#NoConfidence – Parliament Must Reconvene As Crisis Intensifies

[DA] Yesterday’s decision by Standard and Poors Global Ratings Services to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to “junk status” only emphasises the need for the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to reconvene Parliament immedi…

[DA] Yesterday's decision by Standard and Poors Global Ratings Services to downgrade South Africa's sovereign credit rating to "junk status" only emphasises the need for the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to reconvene Parliament immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Response to Jessie Duarte – Making Tomorrow Better Than Today

[Daily Maverick] The outpouring of emotion at the funeral of Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada brings into sharp focus just how far the ANC has slipped since December 2007, when Jacob Zuma became its leader. Once a glorious liberation movement that was …

[Daily Maverick] The outpouring of emotion at the funeral of Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada brings into sharp focus just how far the ANC has slipped since December 2007, when Jacob Zuma became its leader. Once a glorious liberation movement that was able to comfortably occupy the moral high ground, the current state of degeneracy of the leadership suggests that there is, as Jessie Duarte suggests, a need to shine some light into the dark corners of the soul of the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Five Wrongfully Convicted Men, One Judge, No Compensation From the State

[Daily Maverick] Thanks to the combined efforts of the Wits Justice Project, human rights attorney Egon Oswald, advocate Carol Steinberg and wrongfully convicted co-accused Thembekile Molaudzi, two men have left prison carrying little else besides a he…

[Daily Maverick] Thanks to the combined efforts of the Wits Justice Project, human rights attorney Egon Oswald, advocate Carol Steinberg and wrongfully convicted co-accused Thembekile Molaudzi, two men have left prison carrying little else besides a heavy burden of betrayal by the criminal justice system. By CAROLYN RAPHAELY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ruling Party Supporters Seek Grace Mugabe Ally Ouster

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Local Government Minister Savior Kasukuwere’s political career is hanging on a thread after ruling Zanu-PF party supporters staged a demonstration seeking his ouster for allegedly plotting against President Robert Mugabe.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Local Government Minister Savior Kasukuwere's political career is hanging on a thread after ruling Zanu-PF party supporters staged a demonstration seeking his ouster for allegedly plotting against President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Recommendations Made for Two Crucial Judicial Positions

[News24Wire] Commissioner Thoko Didiza and Carel Fourie of the JSC announced their recommendations for two crucial judicial positions on Monday night at the office of the Chief Justice in Midrand, Johannesburg.

[News24Wire] Commissioner Thoko Didiza and Carel Fourie of the JSC announced their recommendations for two crucial judicial positions on Monday night at the office of the Chief Justice in Midrand, Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

House Approves Global Fund Agreement

[Addis Fortune] The House of Representatives has approved the government’s agreement with Global Fund to fund the campaign against AIDS, TB and malaria, and work on immunities and privileges, on March 20, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The House of Representatives has approved the government's agreement with Global Fund to fund the campaign against AIDS, TB and malaria, and work on immunities and privileges, on March 20, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Shouts of ‘Rot Away!’ As Alleged Child Killer Appears in Dock

[News24Wire] Angry relatives and friends of slain 13-year-old Rene Tracy Roman shouted at her alleged killer, saying he should die, as he appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Angry relatives and friends of slain 13-year-old Rene Tracy Roman shouted at her alleged killer, saying he should die, as he appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Huge Protest At National Assembly Over Ndume’s Suspension By Senate

[Premium Times] Thousands of protesters have blocked the entrance to the National Assembly in Abuja, demanding the immediate reinstatement of Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south in the Senate.

[Premium Times] Thousands of protesters have blocked the entrance to the National Assembly in Abuja, demanding the immediate reinstatement of Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south in the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria