Budgetary Allocation for Education and Health to Get Increase

[ANGOP] Luanda -The monetary allocation for the sectors of health and education, in the 2018 Draft State Budget, is to be increased to enable also the recruitment of 20,000 new teachers for primary and secondary education, 1,500 physicians and 200 nurs…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The monetary allocation for the sectors of health and education, in the 2018 Draft State Budget, is to be increased to enable also the recruitment of 20,000 new teachers for primary and secondary education, 1,500 physicians and 200 nursing and diagnostic technicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Parliament Sends Condolences to Families of Deceased Mine Workers

[Govt of SA] On behalf of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, the Chairperson, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, extends heartfelt condolences to the families of the two deceased mine workers at Sibanye Stillwater’s Kloof in Gauteng.

[Govt of SA] On behalf of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, the Chairperson, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, extends heartfelt condolences to the families of the two deceased mine workers at Sibanye Stillwater's Kloof in Gauteng.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Veterans Appeal to Ramaphosa Over ‘Derailed’ Train Systems

[Daily Maverick] Following the no-show of the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA at Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Transport on Tuesday, the UDF Veterans Network in Cape Town has delivered a letter to ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa about “the…

[Daily Maverick] Following the no-show of the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA at Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Transport on Tuesday, the UDF Veterans Network in Cape Town has delivered a letter to ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa about "the collapse of the rail system in Cape Town and beyond". By MOIRA LEVY.

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China Reacts With Fury to Tibetan Leader’s Visit to South Africa

[Daily Maverick] A diplomatic row has erupted between South Africa and one of its closest allies, China, over Pretoria allowing the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, into the country. The Chinese embassy in Pretoria o…

[Daily Maverick] A diplomatic row has erupted between South Africa and one of its closest allies, China, over Pretoria allowing the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, into the country. The Chinese embassy in Pretoria on Thursday strongly protested to the South African government about the visit of the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, which it said had "undermined the political trust between China and South Africa" and would discourage Chinese investment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Approves U.S.$75 Million Financing Agreement for Laúca Dam

[ANGOP] Luanda -A U.S.$75 million financing agreement have been approved through a Presidential Decree published in the State Gazette on February 06, for the continuation of works in Malanje- based Laúca Hydroelectric Dam.

[ANGOP] Luanda -A U.S.$75 million financing agreement have been approved through a Presidential Decree published in the State Gazette on February 06, for the continuation of works in Malanje- based Laúca Hydroelectric Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Sassa Affidavit – 2.5 Million Grant Recipients Don’t Have IDs to Access Grants

[News24Wire] Roughly 2.5 million beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will not be able to get their grant payments if the contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

[News24Wire] Roughly 2.5 million beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will not be able to get their grant payments if the contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Head of State Visits Redevelopment Works in Futungo De Belas Ward

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Thursday was informed about the redevelopment project being executed in Futungo de Belas ward and the Mussulo island, in Luanda Province.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Thursday was informed about the redevelopment project being executed in Futungo de Belas ward and the Mussulo island, in Luanda Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Zexit – Like Sands Through an Hourglass, These Are the Days of Our Lives – Episode 3,197

[Daily Maverick] The clock is ticking on the “coming days” that ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa said would see the resolution of the “transition” and matters related to President Jacob Zuma’s future. Thursday’s ANC parliamentary caucus was a pit stop on …

[Daily Maverick] The clock is ticking on the "coming days" that ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa said would see the resolution of the "transition" and matters related to President Jacob Zuma's future. Thursday's ANC parliamentary caucus was a pit stop on that path. In the background: a series of meetings, for which Ramaphosa cleared his diary. In the forefront: not much as the ANC kicks for touch. It's the traditional behaviour pattern of an ANC that closes ranks when under pressure, intent not to be seen to follow anyone's t

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