Sky-High Exit Strategy – De Lille’s Final Days in Office May Reveal How Effective a ‘Lame Duck’ Politician Can Be

[Daily Maverick] Patricia de Lille has been given at least a fortnight’s extension in her role as Cape Town mayor, after the Western Cape High Court announced that judges needed more time to consider arguments in her bid to be reinstated as a DA member…

[Daily Maverick] Patricia de Lille has been given at least a fortnight's extension in her role as Cape Town mayor, after the Western Cape High Court announced that judges needed more time to consider arguments in her bid to be reinstated as a DA member and as mayor. But what is De Lille actually doing in office? And could she use these potentially final days to make decisions which the City of Cape Town would find it hard to extricate itself from?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Mutharika Agitates for an Industrialised Economy

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -President Prof. Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for the country to embrace industrialisation, arguing that it remains an important mechanism to the growth of the economy.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -President Prof. Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for the country to embrace industrialisation, arguing that it remains an important mechanism to the growth of the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘How Retail Investors Can Hedge Against Stock Market Volatility’

[Guardian] Experts, at the one-day maiden seminar tagged: “National Discourse”, organised by the Pragmatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria, have stressed the urgent need for stock market investors to diversify their portfolio by investing in differ…

[Guardian] Experts, at the one-day maiden seminar tagged: "National Discourse", organised by the Pragmatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria, have stressed the urgent need for stock market investors to diversify their portfolio by investing in different asset classes through mutual fund platform.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Traditional Leaders Seek Peace Order Against Minister Mpofu

[Zimbabwe Independent] Three Matabeleland North chiefs have approached the courts seeking a peace order against Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, whom they accuse of being abusive, issuing ominous threats and occasionally hurling insults.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Three Matabeleland North chiefs have approached the courts seeking a peace order against Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, whom they accuse of being abusive, issuing ominous threats and occasionally hurling insults.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mining Speculators Invade Great Dyke

[Zimbabwe Independent] The politically well-connected Cypriot Pouroulis family — which is close to President Emmerson Mnangagwa — and is associated with speculation in mining has hit the jackpot in Zimbabwe.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The politically well-connected Cypriot Pouroulis family -- which is close to President Emmerson Mnangagwa -- and is associated with speculation in mining has hit the jackpot in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ramaphosa Delivers an Impromptu SONA 2.0 – Gordhan Continues His Clean Sweep

[Daily Maverick] President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Parliament during an extraordinary sitting, Cape Town, South Africa, 15 February 2018; Pravin Gordhan. EPA-EFE/MIKE HUTCHINGS / POOL

[Daily Maverick] President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Parliament during an extraordinary sitting, Cape Town, South Africa, 15 February 2018; Pravin Gordhan. EPA-EFE/MIKE HUTCHINGS / POOL

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sports Commission Part of Cricket Institutional Problems

[Zimbabwe Independent] We were tucked in a small corner of the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) boardroom in Harare, the tightly-knit Zimbabwean cricket press corps, waiting for the big announcement.

[Zimbabwe Independent] We were tucked in a small corner of the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) boardroom in Harare, the tightly-knit Zimbabwean cricket press corps, waiting for the big announcement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Godfrey Lebeya, Hawks’ New Boss, Is Bad News for Organised Crime

[Daily Maverick] The welcome announcement on Thursday of the appointment of Dr Seswantsho Godfrey Lebeya to head the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) comes at a critical juncture in turning the tide of the endemic corruption of …

[Daily Maverick] The welcome announcement on Thursday of the appointment of Dr Seswantsho Godfrey Lebeya to head the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) comes at a critical juncture in turning the tide of the endemic corruption of the Zuma years. Lebeya, once sidelined by former SAPS National Commissioner Riah Phiyega, is highly respected but will have his work cut out for him rebuilding a directorate eviscerated by his predecessor, Berning Ntlemeza.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All Set for Social Media Management Services Firm Launch

[Nyasa Times] The struggle for corporate visibility in this competitive world has officially come to an end with the establishment of DC Brand Cloud, a limited company that is incorporated in Malawi.

[Nyasa Times] The struggle for corporate visibility in this competitive world has officially come to an end with the establishment of DC Brand Cloud, a limited company that is incorporated in Malawi.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi