Mayor’s ‘Absurd’ Claim That Undocumented Foreigners Make Up 80% of Joburg Inner City

[Africa Check] Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is a year into his job and trying to make good on election promises to clean up the inner city. Yet different sources of data contradicts his claim about the share of undocumented foreigners living there.

[Africa Check] Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is a year into his job and trying to make good on election promises to clean up the inner city. Yet different sources of data contradicts his claim about the share of undocumented foreigners living there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Spur Sales Top R7 Billion As Consumer Pressure Tightens

[News24Wire] Spur Corporation [JSE:SUR] grew restaurant sales from continuing operations by 4.2% to R7.2bn in the year to June 2017, as discretionary spending came under increasing pressure and deteriorating economic conditions and growing uncertainty …

[News24Wire] Spur Corporation [JSE:SUR] grew restaurant sales from continuing operations by 4.2% to R7.2bn in the year to June 2017, as discretionary spending came under increasing pressure and deteriorating economic conditions and growing uncertainty gripped the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Development Deficit Feeds Boko Haram in the North

[IRIN] Maroua -One of the main reasons Boko Haram has been able to gain a foothold and recruit thousands of young people in the Far North Region of Cameroon is its relative lack of development and employment opportunities.

[IRIN] Maroua -One of the main reasons Boko Haram has been able to gain a foothold and recruit thousands of young people in the Far North Region of Cameroon is its relative lack of development and employment opportunities.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Primacy of the Law Has Been Asserted – but the Aftermath is Unpredictable

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya’s Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled – in a 4:2 majority verdict – that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya's Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled - in a 4:2 majority verdict - that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Scores Killed in Renewed CAR Clashes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic