SA Motorists Brace for More Fuel Hikes

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African motorists will have to fork out more for petrol following increases in the fuel and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levies, which Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, announced in his Budget Speech on Wednesday.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH African motorists will have to fork out more for petrol following increases in the fuel and Road Accident Fund (RAF) levies, which Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, announced in his Budget Speech on Wednesday.

Egyptian Journalist ‘Disappears’ in Custody

[CAJ News] Cairo -MEDIA rights groups are worried about the whereabouts of a journalist arrested after published allegations of the military’s involvement in the Egyptian revolution in 2011.

[CAJ News] Cairo -MEDIA rights groups are worried about the whereabouts of a journalist arrested after published allegations of the military's involvement in the Egyptian revolution in 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

JSE Performance Resilient in Tough Economy

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), which has not been spared economic upheavals of the past year, is upbeat of South Africa’s economic prospects in 2018.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), which has not been spared economic upheavals of the past year, is upbeat of South Africa's economic prospects in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Budget 2018 – Heckled, Booed and Laughed At, Malusi Gigaba Cracks Ramaphosa’s New Dawn

[Daily Maverick] The EFF boycotted Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s maiden Budget following its earlier calls for his sacking for being a “Gupta stooge”. The DA wanted to stop Gigaba from the floor of the House on Wednesday after a court had ruled hour…

[Daily Maverick] The EFF boycotted Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden Budget following its earlier calls for his sacking for being a "Gupta stooge". The DA wanted to stop Gigaba from the floor of the House on Wednesday after a court had ruled hours earlier that he had lied under oath in a debacle over revoking permission allowing for private arrivals at airport facilities. Awkward. But the finance minister ploughed on to deliver the first value-added tax (VAT) increase in democratic South Africa to plug a revenue hole

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two French Soldiers Killed in Mali

[RFI] Two soldiers from France’s counter-terrorism force in West Africa were killed and another was hurt Wednesday when their vehicle struck a mine in northeast Mali.

[RFI] Two soldiers from France's counter-terrorism force in West Africa were killed and another was hurt Wednesday when their vehicle struck a mine in northeast Mali.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Boko Haram Changes Tactics in Cameroon

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE Boko Haram is kidnapping children, looting homes, burning property and stealing cattle in Cameroon as it changes its terror tactics from suicide bomb attacks.

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE Boko Haram is kidnapping children, looting homes, burning property and stealing cattle in Cameroon as it changes its terror tactics from suicide bomb attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Soldiers Implicated in Rape of Civilians

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RAMPANT militia and rogue soldiers have raped more than 500 civilians in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where a humanitarian disaster is raging.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RAMPANT militia and rogue soldiers have raped more than 500 civilians in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where a humanitarian disaster is raging.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Police Go After TV Licence Dodgers

[Swazi Media] A team of 26 police officers and 10 prosecutors in Swaziland is poised to force people to buy licences to watch the heavily-censored state-controlled television.

[Swazi Media] A team of 26 police officers and 10 prosecutors in Swaziland is poised to force people to buy licences to watch the heavily-censored state-controlled television.

How Substandard Postnatal Bleeding Drug Fuels Maternal Deaths – USP Study

[Guardian] A recent study has shown how substandard drug used to stop post partum haemorrhage (PPH) fuels maternal deaths in Nigeria. Earlier studies had identified PPH as the leading cause of maternal mortality across the country.

[Guardian] A recent study has shown how substandard drug used to stop post partum haemorrhage (PPH) fuels maternal deaths in Nigeria. Earlier studies had identified PPH as the leading cause of maternal mortality across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria