South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan Sacked in Cabinet Reshuffle

[Deutsche Welle] A major cabinet reshuffle in South Africa has the potential to widen rifts within the ruling ANC. President Jacob Zuma is under renewed pressure to step down.

[Deutsche Welle] A major cabinet reshuffle in South Africa has the potential to widen rifts within the ruling ANC. President Jacob Zuma is under renewed pressure to step down.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over 2.6 Million Beneficiaries Access Social Grants Countrywide

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -At 10am today, 2.6 million beneficiaries had already accessed their social grants across the country through ATMs and Merchants, Government announced on Saturday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -At 10am today, 2.6 million beneficiaries had already accessed their social grants across the country through ATMs and Merchants, Government announced on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sanitary Pad Crowdfunding Unsettles Uganda’s Elite

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan girls are missing school because they can’t afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country’s authoritarian regime.

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan girls are missing school because they can't afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country's authoritarian regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Young Copper Bullets Return Home Tomorrow

Zambia’s Under-20 football team arrives home tomorrow after finishing second at the Adidas International tournament in South Korea. Coach Beston Chambeshi’s fledglings are earmarked for another training camp in Europe ahead of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The African … Continued

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Zambia’s Under-20 football team arrives home tomorrow after finishing second at the Adidas International tournament in South Korea. Coach Beston Chambeshi’s fledglings are earmarked for another training camp in Europe ahead of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The African champions are expected in Lusaka at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at 14:30 hours. Zambia is in Group C alongside Portugal, Costa Rica and Iran and will be be based at Jeju Island. At the Adidas Korea Invitational Tournament, Zambia beat Ecuador 2-0 before losing 4-1 to South Korea. Zambia beat Honduras 4-1 in the final match to end the tournament on a high note emerging second at the tournament. The post Young Copper Bullets Return Home Tomorrow appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Zuma On His Last Political Mile

[Deutsche Welle] ANC leaders have for the first time publicly disagreed with President Jacob Zuma’s decision to sack former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. South Africa-based journalist Vuyo Mvoko says political daggers have been drawn.

[Deutsche Welle] ANC leaders have for the first time publicly disagreed with President Jacob Zuma's decision to sack former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. South Africa-based journalist Vuyo Mvoko says political daggers have been drawn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Finance Minister Calls for Mass Mobilisation at Kathrada Memorial

[News24Wire] Axed finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, proved himself the darling of the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Johannesburg on Saturday, with his self-deprecating humour as well as scathing remarks about the current state of the government and a call…

[News24Wire] Axed finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, proved himself the darling of the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Johannesburg on Saturday, with his self-deprecating humour as well as scathing remarks about the current state of the government and a call to fight corruption within the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Nigerian Companies Fail – Asset Management Boss

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing-Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, (AMCON), Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has attributed lack of good corporate governance as the bane of Nigerian companies and business.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Managing-Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, (AMCON), Ahmed Lawan Kuru, has attributed lack of good corporate governance as the bane of Nigerian companies and business.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Citizen Responsibility Or Disorderly Conduct? PF Cadre Impounds Chipata Bound Bus

Patriotic Front cadre Max Chongu this afternoon impounded a Chipata-bound bus on suspicion it had a faulty engine. Max announced on social media he was tipped off by sources at Inter City Bus terminus in Lusaka. The former reality TV … Continued

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Patriotic Front cadre Max Chongu this afternoon impounded a Chipata-bound bus on suspicion it had a faulty engine. Max announced on social media he was tipped off by sources at Inter City Bus terminus in Lusaka. The former reality TV star turned Patriotic Front die hard writes “This afternoon after a tip off from my sources i intercepted a bus carrying passengers from intercity to eastern province, it was discovered that the steering was faulty and after stopping it i discovered that the person who was fixing it forgot one important nut which would have caused fatalities mostly in manenekela area. “The bus belongs to katenga transport and i have stopped it by Northmead. Let’s learn to save life as citizens,” he states. The post Citizen Responsibility Or Disorderly Conduct? PF Cadre Impounds Chipata Bound Bus appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Forex Complains – CBN Releases Telephone Line

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released an emergency mobile phone line for customers denied access to foreign exchange by banks for medical bill and school fees.

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released an emergency mobile phone line for customers denied access to foreign exchange by banks for medical bill and school fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria