#BellPottinger’s SA Tricks Trouble UK House of Lords

[Daily Maverick] South Africa briefly took centre stage in British politics on Thursday. Following a question by Labour peer Peter Hain, the House of Lords discussed PR firm Bell Pottinger’s work in South Africa for the Gupta family. Bell Pottinger cam…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa briefly took centre stage in British politics on Thursday. Following a question by Labour peer Peter Hain, the House of Lords discussed PR firm Bell Pottinger's work in South Africa for the Gupta family. Bell Pottinger came in for sound condemnation, with a representative for the British cabinet seeking to distance the British government from the firm's actions. Nonetheless, the House was warned that Bell Pottinger may have done serious damage to the UK's relationship with South Africa. By REB

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Criminal Cops Must Wear Orange, Not Blue – Deputy Police Minister

[GroundUp] Police officers who stole firearms from the state should be wearing the orange uniforms of prisoners, not the blue uniforms of the police, Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi said on Thursday.

[GroundUp] Police officers who stole firearms from the state should be wearing the orange uniforms of prisoners, not the blue uniforms of the police, Deputy Police Minister Bongani Mkongi said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President of Cape Verde Congratulates João Lourenço

[ANGOP] Praia -Cape Verde’s Head of State, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, congratulated on Wednesday João Lourenço on his election as President of the Republic of Angola, expressing the desire to work together between two countries “lovers of freedom and peace”.

[ANGOP] Praia -Cape Verde's Head of State, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, congratulated on Wednesday João Lourenço on his election as President of the Republic of Angola, expressing the desire to work together between two countries "lovers of freedom and peace".

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Angolan and Nigerian Diplomats Discuss Relations

[ANGOP] Abuja -The new Nigerian ambassador to Angola, Adesesan Olatunde, paid on Tuesday a courtesy visit to the head of the Angolan Diplomatic Mission, Eustáquio Januário Quibato, to announce his travel to Luanda to be very soon.

[ANGOP] Abuja -The new Nigerian ambassador to Angola, Adesesan Olatunde, paid on Tuesday a courtesy visit to the head of the Angolan Diplomatic Mission, Eustáquio Januário Quibato, to announce his travel to Luanda to be very soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hockey – Angola Lose to Argentina in Quarter-Finals

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national roller hockey team lost this Thursday to Argentina by 3-4 in the quarterfinals match of the World Cup, taking place in Nanjing, China, reported Radio 5 sports broadcasting station.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national roller hockey team lost this Thursday to Argentina by 3-4 in the quarterfinals match of the World Cup, taking place in Nanjing, China, reported Radio 5 sports broadcasting station.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Opposition Commissioners Cry Foul

[ANGOP] Luanda -The national commissioners appointed by the opposition parties (UNITA, CASA-CE, FNLA and PRS) to the National Electoral Commission (CNE) raised against the election-watching body which they accuse of a “non-transparent” conduct.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The national commissioners appointed by the opposition parties (UNITA, CASA-CE, FNLA and PRS) to the National Electoral Commission (CNE) raised against the election-watching body which they accuse of a "non-transparent" conduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Minister Boissézon Urges Civil Servants to Excel in Service Delivery

[Government of Mauritius] The Public Service should become synonymous with efficiency, quality service and excellent performance. In this regard, the Human Resource Management (HRM) Information System Project to be operational by July 2018 is a crucial…

[Government of Mauritius] The Public Service should become synonymous with efficiency, quality service and excellent performance. In this regard, the Human Resource Management (HRM) Information System Project to be operational by July 2018 is a crucial phase in achieving excellence in the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius