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June, 2017

  • 28 June

    Officer shot in head at police station – Independent Online

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    Cape Town – Security at police stations is once more in the spotlight after a policeman was shot in the head in a brazen attack on the Lingelethu West police station in Khayelitsha.  He is in a stable condition. Police said his name was being withheld out of concern for his …

  • 28 June

    Open Letter To President Buhari: Please Resign And Let Nigeria Exhale By Abiodun Ladepo – SaharaReporters.com

    SaharaReporters.comOpen Letter To President Buhari: Please Resign And Let Nigeria Exhale By Abiodun LadepoSaharaReporters.comIf you are as sick as you appeared to be the last time we saw you - gaunt and wilting - then as a man I revere for being honorable, patriotic and candid, you need to resign as President of Nigeria and allow Nigeria to move forward.Fayose : Governor threatens to expose Buhari, says President is on life support machinePulse NigeriaAgain, Fayose Asks Buhari To ResignCHANNELS TELEVISIONFayose calls...

  • 28 June

    Ethiopia: 34th PRC Ordinary Session Launched On the Run-Up to 29th AU Summit – AllAfrica.com

    Ahram OnlineEthiopia: 34th PRC Ordinary Session Launched On the Run-Up to 29th AU SummitAllAfrica.comThe 34th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of African Union (AU) was launched here in Addis Ababa yesterday in the backdrop of the 29th AU summit, which will be held from 3-4 July 2017. The PRC, which discuss issues ...AU reform, peace among top issues at 29th AU summitNews GhanaChinese-funded airport project in Ethiopia to be completed next JanuaryGlobal Times55 Ambassadors discuss regional security at the opening of AU SummitafricanewsAhram Online -Independentall 6 news articles »

  • 28 June

    ‘Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others’ – judge – Mail & Guardian

    Mail & Guardian'Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others' - judgeMail & GuardianSix schools that believed that a case by Ogod (Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie) — seeking a court order to declare it unconstitutional for any public school to promote one religion — would promote atheism in schools, have lost in ...Solidarity pleased that religious practices may continue in public schoolsCitizenPublic Schools

  • 28 June

    Edo Assembly confirms Obaseki’s commissioners [Full list] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post NigeriaEdo Assembly confirms Obaseki's commissioners [Full list]Daily Post NigeriaEdo State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed 18 ​commissioner ​nominees ​submitted by Governor ​Godwin Obaseki. The list was sent by Obaseki in a letter to the House on June 19. In the letter, addressed to the Speaker​ ​Dr. Justin ...Edo Assembly confirms 18 commissioner nomineesVanguardEDHA Confirms 18 Commissioner NomineesIndependent Television and RadioEdo Assembly confirms 18 commissioners for ObasekiNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)CHANNELS TELEVISION -NAIJ.COM -The Nation Newspaper -The Newsall 10 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Ghana Police to recruit 8000 new personnel – Dery – Starr 103.5 FM

    Starr 103.5 FMGhana Police to recruit 8000 new personnel – DeryStarr 103.5 FMThe Interior Ministry will roll out a plan to drastically transform the Ghana Police Service, which is targeting 8000 new recruits this year. According to the Interior Minister, Mr. Ambrose Dery, the move will give the service a holistic facelift which ...Lack of peace can affect foreign investor confidence – MinisterGhana News Agencyall 5 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Dino Melaye Should Be Running For President, Instead – The Whistler

    The WhistlerDino Melaye Should Be Running For President, InsteadThe WhistlerIt is quite ironic that a very poorly performing governor like Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is alleged to be the person sponsoring efforts to recall one of the brightest and obviously the most out-spoken and audacious Senator in Nigeria's recent history ...Recall: Wait for INEC verification, constituents tell DinoNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)No going back on Dino Melaye&#

  • 28 June

    Dignitaries in Botswana for Sir Masire’s send-off – Independent Online

    Independent OnlineDignitaries in Botswana for Sir Masire's send-offIndependent OnlineGaborone - Former Botswana president and Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairperson Sir Ketumile Masire will be buried Thursday morning. Tell a friend. Ketumile Masire. Masire, who died last Thursday at Bokamoso Hospital aged 91, ...Mugabe jets off to BotswanaBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)Botswana: Vice President Signs Book of CondolenceAllAfrica.comBotswana's ex-

  • 28 June

    Nigerian Corruption Investigator Shot and Wounded as He Leaves Work – U.S. News & World Report

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigerian Corruption Investigator Shot and Wounded as He Leaves WorkU.S. News & World ReportLAGOS (Reuters) - An investigator at Nigeria's financial crimes agency was shot after leaving his office, underlining the dangers faced by those looking into corruption, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Wednesday.Nigeria: Just in - Top EFCC Investigator ShotAllAfrica.comNigeria's top anti-graft agent shot by

  • 28 June

    Kenyan Parties Launch Election Campaign – Voice of America

    Voice of AmericaKenyan Parties Launch Election CampaignVoice of AmericaKenya's ruling Jubilee coalition and main opposition coalition have launched their campaign platforms for the August elections. Launching their campaign pledges the ruling Jubilee party and opposition coalition National Super Alliance have promised to ...Nasa will roll back JP gains, warns UhuruK24 TVUhuru, Ruto tear apart NASA manifesto in Kirinyaga campaignsThe StandardPresident Kenyatta dismisses opposition manifestoKenya Broadcasting CorporationDaily Nation -The Star, Kenya -TUKO.CO.KE -Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)all 31 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Parliamentary committee saddened at military recruitment scam – News24

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    Cape Town – Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on defence and military veterans on Wednesday said it was deeply concerned at a military recruitment scam that saw over 200 people conned out of their money. The Gauteng government rescued the 237 people in Wonder Park on Tuesday. They were allegedly lured to …

  • 28 June

    Security police, medical practitioners and judiciary were against justice – Bizos – News24

    Johannesburg – Human Rights lawyer George Bizos on Wednesday laid bare how security police, the judiciary and some individuals from the medical profession worked together during apartheid to prevent the administration of justice. “Unfortunately, the security policy were a law unto themselves, they actually decided which magistrate would take which …

  • 28 June

    #SchoolsReligion: Education dept welcomes court ruling – Independent Online

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    Johannesburg – The Department of Basic Education (DBE) welcomed a ruling by the high court in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning that public schools could not promote one religion to the exclusion of others.  Last month an application by Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) was brought to the high …

  • 28 June

    Mining company and environmental groups at peace, for now – Independent Online

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    Pretoria – Various environmental groups and Atha-Africa Ventures Ltd have reached an agreement for now on mining related activities on the site of the Yzermyn (corr) Underground Coal Mine, situated in a protected area outside Wakkerstroom in Mpumalanga. The coalition wanted an interim interdict against the commencement of mining in …

  • 28 June

    Bizos’ testimony casts doubt on the judge who ruled Timol’s death as suicide – Citizen

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    The credibility of the judiciary which ruled the death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol as suicide was cast with doubt during the inquest into his death at the South Gauteng High Court on Wednesday. Human rights lawyer George Bizos took the stand and testified that lawyers, police and doctors lied …

  • 28 June

    Mixed reaction to court’s ruling against single-religion schools – Times LIVE

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    The application by the organisation was to seek to restrain six schools‚ two in the Western Cape and two in Gauteng‚ from partaking in a set of 71 instances of conduct with a religious theme‚ some of which were identified with the Christian faith. The schools are Laerskool Randhart‚ Laerskool …

  • 28 June

    Minister dismisses Cape water board’s leadership – News24

    Cape Town – Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has dissolved the Overberg water board’s leadership amid various management problems at the entity. Mokonyane told the portfolio committee on water and sanitation on Wednesday that she made the decision to dismiss the board members on June 21, in line with …

  • 28 June

    Basic education welcomes court ruling on religion in public schools – Citizen

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    The Department of Basic Education (DBE) welcomed a ruling by the high court in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning that public schools could not promote one religion to the exclusion of others. Last month an application by Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) was brought to the high court. OGOD …

  • 28 June

    Suspended Phiyega and Mdluli earn R11.5 million – Zakhele Mbhele – Politicsweb

    DA says millions have been wasted on paying individuals who were clearly not fit for their jobs in the first place Suspended Phiyega and Mdluli earn R11.5 million 28 June 2017 Replies to DA Parliamentary Questions have revealed that, since their suspensions in October 2015 and May 2011, former National Police …

  • 28 June

    Durban schoolboy with ‘exotic’ haircut sent home to grow it out – News24

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    Durban – A Durban schoolboy is sitting at home, missing classes, because the school he attends has deemed his haircut to be “inappropriate”. The learner, who is 16 and in Grade 11 at a private school in Glenwood, was given one afternoon to “sort it out”, otherwise he must stay …