Govt Welcomes Adoption of UN Treaty on Nuclear Weapons

[Govt of SA] The South African Government welcomes the adoption by a UN Conference on 07 July 2017 of a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons. The adoption of this Treaty through an inclusive multilateral process in the United Nations framework, which inv…

[Govt of SA] The South African Government welcomes the adoption by a UN Conference on 07 July 2017 of a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons. The adoption of this Treaty through an inclusive multilateral process in the United Nations framework, which involved both States and members of civil society, is the culmination of three international conferences held between 2012 and 2014 that considered the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons and their associated risks. We wish to congratulate al

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dasuki – Our North East Interventions Aided Peaceful Elections in 2015

[This Day] From his detention facility, incarcerated former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has spoken on the interventions of the former president Goodluck Jonathan’s administration in tackling the Boko Haram menace and re…

[This Day] From his detention facility, incarcerated former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has spoken on the interventions of the former president Goodluck Jonathan's administration in tackling the Boko Haram menace and recovering dozens of towns and villages which led to the smooth conduct of 2015 general election in the North-eastern part of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Passes Pre-Financing Road Pavement Agreement

[Observer] The Liberian Senate has unanimously voted to pass into law the pre-financing agreement for the pavement of 24.5km of existing secondary roads from Klay to DC Clarke in Bomi County and 51km of selected neighborhood/community roads in Monrovia…

[Observer] The Liberian Senate has unanimously voted to pass into law the pre-financing agreement for the pavement of 24.5km of existing secondary roads from Klay to DC Clarke in Bomi County and 51km of selected neighborhood/community roads in Monrovia and its environs.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Opposition Sends Speaker Ultimatum on Zuma Secret Ballot Decision

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Speaker Baleka Mbete to make her decision known by Friday on whether the vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot or not.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Speaker Baleka Mbete to make her decision known by Friday on whether the vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot or not.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SERAP Urges Govt to Sue Ex-Govs Deputies Over N40 Billion Double Pay, Life Pensions

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to institute legal action to recover over N40 b…

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to institute legal action to recover over N40 billion dubiously earned in double payment, by former Nigerian state governors, who are now either senators or ministers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Long, Winding Road to Bringing World U-18 Championships to Nairobi

[Nation] On Saturday, Kenyans broke attendance record in International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competitions when a record 50,000 spectators filled Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, prompting IAAF Chief Executive Officer Oli…

[Nation] On Saturday, Kenyans broke attendance record in International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competitions when a record 50,000 spectators filled Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, prompting IAAF Chief Executive Officer Olivier Gers to tweet that it was the best ever attended championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nakumatt Employees Reject Plan On Weekly Pay

[Nation] Employees of troubled retailer Nakumatt have rejected proposals to start paying them weekly wages in a new dispute that may stall operations in the struggling supermarket chain.

[Nation] Employees of troubled retailer Nakumatt have rejected proposals to start paying them weekly wages in a new dispute that may stall operations in the struggling supermarket chain.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya