Analysis – Ramaphosa’s Open Slate Plus Naledi Pandor Manoeuvre

[Daily Maverick] While the ANC likes to pride itself on its traditions and its “own way of doing things”, the current race to be its new leader is showing just how easy to tear was the old rule book. The 2017 leadership contest is different from others…

[Daily Maverick] While the ANC likes to pride itself on its traditions and its "own way of doing things", the current race to be its new leader is showing just how easy to tear was the old rule book. The 2017 leadership contest is different from others that have been conducted in the party before, and is another indication of how the party itself has changed. The latest proof of this comes in the way that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his "slate", or group of leaders, to run with him. It's a fascinating mi

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Mauritania Still Tops the Slavery Charts Despite Banning the Practice 10 Years Ago

[Daily Maverick] There’s not much news out of Mauritania and the government likes it that way. But things are about to change in one of the last bastions of modern slavery, and where even the free risk jail or exile for speaking out. By GEOFF HILL.

[Daily Maverick] There's not much news out of Mauritania and the government likes it that way. But things are about to change in one of the last bastions of modern slavery, and where even the free risk jail or exile for speaking out. By GEOFF HILL.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

A Just Transition From Climate Change and Unemployment – a Trade Union Perspective

[Daily Maverick] The Alternative Information & Development Centre’s (AIDC) latest research – One Million Climate Jobs – Moving South Africa forward on a low-carbon, wage-led and sustainable path – makes clear that there are potentially hundreds of thousands of jobs in championing low carbon development, as a complimentary strategy to a wage-led development path. By JOSEPH MATHUNJWA.

[Daily Maverick] The Alternative Information & Development Centre's (AIDC) latest research - One Million Climate Jobs - Moving South Africa forward on a low-carbon, wage-led and sustainable path - makes clear that there are potentially hundreds of thousands of jobs in championing low carbon development, as a complimentary strategy to a wage-led development path. By JOSEPH MATHUNJWA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Dismisses His Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has been fired. The information was released during a press conference in Harare on Monday by ruling party spokesperson and Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services,…

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has been fired. The information was released during a press conference in Harare on Monday by ruling party spokesperson and Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, Simon Khaya Moyo. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Parlybeat – ‘Patients Bear the Brunt of Public Health Vacancies’

[Daily Maverick] Millions of South Africans dependent on public healthcare have been feeling the impact of staff shortages in health facilities for years, according to a community health organisation. By Alicestine October for PARLYBEAT.

[Daily Maverick] Millions of South Africans dependent on public healthcare have been feeling the impact of staff shortages in health facilities for years, according to a community health organisation. By Alicestine October for PARLYBEAT.

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Northern Cape Hosts Mayibuye Uprisings Memorial Lecture, 11 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings …

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings which is to be held at the Bantu Batho Hall at Galeshewe on Saturday, 11 November 2017. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will be holding a memorial lecture in honour of the fallen heroes and heroines. The lecture will be delivered by the MEC for Sport, Arts and C

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Govt Communications Invites Entries for SADC Media Awards Competition

[Govt of SA] The SADC Media Awards Competition has been launched officially at the SADC workshop that was hosted at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism on the 3rd of November 2017. Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) as …

[Govt of SA] The SADC Media Awards Competition has been launched officially at the SADC workshop that was hosted at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism on the 3rd of November 2017. Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) as the secretariat of the SADC Media Awards hosted the workshop to engage journalists on the new rules of the competition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Indian Investor to Settle U.S.$50 Million Debt

[The Herald] Good times are beckoning for Gweru based ferrochrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys after an Indian Investor, Balasore Alloys Group, injected $100 million into the limping firm as well as clearing its debt. The firm is currently under judicial …

[The Herald] Good times are beckoning for Gweru based ferrochrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys after an Indian Investor, Balasore Alloys Group, injected $100 million into the limping firm as well as clearing its debt. The firm is currently under judicial management supervised by Grant Thornton International. Balasore Alloys Group, formerly Ispat Alloys Limited, is part of the renowned Ispat group of Companies, a major business house in India.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Joshua Nkomo House to Get Tourism Status

[The Herald] The Government will renovate the house of the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo in Bulawayo’s Pelandaba suburb as part of its policy to preserve cultural sites and promote domestic tourism.

[The Herald] The Government will renovate the house of the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo in Bulawayo's Pelandaba suburb as part of its policy to preserve cultural sites and promote domestic tourism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

For ‘A Man of the People,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60

[Premium Times] Dapo, ‘Daps,’ ‘Dapsy’ Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appre…

[Premium Times] Dapo, 'Daps,' 'Dapsy' Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appreciation and concern for his environment, including its human challenges and foibles.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria