Declassified – Apartheid Profits Singapore – Pretoria’s Gateway to Asia

[Daily Maverick] This is the 15th article in the series, ‘Declassified: Apartheid Profits’. While researching the recently published book Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, Open Secrets collected approximately 40,000 archival documents from 25…

[Daily Maverick] This is the 15th article in the series, 'Declassified: Apartheid Profits'. While researching the recently published book Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, Open Secrets collected approximately 40,000 archival documents from 25 archives in seven countries. This treasure trove contains damning details of the individuals and corporations that propped up apartheid and profited in return. Many of these documents were kept secret until now. Most remain hidden despite South Africa's transition to democra

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Parliament spectacle continues following question on Dev Manraj

[L’Express] The return of Xavier-Luc Duval, leader of the opposition, to parliament after his suspension last week was overshadowed by incidents following a question on Dev Manraj, financial secretary. The controversy was already brewing before the par…

[L'Express] The return of Xavier-Luc Duval, leader of the opposition, to parliament after his suspension last week was overshadowed by incidents following a question on Dev Manraj, financial secretary. The controversy was already brewing before the parliamentary session with amendments made to the question by MP Aadil Ameer Meea.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Analysis – Ramaphosa’s Open Slate Plus Naledi Pandor Manoeuvre

[Daily Maverick] While the ANC likes to pride itself on its traditions and its “own way of doing things”, the current race to be its new leader is showing just how easy to tear was the old rule book. The 2017 leadership contest is different from others…

[Daily Maverick] While the ANC likes to pride itself on its traditions and its "own way of doing things", the current race to be its new leader is showing just how easy to tear was the old rule book. The 2017 leadership contest is different from others that have been conducted in the party before, and is another indication of how the party itself has changed. The latest proof of this comes in the way that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his "slate", or group of leaders, to run with him. It's a fascinating mi

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Mauritania Still Tops the Slavery Charts Despite Banning the Practice 10 Years Ago

[Daily Maverick] There’s not much news out of Mauritania and the government likes it that way. But things are about to change in one of the last bastions of modern slavery, and where even the free risk jail or exile for speaking out. By GEOFF HILL.

[Daily Maverick] There's not much news out of Mauritania and the government likes it that way. But things are about to change in one of the last bastions of modern slavery, and where even the free risk jail or exile for speaking out. By GEOFF HILL.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

A Just Transition From Climate Change and Unemployment – a Trade Union Perspective

[Daily Maverick] The Alternative Information & Development Centre’s (AIDC) latest research – One Million Climate Jobs – Moving South Africa forward on a low-carbon, wage-led and sustainable path – makes clear that there are potentially hundreds of thousands of jobs in championing low carbon development, as a complimentary strategy to a wage-led development path. By JOSEPH MATHUNJWA.

[Daily Maverick] The Alternative Information & Development Centre's (AIDC) latest research - One Million Climate Jobs - Moving South Africa forward on a low-carbon, wage-led and sustainable path - makes clear that there are potentially hundreds of thousands of jobs in championing low carbon development, as a complimentary strategy to a wage-led development path. By JOSEPH MATHUNJWA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Dismisses His Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has been fired. The information was released during a press conference in Harare on Monday by ruling party spokesperson and Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services,…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has been fired. The information was released during a press conference in Harare on Monday by ruling party spokesperson and Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Simon Khaya Moyo. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parlybeat – ‘Patients Bear the Brunt of Public Health Vacancies’

[Daily Maverick] Millions of South Africans dependent on public healthcare have been feeling the impact of staff shortages in health facilities for years, according to a community health organisation. By Alicestine October for PARLYBEAT.

[Daily Maverick] Millions of South Africans dependent on public healthcare have been feeling the impact of staff shortages in health facilities for years, according to a community health organisation. By Alicestine October for PARLYBEAT.

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Northern Cape Hosts Mayibuye Uprisings Memorial Lecture, 11 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings …

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings which is to be held at the Bantu Batho Hall at Galeshewe on Saturday, 11 November 2017. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will be holding a memorial lecture in honour of the fallen heroes and heroines. The lecture will be delivered by the MEC for Sport, Arts and C

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