Former Top Cop ‘A Huge Disappointment’ – Institute for Security Studies

[News24Wire] Former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega was a huge disappointment, Institute for Security Studies senior researcher Johan Burger said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega was a huge disappointment, Institute for Security Studies senior researcher Johan Burger said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Beyond the Rhetoric – Why Do We Lack Urgency When Dealing With Youth-Related Challenges?

[Daily Maverick] This coming Youth Day, after the rhetoric and cosmetics of the day have passed, we, as a nation, must ask why we lack urgency in dealing with the various youth challenges. We must ask ourselves why have we relegated our own civic dutie…

[Daily Maverick] This coming Youth Day, after the rhetoric and cosmetics of the day have passed, we, as a nation, must ask why we lack urgency in dealing with the various youth challenges. We must ask ourselves why have we relegated our own civic duties to change the youth situation primarily to government and remain reactionary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Silver Lining At SABC After Hlaudi Sacked – Mwasa

[News24Wire] Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s dismissal from the SABC presents an opportunity to rebuild the public broadcaster in a fast changing world, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Hlaudi Motsoeneng's dismissal from the SABC presents an opportunity to rebuild the public broadcaster in a fast changing world, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Telecommunication Ministry Reassures Theft Victims Through Foreign Calls

[Iwacu] Many Burundians say they have got missed calls by the following foreign numbers: +22478000546, +22478000542, +22478000556 and +5321647912 from 9 June. They say they lost all their airtime credits when they tried to call back the numbers. The mi…

[Iwacu] Many Burundians say they have got missed calls by the following foreign numbers: +22478000546, +22478000542, +22478000556 and +5321647912 from 9 June. They say they lost all their airtime credits when they tried to call back the numbers. The ministry of telecommunication reassures the victims and says the issue is being dealt with.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

IGAD Appreciates the Great Role Played By the Sudan in Hosting JubaRefugees

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The extraordinary IGAD summit meeting which concluded session here Monday, has appreciated Sudan’s role in hosting south Sudanese refugees who fled their country following the clashes there and for treating them on the same ground as…

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The extraordinary IGAD summit meeting which concluded session here Monday, has appreciated Sudan's role in hosting south Sudanese refugees who fled their country following the clashes there and for treating them on the same ground as Sudanese citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Broadcaster Paid Millions for Guptas’ Breakfast Briefings

[News24Wire] The SABC paid R20m for the broadcasting of the Gupta-owned newspaper The New Age’s breakfast briefings, in contradiction to earlier testimony before Parliament.

[News24Wire] The SABC paid R20m for the broadcasting of the Gupta-owned newspaper The New Age's breakfast briefings, in contradiction to earlier testimony before Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa