Musina Traders Cry Foul

[The Herald] South Africa’s northern town of Musina has been the hardest hit by the new import regulations that remove the shipping of listed basic commodities into the country under the Open General Import Licence.

[The Herald] South Africa's northern town of Musina has been the hardest hit by the new import regulations that remove the shipping of listed basic commodities into the country under the Open General Import Licence.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Food for Thought From Land of a Thousand Hills

[The Conversation Africa] On my most recent visit to Rwanda, it was evident that farmers there are beginning to do well. I have visited the country on a number of occasions over the past ten years, and each time I am impressed to see significant improv…

[The Conversation Africa] On my most recent visit to Rwanda, it was evident that farmers there are beginning to do well. I have visited the country on a number of occasions over the past ten years, and each time I am impressed to see significant improvements in the lives of ordinary people. With average annual agricultural growth rates reaching 5.7% between 2001 and 2012, and average annual gross domestic product growth of 7%-8% since 2000, the signs are looking good.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tools of Torture – Nation’s Trade in Electric Shock Equipment

[ISS] In South Africa, various types of electric shock devices are authorised for use by law enforcement officials. These include stun belts, stun shields, stun batons, stun guns and projectile electric shock weapons. However, across the world, the use…

[ISS] In South Africa, various types of electric shock devices are authorised for use by law enforcement officials. These include stun belts, stun shields, stun batons, stun guns and projectile electric shock weapons. However, across the world, the use of such devices by law enforcement officials has been associated with serious abuses, which result in torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, injury, and even death.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

King to Chair On Saturday in Casablanca Religious Ceremony

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will chair on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca, a religious ceremony to commemorate Laylat Al Qadr (26th day of Ramadan), the ministry of the Royal Household, Pro…

[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will chair on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca, a religious ceremony to commemorate Laylat Al Qadr (26th day of Ramadan), the ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery announced in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

FRSC to Commence Enforcement of Speed-Limiting Devices On Commercial Vehicles, Trucks

[Premium Times] The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, on Friday said the agency had concluded plans to commence enforcement of speed-limiting devices in commercial vehicles, including articulated trucks and lor…

[Premium Times] The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, on Friday said the agency had concluded plans to commence enforcement of speed-limiting devices in commercial vehicles, including articulated trucks and lorries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police UPND Campaign Center

[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka today staged a predawn raid on the UPND campaign centre forcing their way into the building located in Rhodespark residential area.

[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka today staged a predawn raid on the UPND campaign centre forcing their way into the building located in Rhodespark residential area.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Police Retires 21 Assistant Inspector Generals

[Daily Trust] The Police Service Commission has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) of Police who were senior to the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Idris Ibrahim, before his appointment.

[Daily Trust] The Police Service Commission has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) of Police who were senior to the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Idris Ibrahim, before his appointment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria