Harare to Roll Out Prepaid Water Meters

[The Herald] The Harare city council on Thursday said it would begin rolling out prepaid water meters starting with residential areas by year- end, following a successful pilot project. City director of Finance Tendai Kwenda told a 2018 pre-budget busi…

[The Herald] The Harare city council on Thursday said it would begin rolling out prepaid water meters starting with residential areas by year- end, following a successful pilot project. City director of Finance Tendai Kwenda told a 2018 pre-budget business community consultative meeting that the pilot phase of the prepaid water metering project saw 2 000 meters being installed.

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Court Decision a Victory for Asylum Seekers

[GroundUp] The ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office must be opened is a victory for asylum seekers. The court found that the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs had used his power unlawfully.

[GroundUp] The ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal that the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office must be opened is a victory for asylum seekers. The court found that the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs had used his power unlawfully.

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Rights Group Threatens to Occupy UK Embassy If Kanu Is Not Extradited

[This Day] Abuja -Following the recent revelation by the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in a recent interview that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is presently in London, a rights group, Advocate of Social…

[This Day] Abuja -Following the recent revelation by the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in a recent interview that the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is presently in London, a rights group, Advocate of Social Justice for All (ASJA), has threatened to occupy the British High Commission in Nigeria if the IPOB leader is not extradited to Nigeria.

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Govt Blames Veld Fires On Behavioural Rigidity

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water a…

[The Herald] One million hectares of land are destroyed by fire every year, a situation Government blames on negative attitude and lack of behaviour change by some people. Delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament last week, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said there was need to intensify awareness campaigns to protect the environment.

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Nigeria Enraged By Mass Deportations From Cameroon

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian a…

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA has decried the alleged maltreatment of refugees from the country during forced deportations by neighbouring Cameroon. Since early 2015, Cameroonian soldiers have allegedly tortured, assaulted and sexually exploited Nigerian asylum seekers in remote border areas. They have denied them access to the United Nations refugee agency and summarily deported, often violently, tens of thousands to Nigeria. More than 100 000 Nigerians have been deported in recent months after initially fleeing the deadly Bok

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Drugs Shortage Fuels Deadly Cholera

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at…

[CAJ News] Kampala -AT least three people have died from cholera in western Uganda amid a shortage of medicines. The outbreak in the landlocked East African country has hit the Kasese district with more than 80 people admitted. Patients are admitted at the Bwera general hospital, some five kilometres from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where it is feared the disease emanates from. The Bwera and Nyakiyumbu sub counties are the worst hit. Dr Alphose Gatare, the medical superintendent, lamented the hospital was gr

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Seventeen Killed Following Protests in Anglophone Regions

[AI London] Amnesty International can confirm that at least 17 people have been killed by the security forces following yesterday’s protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International’s Lake Chad researcher said: *

[AI London] Amnesty International can confirm that at least 17 people have been killed by the security forces following yesterday's protests in several towns of the Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad researcher said: *

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‘Real Estate Investment Trusts Can Benefit Pensioners’

[The Herald] RECENT observation by Insurance and Pension Commission on investments into properties, should nudge fund managers to think about whether they are creating optimal value for pensioners.

[The Herald] RECENT observation by Insurance and Pension Commission on investments into properties, should nudge fund managers to think about whether they are creating optimal value for pensioners.

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