Parliament Can Help Blind People Access Books

[GroundUp] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Trade and Industry is this week holding public hearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill. Amongst the many things in the Bill is a section that could revolutionise the access blind people have to books.

[GroundUp] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee for Trade and Industry is this week holding public hearings on the Copyright Amendment Bill. Amongst the many things in the Bill is a section that could revolutionise the access blind people have to books.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Politicians, Please Comply With Police Instructions

[Observer] The Liberia National Police (LNP) has laid down the ground rules for politicians as this year’s campaign intensifies. In a statement following the commencement of the campaign, Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman strongly warned sympath…

[Observer] The Liberia National Police (LNP) has laid down the ground rules for politicians as this year's campaign intensifies. In a statement following the commencement of the campaign, Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman strongly warned sympathizers of politicians against using police or military uniforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Refrain From Hate Messages’

[Observer] Attorney Bartholomew B. Colley, acting chairman of the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR), yesterday appealed to Liberians irrespective of where they hail from to refrain from the use of inflammatory language or making h…

[Observer] Attorney Bartholomew B. Colley, acting chairman of the Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR), yesterday appealed to Liberians irrespective of where they hail from to refrain from the use of inflammatory language or making hate speeches that tend to create chaos during and after the upcoming October polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Five-Year-Old Becomes Africa’s Youngest Artificial Heart Recipient

[News24Wire] A five-year-old boy from Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, has become the youngest patient in Africa to receive an artificial heart, the Maboneng Heart Institute said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] A five-year-old boy from Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, has become the youngest patient in Africa to receive an artificial heart, the Maboneng Heart Institute said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Victims Narrate Rampant ‘One-Chance’ Robberies in Lagos

[Premium Times] As “One Chance” robbery gets on the increase again in Lagos, a staff of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, among others fell victims of the commercial bus robbers.

[Premium Times] As "One Chance" robbery gets on the increase again in Lagos, a staff of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, among others fell victims of the commercial bus robbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

General Auditing Commission Distances Itself From SDI Report

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The General Auditing Commission (GAC) has further dented the credibility of the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) recent report dubbed “Who Chopped Chevron US$10.5 million?” by categorically distancing itself from the …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The General Auditing Commission (GAC) has further dented the credibility of the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) recent report dubbed "Who Chopped Chevron US$10.5 million?" by categorically distancing itself from the report.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lagos Council Official Kidnapped

[Premium Times] A staff of Ikeja Local Government in Lagos State, Shamsideen Omotayo, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Agbowa-Imota road, near Ikorodu on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] A staff of Ikeja Local Government in Lagos State, Shamsideen Omotayo, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Agbowa-Imota road, near Ikorodu on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria