#GuptaLeaks – Delhi Daredevils Staff Member Contacted Guptas for Visa Assistance

[Daily Maverick] Leaked emails show that a visa application for somebody connected to the Delhi Daredevils cricket team was expedited when the side made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 in South Africa in 2012. But only after he contac…

[Daily Maverick] Leaked emails show that a visa application for somebody connected to the Delhi Daredevils cricket team was expedited when the side made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 in South Africa in 2012. But only after he contacted Ajay Gupta directly. By SCORPIO and AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finally, Police Nab Notorious Kidnap Kingpin, Evans

[Guardian] Barely three weeks after the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, placed a N30m bounty on notorious kidnapper, Evans (as he is simply known in some circles), he was yesterday arrested by the police in Lagos.

[Guardian] Barely three weeks after the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, placed a N30m bounty on notorious kidnapper, Evans (as he is simply known in some circles), he was yesterday arrested by the police in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tsvangirai Goes Trump Way, Won’t Concede Defeat – Report

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said if Zanu-PF rigs next year’s elections he will go the route of the American President, Donald Trump and refuse to accept the results.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said if Zanu-PF rigs next year's elections he will go the route of the American President, Donald Trump and refuse to accept the results.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Arrest Nigeria’s ‘Most Wanted’ Kidnap Kingpin

[Premium Times] The police in Lagos have arrested a man they described as the most wanted abduction specialist who led a “massive” kidnap syndicate with presence in major parts of the country, PREMIUM TIMES can report.

[Premium Times] The police in Lagos have arrested a man they described as the most wanted abduction specialist who led a "massive" kidnap syndicate with presence in major parts of the country, PREMIUM TIMES can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Has Lost a True Friend in the Passing of Cde Toivo Ya Toivo

[ANC] The African National Congress has received with profound sadness the news of the passing of Comrade Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo. A loyal friend of the South African people, a freedom fighter, hero and icon of Namibia’s struggle for self determi…

[ANC] The African National Congress has received with profound sadness the news of the passing of Comrade Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo. A loyal friend of the South African people, a freedom fighter, hero and icon of Namibia's struggle for self determination, Comrade Toivo passed today at the age of 93.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Succession – If Things Seem Quiet Now, Don’t Panic. It Won’t Last Long.

[Daily Maverick] Most great political wars have ebbs and flows – as one candidate leads another falls behind. In our case, the main contest is between President Jacob Zuma and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on the one side, and deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa…

[Daily Maverick] Most great political wars have ebbs and flows - as one candidate leads another falls behind. In our case, the main contest is between President Jacob Zuma and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on the one side, and deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on the other. But it is also a battle over whether Zuma is a legitimate leader, and whether most people believe he is corrupt or not. The last few weeks have seen Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma appear politically becalmed amidst the storm raging around them. They seem, at the moment,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa