The Sheeple Shall Govern

[Daily Maverick] Democratically elected leaders rule with apparent impunity, all over the world. They lie to the people, strip them of freedoms, and rob them of wealth, without ever facing consequences at the ballot box. This is no less true in the Uni…

[Daily Maverick] Democratically elected leaders rule with apparent impunity, all over the world. They lie to the people, strip them of freedoms, and rob them of wealth, without ever facing consequences at the ballot box. This is no less true in the United States than it is in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwf2.3 Billion Development Fund for SMEs, Co-Operatives Unveiled

[New Times] A new project that seeks to fund development-oriented initiatives in agro-processing, ICT, tourism and services, and handicrafts has been launched in Gakenke District.

[New Times] A new project that seeks to fund development-oriented initiatives in agro-processing, ICT, tourism and services, and handicrafts has been launched in Gakenke District.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lack of Infrastructure Development Blocking Trade Among African Nations

[Graca Machel Trust] Johannesburg -Chair of the COMESA Business council Dr. Amany Asfour says the trade bloc needs infrastructure development for countries to speed up trade.

[Graca Machel Trust] Johannesburg -Chair of the COMESA Business council Dr. Amany Asfour says the trade bloc needs infrastructure development for countries to speed up trade.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

“Take Centre Stage” Mrs Machel Tells Women

[Graca Machel Trust] Johannesburg -Founder of the Grace Machel Trust , Mrs Graça Machel, has called on women in Africa to be united if they are to change the economic filed which is male dominated.

[Graca Machel Trust] Johannesburg -Founder of the Grace Machel Trust , Mrs Graça Machel, has called on women in Africa to be united if they are to change the economic filed which is male dominated.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Collateral Fraud Backfires for Trio

[The Herald] Three directors of Paroan Trucking (Pvt) Ltd were yesterday jailed three years for fraudulently using premises they were renting to secure a $1,5 million loan. Edmund Christopher Peters (61), Rosetta Elizabeth Peters (54) and, Hebron Thoma…

[The Herald] Three directors of Paroan Trucking (Pvt) Ltd were yesterday jailed three years for fraudulently using premises they were renting to secure a $1,5 million loan. Edmund Christopher Peters (61), Rosetta Elizabeth Peters (54) and, Hebron Thomas Peters (42) were sentenced to seven years in prison before Harare magistrate Mr Elijah Makomo.One year was suspended. Furthermore, three years were suspended on condition they pay the complainant, Mohamed Yakub Ibrahim a total of $300 000 before March 31 next year. Ibra

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ouattara Enacts New Constitution, Promises Peace and Stability

[Deutsche Welle] Ouattara said the new constitution would help overcome divisions in the country that had led to civil war in the past. While it overwhelming passed in a referendum, voter turnout was low.

[Deutsche Welle] Ouattara said the new constitution would help overcome divisions in the country that had led to civil war in the past. While it overwhelming passed in a referendum, voter turnout was low.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

As America Votes, a Voice From Zimbabwe

[Al Jazeera] As millions of Americans are due to make their choice for a new president, Tuesday’s election seems to be more about choosing the better of two bad options rather than electing the best.

[Al Jazeera] As millions of Americans are due to make their choice for a new president, Tuesday's election seems to be more about choosing the better of two bad options rather than electing the best.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe