Home Affairs Minister Gigaba Holds Briefing After Hospitality Sector Meeting

[SA Govt] As committed, publicly, last week, we met, this morning, with the leadership of the hospitality sector — industry associations, hotels and restaurant owners and managers. Participants included:

[SA Govt] As committed, publicly, last week, we met, this morning, with the leadership of the hospitality sector -- industry associations, hotels and restaurant owners and managers. Participants included:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cervical Cancer Screening Technology Wins Award

[EA Business] Nairobi -SAP’s Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital has optimized a cervical cancer screening test that combines applied medical research with the power of innovative SAP cloud technology to improve…

[EA Business] Nairobi -SAP's Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital has optimized a cervical cancer screening test that combines applied medical research with the power of innovative SAP cloud technology to improve quality of life amongst women in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

An Experience of Pain and Anguish

[HRW] Bahati was 10 years old when she was told she should “get prepared to become a real Maasai woman.” She knew what this meant. Her sister had been told the same thing when she had turned 10. “They cut her and forced her to marry a month later,” Bah…

[HRW] Bahati was 10 years old when she was told she should "get prepared to become a real Maasai woman." She knew what this meant. Her sister had been told the same thing when she had turned 10. "They cut her and forced her to marry a month later," Bahati recalled. "I started crying. I was afraid."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Measures Being Used to ‘Criminalize’ Work of Human Rights Defenders – UN Experts

[UN News] Speaking out against a ban and provisional suspension of a number of civil society organizations in Burundi, United Nations rights experts warned today of growing repression of human rights defenders and groups amid the already difficult envi…

[UN News] Speaking out against a ban and provisional suspension of a number of civil society organizations in Burundi, United Nations rights experts warned today of growing repression of human rights defenders and groups amid the already difficult environment in which they.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

PDP Govts Spent N2.7 Trillion to Put Nigeria in Darkness – Dogara

[Premium Times] Speaker Yakubu Dogara said on Tuesday that successive administrations from 1999 to 2015 spent nearly N3 trillion on the power sector but recorded little success.

[Premium Times] Speaker Yakubu Dogara said on Tuesday that successive administrations from 1999 to 2015 spent nearly N3 trillion on the power sector but recorded little success.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Five Nigerian Banks Make World’s Top 500 Banking Brands

[Premium Times] First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named the most valuable banking brand in Nigeria in the Top 500 Banking Brands of The Banker magazine of the Financial Times and Brand Finance, London, United Kingdom.

[Premium Times] First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named the most valuable banking brand in Nigeria in the Top 500 Banking Brands of The Banker magazine of the Financial Times and Brand Finance, London, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman’s Decomposed Body Found

[Namibian] THE decomposing body of a woman in her late 20s was discovered by two passers-by in a water tank on the hills behind the Van Eck power station over the weekend.

[Namibian] THE decomposing body of a woman in her late 20s was discovered by two passers-by in a water tank on the hills behind the Van Eck power station over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

New Technology for Roadblocks, Tollgates

[The Herald] Government has established a new computerised system that will detect criminals and motorists who have not paid for vehicle licences at roadblocks and toll gates, Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo has said. Dr Chombo said since last…

[The Herald] Government has established a new computerised system that will detect criminals and motorists who have not paid for vehicle licences at roadblocks and toll gates, Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo has said. Dr Chombo said since last week, trial runs were being held to check the compatibility of the technology. "We have come up with a system where if one comes across any road block, the car is scanned by the equipment and it reveals the full status of that car in terms of ownership, registration and

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

60 000 Drivers On Warrants of Arrest

[Namibian] THE City Police has resorted to going to various corporate organisations and government entities to arrest those with outstanding fines for traffic offences and who had warrants of arrest issued against them.

[Namibian] THE City Police has resorted to going to various corporate organisations and government entities to arrest those with outstanding fines for traffic offences and who had warrants of arrest issued against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia