Rhodes Criticises ‘Misrepresentation of Facts’ Around Student Expulsions

[News24Wire] Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for “committing criminal acts” during a protest against gender discrimination and sexual violence in 2016 and not for their participat…

[News24Wire] Rhodes University insists the two students who were expelled for life from the university were penalised for "committing criminal acts" during a protest against gender discrimination and sexual violence in 2016 and not for their participation in the protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State Capture – DA to Lay Criminal Charges of Perjury Against ‘Grossly Remiss’ Zuma

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today’s ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma’s spurious attempt to review the Public Protector’s State of Capture report, and its binding recommendations. This me…

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today's ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma's spurious attempt to review the Public Protector's State of Capture report, and its binding recommendations. This means that the report stands, and confirms that the President must at once establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into "State Capture" - as ordered to by the Public Protector. The commission must be headed by a judge selected by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, es

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children Campaign Continues in Limpopo

[SAPS] The police in Seshego have today conducted 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children abuse campaign at Ga-manamela clinic in Moletji outside Moletji.

[SAPS] The police in Seshego have today conducted 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children abuse campaign at Ga-manamela clinic in Moletji outside Moletji.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

British Banks Cautioned Not to Threaten SA Whistleblowers

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to t…

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to the implication of HSBC in money laundering for the Gupta family. Hain also warned banks that they should not threaten South African whistleblowers who had provided authorities with evidence. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mandla Mandela ‘Dismayed’ By Public Protector’s Findings in Funeral Fiasco

[News24Wire] Mandla Mandela on Wednesday expressed his “utter indignation and dismay” at corruption allegations surrounding the arrangements of the funeral of his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela.

[News24Wire] Mandla Mandela on Wednesday expressed his "utter indignation and dismay" at corruption allegations surrounding the arrangements of the funeral of his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Judgment Assures SA of Judiciary’s Independence – Parliamentary Committee

[News24Wire] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday said it welcomed the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court on the former Public Protector’s recommended remedial actions after her investigation into state capture.

[News24Wire] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday said it welcomed the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court on the former Public Protector's recommended remedial actions after her investigation into state capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Market Women, Others Target N100 Million SME Funds in Kwara

[Daily Trust] The market women association, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and market associations are set to get N100 million from the Small and Mediumscale Enterprises (SMEs) …

[Daily Trust] The market women association, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and market associations are set to get N100 million from the Small and Mediumscale Enterprises (SMEs) Fund in Kwara State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

North Ready for ‘Fair Deal’ Restructuring – Senators

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Zuma Heads to ANC Conference With Bloodied Nose Amid Damning Court Rulings

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different co…

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different court cases since Friday. In less than a week, Zuma was described as "reckless", "unreasonable", "grossly remiss" as a litigant with a "flagrant disregard" towards his obligations and, in two unrelated cases, too "conflicted" to fulfil his constitutional duties. By PAULI VAN WY

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bauchi to Produce 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Wheat

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria