Municipality Calls for Military Intervention to Contain Protest

[News24Wire] The Matatiele Municipality in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday requested the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to the area after protest action brought the rural community to a standstill.

[News24Wire] The Matatiele Municipality in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday requested the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to the area after protest action brought the rural community to a standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Internal Party Politics Causes Political Killings – Local Govt Association

[News24Wire] The SA Local Government Association (Salga) said on Tuesday that internal party political squabbles are one of the main causes of political killings.

[News24Wire] The SA Local Government Association (Salga) said on Tuesday that internal party political squabbles are one of the main causes of political killings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

People Evicted From Area Where Presidential Palace Is Being Constructed Still Claim Compensation

[Iwacu] Following the destruction of 23 houses which were built in the 40 ha of the site of the presidential palace under construction in Gasenyi I of Mutimbuzi commune in Bujumbura northern province, evicted families have staged a sit-in, this 29 Augu…

[Iwacu] Following the destruction of 23 houses which were built in the 40 ha of the site of the presidential palace under construction in Gasenyi I of Mutimbuzi commune in Bujumbura northern province, evicted families have staged a sit-in, this 29 August, in front of the Ministry of Environment, water and Land Planning.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Drivers Without Biometric Driving License to Be Fined BIF 2,000 Per Day

[Iwacu] August 31st is the deadline for the use of a former driving licence. Drivers who don’t have a biometric driving license will be fined BIF 2, 000 for every extra day from September 1st.They demand additional time.

[Iwacu] August 31st is the deadline for the use of a former driving licence. Drivers who don't have a biometric driving license will be fined BIF 2, 000 for every extra day from September 1st.They demand additional time.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Kunene Healthcare Delivery Improves

[Namibian] The director of health in Kunene region, Thomas Shapumba, has expressed happiness with the improved healthcare in his region after the release of the annual health report for 2016/2017 recently.

[Namibian] The director of health in Kunene region, Thomas Shapumba, has expressed happiness with the improved healthcare in his region after the release of the annual health report for 2016/2017 recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No ‘Drugs of Abuse’ Found in Murdered American’s Body, Court Hears

[News24Wire] Forensic toxicology tests did not detect any commonly abused drugs in the body of murdered marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Forensic toxicology tests did not detect any commonly abused drugs in the body of murdered marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘We Did Not Endorse Anyone to Stand Against Geingob’

[Namibian] Oshikoto regional Swapo coordinator Armas Amukwiyu has rubbished claims that his region nominated Jerry Ekandjo to contest for the party’s presidency at the forthcoming elective congress in November.

[Namibian] Oshikoto regional Swapo coordinator Armas Amukwiyu has rubbished claims that his region nominated Jerry Ekandjo to contest for the party's presidency at the forthcoming elective congress in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Stop Mopani Copper Mines Infection, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia] The Government should act quickly to resolve the tariffs stand-off between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) before it develops into a contagion infecting other mining firms, an energy workers’ unio…

[Times of Zambia] The Government should act quickly to resolve the tariffs stand-off between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) before it develops into a contagion infecting other mining firms, an energy workers' union has advised.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia