By-Elections – Safe Seats and a Political Party to Watch

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend three safe seats on Wednesday, 28 June and will be more than satisfied with the results in two of the wards, and take some notice of the result in one ward.

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend three safe seats on Wednesday, 28 June and will be more than satisfied with the results in two of the wards, and take some notice of the result in one ward.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘African Airlines Post Growth in Demand’

[The Herald] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said African airlines recorded the largest year-on-year increase in demand compared to other regions in May this year, with freight volumes growing by 27,6 percent.The robust recent perfor…

[The Herald] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said African airlines recorded the largest year-on-year increase in demand compared to other regions in May this year, with freight volumes growing by 27,6 percent.The robust recent performance of air freight has been set against a stronger global economic and trade backdrop.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Moves to Curb Gender Inequality

[The Herald] Government yesterday launched a Revised National Gender Policy, which seeks to eradicate gender discrimination and inequality. Speaking at the launch of the policy in Harare yesterday, Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minist…

[The Herald] Government yesterday launched a Revised National Gender Policy, which seeks to eradicate gender discrimination and inequality. Speaking at the launch of the policy in Harare yesterday, Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Minister Nyasha Chikwinya said President Mugabe supported women empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Key Findings From Budlender’s Damning Trillian Dossier

[Daily Maverick] Geoff Budlender, the advocate appointed by former Trillian chair Tokyo Sexwale to probe “state capture” allegations against the company has delivered a damning report, despite what he characterises as Trillian’s attempts to shut down h…

[Daily Maverick] Geoff Budlender, the advocate appointed by former Trillian chair Tokyo Sexwale to probe "state capture" allegations against the company has delivered a damning report, despite what he characterises as Trillian's attempts to shut down his probe and starve it of information. Here are the highlights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PYJ Running Mate to Deal With ‘Zogoes’

[New Dawn] The party secretary of Sen. Prince Yormie Johnson’s Movement for Development and Reconstruction (MDR) Mr. Wilfred Bangura says his political leader’s running mate Mrs. Audrian Smith Forbes will have the opportunity as vice president “to do w…

[New Dawn] The party secretary of Sen. Prince Yormie Johnson's Movement for Development and Reconstruction (MDR) Mr. Wilfred Bangura says his political leader's running mate Mrs. Audrian Smith Forbes will have the opportunity as vice president "to do what she did in New York to Zogoes in Liberia".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chinese Enterprises Extend Helping Hand

[New Era] Windhoek -The Association of Chinese Enterprises in Namibia (ACEN) yesterday donated stationery and goods worth N$20,000 to the SOS Children’s Village in Khomasdal, Windhoek.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Association of Chinese Enterprises in Namibia (ACEN) yesterday donated stationery and goods worth N$20,000 to the SOS Children's Village in Khomasdal, Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

NGO Conducts Land Rights Training in Lofa

[New Dawn] The Development Education Network Liberia DEN-L with support from the European Commission through the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development CAFOD is conducting a three day capacity building for Civil Society Organizations and community me…

[New Dawn] The Development Education Network Liberia DEN-L with support from the European Commission through the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development CAFOD is conducting a three day capacity building for Civil Society Organizations and community members in Voinjama.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CAPS United Face Defining Moment

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger on Sunday could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions’ League quarter-final place. …

[The Herald] CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi says their winner-take-all clash against Algerian giants USM Alger on Sunday could be a defining match in the history of the Green Machine, who are seeking a CAF Champions' League quarter-final place. The match starts at 9pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Prosecutor Tenders Suspected Cocaine to Court

[Daily Observer] Drug prosecuting officer L.K. Bojang yesterday tendered suspected cocaine allegedly found with Mansour Jallow through a second prosecution witness, Ebrima Gassama.

[Daily Observer] Drug prosecuting officer L.K. Bojang yesterday tendered suspected cocaine allegedly found with Mansour Jallow through a second prosecution witness, Ebrima Gassama.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Court to Open Voir Dire to Determine Witness’s Competence to Speak the Truth

[Daily Observer] Magistrate Adama Sillah of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court, yesterday ruled that a voir dire -a trial with trial- would be entered for Bakary Ceesay; a witness in a drug trial to determine his competence to speak the truth.

[Daily Observer] Magistrate Adama Sillah of the Brikama Magistrates' Court, yesterday ruled that a voir dire -a trial with trial- would be entered for Bakary Ceesay; a witness in a drug trial to determine his competence to speak the truth.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia