Merchant Shipping Regulations to Take Effect As From 1 July 2017

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping would promulgate the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations to introduce new training requirements for all Seafarers in accordance wit…

[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping would promulgate the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations to introduce new training requirements for all Seafarers in accordance with the 2010 Manila amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping for Seafarers 1978.He would also promulgate the Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Hours of Work and Watch Keeping) Regulations to introduce a specific limit of 0.05% b

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Cabin Crew to Lay Corruption Charges Against SAA Execs, Board

[News24Wire] In yet further claims of wrongdoing and corruption at South African Airways (SAA), the South Africa Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) will be laying charges against members of SAA board for theft and corruption to the tune more than R1.86bn.

[News24Wire] In yet further claims of wrongdoing and corruption at South African Airways (SAA), the South Africa Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) will be laying charges against members of SAA board for theft and corruption to the tune more than R1.86bn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Entrepreneur On Mission to Sell Uganda to UK’s Midlands

[Observer] Birmingham -Until he successfully organised the first Uganda – Midlands UK Trade and Investment Convention last month, Daniel Nsaba Buturo was an unknown quantity in the Ugandan community in Birmingham, England’s second largest city, and sur…

[Observer] Birmingham -Until he successfully organised the first Uganda - Midlands UK Trade and Investment Convention last month, Daniel Nsaba Buturo was an unknown quantity in the Ugandan community in Birmingham, England's second largest city, and surrounding areas, which are collectively referred to as the Midlands in the United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Guptas’ Citizenship, SAA Turbulent Financials – Officials Make Themsevles Scarce

[Daily Maverick] There was much talk from ANC MPs about Parliament respecting Cabinet when the home affairs committee met on Tuesday over how members of the Gupta family became naturalised citizens. In a bizarre twist, the most senior home affairs offi…

[Daily Maverick] There was much talk from ANC MPs about Parliament respecting Cabinet when the home affairs committee met on Tuesday over how members of the Gupta family became naturalised citizens. In a bizarre twist, the most senior home affairs official contradicted his former political boss, who had publicly confirmed the veracity of documents on this matter released by the EFF on social media earlier this month. It all came down to a date. After four hours it was agreed there would be a further meeting for further cla

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boko Haram – Shettima Donates N50 Million to Secure Unimaid

[Guardian] Abuja and Maiduguri -Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has donated N50 million to the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to secure it against Boko Haram attacks.

[Guardian] Abuja and Maiduguri -Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has donated N50 million to the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to secure it against Boko Haram attacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fortuin Earns Call-Up to SA ‘A’ Four-Day Squad

[News24Wire] Bjorn Fortuin, the 22-year-old Highveld Lions spin bowling all-rounder, will have his first opportunity to play for South Africa ‘A’ in the two four-day matches against Australia ‘A’ to be played next month.

[News24Wire] Bjorn Fortuin, the 22-year-old Highveld Lions spin bowling all-rounder, will have his first opportunity to play for South Africa 'A' in the two four-day matches against Australia 'A' to be played next month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Case for the Tobacco Legislation

[Guardian] Some weeks ago, the issue of tobacco control came to the fore again on World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which was observed on May 31, 2017. The consensus among various stakeholders at the various activities lined up across the federation to mark…

[Guardian] Some weeks ago, the issue of tobacco control came to the fore again on World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which was observed on May 31, 2017. The consensus among various stakeholders at the various activities lined up across the federation to mark the day was that government should immediately set in motion processes and expedite mechanisms that will ensure effective implementation of the law. Stakeholders also lamented that the delay in the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) 2015 was inim

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopian Experts Jet in for Magufuli’s Stiegler’s Gorge Project

[Daily News] A promise by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, to bring a team of dam experts to help in the implementation of Stiegler’s Gorge hydroelectric project envisaged to pump into the national grid 2,100 megawatts, officially ma…

[Daily News] A promise by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, to bring a team of dam experts to help in the implementation of Stiegler's Gorge hydroelectric project envisaged to pump into the national grid 2,100 megawatts, officially materialises today when the team jets into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia