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South Africa: Embattled Eskom Appoints New Acting CEO

[Eskom] The Eskom Board wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Johnny Dladla as acting Group Chief Executive with immediate effect.

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South Africa: Battle for President - Does Dlamini-Zuma Stand Chance Against Ramaphosa?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -In South Africa the constitution does not allow for its citizens to choose a president. It relies solely on a few men and women who are nominated into the inner circle of the African National Congress, known as the National Executive Council, to make that decision for its citizens.

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South Africa: Zuma - No Need for Secret Ballot. You Have Failed Seven Times

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma says there is no need to have a secret ballot during a motion of no confidence in his presidency, as the vote has failed on seven previous occasions.

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Namibia: Call to Rename Airport After Liberation Struggle Icon Ya Toivo

[Namibian] The call that the Ondangwa airport be renamed after Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo is gaining momentum as more and more prominent members of society add their voices.

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Zimbabwe: Locals Hold U.S.$1 Billion in Offshore Accounts

[Financial Gazette] A Parliamentary organ on the national budget has raised concern over a spike in cash held by Zimbabweans in offshore bank accounts, which escalated to nearly $1 billion during the current half of the year.

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South Africa: Stock Exchange Warns Gupta-Owned Firm Risks Suspension

[News24Wire] The JSE is considering suspending Gupta-owned Oakbay Energy and Resources because it no longer has an audit committee chairperson, sponsor or transfer secretary, which the stock exchange requires for a company to trade.

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South Africa: Wheelchair Tennis Ace Sithole in French Semi-Finals

[Sascoc] South African world No 4 wheelchair tennis ace, Lucas Sithole, easily advanced to the semi-finals of the French Open Super Series tournament on Wednesday, defeating unseeded Alberto Corradi from Italy in Paris.

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Zimbabwe: Bigwigs Lobby for Police Traffic Posts

[The Herald] Influential people have been stampeding to have their children and relatives in the police force seconded to the traffic section to benefit from alleged rich pickings from corruption, legislators heard. Home Affairs Deputy Minister Cde Obedingwa Mguni said he had received requests from lawmakers and community leaders to have their children assume duties in the police traffic section.

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Zimbabwe: Govt to Translocate 2 000 Wild Animals to Mozambique

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has approved the translocation of 2 000 wild animals from Save Valley Conservancy in the Lowveld to a park in Mozambique as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen co-operation in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier park.

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South Africa: We Still Won't Vote Against Zuma - ANC Caucus On Secret Ballot Ruling

[News24Wire] The African National Congress in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete must decide again on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, saying it doesn't change its stance.

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