Police Block Opposition Rally

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police on Thursday blocked opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) from holding its scheduled tally in squarter township of Ndirande-Malababda in Blantyre which was expected to draw thousands of people with Sidia Mia as the main spe…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police on Thursday blocked opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) from holding its scheduled tally in squarter township of Ndirande-Malababda in Blantyre which was expected to draw thousands of people with Sidia Mia as the main speaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Zuma Lauds Dlamini-Zuma’s Alma Mater As ‘Institution of Presidents’

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma asked a crowd gathered at Adams College on Thursday whether the school, which has produced four ANC presidents, would make history once again. ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a former pupil at the …

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma asked a crowd gathered at Adams College on Thursday whether the school, which has produced four ANC presidents, would make history once again. ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a former pupil at the school.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Has a History of Poor Management – Dlodlo

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has said that although she doesn’t want politicians to distance themselves from the SABC, they also cannot meddle in editorial decisions.

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has said that although she doesn't want politicians to distance themselves from the SABC, they also cannot meddle in editorial decisions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Bashir Underlines Government Commitment to Provide Health Services for All People

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Thursday reaffirmed the government commitment o provide health services to all people around the country

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, on Thursday reaffirmed the government commitment o provide health services to all people around the country

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Something Is Badly Wrong in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) today suspended the membership of Eskom and Transnet with immediate effect, following extensive allegations of corrupt behaviour over a long period. In a statement announcing the suspension, BLSA…

[Daily Maverick] Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) today suspended the membership of Eskom and Transnet with immediate effect, following extensive allegations of corrupt behaviour over a long period. In a statement announcing the suspension, BLSA said: "We have to live by our values and will take a zero-tolerance approach to any organisation found in breach.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over 1 Million At Risk in Zimbabwe ARVs Shortage

[CAJ News] Harare -A SHORTAGE of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs has left more than 1 million Zimbabweans living with HIV/AIDS at high risk. This is the latest emergency in the Southern African country’s health sector, which is bearing the brunt of severe …

[CAJ News] Harare -A SHORTAGE of anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs has left more than 1 million Zimbabweans living with HIV/AIDS at high risk. This is the latest emergency in the Southern African country's health sector, which is bearing the brunt of severe economic problems. The Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV, Lawyers for Human Rights and Diocese of Mutare Community Care Programme (DOMCCP) expressed concern at government's sloth in resolving the ongoing shortages the second-line regimen drug, Abacavir. "We ar

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Suspended’ Transnet Lashes Back At BLSA

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE reported suspension of Transnet from the Business Leadership South Africa’s (BLSA) has taken a new twist with the company arguing it had not renewed its membership. Earlier on Thursday, BLSA announced the “suspension” of th…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE reported suspension of Transnet from the Business Leadership South Africa's (BLSA) has taken a new twist with the company arguing it had not renewed its membership. Earlier on Thursday, BLSA announced the "suspension" of the state-owned firm, alongside Eskom, in the wake of allegations of corruption bedevilling the companies. "This is inaccurate and misleading," Transnet stated through its spokesperson, Molatwane Likhethe. Transnet disclosed it had approached BLSA early this year, requesting it to cons

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa