Senior Lawyer’s ‘Bribe’ to Judge Was for Library Upgrade, Mother’s Treatment – Witness

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court that the funds transferred by the lawyer into the bank account of a serving federal ju…

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Joseph Nwobike, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on Tuesday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court that the funds transferred by the lawyer into the bank account of a serving federal judge were meant for purposes which included a library upgrade.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Defends Zuma Over Finance Minister Recall

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma’s decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has defended President Jacob Zuma's decision to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas investor roadshow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Civil Disobedience the Next Step for Tafelberg Disaffected

[Daily Maverick] Over the last 72 hours, Reclaim the City, supported by the NGO Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU), has occupied two properties owned by the Western Cape Provincial Government: the Woodstock Hospital and the Helen Bowden Nurses’ Home. By LILEILA DOUGA…

[Daily Maverick] Over the last 72 hours, Reclaim the City, supported by the NGO Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU), has occupied two properties owned by the Western Cape Provincial Government: the Woodstock Hospital and the Helen Bowden Nurses' Home. By LILEILA DOUGAN AND AYANDA CHARE for DAILY MAVERICK CHRONICLE

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City of Cape Town Takes Bold Step in Tafelberg Battle

[GroundUp] The whole of Cape Town is to be declared a “restructuring zone”, meaning that national social housing subsidies can be accessed for any social housing development in the city, including the Tafelberg site in Sea Point.

[GroundUp] The whole of Cape Town is to be declared a "restructuring zone", meaning that national social housing subsidies can be accessed for any social housing development in the city, including the Tafelberg site in Sea Point.

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Minister Nathi Mthethwa On the Passing of Ahmed Kathrada

[SA Govt] He became politically active at age 17 and stood up against injustice, later joining the African National Congress. He was among those arrested by apartheid police at a meeting at the Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia. Alongside his comrades late Pr…

[SA Govt] He became politically active at age 17 and stood up against injustice, later joining the African National Congress. He was among those arrested by apartheid police at a meeting at the Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia. Alongside his comrades late President Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu and Govan Mbeki, he stood trial. This became known as the "Rivonia Trial". He was sentenced to life imprisonment and hard labour. Kathrada was imprisoned for 26 years on Robben Island.

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Gentle Giant Kathrada Remembered in Emotional Tribute Ceremony

[News24Wire] The daughter of former president Nelson Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, wept as she read a moving tribute to struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada who died early on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The daughter of former president Nelson Mandela, Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, wept as she read a moving tribute to struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada who died early on Tuesday.

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Kathrada Taught Younger Generation to Respect All – KZN ANC Chair

[News24Wire] ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada taught the younger generation to respect people, irrespective of their standing in society, KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada taught the younger generation to respect people, irrespective of their standing in society, KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson Sihle Zikalala said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa