Budget 2018-19 Strengthening Accountability and Transparency

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-19 pursues the transformative path mapped out in a spirit of unity – “LAME DAN LAME” and paves the way towards the creation of new dynamics to increase the purchasing power of those at the lower rung of the economi…

[Government of Mauritius] Budget 2018-19 pursues the transformative path mapped out in a spirit of unity - "LAME DAN LAME" and paves the way towards the creation of new dynamics to increase the purchasing power of those at the lower rung of the economic ladder. Measures have been shaped to ensure strong and stable macroeconomic fundamentals and sound public finances in view of strengthening accountability and transparency as taxpayers deserve the utmost in accountability.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Proposed FIA Law Changes to Increase Body’s Power

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -In an effort to strengthen the mandate of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) in the context of emerging global challenges, Parliament is currently considering the Financial Intelligence (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -In an effort to strengthen the mandate of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) in the context of emerging global challenges, Parliament is currently considering the Financial Intelligence (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Admits it’s Broke

[Swazi Media] Despite finding US$30 million to buy the kingdom’s absolute monarch King Mswati III a second private plane, earmarking E1.5bn (US$125m) this year to build a conference centre and five-star hotel to host the African Union summit in 2020 th…

[Swazi Media] Despite finding US$30 million to buy the kingdom's absolute monarch King Mswati III a second private plane, earmarking E1.5bn (US$125m) this year to build a conference centre and five-star hotel to host the African Union summit in 2020 that will last only eight days, budgeting E5.5 million to build Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini a retirement house, and planning for a new parliament building that will cost E2.3 billion, the Finance Minister of Swaziland / Eswatini Martin Dlamini has publicly admitted the k

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

IOM to Provide Reintegration Assistance for 32 Ethiopian Migrants From Egypt

[Addis Standard] Following a visit by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Egypt last weekend, 32 Ethiopian irregular migrants, who were detained in the country, were pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and flown back to Ethiopia on 1…

[Addis Standard] Following a visit by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Egypt last weekend, 32 Ethiopian irregular migrants, who were detained in the country, were pardoned by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and flown back to Ethiopia on 11 June 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MEC Announces Plan to Identify Ambulance Attackers

[Govt of SA] Eastern Cape Health MEC Ms Helen Sauls-August has announced that the department is roping in law enforcement agencies and security sector to deal with the spate of sporadic attacks on ambulances in various districts in the Province.

[Govt of SA] Eastern Cape Health MEC Ms Helen Sauls-August has announced that the department is roping in law enforcement agencies and security sector to deal with the spate of sporadic attacks on ambulances in various districts in the Province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Egypt Elected to UN’s Ecosoc

[Egypt Online] Egypt has been elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period of 2019-2022, Egyptian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohamed Edrees said.

[Egypt Online] Egypt has been elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the period of 2019-2022, Egyptian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Mohamed Edrees said.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Public Officers Get National Honours

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The country’s civil service converged at the University of Botswana indoor sports facility Wednesday night to recognise top performers.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The country's civil service converged at the University of Botswana indoor sports facility Wednesday night to recognise top performers.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cooperatives Do Well – Official

[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry chief co-operative auditor, Mr Goloswang Ramogala says about 62 per cent of co-operatives across the country are doing well.

[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry chief co-operative auditor, Mr Goloswang Ramogala says about 62 per cent of co-operatives across the country are doing well.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana