Committee Calls On DTI to Deal Speedily With Challenges in Poultry Industry

[Parliament of South Africa] The Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has urged the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to speedily deal with challenges in the poultry industry.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Select Committee on Trade and International Relations has urged the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to speedily deal with challenges in the poultry industry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Yonela Diko’s Assessment of ‘Black People Who Vote DA’ Is Fact-Free

[Daily Maverick] There is a golden rule in South African politics, predictable as the rising of the sun: whenever the ANC feels nervous, afraid, or under threat, its knee-jerk response is to call its opponents racist and their supporters stupid or worse.

[Daily Maverick] There is a golden rule in South African politics, predictable as the rising of the sun: whenever the ANC feels nervous, afraid, or under threat, its knee-jerk response is to call its opponents racist and their supporters stupid or worse.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

94 Deaths Later – Life Esidimeni Report Brings Light, but Only Justice Awaits

[Daily Maverick] At least 94 of Gauteng’s most vulnerable mental illness patients died after the provincial health department stubbornly moved patients from Life Esidimeni to dodgy NGOs. Let that sink in: 94 people died. Health Ombudsman Professor Male…

[Daily Maverick] At least 94 of Gauteng's most vulnerable mental illness patients died after the provincial health department stubbornly moved patients from Life Esidimeni to dodgy NGOs. Let that sink in: 94 people died. Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba has explained how it could have been avoided; an MEC has resigned. The families of the victims are ready to begin their quest for justice. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Says Somalia Needs Urgent Aid to Avert Famine

[Shabelle] Drought-ridden Somalia is at risk of a repeat of the famine that killed nearly 260,000 people in 2011 if aid is not stepped up over the next two months, United Nations agencies said Wednesday, calling for more funds.

[Shabelle] Drought-ridden Somalia is at risk of a repeat of the famine that killed nearly 260,000 people in 2011 if aid is not stepped up over the next two months, United Nations agencies said Wednesday, calling for more funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two West Darfur Teachers Raped At Gunpoint

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Two men have been arrested after a group of armed herders entered a school in West Darfur and repeatedly raped two teachers. Journalist Alauldin Babikir told Radio Dabanga that at 12 pm on Tuesday, three young herders allege…

[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina -Two men have been arrested after a group of armed herders entered a school in West Darfur and repeatedly raped two teachers. Journalist Alauldin Babikir told Radio Dabanga that at 12 pm on Tuesday, three young herders allegedly stormed the hostel of El Addar School, about ten kilometres north of the West Darfur capital El Geneina.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Approves New Tax Policy, to Raise VAT On Luxury Goods

[This Day] In an effort to shore up the federal government’s revenue base, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved a new tax regime, just as it announced its intention to raise taxes on luxury goods.

[This Day] In an effort to shore up the federal government's revenue base, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved a new tax regime, just as it announced its intention to raise taxes on luxury goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Al-Shabaab’ Militants Raid AP Camp in Arabia, Kenya

[Shabelle] Unknown number of police officers were killed when suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked an Administration Police camp in Mandera. The Thursday 1.25am raid happened at the camp in Arabia.

[Shabelle] Unknown number of police officers were killed when suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked an Administration Police camp in Mandera. The Thursday 1.25am raid happened at the camp in Arabia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia