Pres. Sirleaf Sets Up Ombudsman – Makes Appointments in Govt

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has constituted the Office of the Ombudsman and made separate appointments at Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs and the Forestry Development Authority.

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has constituted the Office of the Ombudsman and made separate appointments at Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs and the Forestry Development Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Ruling ANC Faces Its Rubicon

[ISS] Capitalism – the politically unmentionable – is the only force that can save South Africa from a looming economic catastrophe. But this salvation has become ever more imperilled as the free market system gets caught in the crossfire of President …

[ISS] Capitalism - the politically unmentionable - is the only force that can save South Africa from a looming economic catastrophe. But this salvation has become ever more imperilled as the free market system gets caught in the crossfire of President Jacob Zuma's bitter struggle to remain in power in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fireworks Erupt in Tshwane State of Capital Address

[News24Wire] The state of the capital address in Tshwane started with a bang when ANC councillors interrupted council speaker Katlego Mathebe and called her isifebe (bitch).

[News24Wire] The state of the capital address in Tshwane started with a bang when ANC councillors interrupted council speaker Katlego Mathebe and called her isifebe (bitch).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Clean-Up Operations Are Hitting Hard On Cross Border Crimes

[SAPS] Joint Clean -Up Operations are still up and running throughout the Province including at the port of entries to address all crimes including the cross border crimes.

[SAPS] Joint Clean -Up Operations are still up and running throughout the Province including at the port of entries to address all crimes including the cross border crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Next for the Political Process?

[ICG] The Catholic bishops of DR Congo have ended their mediation efforts between President Kabila and a deeply divided opposition. Amid a backdrop of worsening insecurity in the Kasai provinces, Kabila’s agreement to appoint a new prime minister could…

[ICG] The Catholic bishops of DR Congo have ended their mediation efforts between President Kabila and a deeply divided opposition. Amid a backdrop of worsening insecurity in the Kasai provinces, Kabila's agreement to appoint a new prime minister could merely mark the beginning of more protracted in-fighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa