Op-Ed – ANC Cannot Vote in Favour of an Anti-Zuma Motion That Would Collapse Government

[Daily Maverick] The ANC must never allow current irritations to blind us to act in a manner that destroys everything we have built over the past 23 years. By ANC Chief Whip JACKSON MTHEMBU.

[Daily Maverick] The ANC must never allow current irritations to blind us to act in a manner that destroys everything we have built over the past 23 years. By ANC Chief Whip JACKSON MTHEMBU.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scorpio – The Plot Thickens As SARS Acts Swiftly Over CFO Matlwa, Yet Marks Time Over Makwakwa

[Daily Maverick] Matsobane Matlwa was facing a complaint of bullying and abusive behaviour against a colleague when he “resigned” as CFO of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) this week. He shied away from explaining the circumstances, but Scorpio has eviden…

[Daily Maverick] Matsobane Matlwa was facing a complaint of bullying and abusive behaviour against a colleague when he "resigned" as CFO of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) this week. He shied away from explaining the circumstances, but Scorpio has evidence suggesting Matlwa didn't go wilfully. The swift action by Sars stands in stark contrast to Sars boss Tom Moyane's delaying tactics in getting rid of his right hand man, Jonas Makwakwa after he was caught depositing millions of dodgy rand into ATM's. We don't have all the p

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda – ‘Green’ Candidate Claims Massive Support in Run-Up to Poll, but the Facts Don’t Back It Up

[Daily Maverick] His chances of snatching victory in Rwanda’s presidential vote on Friday are next to nothing. Frank Habineza’s running anyway. KRISTEN VAN SCHIE reports.

[Daily Maverick] His chances of snatching victory in Rwanda's presidential vote on Friday are next to nothing. Frank Habineza's running anyway. KRISTEN VAN SCHIE reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Opposition Leader Asks Zuma to Show Leadership in Zambia

[News24Wire] On the eve of President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Zambia, DA leader Mmusi Maimane called on him to distance himself from “dictators” like Zambian president Edgar Lungu.

[News24Wire] On the eve of President Jacob Zuma's visit to Zambia, DA leader Mmusi Maimane called on him to distance himself from "dictators" like Zambian president Edgar Lungu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Four Million Nets Distributed in Mozambique

[Malaria Consortium] Malaria Consortium has successfully completed a mass distribution campaign of over four million long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) across Nampula and Niassa provinces in Mozambique.

[Malaria Consortium] Malaria Consortium has successfully completed a mass distribution campaign of over four million long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) across Nampula and Niassa provinces in Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

The Cannabis Chronicles – What the State Has Just Cost Us

[Daily Maverick] For the opening four days of the first truly scientific hearing into the merits of cannabis legalisation in South Africa, court 6E in Pretoria was the non-sequitur capital of the world. The state and its religious Christian partner, th…

[Daily Maverick] For the opening four days of the first truly scientific hearing into the merits of cannabis legalisation in South Africa, court 6E in Pretoria was the non-sequitur capital of the world. The state and its religious Christian partner, the anti-abortionist Doctors for Life, did all they could to ensure that top-tier medical science made it nowhere near the stand - even if it meant they stopped making sense. So what has the country lost? By KEVIN BLOOM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Military Intelligence, Frozen Funds and 5 000 Guns – Details of National Firearms Probe

[News24Wire] Police investigators paired up with SA National Defence Force (SANDF) generals to gather intelligence on how guns were stolen from military bases and then sold as part of a mammoth countrywide firearms investigation.

[News24Wire] Police investigators paired up with SA National Defence Force (SANDF) generals to gather intelligence on how guns were stolen from military bases and then sold as part of a mammoth countrywide firearms investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa