As Roadblocks Reduced, Cops Swoop On Hotels

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo -As government says it is reducing the number of roadblocks, ZRP officers appear to have found a new avenue for making money as they have besieged Bulawayo food outlets and hotels where they are issuing tickets for what operator…

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo -As government says it is reducing the number of roadblocks, ZRP officers appear to have found a new avenue for making money as they have besieged Bulawayo food outlets and hotels where they are issuing tickets for what operators feel are flimsy offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

More People On Grants Than With Jobs, Five Years Later

[News24Wire] There were more than 17 million South Africans dependent on social grants on a monthly basis compared to about 15.5 million South Africans with jobs last year, the SA Institute of Race Relations said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] There were more than 17 million South Africans dependent on social grants on a monthly basis compared to about 15.5 million South Africans with jobs last year, the SA Institute of Race Relations said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mauritius Hosts Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement Meeting

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the Compliance Committee of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) and the 4th Meeting of the Parties from 23 to 30 June 2017.

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will host the first Meeting of the Compliance Committee of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) and the 4th Meeting of the Parties from 23 to 30 June 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

NUJ Vs Customs – Doctor Recounts Tests Conducted On Battered Journalist

[Vanguard] A Medical practitioner, Dr Akintayo Akintoba, yesterday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that series of medical examinations were conducted on a battered journalist, Mr Yomi Olomofe, when he was contacted after the attack on the …

[Vanguard] A Medical practitioner, Dr Akintayo Akintoba, yesterday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that series of medical examinations were conducted on a battered journalist, Mr Yomi Olomofe, when he was contacted after the attack on the newsman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MP Thrown Out of Parliament Over Dress Code

[Nyasa Times] Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Dr Clement Chiwaya on Tuesday kicked out Member of Parliament (MP) for Ntcheu central constituency Malison Ndau from the House for defying the Parliamentary dress code.

[Nyasa Times] Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Dr Clement Chiwaya on Tuesday kicked out Member of Parliament (MP) for Ntcheu central constituency Malison Ndau from the House for defying the Parliamentary dress code.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Fragmenting and Diffusing State Capture Probe a Recipe for Disaster

[Daily Maverick] The announcement this week by National Assembly House chairperson, Cedric Frolick, that four separate portfolio committees will be tasked with instituting “investigations” into state capture is both disturbing and bizarre. Frolick has …

[Daily Maverick] The announcement this week by National Assembly House chairperson, Cedric Frolick, that four separate portfolio committees will be tasked with instituting "investigations" into state capture is both disturbing and bizarre. Frolick has seemingly tasked the Home Affairs, Public Enterprises, Mineral Resources and Transport portfolio committees of the National Assembly with engaging with the relevant ministers "to ensure Parliament gets to bottom of the allegations". This announcement is nothing more than a cy

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unpacking Radical Economic Transformation

[Daily Maverick] Radical economic transformation is not a break with existing policy. It does not represent a new, uncertain path. Radical economic transformation indicates a new phase of accelerated implementation of the long-standing economic policy …

[Daily Maverick] Radical economic transformation is not a break with existing policy. It does not represent a new, uncertain path. Radical economic transformation indicates a new phase of accelerated implementation of the long-standing economic policy positions of the ANC and government. By CYRIL RAMAPHOSA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Achieving Universal Health Coverage Through Innovative Financing

[IPS] Nairobi -Every year, one million Kenyans are driven below the poverty line by healthcare-related expenditures. Poverty predisposes them to disease and slows all aspects of growth in the economy.

[IPS] Nairobi -Every year, one million Kenyans are driven below the poverty line by healthcare-related expenditures. Poverty predisposes them to disease and slows all aspects of growth in the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwigara Presents Nomination Papers

[New Times] Diane Shima Rwigara yesterday submitted her nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC), officially declaring her interest to stand for the presidency.

[New Times] Diane Shima Rwigara yesterday submitted her nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC), officially declaring her interest to stand for the presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda