Vice President Leads Delegation to China

[Ghana Govt.] A high-powered government delegation led by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will be visiting China from Tuesday, June 20, to Sunday, June 29, 2017.

[Ghana Govt.] A high-powered government delegation led by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will be visiting China from Tuesday, June 20, to Sunday, June 29, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

All Must Crusade Against Child Labour – Bongo Dce

[Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr Ayinbisa Ayamga Peter, has called on students in Ghana to be ambassadors and advocates against child labour and other forms of violations against children for they …

[Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr Ayinbisa Ayamga Peter, has called on students in Ghana to be ambassadors and advocates against child labour and other forms of violations against children for they are among the category of persons who often suffer these abuses.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in the Mining Sector May Prove Unconstitutional

[Daily Maverick] The new “top-up” provision in the latest Mining Charter recently gazetted may prove to be unconstitutional, and may lead to further expensive legal action by the industry.

[Daily Maverick] The new "top-up" provision in the latest Mining Charter recently gazetted may prove to be unconstitutional, and may lead to further expensive legal action by the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Home Affairs’ Chilling Move On Your Money, and Your Freedom

[Daily Maverick] Within 10 years Home Affairs wants to be at the centre of South Africa’s security and economic development. To fulfil its vision, the department’s recently published discussion document proposes raising own funds by requiring instituti…

[Daily Maverick] Within 10 years Home Affairs wants to be at the centre of South Africa's security and economic development. To fulfil its vision, the department's recently published discussion document proposes raising own funds by requiring institutions from public schools and hospitals, universities - but also banks, conveyance attorneys and airlines - to verify a person's identity against a fee with Home Affairs' biometric database before accessing services. The document also proposes raising funds through "identity ve

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt to Consider Reducing Imported Vehicles Duty

[Business Day] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has intimated that he will open talks with the Minister of Finance about the possibility of effecting a reduction in the duties of imported vehicles.

[Business Day] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has intimated that he will open talks with the Minister of Finance about the possibility of effecting a reduction in the duties of imported vehicles.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ethiopia’s Rising Role in Drawing FDI to Africa

[Ethiopian Herald] The past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of ince…

[Ethiopian Herald] The past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of incentives such as tax breaks to start their businesses in countries that scramble to have themselves favoured. A 2012 study presented by the International Journal of Financial Research indicated that FDI has expanded strongly over the past three decades. The study cites UNCTAD as

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Magistrate Who Sent a Robbery Victim to Holding Cells Guilty of Misconduct

[News24Wire] Stanley Gumede, the magistrate once fancied by President Jacob Zuma for the job of national director of public prosecutions (NDPP), was found guilty of nine charges of “unbecoming conduct” in a ruling in which he was labelled an “impatient…

[News24Wire] Stanley Gumede, the magistrate once fancied by President Jacob Zuma for the job of national director of public prosecutions (NDPP), was found guilty of nine charges of "unbecoming conduct" in a ruling in which he was labelled an "impatient, intolerant and almost bombastic" bully.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Firefighters Still Trying to Extinguish Last of Garden Route Blaze

[News24Wire] Firefighters still working on what remains of the devastating Garden Route blaze hope to extinguish the last of the smouldering areas between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay by Tuesday, ahead of stronger south-westerly winds predicted for later…

[News24Wire] Firefighters still working on what remains of the devastating Garden Route blaze hope to extinguish the last of the smouldering areas between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay by Tuesday, ahead of stronger south-westerly winds predicted for later this week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa