Egyptian Foreign Minister Sees Trump’s Divisive Policies to ‘Evolve’ Over Time

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -As the world braces for the coming U.S. president, Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry began a visit to Washington earlier this month to discuss bilateral relations and meet with the new Administration’s transitional team.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -As the world braces for the coming U.S. president, Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry began a visit to Washington earlier this month to discuss bilateral relations and meet with the new Administration's transitional team.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Egyptian Women’s Rights Defender Arrested From Her Home

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian Security forces arrested women’s rights advocate Azza Soliman from her home on Wednesday, the Centre for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance said.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian Security forces arrested women's rights advocate Azza Soliman from her home on Wednesday, the Centre for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance said.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Hawks Welcomes Judgement Handed Down Against John Fikile Block

[SA Govt] The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Ntlemeza has welcomed the judgement handed down by the Kimberley High Court against John Fikile Block (49), former MEC of Finance, Tourism and Economic A…

[SA Govt] The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Ntlemeza has welcomed the judgement handed down by the Kimberley High Court against John Fikile Block (49), former MEC of Finance, Tourism and Economic Affairs and his business associate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Woman Secures Funding for Kigali’s First Craft Brewery

[RFI] A Rwandan woman has raised almost 70,000 euros to fund Kigali’s first craft brewery using local ingredients to create a “fresh, new, made in Rwanda” beer. Entrepreneur Fina Uwineza, who is partnering with a Canadian brewery, surpassed the minimum…

[RFI] A Rwandan woman has raised almost 70,000 euros to fund Kigali's first craft brewery using local ingredients to create a "fresh, new, made in Rwanda" beer. Entrepreneur Fina Uwineza, who is partnering with a Canadian brewery, surpassed the minimum fundraising target on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with days to spare, receiving contributions from over 1,000 people.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

MEC Qedani Mahlangu On Operations At State Forensic Pathology Service Facilities

[SA Govt] The Gauteng MEC for Health, Ms Qedani Mahlangu wishes to assure the public that operations at all state Forensic Pathology Service facilities are back to normal; this is after Forensic Officers embarked on an unprotected industrial action on …

[SA Govt] The Gauteng MEC for Health, Ms Qedani Mahlangu wishes to assure the public that operations at all state Forensic Pathology Service facilities are back to normal; this is after Forensic Officers embarked on an unprotected industrial action on 01 December 2016 over their salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Treasury Calls for Written Submissions On Corporate Income Tax

[SA Govt] The Minister of Finance established the Davis Tax Committee (DTC) in 2013 to inquire into the role of the tax system in the promotion of inclusive economic growth, employment creation, development and fiscal sustainability.

[SA Govt] The Minister of Finance established the Davis Tax Committee (DTC) in 2013 to inquire into the role of the tax system in the promotion of inclusive economic growth, employment creation, development and fiscal sustainability.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Artisan Targets Not Just a Numbers Game

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -In South Africa’s quest to produce 30 000 qualified artisans per year by 2030, focus should not just be on meeting this ambitious target – emphasis must be placed on producing high quality artisans capable of meaningfully narr…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -In South Africa's quest to produce 30 000 qualified artisans per year by 2030, focus should not just be on meeting this ambitious target - emphasis must be placed on producing high quality artisans capable of meaningfully narrowing the skills gap.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Roads Department Scrutinising Damage Claims

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Department for Roads and Transport says it will scrutinize each and every claim before settling the matter, and will contest a doubtful damage claim that is forwarded to it by a motorist or his/her legal representa…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Department for Roads and Transport says it will scrutinize each and every claim before settling the matter, and will contest a doubtful damage claim that is forwarded to it by a motorist or his/her legal representative.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Constitutionality of Provision On Searches Without Warrants – Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 7 December 2016 – The Standing Committee on Finance began the process this morning of considering the provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill that the Presid…

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 7 December 2016 - The Standing Committee on Finance began the process this morning of considering the provision on searches without warrants in the Financial Intelligence Amendment Bill that the President's lawyers found to be unconstitutional.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa