Government Is Committed to Protecting Employment Rights – President Koroma

[Sierra Leone Government] My administration is committed to creating a friendly and conducive environment for workers and employers with an attractive environment for investment, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma told a mammoth crowd of workers during Int…

[Sierra Leone Government] My administration is committed to creating a friendly and conducive environment for workers and employers with an attractive environment for investment, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma told a mammoth crowd of workers during International Workers Day celebrations on Monday, 1st May 2017, at the forecourt of the Miatta Conference Center, Brookfields in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

George Mitchell to visit UNE’s Tangier Global Forum To Present “Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?”

[allAfrica] Tangier, Morocco — The University of New England’s Tangier Global Forum will cap its spring lecture series with a visit from former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell. A global luminary, who authored the agreement that brought peace to Northe…

[allAfrica] Tangier, Morocco -- The University of New England's Tangier Global Forum will cap its spring lecture series with a visit from former U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell. A global luminary, who authored the agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland in 1998 and served as President Obama's special envoy to the Arab-Israeli peace process from 2009 to 2011, Mitchell will present a lecture titled "Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?"

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Energy Minister Says Government Will Appeal Nuclear Judgment

[GroundUp] New energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi may appeal last week’s court judgement which found the government’s proposed nuclear expansion programme was unlawful. Kubayi told Pariament’s Energy Portfolio Committee today she was to meet her legal te…

[GroundUp] New energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi may appeal last week's court judgement which found the government's proposed nuclear expansion programme was unlawful. Kubayi told Pariament's Energy Portfolio Committee today she was to meet her legal team to decide whether to appeal the ruling by the Western Cape High Court or to seek a declaratory order.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA to Miss Digital Migration Deadline Again

[News24Wire] South Africa could once again miss the deadline for digital migration due to “supply chain management irregularities” and “collusion issues” parliament’s portfolio committee heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] South Africa could once again miss the deadline for digital migration due to "supply chain management irregularities" and "collusion issues" parliament's portfolio committee heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Evidence to Suggests a Coup Plot at This Stage – Prosecuting Authority

[News24Wire] There is no evidence at this stage that suggests that Elvis Ramosebudi allegedly hatched a plot to assassinate President Jacob Zuma, his Cabinet ministers and members of the Gupta family, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] There is no evidence at this stage that suggests that Elvis Ramosebudi allegedly hatched a plot to assassinate President Jacob Zuma, his Cabinet ministers and members of the Gupta family, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Witch Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years Imprisonment

[SAPS] A witch doctor, Dumisani Mlotshwa (42), has been convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Madadeni Regional Court on 26 April 2017 for a murder which occurred in 2014. He was further sentenced to ten years for theft of a motor vehicle.

[SAPS] A witch doctor, Dumisani Mlotshwa (42), has been convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Madadeni Regional Court on 26 April 2017 for a murder which occurred in 2014. He was further sentenced to ten years for theft of a motor vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pres. Vaz Visits Liberia On Guinea Bissau Crisis

[LINA] The President of Guinea Bissau Monday paid a courtesy call on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is also Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, to discuss ECOWAS’ role in ending the political crisis in that Portuguese-…

[LINA] The President of Guinea Bissau Monday paid a courtesy call on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is also Chair of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, to discuss ECOWAS' role in ending the political crisis in that Portuguese-speaking West African nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nine Rapists Appear in Court After Surgery

[LINA] Nine convicted rapists who late April underwent surgery for various illnesses Monday appeared at the Criminal Court “E” as a testimony of their completion of treatment at the Redemption Hospital.

[LINA] Nine convicted rapists who late April underwent surgery for various illnesses Monday appeared at the Criminal Court "E" as a testimony of their completion of treatment at the Redemption Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia