All Talk and No Action When It Comes to Violence Against Women

[GroundUp] On 30 July 2017 we saw yet another government campaign being launched at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, ahead of the start of Women’s Month. The “National Campaign against Violence towards Women and Children” was addressed by Deputy Pre…

[GroundUp] On 30 July 2017 we saw yet another government campaign being launched at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, ahead of the start of Women's Month. The "National Campaign against Violence towards Women and Children" was addressed by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who said, "(t)his arrangement known as patriarchy is not normal, it is constructed by people and can be taken apart," and "(v)iolence against women and children has become an epidemic in our land." Basically, all the right sounding things.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Confidence Aftermath – All Sides Claim Victory

[Daily Maverick] Immediately after the #zumavote in the National Assembly, politicians and analysts had their sound bites at the ready for the inevitable bombardment from journalists on the precinct – even before their own number-crunching analysts had…

[Daily Maverick] Immediately after the #zumavote in the National Assembly, politicians and analysts had their sound bites at the ready for the inevitable bombardment from journalists on the precinct - even before their own number-crunching analysts had tallied up the implications of the vote. By JANET HEARD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NCR Sells 200 ATMs to State Giant

[Addis Fortune] The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has bought 200 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) from NCR Corporation, raising its machines to over 1,500. The procurement is estimated to cost the Bank over 30 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has bought 200 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) from NCR Corporation, raising its machines to over 1,500. The procurement is estimated to cost the Bank over 30 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Giant Steel Company’s Expansion ‘Halfway Done’

[Addis Fortune] AARTI Steel Plc, an Indian company, has announced that half of its expansion project is completed. This was announced by K.S. Sharma, director of export/import at Aarti, during a press conference held at Sheraton Addis Hotel last Friday.

[Addis Fortune] AARTI Steel Plc, an Indian company, has announced that half of its expansion project is completed. This was announced by K.S. Sharma, director of export/import at Aarti, during a press conference held at Sheraton Addis Hotel last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Meeting of Sudanese-Jordanian Joint Higher Ministerial Committee Tomorrow

[SNA] Khartoum -The meetings of the Ministerial Committee of the Higher Sudanese-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee is due to start its 7 th session tomorrow, Wednesday, at Corinthia Hotel in Khartoum.

[SNA] Khartoum -The meetings of the Ministerial Committee of the Higher Sudanese-Jordanian Joint Higher Committee is due to start its 7 th session tomorrow, Wednesday, at Corinthia Hotel in Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Jaber – Citizen Security is Red Line

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council for Parties of National Unity has disclosed that the intensive and illegal foreign presence has negative impacts on security, economic and social fields.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council for Parties of National Unity has disclosed that the intensive and illegal foreign presence has negative impacts on security, economic and social fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Badawi Meets State Ministers of Culture

[SNA] Khartoum -Federal Minister of Culture, Al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi held, Tuesday, a coordinative meeting with the ministers in the states in the presence of the State Ministers and the Undersecretary of the ministry.

[SNA] Khartoum -Federal Minister of Culture, Al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi held, Tuesday, a coordinative meeting with the ministers in the states in the presence of the State Ministers and the Undersecretary of the ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Deputy Chief of Staff Informed On Preparations of Civilian Component for Participation in East African Forces Field Exercise

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy of Joint Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Yahia Mohamed Khair, have received a comprehensive briefing on the ongoing arrangements, and readiness of the Sudan’s Civilian Component participating in the field exercises of the East Afric…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy of Joint Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Yahia Mohamed Khair, have received a comprehensive briefing on the ongoing arrangements, and readiness of the Sudan's Civilian Component participating in the field exercises of the East African Forces to be implemented in the Red Sea state in next November.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Speaker to Visit Kuwait On Invitation By His Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -Speaker of the National Assembly, professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar has received an official invitation from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Marzoog Ghanim inviting him to visit Kuwait mid of current month.

[SNA] Khartoum -Speaker of the National Assembly, professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar has received an official invitation from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Marzoog Ghanim inviting him to visit Kuwait mid of current month.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Al-Dawalab Calls for Strengthening Global Partnerships, Praises UNPF

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Security and Social Development, Masha’air al-Dawalab, has called for strengthening the international partnerships, provide the needed support for the country for more joint work and the realization of the goals.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Security and Social Development, Masha'air al-Dawalab, has called for strengthening the international partnerships, provide the needed support for the country for more joint work and the realization of the goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan