Sundays River Business Owners Demand More State Contracts

[GroundUp] Nearly 300 entrepreneurs from the Sundays River Valley Municipality in the Eastern Cape marched to municipal offices on Wednesday to demand that more state contracts be given to local businesses.

[GroundUp] Nearly 300 entrepreneurs from the Sundays River Valley Municipality in the Eastern Cape marched to municipal offices on Wednesday to demand that more state contracts be given to local businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vermaak Replaces Injured Cronjé in Bok Tour Squad

[News24Wire] Scrumhalf Jano Vermaak of the Stormers has been called up to the Springbok squad as replacement for Ross Cronjé, who sustained a right ankle injury in the Springboks’ 37-15 victory over Argentina on Saturday in Port Elizabeth.

[News24Wire] Scrumhalf Jano Vermaak of the Stormers has been called up to the Springbok squad as replacement for Ross Cronjé, who sustained a right ankle injury in the Springboks' 37-15 victory over Argentina on Saturday in Port Elizabeth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Creation of New Administrative Regions – Council of State Recommends Commission of Enquiry

[Ghana Govt.] The Council of State has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint a Commission of Enquiry to inquire into the need for the creation of new regions in Ghana and make recommendations on all the factors involved.

[Ghana Govt.] The Council of State has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint a Commission of Enquiry to inquire into the need for the creation of new regions in Ghana and make recommendations on all the factors involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Can Imprisoned Asylum Seekers Be Deported?

[GroundUp] Abdulkadir Mohammed Faghi, a Somali refugee who was convicted in September 2011 for car theft, fraud and forgery, has been threatened with deportation, though a lawyer says this is unlawful. Faghi is currently in Helderstroom prison in Caledon.

[GroundUp] Abdulkadir Mohammed Faghi, a Somali refugee who was convicted in September 2011 for car theft, fraud and forgery, has been threatened with deportation, though a lawyer says this is unlawful. Faghi is currently in Helderstroom prison in Caledon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SADC Day 2017 – SADC Chairperson Stresses Importance of Industrialisation for the Region

[Government of Mauritius] The SADC region continues to enjoy relative peace and stability as our citizens and political leaders continue to resolve their differences amicably through contact and dialogue, recognising that we are bound by common history…

[Government of Mauritius] The SADC region continues to enjoy relative peace and stability as our citizens and political leaders continue to resolve their differences amicably through contact and dialogue, recognising that we are bound by common history, shared ancestry and above all, a common future as brothers and sisters.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius Police Force Acquires New Patrol Vessel CGS Valiant

[Government of Mauritius] As a major step to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in the field of maritime surveillance, a new state-of-the-art ship, CGS Valiant has been acquired by the Mauritius Police Force/National Coast Guard (NCG).

[Government of Mauritius] As a major step to keep up with the rapid technological advancements in the field of maritime surveillance, a new state-of-the-art ship, CGS Valiant has been acquired by the Mauritius Police Force/National Coast Guard (NCG).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

SA Rugby Pays Tribute to Sir Colin Meads

[News24Wire] SA Rugby president, Mark Alexander , on Sunday paid tribute to Sir Colin Meads, New Zealand’s player of the 20 th century – and one of the greatest of any nation of all time – who passed away on Sunday, aged 81.

[News24Wire] SA Rugby president, Mark Alexander , on Sunday paid tribute to Sir Colin Meads, New Zealand's player of the 20 th century - and one of the greatest of any nation of all time - who passed away on Sunday, aged 81.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa