Judge Gives New Hope to Overseas Couples Wanting to Adopt Babies in KZN

[News24Wire] There is new hope for overseas couples trying to adopt babies after a judge ruled this week that an alleged “stumbling block” – a letter of recommendation from the KwaZulu-Natal head of social development – is no longer required.

[News24Wire] There is new hope for overseas couples trying to adopt babies after a judge ruled this week that an alleged "stumbling block" - a letter of recommendation from the KwaZulu-Natal head of social development - is no longer required.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ronnie Mamoepa to Receive a Special Provincial Official Funeral – Presidency

[News24Wire] Veteran government communications liaison Ronnie Mamoepa will receive a special provincial official funeral, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Veteran government communications liaison Ronnie Mamoepa will receive a special provincial official funeral, the presidency announced on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Themba Godi Interview – the Paw-Paw Has Hit the Fan, but There Is Hope

[Daily Maverick] When Parliament resumes for the third quarter next week, Scopa’s programme will be crammed with urgent matters as well as regular oversight of government’s financials. Despite the ubiquitous rot, chairperson Themba Godi has not lost ho…

[Daily Maverick] When Parliament resumes for the third quarter next week, Scopa's programme will be crammed with urgent matters as well as regular oversight of government's financials. Despite the ubiquitous rot, chairperson Themba Godi has not lost hope of a turnaround. "There should always be hope. We cannot surrender to wrongdoing." By JANET HEARD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Takes the Blame for Ailing State of Healthcare in State Hospitals?

[Addis Standard] “You have to apologize to the health professionals as we believe that you disrespected the professionals and the improvements made in the health sector,” reads a letter written in Amharic on 3 July, 2017, and was sent to the national b…

[Addis Standard] "You have to apologize to the health professionals as we believe that you disrespected the professionals and the improvements made in the health sector," reads a letter written in Amharic on 3 July, 2017, and was sent to the national broadcaster, Ethiopian Broadcasting Service (EBS). The letter was written by the Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) in response to a segment aired on EBS by a talk show host who took the liberty to "disparage the professional integrity of medical practitioners" in hospitals i

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Observer Demands Resignation of MD, Editor-in-Chief

[Daily Observer] The staff of the Observer Company, the publisher of the Daily Observer Newspaper have yesterday taken the bull by it horns and called for the unconditional resignation of their managing director Pa Modou Mbowe and Editor-in-chief Mr. M…

[Daily Observer] The staff of the Observer Company, the publisher of the Daily Observer Newspaper have yesterday taken the bull by it horns and called for the unconditional resignation of their managing director Pa Modou Mbowe and Editor-in-chief Mr. Momodou Saidy.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt Announces Robust Institutional & Constitutional Reforms

[Daily Observer] The President, His Excellency Adama Barrow has said that his government is ready to end the country’s isolation and introduce robust institutional, electoral and constitutional reforms. He said these would be done in line with our new …

[Daily Observer] The President, His Excellency Adama Barrow has said that his government is ready to end the country's isolation and introduce robust institutional, electoral and constitutional reforms. He said these would be done in line with our new democratic principles that will respond to the realities of our time.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia