Hotel Recruitment Drive Halted Over Racist Job Advert

[Monitor] The Equal Opportunities Commission has asked a hotel in Kampala to explain the basis of a job advert in which they ring-fenced top managerial jobs for specific racial groups.

[Monitor] The Equal Opportunities Commission has asked a hotel in Kampala to explain the basis of a job advert in which they ring-fenced top managerial jobs for specific racial groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANC Confirms Decision to Recall President Jacob Zuma

[ANC] A statement read by the Secretary-General of the ANC, Ace Magashule, on the party’s National Executive Committee meeting, which met until the early hours of Tuesday February 13:

[ANC] A statement read by the Secretary-General of the ANC, Ace Magashule, on the party's National Executive Committee meeting, which met until the early hours of Tuesday February 13:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Black Panther Star Lupita Nyong’o Debuts Nakia Twitter Emoji

[Capital FM] The long-awaited Marvel film, Black Panther, is now the most-tweeted movie of 2018 ahead of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” coming in second place and “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” coming in third.

[Capital FM] The long-awaited Marvel film, Black Panther, is now the most-tweeted movie of 2018 ahead of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" coming in second place and "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" coming in third.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

“Developing countries such as Mauritius need research to help relieve the economic burden of chronic diseases”

[L’Express] Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was born and raised in Mauritius. Having completed his medical training in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 to further his training and undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the prestigious Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacogenetics Research Centre.

[L'Express] Dr Neel Heerasing, a consultant gastroenterologist with special interests in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Clinical Nutrition, was born and raised in Mauritius. Having completed his medical training in Australia, he moved to the United Kingdom in 2016 to further his training and undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the prestigious Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacogenetics Research Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

PDP, APC Trade Blames Over Herdsmen Killings in Ekiti

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state.

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Exporters Ready for Another Export of Yam to U.S., UK

[Vanguard] Prof. Simon Irtwang, Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, on Tuesday said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of yam to the United States of America and United Kingdom.

[Vanguard] Prof. Simon Irtwang, Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, on Tuesday said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of yam to the United States of America and United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Film On Tafawa Balewa’s Book, ‘Shehu Umar’ to Premiere in Germany

[Leadership] A movie adaptation of the literary work of Nigeria’s first elected Prime Minister, Sir Tafawa Balewa, known as “Shehu Umar”, is set to hit the cinema in Berlin, Germany.

[Leadership] A movie adaptation of the literary work of Nigeria's first elected Prime Minister, Sir Tafawa Balewa, known as "Shehu Umar", is set to hit the cinema in Berlin, Germany.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Lenders Take Front Seat in Green Growth

[Nation] Global pre-occupation with climate change is a rather recent phenomenon especially in developing countries. Concern for the habitat, clean or green energy, sustainable development and related issues were for many decades a preserve of hard-cor…

[Nation] Global pre-occupation with climate change is a rather recent phenomenon especially in developing countries. Concern for the habitat, clean or green energy, sustainable development and related issues were for many decades a preserve of hard-core environmentalists and activists operating on the fringe of the economy and society that they were derisively referred to as "tree-huggers".

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chinese Art Performance Staged in Rwanda to Send Chinese New Year Wishes

[Focac] Chinese dancers perform during the “Happy Chinese New Year” gala in Kigali, Rwanda, on Feb. 9, 2018. Featuring the regional characteristics of Gansu and Chinese cultural elements, the gala consisted of Chinese operas including Chinese national …

[Focac] Chinese dancers perform during the "Happy Chinese New Year" gala in Kigali, Rwanda, on Feb. 9, 2018. Featuring the regional characteristics of Gansu and Chinese cultural elements, the gala consisted of Chinese operas including Chinese national intangible cultural heritage the Long Opera, songs, dances, acrobatics and folk music. (Xinhua/Lyu Tianran)

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda