IG Coleman Urges Liberians to Stay Away From Violence

[New Dawn] Police Inspector General Col. Gregory Coleman is calling on all Liberians to stay away from all forms of violence in this election period. Speaking Sunday, 22 October in Brewerville outside Monrovia at a community policing meeting, Col. Cole…

[New Dawn] Police Inspector General Col. Gregory Coleman is calling on all Liberians to stay away from all forms of violence in this election period. Speaking Sunday, 22 October in Brewerville outside Monrovia at a community policing meeting, Col. Coleman said the police are here to keep the peace, urging all Liberians to stay away from violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

A Chinese Model for Foreign Aid

[New Dawn] SINGAPORE – Last month, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a status report tracking progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The data, which were meant to highlight efforts to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce premature deaths, was also intended to cajole. Countries can, and must, do more to address the global development challenges that the planet collectively faces, the report concluded.

[New Dawn] SINGAPORE - Last month, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a status report tracking progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The data, which were meant to highlight efforts to eradicate extreme poverty and reduce premature deaths, was also intended to cajole. Countries can, and must, do more to address the global development challenges that the planet collectively faces, the report concluded.

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Parliamentary Inquiry Into Transnet Chinese Locomotive Deal Gains Momentum

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the adoption of a document by the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry outlining the scope and focus of the planned inquiry into the local procurement component of the Chinese sourced Transnet locomotives.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the adoption of a document by the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry outlining the scope and focus of the planned inquiry into the local procurement component of the Chinese sourced Transnet locomotives.

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#CrimeStats – Our Crime Fighting ‘Bears Fruit’, Says ANC

[News24Wire] The ANC’s caucus in Parliament views the crime statistics released by Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday as proof “that the ANC government’s crime-fighting efforts continue to bear fruit”.

[News24Wire] The ANC's caucus in Parliament views the crime statistics released by Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday as proof "that the ANC government's crime-fighting efforts continue to bear fruit".

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Returning Migrants – the Political, Social and Economic Costs

[The Conversation Africa] Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the European Union Commission’s New Partnership Framework launched in 2016, one of the m…

[The Conversation Africa] Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the European Union Commission's New Partnership Framework launched in 2016, one of the major short-term objectives is to 'increase the rate of returns to countries of origin', and last week, the president of the EU Commission announced a 'more effective EU policy on return'. That said, return is tricky. It is unclear how effective it is in deterring future migration. And

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Most Implicated in Life Esidimeni Scandal By Ombud Have Not Faced Disciplinary Action

[Bhekisisa] Eleven Gauteng health employees were singled out for censure. Now, only two have been suspended and garnered an alleged R1.3-million in wages.

[Bhekisisa] Eleven Gauteng health employees were singled out for censure. Now, only two have been suspended and garnered an alleged R1.3-million in wages.

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Statement By the Spokesperson On the Attack Against Police Forces in Egypt

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union extends its deepest condolences to the families and relatives of those killed and injured. As we continue to follow developments on the ground, the EU reiterates that it stands with the Egyptian people and aut…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union extends its deepest condolences to the families and relatives of those killed and injured. As we continue to follow developments on the ground, the EU reiterates that it stands with the Egyptian people and authorities in facing terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Why Cape Town’s Drought Was So Hard to Forecast

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town’s drought and associated water shortage has officially escalated to the level of a disaster. The hope for a natural solution ended with the close of the main rainy season in September, and it is clear that water in t…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town's drought and associated water shortage has officially escalated to the level of a disaster. The hope for a natural solution ended with the close of the main rainy season in September, and it is clear that water in the dams supplying the city will not last until the next rains in May-June next year.

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