The Axeman Strikes – Pravin Gordhan Sidelined in Zuma’s Late-Night Cabinet Reshuffle Gamble

[Daily Maverick] After a week of high drama, with the country on the edge of its collective seat and while the rand took another severe beating, President Jacob Zuma made an after-midnight announcement of his long-threatened Cabinet reshuffle. By MARIA…

[Daily Maverick] After a week of high drama, with the country on the edge of its collective seat and while the rand took another severe beating, President Jacob Zuma made an after-midnight announcement of his long-threatened Cabinet reshuffle. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reps Order Ex-Permanent Secretary to Return 1 Year Salary

[Daily Trust] A House of Representatives committee yesterday ordered a former permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Jamila Shu’ara, to refund salaries and entitlements she received for one year over illegal extension of service.

[Daily Trust] A House of Representatives committee yesterday ordered a former permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Jamila Shu'ara, to refund salaries and entitlements she received for one year over illegal extension of service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Mess Up Kenya As You Chase Votes, Henry Rotich Tells MPs

[Nation] Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich ended his last presentation of the Budget under the first term of the Jubilee coalition with a small appeal to MPs: please do not mess the country as you seek election.

[Nation] Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich ended his last presentation of the Budget under the first term of the Jubilee coalition with a small appeal to MPs: please do not mess the country as you seek election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Violent Brawl As Underworld ‘Coup’ in Cape Town Is Carried Out

[News24Wire] A ruthless coup has turned the Cape’s underworld upside down, with a controversial group forcibly starting to take control of nightclub security following a massive brawl between rivals.

[News24Wire] A ruthless coup has turned the Cape's underworld upside down, with a controversial group forcibly starting to take control of nightclub security following a massive brawl between rivals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lobby Group Wants August Polls Postponed, Says IEBC Not Ready

[Nation] A lobby group which says it is affiliated to the Jubilee Party general now wants the elections set for August 8 postponed until December, citing what it claims is unpreparedness by the electoral commission.

[Nation] A lobby group which says it is affiliated to the Jubilee Party general now wants the elections set for August 8 postponed until December, citing what it claims is unpreparedness by the electoral commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Adulterated Fuels in Circulation – NNPC

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised fuel consumers to be mindful of the quality of petroleum products they buy so as to avoid explosion, knockdown of their engines, equipment or any ugly incidents which could le…

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised fuel consumers to be mindful of the quality of petroleum products they buy so as to avoid explosion, knockdown of their engines, equipment or any ugly incidents which could lead to death or injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Spends Less On Development, New Report Shows

[Nation] Government institutions posted low levels of expenditure performance for both development and the recurrent budget in the first quarter of the 2016/2017 financial year.

[Nation] Government institutions posted low levels of expenditure performance for both development and the recurrent budget in the first quarter of the 2016/2017 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Senate Under Fire Over Ndume

[Daily Trust] Lawyers, civil society groups among others yesterday rose in defence of Senator Ali Ndume and told the Senate to rescind its decision of suspending him for six months.

[Daily Trust] Lawyers, civil society groups among others yesterday rose in defence of Senator Ali Ndume and told the Senate to rescind its decision of suspending him for six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crocodile Skin Firm’s Profit Increases

[Zimbabwe Independent] Padenga Holdings Ltd’s after-tax profit increased to US$8 million in the full year to December 2016 (FY16) from US$7 million in FY15 after surpassing targeted crocodile skin sales.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Padenga Holdings Ltd's after-tax profit increased to US$8 million in the full year to December 2016 (FY16) from US$7 million in FY15 after surpassing targeted crocodile skin sales.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe