Informative Workshop to Sensitise SMEs On Assistance Schemes and Facilities

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day workshop on Assistance Schemes and Facilities to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was held yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The main objectives of the workshop were to impart information on the various schemes available to entrepreneurs and to enable them to voice out their difficulties to access the schemes.

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day workshop on Assistance Schemes and Facilities to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was held yesterday at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The main objectives of the workshop were to impart information on the various schemes available to entrepreneurs and to enable them to voice out their difficulties to access the schemes.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Fighting Boko Haram in Chad: Beyond Military Measures

[ICG] Since 2015, the conflict between Chad’s armed forces and Boko Haram has destabilised the Lake Chad region in the west of the country. Defeating this resilient insurgency requires the state to go beyond a purely military campaign and relaunch trad…

[ICG] Since 2015, the conflict between Chad's armed forces and Boko Haram has destabilised the Lake Chad region in the west of the country. Defeating this resilient insurgency requires the state to go beyond a purely military campaign and relaunch trade, improve public services and reintegrate demobilised militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

DA Calls for Lawful Consultation On New ICT Policy

[DA] I have written to Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Leader of Government Business, requesting that a lawful consultation process, in terms of the Electronic Communications Act that solicits written submissions for consideration…

[DA] I have written to Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Leader of Government Business, requesting that a lawful consultation process, in terms of the Electronic Communications Act that solicits written submissions for consideration, be held on controversial aspects of the National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper gazetted last October.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Never Got the R80 Million – Mantashe

[News24Wire] ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has again denied that the party got money from a Prasa contractor who won the bid to supply the controversial Afro4000 locomotives.

[News24Wire] ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has again denied that the party got money from a Prasa contractor who won the bid to supply the controversial Afro4000 locomotives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EU Leaders Confirm Open Rules-Based Trade Position

[SAnews.gov.za] Brussels -European Union (EU) leaders have confirmed the bloc will uphold an open and rules-based trade position against a backdrop of rising protectionism, European Council President Donald Tusk said.

[SAnews.gov.za] Brussels -European Union (EU) leaders have confirmed the bloc will uphold an open and rules-based trade position against a backdrop of rising protectionism, European Council President Donald Tusk said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Muthambi Must Pay for SABC Report Court Review – DA

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi must pay the legal costs of taking the SABC ad hoc committee’s report on judicial review from her own pocket, the DA said on Friday.

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Faith Muthambi must pay the legal costs of taking the SABC ad hoc committee's report on judicial review from her own pocket, the DA said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Junior Boks Gear Up for World Champs

[News24Wire] South Africa’s best young players have Georgia firmly on their minds as preparations intensified in Stellenbosch this week for the Junior World Championships in the Eurasian country in June.

[News24Wire] South Africa's best young players have Georgia firmly on their minds as preparations intensified in Stellenbosch this week for the Junior World Championships in the Eurasian country in June.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Missing Person – Mount Road

[SAPS] Police at SAPS Mount Road is once again appealing to the community and institutions in the Nelson Mandela Metro for assistance in tracing an elderly person who was reported missing in 2014.

[SAPS] Police at SAPS Mount Road is once again appealing to the community and institutions in the Nelson Mandela Metro for assistance in tracing an elderly person who was reported missing in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa