Western Cape Social Development Condemns R10 Charges On Social Grant Beneficiaries Accounts

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the fleecing of R10 in bank charges from the accounts of South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) social grant beneficiaries.

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the fleecing of R10 in bank charges from the accounts of South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) social grant beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Embubulu Appointed As Nampol Deputy Inspector-General

[New Era] Windhoek -Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (Nampol), Sebastian Ndeitunga, has appointed Commissioner Oscar Peter Embubulu as deputy inspector-general for operations.

[New Era] Windhoek -Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (Nampol), Sebastian Ndeitunga, has appointed Commissioner Oscar Peter Embubulu as deputy inspector-general for operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Minister Nathi Mthethwa – SADC Round Table Discussion On the Road to African Independence

[Govt of SA] Statement by Hon. EN Mthethwa by Minister of Arts and Culture, Republic of South Africa, on the Occasion of the SADC Round Table discussion on the Road to African Independence, Saint George Hotel, Tshwane, Republic of South Africa

[Govt of SA] Statement by Hon. EN Mthethwa by Minister of Arts and Culture, Republic of South Africa, on the Occasion of the SADC Round Table discussion on the Road to African Independence, Saint George Hotel, Tshwane, Republic of South Africa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amnesty for Boko Haram – APC Govt Runs On Lies, Says IPOB

[Vanguard] Awka -THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, reacted yesterday on the report that the Federal Government was planning to grant amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents, arguing that such a move was a confirmation that the entire information manageme…

[Vanguard] Awka -THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, reacted yesterday on the report that the Federal Government was planning to grant amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents, arguing that such a move was a confirmation that the entire information management machinery of the All Progressives Congress, APC, -led government was run on lies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cricket Australia – a Job Well Done

[Daily Maverick] Top sportsmen need to be more responsible and realise that, along with the big salaries, endorsements and high public profiles, they owe a duty of care to young boys and girls, men and women who want to try to follow in their footsteps…

[Daily Maverick] Top sportsmen need to be more responsible and realise that, along with the big salaries, endorsements and high public profiles, they owe a duty of care to young boys and girls, men and women who want to try to follow in their footsteps, if for no other reason than that they are the future of the sport.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FG Accuses Benin, Cameroon Republics of Sabotaging Local Rice Production

[Vanguard] The Federal Government is to initiate an awareness campaign to sensitise Nigerians on inherent dangers in consuming imported rice, and accused neighbouring Benin and Cameroon of making policies to undermine the country’s rice revolution.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government is to initiate an awareness campaign to sensitise Nigerians on inherent dangers in consuming imported rice, and accused neighbouring Benin and Cameroon of making policies to undermine the country's rice revolution.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Treasury On New Twin Peaks Regulators

[Govt of SA] On 1 April 2018, South Africa’s financial regulatory system will fundamentally change, as two new regulators come into operation – the Prudential Authority (PA) and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA). This implements a new Twin …

[Govt of SA] On 1 April 2018, South Africa's financial regulatory system will fundamentally change, as two new regulators come into operation - the Prudential Authority (PA) and the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA). This implements a new Twin Peaks model of financial sector regulation in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

7 Cultists Nabbed in Ughelli

[Vanguard] Ughelli -SEVEN suspected cultists were in the late hours of Sunday arrested at Ughelli, Delta State by a combined team of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN and policemen during stop and search operation.

[Vanguard] Ughelli -SEVEN suspected cultists were in the late hours of Sunday arrested at Ughelli, Delta State by a combined team of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN and policemen during stop and search operation.

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A Candle for Leah Sharibu

[Vanguard] THE whole world now knows about her. Leah Sharibu, the freckled teenage schoolgirl from Dapchi who refuses to renounce her faith — even on pain of death.

[Vanguard] THE whole world now knows about her. Leah Sharibu, the freckled teenage schoolgirl from Dapchi who refuses to renounce her faith -- even on pain of death.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Lockdown – From Sai Baba to Kai Baba

[Vanguard] I BID a good friend and brother of mine farewell as I departed Lagos for the United Arab Emirate, UAE, last Wednesday and made another call to him about two hours later. He was so surprised and asked “What happened? Your plane returned?”. I …

[Vanguard] I BID a good friend and brother of mine farewell as I departed Lagos for the United Arab Emirate, UAE, last Wednesday and made another call to him about two hours later. He was so surprised and asked "What happened? Your plane returned?". I explained to him I was calling through Airtime on on Emirates and he fumed to no end. "So we don't have to switch off phones on Emirates? A feat the British Airways is yet to achieve? But this is (Emirates) airline of a country that came asking for loan from Nigeria in

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