Opposition to Report Mbalula to Human Rights Watchdog

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants to report Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the SA Human Rights Commission for the comments he made about former Zimbabwean soldiers illegally entering the country to rob and kill.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants to report Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the SA Human Rights Commission for the comments he made about former Zimbabwean soldiers illegally entering the country to rob and kill.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gold Regains Status As Tanzania’s Top Export

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Gold has regained its prestigious position as Tanzania’s largest non-traditional goods export, thanks to a rise in value at the global market, the central bank says.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Gold has regained its prestigious position as Tanzania's largest non-traditional goods export, thanks to a rise in value at the global market, the central bank says.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

May Day – Unions Don’t Want Zuma to Address Rally

[Daily Maverick] Two weeks ago, ANC-alliance partner, Cosatu announced that it had lost confidence in President Jacob Zuma and he should be recalled. They also decided against attending the president’s 75th birthday celebrations in Kliptown, Soweto. No…

[Daily Maverick] Two weeks ago, ANC-alliance partner, Cosatu announced that it had lost confidence in President Jacob Zuma and he should be recalled. They also decided against attending the president's 75th birthday celebrations in Kliptown, Soweto. Now if two of its affiliated unions have their way, Zuma will not be addressing the organisation's main May Day rally in Bloemfontein on Monday and if he does, he is likely to find himself addressing a hostile crowd. By JILLIAN GREEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Early Childhood Development – a Tool to Achieving SDG for Nigeria

[This Day] With the inclusion of Early Childhood Development in the Sustainable Development Goal, Martins Ifijeh writes that unlike MDG, Nigeria can meet most of the goals if priority is given to all-round development of children below five years.

[This Day] With the inclusion of Early Childhood Development in the Sustainable Development Goal, Martins Ifijeh writes that unlike MDG, Nigeria can meet most of the goals if priority is given to all-round development of children below five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Call for Defining Role of Parties in Burundi Talks Process

[Citizen] Arusha -East African Community (EAC) Secretary-General Liberat Mfumukeko says all parties involved in the Burundi peace process should have a clearly defined role.

[Citizen] Arusha -East African Community (EAC) Secretary-General Liberat Mfumukeko says all parties involved in the Burundi peace process should have a clearly defined role.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Agoa – Vital Boost for Aba Leather, Garment Cluster

[This Day] In a bid to enhance the industrial value of manufacturers in Abia State, Fidelity Bank, in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Ghana-based West African Trade and Investment (WATI) hub recently held a capacity …

[This Day] In a bid to enhance the industrial value of manufacturers in Abia State, Fidelity Bank, in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Ghana-based West African Trade and Investment (WATI) hub recently held a capacity building workshop on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to sensitise the Aba leather and garment cluster on essential services targeted to build their businesses. Amby Uneze reports

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NHF Calls for Physical, Health Activities in Childhood, Youth

[This Day] The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has called on the government to among other things incorporate physical and health education activities in the curriculum of all private and public schools in the country for children and youths.

[This Day] The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has called on the government to among other things incorporate physical and health education activities in the curriculum of all private and public schools in the country for children and youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eliminating Meningitis, Other Diseases Through Vaccination

[This Day] Vaccines have significantly reduced the threat of diseases like polio, measles, cholera and influenza that were once widespread and sometimes fatal worldwide. Today, more people benefit from safe and efficacious vaccines than ever before – a…

[This Day] Vaccines have significantly reduced the threat of diseases like polio, measles, cholera and influenza that were once widespread and sometimes fatal worldwide. Today, more people benefit from safe and efficacious vaccines than ever before - and the list of diseases that vaccines can help prevent continues to grow.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria