PM Allays Investors’ Fears Over Ban

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa calmed down mining investors affected by the ban on export of copper concentrates, saying the government wants to clear doubts over its real composition and if it was getting the revenue it deserved.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa calmed down mining investors affected by the ban on export of copper concentrates, saying the government wants to clear doubts over its real composition and if it was getting the revenue it deserved.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Two (2) Life Sentences and 120 Years in Jail for Quzini Rapist and Robber

[SAPS] The community of Quzini location in King William’s Town and surroundings can finally breathe a sigh of relief after one of the most notorious serial rapists and robber, Mninawa Manzana was sentenced to two life sentences and 75 years in jail at …

[SAPS] The community of Quzini location in King William's Town and surroundings can finally breathe a sigh of relief after one of the most notorious serial rapists and robber, Mninawa Manzana was sentenced to two life sentences and 75 years in jail at Bhisho High Court on the 27 March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Student Funding Scheme Should Be Strengthened

[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can’t afford higher education.

[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can't afford higher education.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bodies of Two UN Experts Found

[HRW] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, confirmed on March 28, 2017, that the bodies of Zaida Catalán, a Swede, and Michael Sharp, an American, were found by UN peacekeepers near Bunkonde in Kasai Central province on March 27.

[HRW] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, confirmed on March 28, 2017, that the bodies of Zaida Catalán, a Swede, and Michael Sharp, an American, were found by UN peacekeepers near Bunkonde in Kasai Central province on March 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Simone Gbagbo Acquitted After Flawed War Crimes Trial

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d’Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court’s case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d'Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court's case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

MEC Mathabo Leeto – Free State Sports 2017 Budget Vote

[SA Govt] Speech of the MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mrs Mathabo Leeto on the tabling of the Budget Vote of the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, 27 March 2017, Bloemfontein

[SA Govt] Speech of the MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mrs Mathabo Leeto on the tabling of the Budget Vote of the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, 27 March 2017, Bloemfontein

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Appeal for Assistance in Locating Missing Elderly Man

[SAPS] Mfunwa Joseph Khumalo (58) was last seen by his daughter on Saturday, 19 March 2017, in the Kwa Mthandi area of Ladysmith. Mfunwa is known to have occasional loss of memory. He is of slender build and is of average height. He had short black hai…

[SAPS] Mfunwa Joseph Khumalo (58) was last seen by his daughter on Saturday, 19 March 2017, in the Kwa Mthandi area of Ladysmith. Mfunwa is known to have occasional loss of memory. He is of slender build and is of average height. He had short black hair at the time of his disappearance. He was wearing a black trouser, black and white T shirt, a grey jacket and maroon takkies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Seek Murder Suspects

[SAPS] Police are investigating a case of murder following the fatal shooting of a 34 year old male at Cambridge location on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at about 22:00. It is alleged that about five (5) armed men demanded entry into his shack and forced the…

[SAPS] Police are investigating a case of murder following the fatal shooting of a 34 year old male at Cambridge location on Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at about 22:00. It is alleged that about five (5) armed men demanded entry into his shack and forced the door open before attacking him with sharp objects and shooting him. He sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body and died on the scene.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Official Injured After a Shoot-Out With Suspects, Hijacked Vehicle Recovered

[SAPS] In the early hours of today at 02:30, the members of the SAPS acted on an intelligence driven information about a silver Mercedes Benz vehicle with five occupants suspected to commit a robbery in the Hilton area. The members spotted the said veh…

[SAPS] In the early hours of today at 02:30, the members of the SAPS acted on an intelligence driven information about a silver Mercedes Benz vehicle with five occupants suspected to commit a robbery in the Hilton area. The members spotted the said vehicle on the Dennis Shepstone Drive and the suspects started to fire shots at the police. The members gave chase and the driver of vehicle turned into Knoll road, Hilton, still firing at the police. The police retaliated and one police official sustained a gunshot wo

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

From the Inside – a Debate of Urgent National Importance

[Daily Maverick] This is the text of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s speech delivered in the Western Cape legislature during a snap debate on her controversial tweets about colonialism.

[Daily Maverick] This is the text of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's speech delivered in the Western Cape legislature during a snap debate on her controversial tweets about colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa