Bigger Than the Weather II – the Corporate Cover-Up Goes Deeper

[Daily Maverick] In July 2016, we published an investigative feature that implicated the TUI Group, the world’s largest travel and tourism conglomerate, in a web of deceit and fraud that involved the deaths at sea of three South African sailors. The st…

[Daily Maverick] In July 2016, we published an investigative feature that implicated the TUI Group, the world's largest travel and tourism conglomerate, in a web of deceit and fraud that involved the deaths at sea of three South African sailors. The story reached over 100,000 readers worldwide, and was picked up by the international pro sailing community. We have since learnt that the cover-up goes a lot deeper than we reported, and that one or more of the sailors "almost certainly" could have been saved. TUI has been foun

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Award of Certificates to 30 Unemployed Women Under the Back to Work Programme

[Government of Mauritius] A first batch of 30 unemployed women who have completed a training programme on Induction to World of Work under the Back To Work Programme (BTWP) received their certificates yesterday at the seat of the Ministry of Labour, In…

[Government of Mauritius] A first batch of 30 unemployed women who have completed a training programme on Induction to World of Work under the Back To Work Programme (BTWP) received their certificates yesterday at the seat of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training, in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Stratcomm-Africa Marks 10th Anniversary of Praise Jam

[Ghana Govt.] This year’s edition of Praise Jam, an annual praise, worship and thanksgiving festival of Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) – a Ghanaian Communications Agency with worldwide reputation – has taken place in Accra.

[Ghana Govt.] This year's edition of Praise Jam, an annual praise, worship and thanksgiving festival of Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) - a Ghanaian Communications Agency with worldwide reputation - has taken place in Accra.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

ICC in Focus, Introduction to Ongwen Trial

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen is scheduled to open on Tuesday, 6 December 2016, at 9.30 (The Hague local time), before Trial Chamber IX of the International Criminal Court (ICC), composed of presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt, Judge Péter Kovács, and Judge Raul Cano Pangalangan.

[Independent (Kampala)] The trial in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen is scheduled to open on Tuesday, 6 December 2016, at 9.30 (The Hague local time), before Trial Chamber IX of the International Criminal Court (ICC), composed of presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt, Judge Péter Kovács, and Judge Raul Cano Pangalangan.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Receives Japanese Grant for New Bridge Across River Volta

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana is to receive an 11 billion, 239 million Japanese yen loan, with an interest of 0.10 per cent per annum, for the construction of a new 540-meter long cable-stay steel bridge across the Volta River.

[Ghana Govt.] Ghana is to receive an 11 billion, 239 million Japanese yen loan, with an interest of 0.10 per cent per annum, for the construction of a new 540-meter long cable-stay steel bridge across the Volta River.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

CPE Results 2016 Proclaimed

[Government of Mauritius] The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) 2016 results have been made public yesterday by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES). A total of 22 092 candidates were examined.

[Government of Mauritius] The Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) 2016 results have been made public yesterday by the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES). A total of 22 092 candidates were examined.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Mauritius and South Africa to Deepen Collaboration in Various Economic Spheres

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and South Africa will further collaborate to strengthen both friendly and bilateral ties and deepen partnership in various economic spheres in view of reinforcing cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two countr…

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and South Africa will further collaborate to strengthen both friendly and bilateral ties and deepen partnership in various economic spheres in view of reinforcing cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

South Africa in 2017 – Adrift, With Rapids Approaching

[Daily Maverick] If there is one thing the small print of the ratings agencies’ collective decision not to consign us to the junk heap tells us, it’s that we are adrift. Their message is stark: if we do not get the engine of our economy moving soon, th…

[Daily Maverick] If there is one thing the small print of the ratings agencies' collective decision not to consign us to the junk heap tells us, it's that we are adrift. Their message is stark: if we do not get the engine of our economy moving soon, they will have no choice but to complete the job that President Jacob Zuma started so ably a year ago. We should be grateful that they did not act now; no doubt some of their experts argued strongly that they would be failing in their duty to not remove our "investment grade st

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa