Department of Labour’s Conduct in Parliament Undermines Meaningful National Minimum Wage Package

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Labour has placed further hurdles in the way of a meaningful national minimum wage package, this time in the course of the parliamentary process.

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Labour has placed further hurdles in the way of a meaningful national minimum wage package, this time in the course of the parliamentary process.

Music’s Taste Yesterday, Today

[Ethiopian Herald] Some say music is as important as humans’ basic needs, while others say it should be forbidden once and for all. But the reality on the ground is very different. At this point in time, people from all walks of life regardless of age,…

[Ethiopian Herald] Some say music is as important as humans' basic needs, while others say it should be forbidden once and for all. But the reality on the ground is very different. At this point in time, people from all walks of life regardless of age, sexual category, ethnicity, political affiliation and the rest listen to a range of music based on their preferences. Some people are crazy about love songs, patriotic songs, war cry songs, praise and worship songs, real life songs, and what not.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Promises Early Completion of N22.3 Billion Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway

[Guardian] The Federal Government has pledged early completion of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway to fasten socio-economic growth and international trade within Ogun and Lagos corridors.

[Guardian] The Federal Government has pledged early completion of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway to fasten socio-economic growth and international trade within Ogun and Lagos corridors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Premier Tour Vital for Integration

[Ethiopian Herald] The official state visit of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed would have huge implication in realizing economic and political integration in the horn African region, according to scholars.

[Ethiopian Herald] The official state visit of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed would have huge implication in realizing economic and political integration in the horn African region, according to scholars.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

There Is a Need to Expand the Health Insurance’s Frontier

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Health Insurance Agency (EHIA) aims to further ripple its services confined to Addis Ababa to the emerging four national states to render more citizens beneficiaries of its services.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Health Insurance Agency (EHIA) aims to further ripple its services confined to Addis Ababa to the emerging four national states to render more citizens beneficiaries of its services.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

DA’s Road to Winning Gauteng Strewn With Potholes

[Daily Maverick] The DA’s motion of no confidence in Gauteng Premier David Makhura, to be debated on Tuesday, is a precursor to the party’s efforts to win the province in 2019. It’s an uphill battle for the opposition.

[Daily Maverick] The DA's motion of no confidence in Gauteng Premier David Makhura, to be debated on Tuesday, is a precursor to the party's efforts to win the province in 2019. It's an uphill battle for the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Toward Off Maternal Mortality From the Nation

[Ethiopian Herald] Giving birth is a woman’s natural gift. Every girl could regret missing the chance to be a mom. But in developing countries moms face a lot of challenges while giving birth. Back in the years, out of 100 thousand mothers in the natio…

[Ethiopian Herald] Giving birth is a woman's natural gift. Every girl could regret missing the chance to be a mom. But in developing countries moms face a lot of challenges while giving birth. Back in the years, out of 100 thousand mothers in the nation, about 1500 of them used to die.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Caring for Migrants and Refugees ‘Enduring Hell’ in Detention

[MSF] In Libya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are working to care for migrants and refugees in the Bani Walid region and in detention centers in Khoms and Misrata. Here, MSF head of mission Christophe Biteau shares his analysis of the current situation.

[MSF] In Libya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are working to care for migrants and refugees in the Bani Walid region and in detention centers in Khoms and Misrata. Here, MSF head of mission Christophe Biteau shares his analysis of the current situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya