Economic Transformation At the Top of SA Tourism Agenda

[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says all stakeholders in the tourism sector must work together to pursue the all-important radical economic transformation.

[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says all stakeholders in the tourism sector must work together to pursue the all-important radical economic transformation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Supreme Court Overrules Decision By High Court and Grants Bail to Opposition Politician Bekele Gerba

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia’s Federal Supreme Court has today accepted the appeal for bail from the defense team of prominent opposition figure Bekele Gerba, first Secretary General of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The Supreme court’s d…

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia's Federal Supreme Court has today accepted the appeal for bail from the defense team of prominent opposition figure Bekele Gerba, first Secretary General of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The Supreme court's decision overrules a decision on Aug. 10 by a panel of three judges at the federal high court 4th criminal bench, which denied Bekele's request for bail. The Supreme Court ruled to grant Bekele's bail for 30, 000 birr (about US$1, 094. 00.)

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Brutally Murdered KZN Man’s Face ‘Unrecognisable’

[News24Wire] A member of the Vryheid community policing forum said on Monday that the attack on Bokkie Potgieter, 73, who died after allegedly being repeatedly hit with a panga, was so brutal his face was left unrecognisable.

[News24Wire] A member of the Vryheid community policing forum said on Monday that the attack on Bokkie Potgieter, 73, who died after allegedly being repeatedly hit with a panga, was so brutal his face was left unrecognisable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Health On Malaria Cases in Vhembe and Mopani Districts

[Govt of SA] High numbers of malaria cases are being reported in the malaria transmission areas (Vhembe and Mopani districts) in Limpopo (including some cases in farms along the Lephalale River, Waterberg) and in Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga province. C…

[Govt of SA] High numbers of malaria cases are being reported in the malaria transmission areas (Vhembe and Mopani districts) in Limpopo (including some cases in farms along the Lephalale River, Waterberg) and in Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga province. Compared to previous years, a modest increase in cases in the Kruger National Park and private reserves in the area has been confirmed. This follows a very busy 2017 malaria season in the entire southern African region, which peaked in April and May and extended into June.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Minister Fatima Chohan Hands Over Smart ID Card to Ambassador Tambo As Part of OR Tambo Centenary

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Fatima Chohan, on Monday, 30 October 2017, handed over a Smart ID card to South Africa’s Ambassador to Italy, Ms Tembi Tambo, as part of the commemorations marking the centenary of her father, the la…

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Fatima Chohan, on Monday, 30 October 2017, handed over a Smart ID card to South Africa's Ambassador to Italy, Ms Tembi Tambo, as part of the commemorations marking the centenary of her father, the late Oliver Reginald Tambo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Galaletsang Gaolaolwe Meets With Kgosi Gareolwele Moiloa of Borakalalo Village to Fast Track Service Delivery

[Govt of SA] The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima Galaletsang Gaolaolwe met with Kgosi Gareolwele Moiloa of Borakalalo and his executive to discuss fast tracking service delivery issues which amongst others, are issues…

[Govt of SA] The MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima Galaletsang Gaolaolwe met with Kgosi Gareolwele Moiloa of Borakalalo and his executive to discuss fast tracking service delivery issues which amongst others, are issues of water and housing development for the area.

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At Least 10 Killed, 20 Wounded When Security Fired Live Shots At Fresh Protests in Ambo

[Addis Standard] At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

[Addis Standard] At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PM Hailemariam Says Talks Underway With Abadula – Bereket’s Resignation Accepted

[Addis Standard] Responding to questions raised by members of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the ruling party EPRDF was having talks with Abadula Gemda, who resigned from his post as…

[Addis Standard] Responding to questions raised by members of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the ruling party EPRDF was having talks with Abadula Gemda, who resigned from his post as the speaker of the HPR citing "disrespect" to his party and people.The Prime Minister hopes the discussions will materialize in good results on how Abadula could continue his contributions to the federal government. "We will be happy if he reconsiders his decision. [However]

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