SA’s Klaasen Still On Track for Semi Spot

[News24Wire] South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and his American partner Rajeev Ram always knew that their second match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London was going to be a big hurdle.

[News24Wire] South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his American partner Rajeev Ram always knew that their second match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London was going to be a big hurdle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Delport Stars As Dolphins Down Lions

[News24Wire] Cameron Delport starred with bat and ball as the Dolphins secured a 49-run bonus-point win over the Highveld Lions in their T20 Challenge match at Kingsmead in Durban on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Cameron Delport starred with bat and ball as the Dolphins secured a 49-run bonus-point win over the Highveld Lions in their T20 Challenge match at Kingsmead in Durban on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dog, Puppies Left to Starve to Death in Home

[News24Wire] Criminal charges of animal cruelty are to be lodged against a man who left his dog and her puppies to die without food and water in an abandoned house in Wolwerivier, the SPCA said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Criminal charges of animal cruelty are to be lodged against a man who left his dog and her puppies to die without food and water in an abandoned house in Wolwerivier, the SPCA said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Corruption Is Real – Auditor-General Committee Chair

[News24Wire] The results of the Auditor General’s 2015/16 audit report show corruption is not just possible, but is happening, Parliament’s Auditor General committee chairperson said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The results of the Auditor General's 2015/16 audit report show corruption is not just possible, but is happening, Parliament's Auditor General committee chairperson said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The ‘Big Tent’ – Searching for a Leader

[Financial Gazette] DZIKAMAI Mavhaire, a member of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), was recently quoted by the press at a rally in Gutu West saying: “(President Robert) Mugabe has said (Morgan) Tsvangirai can’t lead because he did not fight in the libe…

[Financial Gazette] DZIKAMAI Mavhaire, a member of the Zimbabwe People First (ZPF), was recently quoted by the press at a rally in Gutu West saying: "(President Robert) Mugabe has said (Morgan) Tsvangirai can't lead because he did not fight in the liberation struggle, now (Joice) Mujuru is here.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Panayiotou ‘Middleman’ Refuses to Answer Questions

[News24Wire] The suspected middleman in Jayde Panayiotou’s murder on Wednesday refused to answer any questions about his boss’s alleged plot to have his wife killed.

[News24Wire] The suspected middleman in Jayde Panayiotou's murder on Wednesday refused to answer any questions about his boss's alleged plot to have his wife killed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ASUU Strike Grounds Activities At Varsities

[Daily Trust] Academic activities were grounded in many universities yesterday in compliance with the seven-day warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

[Daily Trust] Academic activities were grounded in many universities yesterday in compliance with the seven-day warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Condemns Mob Killing of Boy Who Allegedly Stole in Lagos

[Vanguard] Following the mob killing of a boy, who allegedly stole in Lagos, civil society group, Wailing Wailers has called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to bring the perpetrators to book.

[Vanguard] Following the mob killing of a boy, who allegedly stole in Lagos, civil society group, Wailing Wailers has called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to bring the perpetrators to book.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governor Dankwambo’s 229 Special Assistants

[Daily Trust] Governor of Gombe State Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo was reported last week to have appointed 229 Special Assistants (SAs). Acting Secretary to the State Government Mr. James Pisagih said the appointment of the new aides takes effect f…

[Daily Trust] Governor of Gombe State Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo was reported last week to have appointed 229 Special Assistants (SAs). Acting Secretary to the State Government Mr. James Pisagih said the appointment of the new aides takes effect from the day they resume duty. This announcement caused shock and surprise to Nigerians because we thought the era of appointing jumbo gubernatorial aides is now a thing of the past, given the prevailing economic recession in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Nab NSCDC Official, Ex-Soldier Over Attempt to Kidnap Otedola

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A dismissed soldier and a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were among three suspects that have been arrested for terrorizing high profile persons in the South West and trying to kidnap oil mogul Fem…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A dismissed soldier and a personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were among three suspects that have been arrested for terrorizing high profile persons in the South West and trying to kidnap oil mogul Femi Otedola.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria