Venaani Calls for Judicial Inquiry Into SME Bank

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani is calling for a judicial inquiry into the missing N$200 million at the SME Bank, which closed down last year.

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani is calling for a judicial inquiry into the missing N$200 million at the SME Bank, which closed down last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

So Tired, Tired of Waiting – Cape Town Protesters Demand Housing

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, as the country celebrated Human Rights Day, thousands of residents marched to the Civic Centre in Cape Town. Brandishing placards that read “Land for living” and “Where people live matters” on a rather windy morning, acti…

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, as the country celebrated Human Rights Day, thousands of residents marched to the Civic Centre in Cape Town. Brandishing placards that read "Land for living" and "Where people live matters" on a rather windy morning, activists demanded steps to advance the human rights of residents to access decent housing, land and security. By HLUMELA DYANTYI and LEILA DOUGAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

95% Repayment of Loans Encouraging – CBZ

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s largest banking group by assets and deposits, CBZ Holdings Limited says repayment of loans by small to medium enterprises has been encouraging at 95 percent. This has prompted the financial services group to pour an additional $…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's largest banking group by assets and deposits, CBZ Holdings Limited says repayment of loans by small to medium enterprises has been encouraging at 95 percent. This has prompted the financial services group to pour an additional $10 million facility this year for SME lending, in addition to the $10 million facility that was unveiled last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Analysis – the 2019 Gauteng Politics and Life Esidimeni Tragedy

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this week, former deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke ended an incredibly difficult chapter in the tragedy of the patients from Life Esidimeni. In the end, after hearing moving testimonies, and then a series of obfuscations a…

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this week, former deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke ended an incredibly difficult chapter in the tragedy of the patients from Life Esidimeni. In the end, after hearing moving testimonies, and then a series of obfuscations and evasions from the people who caused it, Moseneke decided government should pay just over R1.2-million to each of the affected families. This was probably the biggest "mistake" in governance in the history of Gauteng as a province. It could well have an impact on the electi

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Popular U.S. Comedian Mocks Kenyan Doctors for Botched Surgery

[Nairobi News] A top US comedian mocked Kenyatta National Hospital doctors in the wake of the infamous brain surgery that has put the hospital in the world map for all the wrong reasons.

[Nairobi News] A top US comedian mocked Kenyatta National Hospital doctors in the wake of the infamous brain surgery that has put the hospital in the world map for all the wrong reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

#ED100Days – Same Old at Mudede Department

[New Zimbabwe] Little has changed at the ordinarily chaotic and generally inefficient registrar general’s (RG) office more than one hundred days into president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new regime.

[New Zimbabwe] Little has changed at the ordinarily chaotic and generally inefficient registrar general's (RG) office more than one hundred days into president Emmerson Mnangagwa's new regime.

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ICT Infrastructure Catalyst for Development – Simataa

[New Era] Onanke -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, has called on councillors to work tirelessly in attracting developmental projects to rural areas where telecommunication infrastructure has been set up.

[New Era] Onanke -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, has called on councillors to work tirelessly in attracting developmental projects to rural areas where telecommunication infrastructure has been set up.

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Unpack Marriages Bill, Say Women Parliamentarians

[The Herald] Women parliamentarians want more information unpacking the proposed Marriages Bill for them to push for its enactment into law once it is tabled in Parliament. Taking turns to contribute towards some of the provisions in the proposed Bill …

[The Herald] Women parliamentarians want more information unpacking the proposed Marriages Bill for them to push for its enactment into law once it is tabled in Parliament. Taking turns to contribute towards some of the provisions in the proposed Bill at a meeting hosted by the Women's Coalition in Harare yesterday, the legislators said at the moment, they were not fully conversant with some of the Bills' provisions and what harmonisation of all marriage laws entails.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Constitution Translated Into Indigenous Languages

[The Herald] The Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has launched a translated version of the Constitution in four indigenous languages, in a development aimed at enhancing accessibility of the vital document to all Zimbabweans.

[The Herald] The Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has launched a translated version of the Constitution in four indigenous languages, in a development aimed at enhancing accessibility of the vital document to all Zimbabweans.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe