No Way to Verify Whether 80 Percent of Same-Sex Marriages in SA Are By Afrikaans Speakers

[Africa Check] One language group in South Africa seemed to have leapt at the opportunity to enter into same-sex marriages – if a version of Wikipedia is to be believed.

[Africa Check] One language group in South Africa seemed to have leapt at the opportunity to enter into same-sex marriages - if a version of Wikipedia is to be believed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pres. Sirleaf Receives Letters of Credence From EU, AU Ambassadors

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of African Union and European Union to the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Hea…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of African Union and European Union to the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Head of Delegation of the European Union respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Huambo to Open Agricultural Campaign With Prospects of Increased Production

[ANGOP] Huambo -The agricultural year 2017/2018 will officially be opened on Wednesday in Cachiungo municipality, Huambo province, at a time when increasing domestic production to substitute imports is a slogan in the country, aiming to provide food sa…

[ANGOP] Huambo -The agricultural year 2017/2018 will officially be opened on Wednesday in Cachiungo municipality, Huambo province, at a time when increasing domestic production to substitute imports is a slogan in the country, aiming to provide food safety and boost economic and social development.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Liberia Elections – Voting Yet to Start At Some Centers in Monrovia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It’s been over three hours since polls opened, but some polling centers like the Paynesville Central Academy polling center, is yet to commence the voting process. Many registered voters here are afraid that they might be di…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It's been over three hours since polls opened, but some polling centers like the Paynesville Central Academy polling center, is yet to commence the voting process. Many registered voters here are afraid that they might be disenfranchised as voting closes at 6:00PM.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Central Bank Assures Ex-Intermarket Account Holders

[Times of Zambia] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has assured all account holders of the restructured Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank (ZICB), formerly Intermarket Banking Cooperation, that they will be paid their money as soon as the bank starts operating.

[Times of Zambia] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has assured all account holders of the restructured Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank (ZICB), formerly Intermarket Banking Cooperation, that they will be paid their money as soon as the bank starts operating.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Global Green Growth Week 2017 Kicks Off in Addis Ababa

[IPS] Addis Ababa -The Global Green Growth Week 2017 (#GGGWeek2017), in its second year, will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from October 17 – 20 to discuss ways to scale up green growth in Africa and around the world.

[IPS] Addis Ababa -The Global Green Growth Week 2017 (#GGGWeek2017), in its second year, will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from October 17 - 20 to discuss ways to scale up green growth in Africa and around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Eagerness, Anxiety Engulf Opening of Polls

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It is just a few more minutes for the commencement of polls in country, but there is already an atmosphere of anxiety and eagerness on the part of voters, who have been queuing since 5:00AM.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -It is just a few more minutes for the commencement of polls in country, but there is already an atmosphere of anxiety and eagerness on the part of voters, who have been queuing since 5:00AM.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Forms Part of First Voters

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls have opened in Liberia and outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the first to cast her vote in Bomi County, Western Liberia.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls have opened in Liberia and outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the first to cast her vote in Bomi County, Western Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Launching of the ‘Men As Caring Partners’ Project in Trèfles

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Association for Population and Development launched the ‘Men as Caring Partners’ project yesterday at Trèfles Community Centre in Rose-Hill in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, and other personalities.

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Association for Population and Development launched the 'Men as Caring Partners' project yesterday at Trèfles Community Centre in Rose-Hill in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, and other personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Experts Gather at Economic Summit to Address Growth Challenges

[Guardian] Abuja -Policy makers and experts from all walks of life will gather today in Abuja at the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) to proffer sector-specific solutions to the myriad of problems holding back the country’s development.

[Guardian] Abuja -Policy makers and experts from all walks of life will gather today in Abuja at the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) to proffer sector-specific solutions to the myriad of problems holding back the country's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria