What’s the Urgency? Revival of Decade-Old Proposal On Human Rights Bodies Raises Questions

[Daily Maverick] Exactly a decade ago, a committee led by the late Kader Asmal suggested to Parliament that consideration should be given to collapsing a number of Chapter 9 institutions – including the Commission for Gender Equality and the SA Human R…

[Daily Maverick] Exactly a decade ago, a committee led by the late Kader Asmal suggested to Parliament that consideration should be given to collapsing a number of Chapter 9 institutions - including the Commission for Gender Equality and the SA Human Rights Commission - into one single human rights body. This week, the proposal has suddenly been resurrected - and the public has been given exactly seven days to give input into a highly complex topic. Where's the fire? By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Remarks by Dr. Thomas E. Price, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, at Joint Press Conference with Liberia’s Minister of Health Dr. Bernice Dahn

[U.S. Embassy Monrovia] Roberts International Airport -Hello, I’m Dr. Tom Price, and I have the honor of serving as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

[U.S. Embassy Monrovia] Roberts International Airport -Hello, I'm Dr. Tom Price, and I have the honor of serving as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Schoombie Family Aim to Help Other Crime-Hit Families Get Justice

[News24Wire] The family of slain university graduate Carl Schoombie were happy to see the end of a drama-filled 18 months on Friday when his two killers were sentenced to life in jail.

[News24Wire] The family of slain university graduate Carl Schoombie were happy to see the end of a drama-filled 18 months on Friday when his two killers were sentenced to life in jail.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

23 Expert Names Submitted to Concourt to Assist Sassa

[News24Wire] A total of 23 names have been nominated as technical experts to come on board to assist the South African Social Security Agency to take over the national social grants scheme.

[News24Wire] A total of 23 names have been nominated as technical experts to come on board to assist the South African Social Security Agency to take over the national social grants scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Van Rooyen – Debtors Must Pay Municipalities

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The trend of rising debt owed to municipalities is something that needs to be urgently addressed, as the culture of non-payment is “becoming a pandemic”.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The trend of rising debt owed to municipalities is something that needs to be urgently addressed, as the culture of non-payment is "becoming a pandemic".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa