Auditor-General On Improvements in Local Govt Audit Results

[Govt of SA] The auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu, today reported limited improvements in the audit results of South Africa’s municipalities for the past financial year.

[Govt of SA] The auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu, today reported limited improvements in the audit results of South Africa's municipalities for the past financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Legislation to Ease Business Operation

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has been working on strengthening legal framework with the view of attracting investment and facilitating the ease of doing business in Botswana.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has been working on strengthening legal framework with the view of attracting investment and facilitating the ease of doing business in Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Youths Give District Authorities Ultimatum to Formulate By-Laws

[Nyasa Times] Nsanje youths have issued a two week ultimatum to authorities to formulate by-laws and ensure they are operational amid concerns that the absence of the by-laws is compromising efforts to safeguard the rights of a girl child in the distri…

[Nyasa Times] Nsanje youths have issued a two week ultimatum to authorities to formulate by-laws and ensure they are operational amid concerns that the absence of the by-laws is compromising efforts to safeguard the rights of a girl child in the district specifically on education.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Procurement, Logistics Vital for Growth

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) says skilled and qualified professionals in logistics are vital for the country’s growth and diversification in pursuit of the transformation from middle to a high income country.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) says skilled and qualified professionals in logistics are vital for the country's growth and diversification in pursuit of the transformation from middle to a high income country.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Finance Minister Warns Medical Stores Trust Against Debt

[Nyasa Times] Finance Ministers Goodall Gondwe has said Treasury will bail out Central Medical Stores Trust which is struggling to pay off a debt of K13 billion to some of its suppliers but warned the institution against procurement of drugs on credit.

[Nyasa Times] Finance Ministers Goodall Gondwe has said Treasury will bail out Central Medical Stores Trust which is struggling to pay off a debt of K13 billion to some of its suppliers but warned the institution against procurement of drugs on credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition Announces Inclusive, Participative Governance

[ANGOP] Lubango -The leader of the opposition Unita party and presidential candidate, Isaías Samakuva, announced an ?inclusive and participative? governance to improve the living of the people, should he win the forthcoming 23 August election.

[ANGOP] Lubango -The leader of the opposition Unita party and presidential candidate, Isaías Samakuva, announced an ?inclusive and participative? governance to improve the living of the people, should he win the forthcoming 23 August election.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Nation No Longer in Famine, but Situation Critical

[Al Jazeera] South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost two million people are on the brink of starvation, the country’s government and the United Nations said in reports.

[Al Jazeera] South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost two million people are on the brink of starvation, the country's government and the United Nations said in reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The World Has Abandoned South Sudanese Refugees

[Al Jazeera] At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She’s stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, which she shared with her husband and their c…

[Al Jazeera] At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She's stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, which she shared with her husband and their children. They tied her husband's arms behind his back and stabbed him multiple times until he lay dead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Around 100 Killed’ in Bria Despite Truce Deal

[Al Jazeera] As many as 100 people may have been killed in a day of clashes between rival factions in the Central African Republic town of Bria, shortly after a truce deal was signed, the town’s mayor said.

[Al Jazeera] As many as 100 people may have been killed in a day of clashes between rival factions in the Central African Republic town of Bria, shortly after a truce deal was signed, the town's mayor said.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic