Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko On Idt Interventions Addressing Client Dissatisfaction and Reputational Damage

[Govt of SA] The appointment of a new Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to the Independent Development Trust (IDT) Board was aimed at dealing with performance, governance and sustainability challenges which led to client dissatisfaction and reputation…

[Govt of SA] The appointment of a new Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to the Independent Development Trust (IDT) Board was aimed at dealing with performance, governance and sustainability challenges which led to client dissatisfaction and reputational damage to the public entity, Public Works Minister, Nkosinathi Nhleko told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in his response to oral questions on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Woman Wants Lobola Abolished

[The Herald] A Harare woman has approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of the practice of paying lobola, saying it reduces women to mere “assets” that are open for abuse. Ms Priccilar Vengesai, a former Chitungwiza munici…

[The Herald] A Harare woman has approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of the practice of paying lobola, saying it reduces women to mere "assets" that are open for abuse. Ms Priccilar Vengesai, a former Chitungwiza municipality chamber secretary, wants the practice to be abolished. Alternatively, she wants parents of both the bride and the groom to be thanked for raising their children well through lobola in the spirit of gender equality.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Treasury Grilled On R74 Billion Deviation Procurement

[News24Wire] Treasury’s Director General Dondo Mogajane was grilled by members of SCOPA on Wednesday on how it was possible for state entities and institutions to have been allowed to deviate from required procurement processes to the tune of a total o…

[News24Wire] Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogajane was grilled by members of SCOPA on Wednesday on how it was possible for state entities and institutions to have been allowed to deviate from required procurement processes to the tune of a total of R74bn in 2016/17.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alleged Axe Killer Used Replica to Demonstrate Attack On His Family

[News24Wire] Henri van Breda was handed a replica of the axe, used to bludgeon his family to death, to demonstrate the blows that killed his father and brother two years ago.

[News24Wire] Henri van Breda was handed a replica of the axe, used to bludgeon his family to death, to demonstrate the blows that killed his father and brother two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NCC Sets Up 12-Man Taskforce to Curb Improper SIM Card Registration

[This Day] Disturbed by the imminent dangers of rising incidences of improperly registered, unregistered and pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned that the situation, if lef…

[This Day] Disturbed by the imminent dangers of rising incidences of improperly registered, unregistered and pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) Cards, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned that the situation, if left uncontrolled, could cause serious security breach in the country. The Commission therefore said it would no longer tolerate any telecoms operator that still accommodates improperly registered and pre-registered SIM cards on their networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

University of Nairobi Fined for Withholding Certificate

[Nation] The High Court in Kisumu has ordered the University of Nairobi to pay a former student Sh500, 000 in compensation for withholding his certificates claiming he acquired them fraudulently.

[Nation] The High Court in Kisumu has ordered the University of Nairobi to pay a former student Sh500, 000 in compensation for withholding his certificates claiming he acquired them fraudulently.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya