apparent in Libya. The Islamic State (ISIS) seized control of Sirte in May 2015, incorporating the coastal city as a key area of its global caliphate. Nonetheless, a campaign initiated by militias from the nearby city of Misrata in May 2016 - supported by United States air power - culminated in the liberation of Sirte this past December.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Gauteng Transport Officials Face Suspension

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -A total of 19 officials working at the Gauteng Motor Vehicle Registering Authorities (MVRA) will be suspended and face prosecution for financial irregularities.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -A total of 19 officials working at the Gauteng Motor Vehicle Registering Authorities (MVRA) will be suspended and face prosecution for financial irregularities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Junk Status Still Hangs Over South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Although South Africa avoided a downgrade to non-investment grade, or junk status, in 2016, the country is not yet out of the woods and may be downgraded this year. The reasons for this are ongoing political risk as factional …

[The Conversation Africa] Although South Africa avoided a downgrade to non-investment grade, or junk status, in 2016, the country is not yet out of the woods and may be downgraded this year. The reasons for this are ongoing political risk as factional battles in the governing African National Congress intensify, policy inconsistencies and low economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bail Denied for the Alleged Police Killer

[SAPS] Northern Cape -Mzwandile Majosi (28), arrested in connection with the alleged murder of an off-duty police officer, appeared for his bail application before the Kimberley Magistrates Court on 26 January 2017.

[SAPS] Northern Cape -Mzwandile Majosi (28), arrested in connection with the alleged murder of an off-duty police officer, appeared for his bail application before the Kimberley Magistrates Court on 26 January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ekurhuleni to Bestow Freedom of the City On Klaasen

[SAnews.gov.za] Germiston -The City of Ekurhuleni will undertake programmes to honour the memory of the late Thandi Klassen as an artist and for her contribution to the struggle for a democratic South Africa, says Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina.

[SAnews.gov.za] Germiston -The City of Ekurhuleni will undertake programmes to honour the memory of the late Thandi Klassen as an artist and for her contribution to the struggle for a democratic South Africa, says Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Congratulates Pretoria Doctors for Separating Conjoined Twin Girls

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the medical team and the management of Unitas Hospital in Pretoria for their successful operation in separating three-week old conjoined twin girls this past weekend.

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the medical team and the management of Unitas Hospital in Pretoria for their successful operation in separating three-week old conjoined twin girls this past weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa