South Africa’s National Development Plan Can Be Resuscitated – Here’s How

[The Conversation Africa] Something is surely wrong when many influential people endorse or reject a document none of them have read. The document is South Africa’s National Development Plan, which was adopted by Parliament five years ago and is the pr…

[The Conversation Africa] Something is surely wrong when many influential people endorse or reject a document none of them have read. The document is South Africa's National Development Plan, which was adopted by Parliament five years ago and is the product of a National Planning Commission which was led by former finance minister Trevor Manuel and current deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Epworth Commissions $386 000 Equipment

[The Herald] The Epworth Local Board last week commissioned new equipment worth over $386 000 to enhance smooth service delivery. The new equipment, one motorised grader worth $187 000, one tipper truck worth $93 150, a refuse compactor worth $106 200 …

[The Herald] The Epworth Local Board last week commissioned new equipment worth over $386 000 to enhance smooth service delivery. The new equipment, one motorised grader worth $187 000, one tipper truck worth $93 150, a refuse compactor worth $106 200 and an ambulance donated by Medecins San Frontiers, was commissioned last Friday by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Deputy Minister Christopher Chingosho.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Police Are Successfully Cracking the Whip On Trio Crime Syndicates

[SAPS] In a concerted effort to fight incidents of Trio Crimes head-on in this Province, our operatives in the Burgersfort Policing area have intercepted a business robbery in progress at the local patrol station last night on 1 October 2017 at about 2…

[SAPS] In a concerted effort to fight incidents of Trio Crimes head-on in this Province, our operatives in the Burgersfort Policing area have intercepted a business robbery in progress at the local patrol station last night on 1 October 2017 at about 22:30.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Kenyans Can’t Wait for End of Repeat Presidential Poll

[Nation] Known for their passion for politics than any of their neighbours in Eastern Africa, the protracted bickering among politicians, driven further a notch by the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory, has eventually inflict…

[Nation] Known for their passion for politics than any of their neighbours in Eastern Africa, the protracted bickering among politicians, driven further a notch by the nullification of President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory, has eventually inflicted fatigue among many Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UNAIDS Boss Assesses HIV Responses

[New Era] Mahe -The world has made remarkable progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 but there is still need to ensure that no one falls through the cracks or is left behind, the executive director of UNAIDS and under-secretary-general of th…

[New Era] Mahe -The world has made remarkable progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 but there is still need to ensure that no one falls through the cracks or is left behind, the executive director of UNAIDS and under-secretary-general of the United Nations, Dr Michel Sidibe, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rights Group Inspires Girls to Remain Focused in Life

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), says there is need for girls to be empowered to remain focused in pursuit of various aspirations in life.

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), says there is need for girls to be empowered to remain focused in pursuit of various aspirations in life.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Treasury CS Raids Judiciary Coffers to Fund Presidential Poll

[Nation] The Judiciary and a number of independent offices and constitutional commissions are among those that have been hit hard in the proposed budget cut as the government seeks to raise money for the fresh presidential election and enhanced free da…

[Nation] The Judiciary and a number of independent offices and constitutional commissions are among those that have been hit hard in the proposed budget cut as the government seeks to raise money for the fresh presidential election and enhanced free day secondary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Navy Sees Change of Command

[Namibian] Adam Hartman -For the first time in Namibia, a change of command in the navy has taken place, with admiral Peter Vilho handing over the reins to admiral Sinsy Nghipandua.

[Namibian] Adam Hartman -For the first time in Namibia, a change of command in the navy has taken place, with admiral Peter Vilho handing over the reins to admiral Sinsy Nghipandua.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia