Minister Welcomes Probe Into Collapse of Pedestrian Bridge

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi, welcomes the immediate commencement of the forensic investigation to determine the cause of the collapse of the N3 abandoned pedestrian bridge, this morning, 9th August 2017.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi, welcomes the immediate commencement of the forensic investigation to determine the cause of the collapse of the N3 abandoned pedestrian bridge, this morning, 9th August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

N30 Trillion Revenue Probe – After Closed-Door Meeting, Senate Says Some Firms Admit Wrongdoing

[Premium Times] The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport probing alleged sharp practices by Nigerian companies in the maritime sector said on Wednesday that some firms caught in the scandal had admitted wrongdoing.

[Premium Times] The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport probing alleged sharp practices by Nigerian companies in the maritime sector said on Wednesday that some firms caught in the scandal had admitted wrongdoing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Red Cross Workers Are Reported Killed

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Cross said that six volunteers were killed in an attack on a health clinic. A recent uptick in attacks in the country’s southeast sparked renewed fears of conflict akin to 2013’s civil war.

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Cross said that six volunteers were killed in an attack on a health clinic. A recent uptick in attacks in the country's southeast sparked renewed fears of conflict akin to 2013's civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Opposition Protest to Oust Kabila

[Deutsche Welle] The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila’s opponents hope to force him to announce a date for elections. But the government won’t budge and it still has some aces up its sleeve.

[Deutsche Welle] The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila's opponents hope to force him to announce a date for elections. But the government won't budge and it still has some aces up its sleeve.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Born of Rape

[Deutsche Welle] 23 years after the genocide, Rwanda is seen as an example in the region. But behind its neatly restored image lurks the tragedy of children born of rape. The trauma for mother and child has yet to be properly adressed.

[Deutsche Welle] 23 years after the genocide, Rwanda is seen as an example in the region. But behind its neatly restored image lurks the tragedy of children born of rape. The trauma for mother and child has yet to be properly adressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

SAPS Reach Out to the Community of Peddie

[SAPS] Following several shooting incidents in Peddie, the Cluster Commander, Brigadier David Kanuka called an urgent meeting with community leaders and the community. The meeting was attended by a representative from the department for safety and liai…

[SAPS] Following several shooting incidents in Peddie, the Cluster Commander, Brigadier David Kanuka called an urgent meeting with community leaders and the community. The meeting was attended by a representative from the department for safety and liaison, representatives from the Department of Transport, chiefs, church leaders, and taxi associations operating in the area as well as taxi owners and operators.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa