We Are Committed to Implementing SDGs – Mugabe

[The Herald] At the outset, I wish to commend the governments of Fiji and Sweden for the initiative to convene this conference, the first of its kind dedicated to a specific Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). The “Call for Action” that we will adopt a…

[The Herald] At the outset, I wish to commend the governments of Fiji and Sweden for the initiative to convene this conference, the first of its kind dedicated to a specific Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). The "Call for Action" that we will adopt as the conclusion to our deliberations and interactions should spur the implementation of SDG14. It should also give impetus to the implementation of all other SDGs in view of the integrated and interconnected character of the goals. We must therefore strive to have all tr

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Lust for Ladies of the Night’ Undermining Our Efforts – Sunnyside Cops

[News24Wire] A motorist apparently has a lot of explaining to do to his girlfriend after her car was stolen while he was picking up two women on a street corner on Friday morning.

[News24Wire] A motorist apparently has a lot of explaining to do to his girlfriend after her car was stolen while he was picking up two women on a street corner on Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Clues and Solutions to Puzzling Food Price Crisis

[The Conversation Africa] Governments everywhere have the twin responsibility of ensuring that food prices are affordable for the majority of people, while guaranteeing good margins for producers.

[The Conversation Africa] Governments everywhere have the twin responsibility of ensuring that food prices are affordable for the majority of people, while guaranteeing good margins for producers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Somaliland Journalist Held Without Charge for Asking Question At Press Conference

[PR Newswire] New York -Authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland should immediately release Mohamed Adan Dirir, the editor of the online news portal Horseed Media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mohamed has been jailed …

[PR Newswire] New York -Authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland should immediately release Mohamed Adan Dirir, the editor of the online news portal Horseed Media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mohamed has been jailed without charge since Somaliland Health Minister Saleban Isee ordered police to arrest him after he asked a question at a May 24 press conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The Slow but Steady Rise of New African Cinemas

[Balancing Act] London -There has been a slow but steady increase in the number of cinemas in Africa, starting from a very low base. Last week we covered Filmhouse in Nigeria and in Cote d’Ivoire in 2015, 3 new cinemas were opened by a young local entr…

[Balancing Act] London -There has been a slow but steady increase in the number of cinemas in Africa, starting from a very low base. Last week we covered Filmhouse in Nigeria and in Cote d'Ivoire in 2015, 3 new cinemas were opened by a young local entrepreneur Jean-Marc Bejani. We also relayed the launch of CanalOlympia cinemas across West Africa. This week we look at the rise in cinema attendances at a new cinema in Congo Brazzaville called MTN Movies House.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Makerere Student Who Developed Less Toxic Tear Gas Seeks Funding

[Observer] The university is considered the final stage of education where students are expected to come out conversant with effective and efficient skills. However, only brave students harvest success that sets them apart from their peers.

[Observer] The university is considered the final stage of education where students are expected to come out conversant with effective and efficient skills. However, only brave students harvest success that sets them apart from their peers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda