South Africa’s Former Commissioner Suffers Major Legal Setback In Pretoria – African News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News
Connect with us

African News

South Africa’s Former Commissioner Suffers Major Legal Setback In Pretoria

Published

on

South Africa’s Former Commissioner Suffers Major Legal Setback In Pretoria

South Africa’s former revenue service commissioner, Tom Moyane, has suffered a major legal setback in Pretoria.  The constitutional court has dismissed his bid to get his case before the highest court in the country to overturn the nugent inquiry into the revenue service governance that recommended his dismissal.

READ:  Kenya Investigates Police Force Over Abuse Allegations

The constitutional court was not saying Moyane has no case, but that his appeal would not start in the highest court in the land.

Moyane’s application was dismissed in a constitutional court decision in November. Judge Hans Fabricius had some strong words for the former revenue service chief.  He said his behavior during the application was abominable.  He also said his conduct during the proceedings was reprehensible.  So, it’s back to square one for the former revenue service boss.  The commission had also characterized his performance “reckless mismanagement” of the revenue service.

READ:  Burkina Faso Extends State Of Emergency In North By Six Months

African News

France Policies In Africa Is Creating Poverty – Italy’s Deputy PM

Published

on

By

France Policies In Africa Is Creating Poverty - Italy's Deputy PM

Italy`s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has reiterated on Monday that France’s policies in Africa were creating poverty and causing migration.  France had summoned the Italian ambassador to Paris to protest his assertions.

Di Maio told reporters, that France is one of those countries that by printing money for 14 African states, prevents their economic development and contributes to the fact that the refugees, leave and then die in the sea or arrive on western coasts.

READ:  Burkina Faso Extends State Of Emergency In North By Six Months

Di Maio was referring to the CFA Franc, a currency used in 14 west and central African nations, which is tied to the euro at a fixed exchange rate, with the peg guaranteed by France.

READ:  UN Has Failed To Promote Justice In Sudan - ICC Prosecutor

He called on the European Union to “address the question of the decolonisation of Africa, accusing France of still treating a number of African countries as vassal states.

READ:  Kenya Investigates Police Force Over Abuse Allegations

Continue Reading

African News

South Africa’s President Calls For Lifting Of Sanctions On Zimbabwe

Published

on

By

S.African President Calls For Lifting Of Sanctions On Zimbabwe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for sanctions against Zimbabwe to be lifted. He said on Tuesday, his government was in discussions with Harare about how best to help.

He added that, Zimbabwe’s situation was a challenge for the whole of Africa and he planned to meet Zimbabwe president- Emmerson Mnangagwa.

READ:  UN Has Failed To Promote Justice In Sudan - ICC Prosecutor

Meanwhile Mnangagwa has promised on Tuesday to investigate violence against civilians during protests and punish any misconduct by security forces.

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) said on Tuesday security forces instigated systematic torture of residents. It says, the level of force used on those who died or injured and supported by medical reports pointed to police brutality.

READ:  Six Members of Tunisia's Security Forces Killed In Bomb Attack

Police say three people died during violent demonstrations last week, but human rights groups say at least a dozen were killed.

Continue Reading

African News

Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs – Govt

Published

on

By

Uganda: Musicians Must Register And Obtain Licence Before They Release Songs - Govt

Uganda’s government is proposing regulations for new songs. Junior Minister for Gender, Labour And Social Development, Peace Mutuuzo, said in an interview that the new regulations to govern the music and entertainment industry were already drafted and expected to be passed by cabinet by March. Adding that musicians and other artists will also have to register with the government and obtain a practising licence which can be revoked for a range of violations.

READ:  Nissan Boss Insists He Is Wrongly Accused

A list of restrictions including requiring artists to submit to authorities, lyrics for songs and scripts for film and stage performances to be vetted. The minister said, content deemed to contain offensive language, to be lewd or plagiarised, will be censured. Musicians will also have to seek government permission to perform outside Uganda.

READ:  UN Has Failed To Promote Justice In Sudan - ICC Prosecutor

Critics say the regulation is aimed at discouraging negative comments about the authorities who are rattled by the popularity of pop Star Bobi Wine and other critical voices in the entertainment industry.

READ:  President Of European Parliament Reiterates Importance Of Democratic Libya

Continue Reading

Trending

Subscribe to ANN News Alert

Be the first to receive the latest news from Africa and around the world.

%d bloggers like this: