Lesotho PM Mosisili Must Sign Election Pledge, Churches Demand

[News24Wire] The Christian Council of Lesotho has reportedly demanded that Prime Minister Pakalithi Mosisili and his deputy Mothetjoa Metsing sign a pledge to accept the outcome of the upcoming general election.

[News24Wire] The Christian Council of Lesotho has reportedly demanded that Prime Minister Pakalithi Mosisili and his deputy Mothetjoa Metsing sign a pledge to accept the outcome of the upcoming general election.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Rhino Owners Cry Foul After Poaching Gang Suspects Get Bail

[News24Wire] South Africa’s rhino security community has expressed outrage after a Grahamstown High Court judge granted bail to three of the country’s most notorious rhino poaching suspects, the Ndlovu Gang, effectively releasing them from police custo…

[News24Wire] South Africa's rhino security community has expressed outrage after a Grahamstown High Court judge granted bail to three of the country's most notorious rhino poaching suspects, the Ndlovu Gang, effectively releasing them from police custody. This despite strong arguments from the State that the trio posed an immediate flight risk and a continued threat to rhino.A month after hearing the group's second bid for bail, in April, Judge JE Smith this week granted R15 000 bail each to Zimbabwean nationals Forget

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Provision of Sanitary Pads Still Government Priority – Muyingo

[Monitor] Government is still committed to its pledge of providing free sanitary pads to address one of the challenges leading to school dropout rate of girls, the state minister for Higher Education, John Chrysestom Muyingo has said.

[Monitor] Government is still committed to its pledge of providing free sanitary pads to address one of the challenges leading to school dropout rate of girls, the state minister for Higher Education, John Chrysestom Muyingo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Warrant Officer Goes the Extra Mile to Ensure the Arrest of 17 Suspects

[SAPS] On Friday, 19 May 2017, members of the Ekurhuleni Central Tactical Team responded to information which led to the arrest of 17 suspects at the Kwa-Thema dumping site, and recovery of two firearms and ammunition. Also found on one of the suspects…

[SAPS] On Friday, 19 May 2017, members of the Ekurhuleni Central Tactical Team responded to information which led to the arrest of 17 suspects at the Kwa-Thema dumping site, and recovery of two firearms and ammunition. Also found on one of the suspects, was an AK47 and 41mm rounds.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Significance of Gold in Ethiopian Culture

[Ethiopian Herald] According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, the history of gold extends back at least 6,000 years; the earliest identifiable, realistically dated finds had been made in Egypt and Mesopotamia 4000 BC. Egyptian wall reliefs from 2300 BC sho…

[Ethiopian Herald] According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, the history of gold extends back at least 6,000 years; the earliest identifiable, realistically dated finds had been made in Egypt and Mesopotamia 4000 BC. Egyptian wall reliefs from 2300 BC show gold in various stages of refining and mechanical working. During those ancient times, gold was mined from alluvial places. That is, particles of elemental gold were found in river sands. The gold was concentrated by washing away the lighter river sands with water. It was don

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Authority Set to Augment Museum’s Heritage Collection Capacity

[Ethiopian Herald] While marking the 15th international museum’s day with various program, Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritages (ARCCH) Thursday announced it has finalized preparations to increase the Ethiopian National Museum …

[Ethiopian Herald] While marking the 15th international museum's day with various program, Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritages (ARCCH) Thursday announced it has finalized preparations to increase the Ethiopian National Museum heritage collection capacity

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Twenty Six Years – Building Ethiopia With Change and Challenge

[Ethiopian Herald] “All sovereign power resides in the Nations, Nationalities and Peoples of Ethiopia. This Constitution is an expression of their sovereignty. Their sovereignty shall be expressed through their representatives elected in accordance wit…

[Ethiopian Herald] "All sovereign power resides in the Nations, Nationalities and Peoples of Ethiopia. This Constitution is an expression of their sovereignty. Their sovereignty shall be expressed through their representatives elected in accordance with this Constitution and through their direct democratic participation." This is the fundamental principle of Federal Democratic Republic Ethiopian Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia