Power Tools Bus Driver Evans Chabala Receives Triple Excellence Awards

The driver of a Power Tools Bus who saved 43 passengers has been honored with a Safety of Excellence Award. Evans Chabala avoided a head on collision with a speeding Fuel Tanker that overturned and burst into flames on the … Continued

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The driver of a Power Tools Bus who saved 43 passengers has been honored with a Safety of Excellence Award. Evans Chabala avoided a head on collision with a speeding Fuel Tanker that overturned and burst into flames on the Great North Road. His alert action on the wheel has been heralded as an act of excellence. More than 44 people were in the bus. Kitwe District Commissioners Binwell Mpundu awarded Chabala the Safety of Excellence award on behalf of the Zambian government. The driver has received further recognition from both RTSA and Power Tools. Zambia has recently suffered numerous disasters on the road some of which has been attributed to reckless driving with a lot of lives lost. The government was forced to enforce a ban on night travel for public transports as a result of the increased road carnage. The post Power Tools Bus Driver Evans Chabala Receives Triple Excellence Awards appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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President Bashir Visits Jordan Despite Warrant

[Nuba Reports] in Jordan on March 28 for the annual meeting of Arab leaders, defying the travel ban derived from his International Criminal Court arrest warrant. In 2009, the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted Bashir on charges of genocide, cr…

[Nuba Reports] in Jordan on March 28 for the annual meeting of Arab leaders, defying the travel ban derived from his International Criminal Court arrest warrant. In 2009, the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted Bashir on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Troika Statement on South Sudan

[State Department] Washington, DC -The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) reiterate their strong support for the combined efforts of the African Union (AU), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and United Nations to end the conflict in South Sudan, and join in their recent calls on all armed parties, including the Government of South Sudan, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition, and other armed groups, to commit to a ceasefire.  The Troika welcomes the recent com

[State Department] Washington, DC -The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) reiterate their strong support for the combined efforts of the African Union (AU), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and United Nations to end the conflict in South Sudan, and join in their recent calls on all armed parties, including the Government of South Sudan, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition, and other armed groups, to commit to a ceasefire.  The Troika welcomes the recent com

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Minister Dlamini Filed to Court On Deadline

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The attorneys of the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, has served electronically the 140 page affidavit as per the Constitutional Court order before 4pm today.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The attorneys of the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, has served electronically the 140 page affidavit as per the Constitutional Court order before 4pm today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘White Monopoly Capital’ – an Excuse to Avoid South Africa’s Real Problems

[The Conversation Africa] The call for radical economic transformation has grown louder following President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address. Accompanying these calls is a line of argument that says “white monopoly capital” is to blame for…

[The Conversation Africa] The call for radical economic transformation has grown louder following President Jacob Zuma's 2017 State of the Nation Address. Accompanying these calls is a line of argument that says "white monopoly capital" is to blame for the fact that the majority of black South Africans remain marginalised from the mainstream economy 22 years after apartheid ended.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN and Regional Partners Express Concern About Kasaï Unrest

[UN News] The United Nations and regional partner organizations today expressed deep concern about the situation in the central Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where at least two United Nations experts disappeared two weeks ago and dozens of police officers were reportedly found dead.

[UN News] The United Nations and regional partner organizations today expressed deep concern about the situation in the central Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where at least two United Nations experts disappeared two weeks ago and dozens of police officers were reportedly found dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Violence Flares in CAR

[UN News] With a new outbreak of violence erupting in the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today urged warring parties to protect vulnerable civilian populations as a matter of priority and ensure free movem…

[UN News] With a new outbreak of violence erupting in the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today urged warring parties to protect vulnerable civilian populations as a matter of priority and ensure free movements of relief aid workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Zuma’s Deputy Comes Out Against Him

[Deutsche Welle] South Africans have lashed out at President Jacob Zuma after he sacked Pravin Gordhan as finance minister. The opposition has called for a vote of no-confidence as the business community warns of economic repercussions.

[Deutsche Welle] South Africans have lashed out at President Jacob Zuma after he sacked Pravin Gordhan as finance minister. The opposition has called for a vote of no-confidence as the business community warns of economic repercussions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa