Women Farm Workers’ Rights Routinely Violated

[GroundUp] Farmers’ organisation AgriSA has dismissed the findings of a survey by the Women on Farms Project (WFP) released last month. The report highlights labour violations and the poor working conditions of women farm workers, many of them seasonal…

[GroundUp] Farmers' organisation AgriSA has dismissed the findings of a survey by the Women on Farms Project (WFP) released last month. The report highlights labour violations and the poor working conditions of women farm workers, many of them seasonal workers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Whistle-Blower APP to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation Debuts

[Guardian] The fight against child sexual exploitation has been taken to a new dimension with the launch of an App ‘Stop CSE’ on IOS Apple and Google Play Store to report abuses on victims.

[Guardian] The fight against child sexual exploitation has been taken to a new dimension with the launch of an App 'Stop CSE' on IOS Apple and Google Play Store to report abuses on victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lupita Joins in Fund Raising

[Citizen] Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o joined other celebrities in the US to help raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Hurricane Irma in Florida, in the Hand in Hand Telethon campaign that has raised more than $14 mill…

[Citizen] Award winning actress Lupita Nyong'o joined other celebrities in the US to help raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Hurricane Irma in Florida, in the Hand in Hand Telethon campaign that has raised more than $14 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Smuggled Zimbabwean Beer is Sold in South Africa

[GroundUp] “Super is super. My profits are soaring,” says Tracy [not her real name]. Chibuku Super is a brand of opaque sorghum beer manufactured by Delta Breweries, Zimbabwe´s largest beer maker. Bottled in two-litre plastic bottles it is popular with Zimbabwean immigrants, many of whom are miners, living in towns such as Springs in Gauteng.

[GroundUp] "Super is super. My profits are soaring," says Tracy [not her real name]. Chibuku Super is a brand of opaque sorghum beer manufactured by Delta Breweries, Zimbabwe´s largest beer maker. Bottled in two-litre plastic bottles it is popular with Zimbabwean immigrants, many of whom are miners, living in towns such as Springs in Gauteng.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Appeal Court Strikes Out PDP Leadership Tussle Suits

[This Day] Abuja -The Court of Appeal in Abuja thursrday dismissed four of the remaining suits bordering on the authentic leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between then Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and then Caretaker Committee Chai…

[This Day] Abuja -The Court of Appeal in Abuja thursrday dismissed four of the remaining suits bordering on the authentic leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between then Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and then Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Post Office/Sassa Decision By Next Week – Dlamini

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the Post Office’s bid to assist with the social grants scheme will be evaluated and decided on by the end of next week.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the Post Office's bid to assist with the social grants scheme will be evaluated and decided on by the end of next week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa