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South Africa: Gigaba was ‘incorrect’ to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

Published: 18/Mar/2019
Source: Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

By Jan Gerber The parliamentary portfolio committee on home affairs has found that former Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba was “incorrect” in granting members of the controversial Gupta family early naturalisation, but did not recommend any sanctions. The committee recommended…

South Africa: Home affairs committee calls for action on Gupta naturalisation fraud

Published: 18/Mar/2019
Source: Daily Maverick (South Africa)

After a lengthy inquiry into the Gupta family’s relationship with the Department of Home Affairs, Parliament’s home affairs committee has filed its final report. The committee wants criminal charges laid against the Guptas and their right-hand man Ashu Chawla for…

‘Zimbabwe embassies must issue IDs, passports’

Published: 18/Mar/2019
Source: Bulawayo24.com

A parliamentary panel has proposed that Zimbabwe’s 39 embassies across the globe be empowered to issue national documentation such as IDs and passports to migrants to decongest the Registrar General’s office. The parliamentary portfolio committee on Defence and Home Affairs…

RDC : l’opposant Pierre-Jacques Chalupa est décédé à Kinshasa

Published: 12/Mar/2019
Source: Radio Okapi (Kinshasa)

L’opposant congolais Pierre-Jacques Chalupa est décédé lundi 11 mars soir à l’hôpital du Cinquantenaire de Kinshasa. Il est mort à la suite d’un cancer, annonce le président de son parti ce mardi 12 mars. Selon Prince Epenge, président du parti politique…

RDC : Moïse Katumbi a obtenu son passeport biométrique congolais

Published: 8/Mar/2019
Source: Jeune Afrique

Par Stanis Bujakera Tshiamala  En exil forcé depuis 2016, l’opposant Moïse Katumbi a obtenu son passeport biométrique congolais le 8 mars, délivré par l’ambassade de la RDC en Belgique. « Nous saluons le fait que le président Moïse Katumbi ait obtenu ce…

Algerian businessman uses cousin in election bid

Published: 4/Mar/2019
Source: Middle East Online

Nekkaz banned from running due to formerly holding French citizenship, uses cousin with same name to run for him. ALGIERS – When an Algerian businessman was ruled ineligible to stand in April’s presidential election, his cousin and namesake stepped forward…