National Poverty Consensus Forum Holds First Meeting

[Government of Seychelles] The National Poverty Consensus Forum, chaired by President Danny Faure, held its first meeting at State House this morning as part of activities to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty commemorated on 17 …

[Government of Seychelles] The National Poverty Consensus Forum, chaired by President Danny Faure, held its first meeting at State House this morning as part of activities to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty commemorated on 17 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

13,000 Firms Registered by Registration Agency

[Times of Zambia] THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered more than 13, 000 companies during the first half of 2017 compared to over 12, 000 registered last year during the same period.

[Times of Zambia] THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered more than 13, 000 companies during the first half of 2017 compared to over 12, 000 registered last year during the same period.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Former Ulimo-K Commander Mohammed Jabateh Trial Goes to the Jury

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia, Pa -Federal judge Paul S. Diamond sent Mohammed Jabateh’s case to the jury Tuesday, urging them to consider all evidence provided in the case, as U. S. prosecutors and Jabateh’s defense attorney presented their final arg…

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia, Pa -Federal judge Paul S. Diamond sent Mohammed Jabateh's case to the jury Tuesday, urging them to consider all evidence provided in the case, as U. S. prosecutors and Jabateh's defense attorney presented their final arguments.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Faure Visits North East-Point Night Shelter

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure paid a visit to the Night Shelter facility located at North East-Point this evening, which is currently being managed by the Department of Social Affairs and offers temporary shelter for those in need.

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure paid a visit to the Night Shelter facility located at North East-Point this evening, which is currently being managed by the Department of Social Affairs and offers temporary shelter for those in need.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

FM Holds Working Sessions With UNSG Personal Envoy for Moroccan Sahara

[MAP] Rabat -Foreign minister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, said a statement by the foreign affairs ministry.

[MAP] Rabat -Foreign minister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, said a statement by the foreign affairs ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Cabinet Reshuffle a Ploy for Nuclear Procurement Programme?

[Daily Maverick] An early warning that something was about to happen with regard to President Zuma and the government’s bid to ram through a cripplingly costly nuclear procurement programme became evident last week, when the Department of Environmental…

[Daily Maverick] An early warning that something was about to happen with regard to President Zuma and the government's bid to ram through a cripplingly costly nuclear procurement programme became evident last week, when the Department of Environmental Affairs granted a nuclear site permit to Eskom to build a new nuclear plant in the Western Cape. The shuffling of former Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo - a frequent flier to Moscow - into the key post of Minister of Energy has confirmed fears that President Zuma a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Reshuffle Analysis – Jacob Zuma, the Disruptor-in-Chief

[Daily Maverick] In one fell swoop President Jacob Zuma rid himself of a political critic and appointed a close ally to a key portfolio in Tuesday’s Cabinet reshuffle. From across the political spectrum, organised labour and business, came sharp critic…

[Daily Maverick] In one fell swoop President Jacob Zuma rid himself of a political critic and appointed a close ally to a key portfolio in Tuesday's Cabinet reshuffle. From across the political spectrum, organised labour and business, came sharp criticism that this latest change, some seven months after the previous reshuffle, in no way contributed to better governance in these troubled economic times dominated by State Capture. But there's a crucial ANC national elective conference in less than 60 days and Zuma, a shrewd

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Aims to End Treatable Blindness

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate …

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate treatable blindness by the year 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cabinet Reshuffle – Zuma May Strike Yet Again Before December

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC’s succession race. The real bu…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC's succession race. The real buzz in ANC circles, however, is on how he cunningly left the door ajar for a 13th reshuffle in the not-too-distant future. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa