Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Welcomes 2016 State of the Cities Report

[SA Govt] The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Minister Des van Rooyen and Deputy Minister Andries Nel attended the official launch of the 2016 State of the South African Cities Report (SOCR).

[SA Govt] The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Minister Des van Rooyen and Deputy Minister Andries Nel attended the official launch of the 2016 State of the South African Cities Report (SOCR).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ZPC Splurges U.S $50 Million Into Kariba South Hydropower Station

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), a power generation unit owned by ZESA Holdings, has injected US$50 million into Kariba South Hydropower Station towards ongoing and new capital projects to boost power generation, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets can reveal.

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), a power generation unit owned by ZESA Holdings, has injected US$50 million into Kariba South Hydropower Station towards ongoing and new capital projects to boost power generation, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Condems False Reports On Social Media During Recent Violent Riots

[SA Govt] The management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) noticed with concern images of police members which were published on the Facebook page of the Daily Sun and other social media platforms without captions, purporting to portray SAPS m…

[SA Govt] The management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) noticed with concern images of police members which were published on the Facebook page of the Daily Sun and other social media platforms without captions, purporting to portray SAPS members as being active participants in looting and other related forms of criminality during the recent violent riots in Tshwane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Girls Speak Out Against Child Marriage

[HRW] Elizabeth is a vivacious secondary school student at Lusaka Girls School in Zambia. She has an infectious smile, but when she recounts what happened to one of her relatives her grin vanishes. Her relative “Alice” was married aged about 15, after …

[HRW] Elizabeth is a vivacious secondary school student at Lusaka Girls School in Zambia. She has an infectious smile, but when she recounts what happened to one of her relatives her grin vanishes. Her relative "Alice" was married aged about 15, after her family could no longer afford to send her to school. "She had these dreams and aspirations and everything," Elizabeth said sadly. "I put myself in that position and I think it's not a good thing. So that's why I'm speaking out."

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Funny Quotes From Robert Mugabe

[Daily Trust] Why should I be concerned about funny quotes from Robert Mugabe, the 92-year old President of Zimbabwe, when there are more pressing issues to interrogate in our political space? Does this not tantamount to one running after rats and rode…

[Daily Trust] Why should I be concerned about funny quotes from Robert Mugabe, the 92-year old President of Zimbabwe, when there are more pressing issues to interrogate in our political space? Does this not tantamount to one running after rats and rodents when one's house is on fire?

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Over 200,000 Petitioners Slam Sickening COI-Eritrea Report

[Shabait] More than 10,000 Eritreans and their friends from across Europe inundated Geneva on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, to protest against the politically driven agenda of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights and to condemn the COI-Eritrea for it…

[Shabait] More than 10,000 Eritreans and their friends from across Europe inundated Geneva on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, to protest against the politically driven agenda of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights and to condemn the COI-Eritrea for its preposterous conclusion that "crimes against humanity have been committed in Eritrea since 1991." This finding flies against the reality on the ground in Eritrea and is a total fabrication.Equating Eritrea's National Service with enslavement not only is disgraceful,

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Lobel’s Not Leaving Bulawayo

[Financial Gazette] The country’s oldest bread maker, Lobel’s Bread, is not planning to shut down its operations in the second largest city of Bulawayo, contrary to speculation that it could join many other firms that have relocated to Harare.

[Financial Gazette] The country's oldest bread maker, Lobel's Bread, is not planning to shut down its operations in the second largest city of Bulawayo, contrary to speculation that it could join many other firms that have relocated to Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe