Meeting On Electricity Crisis Cancelled By ANC Warped Priorities

[DA] A vital briefing by Eskom on the electricity cuts to certain municipalities to the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises together with the Select Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, to be held on 26 January 2017, has …

[DA] A vital briefing by Eskom on the electricity cuts to certain municipalities to the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises together with the Select Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, to be held on 26 January 2017, has been cancelled as ANC members would rather attend a Lekgotla.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Far From Davos, Women Fight Inequality

[ActionAid] Men in sharp, dark suits are sashaying through the restaurants and meeting rooms of a five-star Swiss ski resort this week as the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos gets under way.

[ActionAid] Men in sharp, dark suits are sashaying through the restaurants and meeting rooms of a five-star Swiss ski resort this week as the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos gets under way.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Willowvale Man Arrested for Illegal Fire Arm and Ammunition

[SAPS] King William’s Town -National Intervention Unit from Mthatha and Willowvale Police arrested a 27 year old man for possession of unlicensed firearm (pistol) with eight (8) rounds of ammunition. The suspect was arrested on Thursday 09 January 2017…

[SAPS] King William's Town -National Intervention Unit from Mthatha and Willowvale Police arrested a 27 year old man for possession of unlicensed firearm (pistol) with eight (8) rounds of ammunition. The suspect was arrested on Thursday 09 January 2017 at about 02:00 at Nxanxashe Village, Willowvale.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State ‘Not Seeking Surveillance’ With Cybersecurity Bill

[News24Wire] The Cabinet-approved cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill’s final draft will not give any power for the State Security Agency (SSA) to control the internet or spy on local users.

[News24Wire] The Cabinet-approved cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill's final draft will not give any power for the State Security Agency (SSA) to control the internet or spy on local users.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Western Cape Education On Uitzig High School Condition

[SA Govt] The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has noted comments by COSATU on the condition of Uitzig High School. We have also received numerous enquiries on the issue.

[SA Govt] The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has noted comments by COSATU on the condition of Uitzig High School. We have also received numerous enquiries on the issue.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation’s Journey to National Ownership

[ISS] As Liberia gears up for the election, much debate has been generated around the successes of her administration and the delivery of promises made. During her two terms at the helm, Sirleaf has made substantial efforts to ensure sustainable peace….

[ISS] As Liberia gears up for the election, much debate has been generated around the successes of her administration and the delivery of promises made. During her two terms at the helm, Sirleaf has made substantial efforts to ensure sustainable peace. However, for these efforts to continue enjoying a chance of success, they need to be country-owned: not just by the national government, but also by an inclusive social compact between the government and its society.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia