Police Minister ‘Basically Paid For’ Dubai Trip – Spokesperson

[News24Wire] Claims that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s family holiday to Dubai last year were partly paid for by a sporting goods company are not true, his spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga says.

[News24Wire] Claims that Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's family holiday to Dubai last year were partly paid for by a sporting goods company are not true, his spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Bank Spotlights Youth Employment

[Lesotho Times] Ensuring the employment of young people after graduation from tertiary institutions is a top priority for the government, the Deputy Principal in the Ministry of Development Planning, Makhoabane Lelimo said during the World Bank’s Job-R…

[Lesotho Times] Ensuring the employment of young people after graduation from tertiary institutions is a top priority for the government, the Deputy Principal in the Ministry of Development Planning, Makhoabane Lelimo said during the World Bank's Job-Ready Graduates of Secondary Education workshop held in Maseru last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Police Watchdog Needs R50 Million From the People It Watches

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has in recent months been in the media for allegations of “backstabbing”, child abuse and irregular expenditure. Last week MP Zakhele Mbhele (DA Shadow Minister of Police), citing a 739…

[GroundUp] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has in recent months been in the media for allegations of "backstabbing", child abuse and irregular expenditure. Last week MP Zakhele Mbhele (DA Shadow Minister of Police), citing a 739.5% increase in the "irregular" spending category during the 2016-2017 financial year, wrote that "the people ... need to urgently be reassured that their safety is not being risked by IPID's inability to keep its financial affairs in order and the department must imple

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘There Was No Conflict Between the Somali and Oromia People.’

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, president of the Oromia Regional State, said on Sendek, an Amharic weekly. He went on to explain that the incident should not be generalised as there are a number of cases where residents of both regional states have show…

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, president of the Oromia Regional State, said on Sendek, an Amharic weekly. He went on to explain that the incident should not be generalised as there are a number of cases where residents of both regional states have shown cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Gakara Mining Project Lacks Transparency, Say Activists

[Iwacu] Rainbow Rare Earths has recently launched a mining project in Gakara commune in Bujumbura province. Different activists say there is opacity all around this mining project but Rainbow Burundi Mining (RBM) refutes the accusations.

[Iwacu] Rainbow Rare Earths has recently launched a mining project in Gakara commune in Bujumbura province. Different activists say there is opacity all around this mining project but Rainbow Burundi Mining (RBM) refutes the accusations.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Minister of Minerals Congratulates Sudanese People On Revoking of U.S. Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Minerals, Prof. Hashem Mohammed Salem has congratulated, Saturday, the Sudanese People on the US decision concerning the total lifting of the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Minerals, Prof. Hashem Mohammed Salem has congratulated, Saturday, the Sudanese People on the US decision concerning the total lifting of the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

State Minister for Investment – Revocation of U.S. Sanctions Is Opportunity for Investment Increase

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Investment, Osama Faisal has described the revocation of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan as an opportunity for the increase of the investments in Sudan and working out smart partnerships with the private sector …

[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister for Investment, Osama Faisal has described the revocation of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan as an opportunity for the increase of the investments in Sudan and working out smart partnerships with the private sector as well as, realization of big profits due to the international demand for the distinguished Sudan market.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Minister of Tourism – Decision On Lifting U.S. Sanction Geared to Interest of Sudanese People

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Tourism, Mohammed Mustafa Abu-Zeid has disclosed that the decision taken by the US President, Donald Trump on the total lifting of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan is geared to the interest of the Sudanese people.

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Tourism, Mohammed Mustafa Abu-Zeid has disclosed that the decision taken by the US President, Donald Trump on the total lifting of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan is geared to the interest of the Sudanese people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan