Eskom’s Brian Molefe Must Pay Back the Money

[Daily Maverick] It took only a few minutes on Thursday morning for the High Court in Pretoria to snatch away former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s million-rand pension payment. A three-judge bench ruled not just that Molefe was not entitled to his R30-milli…

[Daily Maverick] It took only a few minutes on Thursday morning for the High Court in Pretoria to snatch away former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's million-rand pension payment. A three-judge bench ruled not just that Molefe was not entitled to his R30-million pension from Eskom, but also that his reappointment by the parastatal last year was unlawful and should be set aside. Oh - and Molefe needs to pay back the pension money already received from Eskom within 10 days. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dlamini Blames Magwaza At Sassa Hearing

[GroundUp] Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, blamed former South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Thokozani Magwaza’s, “lack of communication” for the delay in implementing “critical” tasks which le…

[GroundUp] Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, blamed former South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Thokozani Magwaza's, "lack of communication" for the delay in implementing "critical" tasks which led to the social grant crisis last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kisanga ‘Made Chrgg What It Is Today’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG) chairman Bahame Nyanduga says the death of Justice Robert Kisanga has robbed Tanzania of a steadfast human rights advocate.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG) chairman Bahame Nyanduga says the death of Justice Robert Kisanga has robbed Tanzania of a steadfast human rights advocate.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

SA’s Key Economic Sectors

[Brand SA] Among the key sectors that keep South Africa’s economic engine running are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, transport, mining, agriculture and tourism.

[Brand SA] Among the key sectors that keep South Africa's economic engine running are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, financial services, transport, mining, agriculture and tourism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Slow Progress for Victims of Huge Durban Fire As Some Remain Destitute and Depended On Food Donations

[News24Wire] Residents of Foreman Road have been rebuilding their homes after the fire that left more than 800 people homeless in November 2017.

[News24Wire] Residents of Foreman Road have been rebuilding their homes after the fire that left more than 800 people homeless in November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Low Turnout in Nampula By-Election Polls

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Initial results point to a second round between Renamo candidate Paulo Vahanle and Frelimo candidate Amisse Cololo, in the by-election yesterday for mayor of Nampula. Turnout was very low, probably similar to the…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Initial results point to a second round between Renamo candidate Paulo Vahanle and Frelimo candidate Amisse Cololo, in the by-election yesterday for mayor of Nampula. Turnout was very low, probably similar to the 26% of the 2013 election in which Mahamudo Amurane of MDM was elected.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Nkasi Surpasses Tax Collection Target

[Daily News] TANZANIA Revenue Authority (TRA) in Nkasi District, Rukwa Region, has surpassed tax collection target for 2016/17 financial year by close to 200m/-, thanks to widening of the tax base and increased compliance by traders.

[Daily News] TANZANIA Revenue Authority (TRA) in Nkasi District, Rukwa Region, has surpassed tax collection target for 2016/17 financial year by close to 200m/-, thanks to widening of the tax base and increased compliance by traders.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Achieving Better Nutrition, One Cookery Class At a Time

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A recently published research paper reveals how technology, knowledge and effective communication can help to address dietary misconceptions and encourage better nutritional practices in rural settings. The paper reports on…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A recently published research paper reveals how technology, knowledge and effective communication can help to address dietary misconceptions and encourage better nutritional practices in rural settings. The paper reports on the success of the innovative methodology used for knowledge transfer (collective cooking) among women in rural communities in Mali during the An Be Jigi ('Hope for All' in Bambara) nutrition project. The intervention, driven primarily by women, resulted in a significant increase in ado

source: AllAfrica News: Mali