MPs ‘Sceptical’ About Post Office Readiness to Aid Sassa

[News24Wire] Scopa MPs were left “sceptical” following a presentation by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which claimed the South African Post Office (SAPO) will be ready for grants testing by November.

[News24Wire] Scopa MPs were left "sceptical" following a presentation by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which claimed the South African Post Office (SAPO) will be ready for grants testing by November.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Witch Hunt Against MPs – Limpopo and Mpumalanga ANC Leaders Appeal

[News24Wire] African National Congress leaders in Mpumalanga and Limpopo said a witch hunt against MPs who voted with the opposition during motion of no confidence is not a cure the party needs.

[News24Wire] African National Congress leaders in Mpumalanga and Limpopo said a witch hunt against MPs who voted with the opposition during motion of no confidence is not a cure the party needs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Long Jump Champ Luvo in High-Flying Record Attempt

[Sascoc] Crowned world long jump champion in London last week, Luvo Manyonga, has had his sights set on the world record for quite some time now and maybe on Wednesday in France he’ll help South African athletics to yet another high.

[Sascoc] Crowned world long jump champion in London last week, Luvo Manyonga, has had his sights set on the world record for quite some time now and maybe on Wednesday in France he'll help South African athletics to yet another high.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hlaudi Motsoeneng Fails to Show Up for Court Case

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng failed to appear in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday to answer as to why he should not be held personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC8 journalists.

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng failed to appear in the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday to answer as to why he should not be held personally liable for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC8 journalists.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Death Toll Rises in Flood-Stricken Freetown

[VOA] At least 300 people are now confirmed dead a day after Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, was buried under a mudslide and heavy flooding. Officials say the death toll is likely to rise.

[VOA] At least 300 people are now confirmed dead a day after Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, was buried under a mudslide and heavy flooding. Officials say the death toll is likely to rise.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

We Now Know That Buhari Can Talk By Reuben Abati

[Vanguard] I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to him in London. I had always felt that the exclusion of the media team from the London medical vacation and the various …

[Vanguard] I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari's media team to him in London. I had always felt that the exclusion of the media team from the London medical vacation and the various visits practically undermined the Presidential media office, and created the space for the mismanagement of the communication process around and about the President's illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Support Mounts for ASUU Strike As Split Emerges in Ranks

[Premium Times] The senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has expressed support for the strike announced by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday.

[Premium Times] The senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has expressed support for the strike announced by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria