Philippi East Patrollers Live in Fear After Mass Shooting

[News24Wire] After dark, they would take to the streets of one of Cape Town’s most dangerous communities, often armed with only determination to keep criminals at bay.

[News24Wire] After dark, they would take to the streets of one of Cape Town's most dangerous communities, often armed with only determination to keep criminals at bay.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tunisian Brewery Takes Lead On Energy Efficiency

[Deutsche Welle] A Tunisian brewer is one of four big companies taking a hands-on approach to reducing energy consumption. Its initiative is part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of efficient power alternatives.

[Deutsche Welle] A Tunisian brewer is one of four big companies taking a hands-on approach to reducing energy consumption. Its initiative is part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of efficient power alternatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Radical Policy Reforms Needed to Avert Food Shortage

[Nation] The editorial “State should avert hunger” (Daily Nation, September 29) raised pertinent issues relating to the nation’s declining food production and inadequate maize in the strategic reserve.

[Nation] The editorial "State should avert hunger" (Daily Nation, September 29) raised pertinent issues relating to the nation's declining food production and inadequate maize in the strategic reserve.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Will ‘Ambazonia’ Become Africa’s Newest Country?

[Deutsche Welle] The English speaking people of Southern Cameroons are demanding an independent, sovereign nation they call Ambazonia. Cameroonian President Paul Biya will have none of it.

[Deutsche Welle] The English speaking people of Southern Cameroons are demanding an independent, sovereign nation they call Ambazonia. Cameroonian President Paul Biya will have none of it.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Grace Mugabe Buys Fancy Car

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Lady Grace Mugabe, who has been on a spending spree on properties as she builds a vast empire around prime real estate in Mazowe, Borrowdale in Harare and Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa, a few weeks ago splurged almo…

[Zimbabwe Independent] First Lady Grace Mugabe, who has been on a spending spree on properties as she builds a vast empire around prime real estate in Mazowe, Borrowdale in Harare and Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa, a few weeks ago splurged almost R6 million (about US$444 000) in cash on a brand new Rolls-Royce Ghost model, the Zimbabwe Independent has exclusively established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

SARS Wars – KPMG Report – the Firm, the Lawyers, the Auditor and the Blame Game

[Daily Maverick] While KPMG SA might have withdrawn the findings and conclusions of a controversial “forensic” report into an alleged covert unit in SARS as well as offered to reimburse the R23-million it was paid to do the work, the saga is far from r…

[Daily Maverick] While KPMG SA might have withdrawn the findings and conclusions of a controversial "forensic" report into an alleged covert unit in SARS as well as offered to reimburse the R23-million it was paid to do the work, the saga is far from resolved. Now the man at the centre of the storm, former KPMG auditor Johan van der Walt, has spoken out and announced that he stands by the factual findings and also that rigorous oversight was performed and documented at every stage, contrary to KPMG SA's claim. Van der Walt

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kirr Pledges More Investment in Healthcare

[East African] Juba -South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has promised to scale up investment in health sector countrywide. President Kiir said an improved health sector would curb the number of mostly government officials and rich individuals seeking t…

[East African] Juba -South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has promised to scale up investment in health sector countrywide. President Kiir said an improved health sector would curb the number of mostly government officials and rich individuals seeking treatment abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

What’s Next for Philippi East After Shooting Deaths?

[Daily Maverick] Following the mass killing of 11 people in Philippi East late last week, a public outcry has thrown a spotlight on the area. But beyond the usual questions of who did it, when and why, a deeper question remains. When violence has been …

[Daily Maverick] Following the mass killing of 11 people in Philippi East late last week, a public outcry has thrown a spotlight on the area. But beyond the usual questions of who did it, when and why, a deeper question remains. When violence has been sustained and severe, with vigilante killings on the rise, is it too little, too late? And who is really picking up the pieces? By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Redi Tlhabi’s ‘Khwezi’ – a Publishing Sensation With a Wider Message

[Daily Maverick] Broadcaster Redi Tlhabi’s book on President Jacob Zuma’s rape accuser, Fezekile Kuzwayo, continues to attract phenomenal levels of public interest. Following an unprecedented turnout at Tlhabi’s Johannesburg book launch last week, it w…

[Daily Maverick] Broadcaster Redi Tlhabi's book on President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Fezekile Kuzwayo, continues to attract phenomenal levels of public interest. Following an unprecedented turnout at Tlhabi's Johannesburg book launch last week, it was standing room only for the Cape Town leg of the book tour on Tuesday night. The event took place two days after President Jacob Zuma publicly expressed gratitude towards supporters during his rape trial, and again sought to underplay the seriousness of the charge. By REBEC

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa