EAC for Its Citizens, Not Politicians This Time

[Daily News] HAVE you noted that politicians are the same all over the world that is why they can promise to build a bridge where there is no river? These are people who lead terrible lives, when he is not straddling an issue, he is busy dodging one, b…

[Daily News] HAVE you noted that politicians are the same all over the world that is why they can promise to build a bridge where there is no river? These are people who lead terrible lives, when he is not straddling an issue, he is busy dodging one, but because they form part of the society, we must live with them and show them that they must not necessarily be leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Farmers Speak Out Against New Plant Bills

[GroundUp] “Seed is something that is sacred. Seed is life. In our tradition, it is about culture, identity; it’s about sharing … If everything is for sale, when will it stop?” asked Rifqah Tifloen at a public hearing on the Plant Improvement Bill an…

[GroundUp] "Seed is something that is sacred. Seed is life. In our tradition, it is about culture, identity; it's about sharing ... If everything is for sale, when will it stop?" asked Rifqah Tifloen at a public hearing on the Plant Improvement Bill and the Plant Breeders' Rights Bill in Port Elizabeth's City Hall on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa and Cuba Sign Agreement to Co-Operate On Geo-Hydrology and Engineering Services

[Govt of SA] Deputy of Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Pamela Tshwete, on behalf of the South African Government, has signed an agreement with Cuba’s Institute of National Hydraulic Resources (INHR) to extend the RSA-Cuba Cooperation Agreement to …

[Govt of SA] Deputy of Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Pamela Tshwete, on behalf of the South African Government, has signed an agreement with Cuba's Institute of National Hydraulic Resources (INHR) to extend the RSA-Cuba Cooperation Agreement to 2023.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All School Excursions Cancelled in Manenberg

[GroundUp] A month ago, an eight-year-old girl witnessed a man being shot in front of her. The incident happened near her home in Manenberg. Since then, Iris [not her real name] has been battling to sleep and refusing to play outside as she usually did.

[GroundUp] A month ago, an eight-year-old girl witnessed a man being shot in front of her. The incident happened near her home in Manenberg. Since then, Iris [not her real name] has been battling to sleep and refusing to play outside as she usually did.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Relations On Meeting of Brics Ministers of Foreign Affairs, International Relations

[Govt of SA] The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations held their annual meeting on the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA72) on 21 September 2017. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of In…

[Govt of SA] The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations held their annual meeting on the margins of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA72) on 21 September 2017. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa in the country's capacity as the incoming BRICS Chair for 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boy Loses Eye in Illegal School Beating

[Swazi Media] An 11-year-old boy in Swaziland lost an eye when a cane his schoolteacher was using to illegally beat other pupils broke and splintered. It is one of a long line of abuses against children in the kingdom in the name of corproral punishment.

[Swazi Media] An 11-year-old boy in Swaziland lost an eye when a cane his schoolteacher was using to illegally beat other pupils broke and splintered. It is one of a long line of abuses against children in the kingdom in the name of corproral punishment.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Water and Sanitation On Cause of Pipe Burst At Komati Water Augmentation Scheme

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) engineers discovered the cause of the pipe burst at the Komati Water Augmentation Scheme to be due to a case of vandalism. Someone or some people attempted to steal the isolation valve leading t…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) engineers discovered the cause of the pipe burst at the Komati Water Augmentation Scheme to be due to a case of vandalism. Someone or some people attempted to steal the isolation valve leading to the burst.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa