Refocused Work Programme to Address Unemployment

[SAnews.gov.za] The North West province will focus its attention on the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) in efforts to root out unemployment among youth, says Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

[SAnews.gov.za] The North West province will focus its attention on the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) in efforts to root out unemployment among youth, says Premier Supra Mahumapelo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Officially Opens Kasungu Stadium, Residents Excited

[Malawi News Agency] Kasungu -Hundreds of people on Saturday flocked to the imposing and Magnificent newly built Kasungu Stadium to witness the official opening of the sports facility.

[Malawi News Agency] Kasungu -Hundreds of people on Saturday flocked to the imposing and Magnificent newly built Kasungu Stadium to witness the official opening of the sports facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

The NGO Regulatory Bill

[Guardian] An obnoxious bill whose long title nearly reveals its antisocial intendment is on its way to becoming an act of the National Assembly having passed its first and second readings in the House of Representatives. With a jaw-breaking long title…

[Guardian] An obnoxious bill whose long title nearly reveals its antisocial intendment is on its way to becoming an act of the National Assembly having passed its first and second readings in the House of Representatives. With a jaw-breaking long title of "An act to provide for the establishment of the non-governmental organisations regulatory commission for the supervision, coordination and monitoring of non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations, etc. in Nigeria and for related matters," the propos

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Make Short Work of Kenya in T20 Qualifier

[Nation] Kenya’s squad, currently fighting for a continental slot in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualifiers, was on Sunday overwhelmed by their arch-rivals Uganda who beat them by six wickets at the Wanderers Cricket Club in Windhoek, Namibia.

[Nation] Kenya's squad, currently fighting for a continental slot in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 qualifiers, was on Sunday overwhelmed by their arch-rivals Uganda who beat them by six wickets at the Wanderers Cricket Club in Windhoek, Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Seize Drugs, Rhino Horns at OR Tambo Airport

[SAnews.gov.za] Two suspects were arrested and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million were intercepted in separate incidents at OR Tambo International over the weekend.

[SAnews.gov.za] Two suspects were arrested and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million were intercepted in separate incidents at OR Tambo International over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Embrace Corporate Governance-Private Sector Told

[EA Business] Kampala -Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Executive Director Gideon Badagawa has asked Uganda’s private sector to embrace the principles of corporate Governance if they are to attract financial partners to do business with.

[EA Business] Kampala -Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Executive Director Gideon Badagawa has asked Uganda's private sector to embrace the principles of corporate Governance if they are to attract financial partners to do business with.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unpredictability Rules As Zuma Enters the Real Game of Risk

[Daily Maverick] With confirmation late last week that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is becoming a Member of Parliament again, speculation is swirling that President Jacob Zuma is going to reshuffle his Cabinet in order to include her. There is a strong basis…

[Daily Maverick] With confirmation late last week that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is becoming a Member of Parliament again, speculation is swirling that President Jacob Zuma is going to reshuffle his Cabinet in order to include her. There is a strong basis for doing this; life as a back-bencher is unlikely to be edifying for the former chair of the African Union Commission. But, so close to the ANC's conference, any move by Zuma carries risks. And any appointment of Dlamini-Zuma to a position will carry consequences, both for

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stun Grenades Fired at Students After Classrooms Set Alight

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Politics, Power and Passion – a Pernicious Pestilence

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa