GGDP Launches Paper On Small Scale Mining

[Ghana Govt.] A well-researched paper on small-scale mining has been launched in Accra, with call on government to legalize small-scale mining and ensure that it remains Ghanaian owned.

[Ghana Govt.] A well-researched paper on small-scale mining has been launched in Accra, with call on government to legalize small-scale mining and ensure that it remains Ghanaian owned.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Focus On Retention of Girls and Young Women in Education Systems

[Government of Mauritius] The education of girls and young women should cease to be an eristic matter subject to controversy or disputation. The African Renaissance can only be built on the conviction that the story of African girls and young women sho…

[Government of Mauritius] The education of girls and young women should cease to be an eristic matter subject to controversy or disputation. The African Renaissance can only be built on the conviction that the story of African girls and young women should no more be narrated sotto voce.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Boakai Picks Running Mate Today

[The Capitol Times] Vice President Boakai is expected to announce his running mate or vice standard bearer today, Monday, July 10 at his party headquarters located in Congo Town Monrovia.

[The Capitol Times] Vice President Boakai is expected to announce his running mate or vice standard bearer today, Monday, July 10 at his party headquarters located in Congo Town Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Clean-Up SA

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Various clean-ups are being planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches in the country as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Various clean-ups are being planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches in the country as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trade and Industy Invites Companies to Participate in Investment and Trade Initiative to Democratic Republic of Congo

[Govt of SA] The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites South African companies to apply to participate in the 7TH Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will take place in Kinshasa and Lubumb…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites South African companies to apply to participate in the 7TH Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will take place in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, from 18-22 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Human Rights Defenders Detained, Face Death Penalty

[HRW] Sudanese authorities have been unjustly holding Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz Idris, and Mobarak Adam Abdalla, three human rights defenders, and have charged them with crimes against the state which carry the death penalty, 25 human rights group…

[HRW] Sudanese authorities have been unjustly holding Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz Idris, and Mobarak Adam Abdalla, three human rights defenders, and have charged them with crimes against the state which carry the death penalty, 25 human rights groups said today. Dr. Mudawi Ibahim Adam and Hafiz Idris have been held for approximately seven months, and Mobarak Adam Abdalla for over three months. Authorities should immediately release the men and drop the bogus charges against them, the groups said.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

DR Congo’s Economy Loses Over $1 Billion to Child Undernutrition, Finds UN-Backed Study

[UN News] The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is losing as much as 4.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a United Nations-backed study released today.

[UN News] The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is losing as much as 4.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a United Nations-backed study released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa