SA, Spain Talks Underway

[SAnews.gov.za] The 11th South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations which serve as the main forum for coordinating bilateral relations between the two countries gets underway in Tshwane this morning.

[SAnews.gov.za] The 11th South Africa-Spain Annual Consultations which serve as the main forum for coordinating bilateral relations between the two countries gets underway in Tshwane this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DRC Cholera Death Toll Surges to 500

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -A raging cholera outbreak has claimed left over 500 people dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The epidemic, which has infected more than 24 000 people since an outbreak erupted in the North Kivu province in June, is projecte…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -A raging cholera outbreak has claimed left over 500 people dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The epidemic, which has infected more than 24 000 people since an outbreak erupted in the North Kivu province in June, is projected to claim more lives with the rains imminent. The water borne disease has so far spread to 20 of the Central African country's 26 provinces, reaching epidemic proportions in 11. Cholera is endemic in six provinces but the drought of recent months and the high mobility of the pop

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

IDUAI in Burundi – Journalists Demand Cooperation for Public Information

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on September 28th, some Burundian journalists demand access to information and equal treatment. The ministry of information says journalists are well a…

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) on September 28th, some Burundian journalists demand access to information and equal treatment. The ministry of information says journalists are well and equally treated.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Transparency in Party Funding Is Crucial, but At What Cost?

[Daily Maverick] In a landmark decision this week, the Western Cape High Court through Judge Yasmin Meer ruled that Parliament has to amend the Promotion to Access of Information Act (PAIA) in order to force political parties to reveal their private do…

[Daily Maverick] In a landmark decision this week, the Western Cape High Court through Judge Yasmin Meer ruled that Parliament has to amend the Promotion to Access of Information Act (PAIA) in order to force political parties to reveal their private donors. This case was brought forward by the My Vote Counts campaign which argued that voters must have this information in order to enable them to make informed choices. This decision has far-reaching consequences and will undoubtedly influence how our democracy functions in f

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Interview – Artist Manuela Gray

[Daily Maverick] Internationally acclaimed tattoo artist Manuela Gray is heading to her home town, Cape Town, with a new fine art exhibition that tells the story of the Number prison gangs. Running through the narrative is a language she speaks well, t…

[Daily Maverick] Internationally acclaimed tattoo artist Manuela Gray is heading to her home town, Cape Town, with a new fine art exhibition that tells the story of the Number prison gangs. Running through the narrative is a language she speaks well, the language written on the skin - tattoos. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MP Babu Owino Freed on Bond in Second Case

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has been freed on a cash bail of Sh200,000 after he denied charges of causing grievous bodily harm and use of force on a voter during the August 8 elections.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has been freed on a cash bail of Sh200,000 after he denied charges of causing grievous bodily harm and use of force on a voter during the August 8 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya