Business In The News South Africa

Parliament’s watchdog wants Steinhoff, PIC to be called to account to MPs

CAPE TOWN, December 11– Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) on Monday said it planned to call executives for embattled retailer Steinhoff and the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to account before Members of Parliament (MPs) early next year.   “Parliament cannot be a spectator in this unfolding drama, as the laws of the country, […]

In The News South Africa

All roads lead to Nasrec for ANC’s elective conference showdown

JOHANNESBURG, December 11– Preparations got underway on Monday at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg for the 54th national conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) where candidates will battle it out for the leadership of the continent’s oldest liberation movement.   The much-anticipated conference will see seven candidates battle it out for the ANC’s […]

Africa In The News

Tanzanian child rapists walk free

JOHANNESBURG, December 11– Two Tanzanians serving life sentences for raping primary school children have walked free from a Tanzanian prison after receiving a presidential pardon, the BBC reported on Monday.   The two popular rhumba singers, Nguza Viking, known by his stage name Babu Seya, and his son Johnson Nguza, known by his stage name […]