Zweli Mhize, ANC Treasurer-General Releases Statement on Khwezi

[Zweli Mkhize] On Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 12:30 PM, questions were sent to my office by City Press wherein they advised that I had a deadline of 5pm. On the same day, I had been attending the funeral of Cde. Sindiso Magaqa in Umzimkhulu as instr…

[Zweli Mkhize] On Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 12:30 PM, questions were sent to my office by City Press wherein they advised that I had a deadline of 5pm. On the same day, I had been attending the funeral of Cde. Sindiso Magaqa in Umzimkhulu as instructed by the National Executive Committee of the ANC. My office informed the Assistant Editor concerned that I was not reachable and requested them not to publish a story without giving me an opportunity to respond.At 5pm my office once again reached out to the Assistant Ed

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Leader Chakwera Hits At ‘Scandalous’ Govt

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera has hit at “scandalous” Denocratic Progressive Party (DPP) led administration, faulting corruption in the awarding of government contracts, which he said is segregating against compet…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera has hit at "scandalous" Denocratic Progressive Party (DPP) led administration, faulting corruption in the awarding of government contracts, which he said is segregating against competent contractors, and resulting in substandard works.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Should Cop Be Dismissed Over Leaked Sex Tape?

[Nyasa Times] This matter concerns the recommendations to dismiss a female police officer from employment in the Malawi Police Service on account that her video clip which suits the description of pornographic material is in circulation in the public d…

[Nyasa Times] This matter concerns the recommendations to dismiss a female police officer from employment in the Malawi Police Service on account that her video clip which suits the description of pornographic material is in circulation in the public domain.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suspected Cop Killers’ Freedom Bid Flops

[CAJ News] The Zimbabwean High Court has dismissed a freedom bid by three opposition political party activists sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly murdering a police officer. Tungamirai Madzokere, Last Maengahama and Yvonne Musarurwa are serv…

[CAJ News] The Zimbabwean High Court has dismissed a freedom bid by three opposition political party activists sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly murdering a police officer. Tungamirai Madzokere, Last Maengahama and Yvonne Musarurwa are serving the sentence at the fearsome Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison outside Harare for allegedly murdering Petros Mutedza, a Zimbabwe Republic Police inspector in May last year as anti-government protests spiked.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nersa to Conduct Public Hearings Into Eskom Tariff Application

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will conduct nationwide public hearings in October and November as part of its decision-making process into Eskom’s revenue application for the 2018/19 financial year.

[SAnews.gov.za] The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will conduct nationwide public hearings in October and November as part of its decision-making process into Eskom's revenue application for the 2018/19 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Continent Is Rich in Diamonds but Still Poor

[Deutsche Welle] For months now, Africa’s rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people. Instead, they benefit metropolitan elites and the mine companies, which are usually foreign-owned.

[Deutsche Welle] For months now, Africa's rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people. Instead, they benefit metropolitan elites and the mine companies, which are usually foreign-owned.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Success Against Salt – Farmers Battle Major Climate Change Threat

[IRIN] Dioffior -Climate change makes life harder for Senegalese farmers in many different ways: shorter rainy seasons, more frequent and longer dry spells and droughts, a lower water table, floods, coastal erosion, destruction of mangroves, and disrup…

[IRIN] Dioffior -Climate change makes life harder for Senegalese farmers in many different ways: shorter rainy seasons, more frequent and longer dry spells and droughts, a lower water table, floods, coastal erosion, destruction of mangroves, and disruption of fish stocks. But most pernicious of all is the salinization of soil across large tracts of coastal and riverine farmland.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

EFCC Traces Dubai Properties to Diezani

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced properties in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced properties in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria