The DA Vs De Lille, and Her Fight-Back Plans to Remain Mayor of Cape Town

[Daily Maverick] While confusion reigned at the ANC national elective conference this week, the City of Cape Town stared down an uncertain future of its own. Beleaguered Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille was granted a brief reprieve on Monday, but scan…

[Daily Maverick] While confusion reigned at the ANC national elective conference this week, the City of Cape Town stared down an uncertain future of its own. Beleaguered Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille was granted a brief reprieve on Monday, but scandal-fatigued residents should brace themselves: this is not over. Expect a battle - if she's going down, she's going down swinging. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘ANC Should Recount Votes’, Demands Limpopo Faction’s Attorney

[News24Wire] The attorney representing ANC delegates from Limpopo, who form part of the mysterious missing votes contingent, says the party has until the end of the conference to respond to their letter of demand.

[News24Wire] The attorney representing ANC delegates from Limpopo, who form part of the mysterious missing votes contingent, says the party has until the end of the conference to respond to their letter of demand.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘I’m Very Happy With the Outcome. I Will Work With Ramaphosa’ – Masina

[News24Wire] Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina says he will work with new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa after he won the race to be the party’s new leader.

[News24Wire] Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina says he will work with new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa after he won the race to be the party's new leader.

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Agro Research, Extention Services Key to Economic Diversification – Wina

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has said Government will boost local agricultural research and extension services to enable the country realise sustainable diversification of the sector.

[Times of Zambia] VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has said Government will boost local agricultural research and extension services to enable the country realise sustainable diversification of the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Chinese Reserve Police Twist Regretable

[Times of Zambia] WE regret the Zambia Police Service’s decision to reverse its earlier progressive resolution to enlist eight Chinese nationals in the police reserve wing.

[Times of Zambia] WE regret the Zambia Police Service's decision to reverse its earlier progressive resolution to enlist eight Chinese nationals in the police reserve wing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Deep Renewal to Rescue Party State – Dr. Debretsion Gebremicael

[Ethiopian Herald] The current Minister of Information and Communication Technology and elected Chairperson of the Tigrai People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has held an extended interview with Tigrai Mass Media Agency. We have brought it to our readers a…

[Ethiopian Herald] The current Minister of Information and Communication Technology and elected Chairperson of the Tigrai People's Liberation Front (TPLF) has held an extended interview with Tigrai Mass Media Agency. We have brought it to our readers as concise as possible. Excerpts!

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Endeavor to End Violence Against Women

[Ethiopian Herald] Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread and persistent violations of the rights of women and girls, whether it is in the form of physical, sexual, emotional or economic assault. Discriminatory practices embodied in …

[Ethiopian Herald] Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread and persistent violations of the rights of women and girls, whether it is in the form of physical, sexual, emotional or economic assault. Discriminatory practices embodied in cultural and other forms of social practices justify violence perpetrated against women.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Top Trump Administration Diplomat Addresses Africa’s Toughest Issues

[allAfrica] The current U.S. administration’s top diplomat on African affairs, Acting Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, recently completed a 10-day trip to Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Rwanda which included talks on a wide range of issues with the Afri…

[allAfrica] The current U.S. administration's top diplomat on African affairs, Acting Assistant Secretary Don Yamamoto, recently completed a 10-day trip to Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Rwanda which included talks on a wide range of issues with the African Union. Upon his return to Washington, D.C., he was questioned by African journalists in a telephone news conference. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Calls for Transforming Financial Sector

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome stressed the need to get off the hook from conventional and traditional financial system to meet the continuous demand of the economy as the Second East African Finance Summit was launched here at the Eco…

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome stressed the need to get off the hook from conventional and traditional financial system to meet the continuous demand of the economy as the Second East African Finance Summit was launched here at the Economic Commission for Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cosatu Fully Supports the Striking SABC Workers

[COSATU] The Minister of Communications and the SABC Board need to intervene and make sure that the reasonable demands of the workers are met by the management. For years these workers have been the only shining light at SABC; they are the ones, who ha…

[COSATU] The Minister of Communications and the SABC Board need to intervene and make sure that the reasonable demands of the workers are met by the management. For years these workers have been the only shining light at SABC; they are the ones, who have kept the lights on when the politicians and their deployees were looting and collapsing the institution. They deserve better than this shabby treatment that they are getting from the management.

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