Sassa Must Choose a Payment System Urgently – Reserve Bank

[News24Wire] Sassa needs to make a decision on its preferred system of paying out social grants to more than 17 million people, and it needs to do so urgently, the South African Reserve Bank says.

[News24Wire] Sassa needs to make a decision on its preferred system of paying out social grants to more than 17 million people, and it needs to do so urgently, the South African Reserve Bank says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Did a Twitter Post Cost Former Minister Top Position in International Firm?

[Premium Times] In July 2015, Muhammad Pate, a former Nigerian junior Health Minister, shared an article on Twitter that might have now cost him the top position at Global Fund.

[Premium Times] In July 2015, Muhammad Pate, a former Nigerian junior Health Minister, shared an article on Twitter that might have now cost him the top position at Global Fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Admin Error’ Stalls Sassa’s Concourt Application

[News24Wire] Sassa withdrew its application to the Constitutional Court for advice on how to pay millions of social grants recipients from April 1 because it made a mistake in its papers.

[News24Wire] Sassa withdrew its application to the Constitutional Court for advice on how to pay millions of social grants recipients from April 1 because it made a mistake in its papers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Durban Jewellery Store Owner Kills Alleged Robber

[News24Wire] A jewellery store owner shot and killed a suspected robber and wounded two of his accomplices in the Reservoir Hills Mall on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

[News24Wire] A jewellery store owner shot and killed a suspected robber and wounded two of his accomplices in the Reservoir Hills Mall on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Self-Correction Eludes the ANC Leadership

[Daily Maverick] If there is an iota of leadership will left to restore and preserve the image of the ANC, allegations of corruption and its concomitant public opinions should be respected. Anything less remains an own goal for opposition parties to ga…

[Daily Maverick] If there is an iota of leadership will left to restore and preserve the image of the ANC, allegations of corruption and its concomitant public opinions should be respected. Anything less remains an own goal for opposition parties to gain maximum political mileage during the 2019 National Government Elections. By DAVID KA-NDYALVAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anglican Prelate Dr Mokiwa Now Saddled With Court Costs

[Daily News] Former Anglican Church Bishop, Dar es Salaam Diocese, Dr Valentino Mokiwa, yesterday bowed out of a running religious leadership battle after formally withdrawing his anti-deposition case, which was pending before the Kisutu Resident Magis…

[Daily News] Former Anglican Church Bishop, Dar es Salaam Diocese, Dr Valentino Mokiwa, yesterday bowed out of a running religious leadership battle after formally withdrawing his anti-deposition case, which was pending before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Masvingo Floods Threat Recedes

[The Herald] Masvingo -The situation yesterday started slowly returning to normal at Lundi Mission on the border between Chivi and Mwenezi where nearly 300 girls at the school had to be evacuated after floods induced by heavy rains swept through dormit…

[The Herald] Masvingo -The situation yesterday started slowly returning to normal at Lundi Mission on the border between Chivi and Mwenezi where nearly 300 girls at the school had to be evacuated after floods induced by heavy rains swept through dormitories.About 23 people who were marooned at the school were evacuated to safety on Monday morning by members of the Zimbabwe National Army with the district civil protection teams in the area on high alert in the event of fresh flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eskom to Test Nuclear Sirens At Koeberg

[News24Wire] The annual Koeberg nuclear power station emergency systems tests will be held in the areas immediately surrounding the plant on the West Coast outside Cape Town on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The annual Koeberg nuclear power station emergency systems tests will be held in the areas immediately surrounding the plant on the West Coast outside Cape Town on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court to Decide on President’s Court of Appeal Appointment

[The Patriot] Lobatse High Court judge Abednigo Tafa will on Thursday pass judgment granting or rejecting a request by President Ian Khama, Speaker of the National Assembly and Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to suspend the execution of orders he rec…

[The Patriot] Lobatse High Court judge Abednigo Tafa will on Thursday pass judgment granting or rejecting a request by President Ian Khama, Speaker of the National Assembly and Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to suspend the execution of orders he recently issued nullifying the appointment of Court of Appeal judges.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana