FILE PHOTO: A Poundland employee checks products in a store in London, Britain November 10, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo ), the owner of more than 40 retail brands including Conforama, Mattress Firm and Poundland, is seeking to shore up its finances after more than $ 14 billion was wiped off its market value last week following its disclosure of accounting irregularities and its chief executive's exit.
Johannesburg The ANC wants its national executive committee to have powers to recall its deployees in all spheres of government. This is contained in a document written by the party's constitutional affairs subcommittee ahead of the party's upcoming 54th national conference this weekend.
Hundreds of Johannesburg-based African Diaspora Forum members took to the streets in South Africa's capital Pretoria, raising awareness and demanding action over the violation of the rights of African migrants who are unlawfully detained, abused and auctioned off as labourers in Libya, an act that constitutes modern-day slavery. “We are here to express our anger and our shock, after hearing that in parts of our continent, people are being auctioned like goods.
In this June 15, 2016 file photo Oscar Pistorius speaks on a mobile phone in the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, during his sentencing hearing for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A South African prison spokesman says Pistorius, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use.
News from Africa: