Parliament Holds Joint Sittings and Committee Meetings, 22 to 24 Oct

[SA Govt] Joint Debate on 16 Days of Activism, Questions from the NA to the President, Division of Revenue Amendment Bill and other Bills scheduled for consideration and wide range of subjects on agenda of committees this week

[SA Govt] Joint Debate on 16 Days of Activism, Questions from the NA to the President, Division of Revenue Amendment Bill and other Bills scheduled for consideration and wide range of subjects on agenda of committees this week

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

TFRA’s New Board Tasked to Set Indicative Price for Fertiliser

[Daily News] Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba yesterday directed the Tanzania Fertiliser Regulatory Authority (TFRA)’s board of directors to regulate fertiliser prices by setting indicative prices.

[Daily News] Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba yesterday directed the Tanzania Fertiliser Regulatory Authority (TFRA)'s board of directors to regulate fertiliser prices by setting indicative prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Atlantis Crime Prevention Unit Members Confiscated Two Unlicensed Firearms and Ammunition and Arrested Six Suspects in Atlantis

[SAPS] On Friday (2016-11-18), Members of Atlantis Crime Prevention Unit received information that firearms being kept in the ceiling of a residence at Duif Steeg, Robinvale, Atlantis. Members went and searched the premises and found two firearms one ….

[SAPS] On Friday (2016-11-18), Members of Atlantis Crime Prevention Unit received information that firearms being kept in the ceiling of a residence at Duif Steeg, Robinvale, Atlantis. Members went and searched the premises and found two firearms one .38 Torres revolver and one 9mm Torres pistol , 1 x 7.65mm magazine, 10 x .38 live rounds and 23 x 9mm short live rounds at the residence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nordic Partners Upbeat of TASAF Poverty-Eradication

[Daily News] Dodoma -The Nordic partners’ mission to Tanzania is optimistic of the success of the Tanzania Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN) under the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) aimed at reducing poverty among poor households.

[Daily News] Dodoma -The Nordic partners' mission to Tanzania is optimistic of the success of the Tanzania Productive Social Safety Nets (PSSN) under the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) aimed at reducing poverty among poor households.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Empower Vehicle Department to Curb Road Carnage, Govt Told

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Government should commercialise the Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) and enable it to inspect private vehicles as part of efforts to curb road carnage emanating from the prevalence of illegal taxi operators commonly kn…

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Government should commercialise the Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) and enable it to inspect private vehicles as part of efforts to curb road carnage emanating from the prevalence of illegal taxi operators commonly known as mushikashika, legislators have said. Members of Parliament said private vehicles should be levied a fixed annual fee by VID so that it could inspect them for fitness so as to minimise accidents as some of them were caused by illegal operators.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Should I Die If the Lord Hasn’t Called Me? – Mugabe

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly accused some senior Zanu-PF officials of wishing him dead, adding that some are even trying to “bewitch” him so that they can take over his position.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly accused some senior Zanu-PF officials of wishing him dead, adding that some are even trying to "bewitch" him so that they can take over his position.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Expend N28 Billion On Salaries in 2017

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N28 billion will be expended by the Niger State government on salaries and allowances of civil servants in its employment in the 2017 fiscal year. With the development, the personnel cost is expected to increase by eight perc…

[Daily Trust] Minna -About N28 billion will be expended by the Niger State government on salaries and allowances of civil servants in its employment in the 2017 fiscal year. With the development, the personnel cost is expected to increase by eight percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzanian Golfer Wins Rwanda Open in Style

[Daily News] The youthful Tanzania national golf team player, Victor Joseph was all but happy after clinching Rwanda Open Golf title in a thrilling event climaxed over the weekend at Nyanturana golf course in Kigali, Rwanda.

[Daily News] The youthful Tanzania national golf team player, Victor Joseph was all but happy after clinching Rwanda Open Golf title in a thrilling event climaxed over the weekend at Nyanturana golf course in Kigali, Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Presidency Blasts Galadima, Says Buhari Won’t Be Alone in 2019

[Daily Trust] The Presidency last night blasted a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engineer Buba Galadima for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari would be alone in 2019.

[Daily Trust] The Presidency last night blasted a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engineer Buba Galadima for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari would be alone in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Elicits Fears of Land Cases Piling

[Nation] There are about 40,000 land cases at the magistrates’ courts whose hearing may stall, following a recent ruling that such cases should only be handled by the Environment and Land courts.

[Nation] There are about 40,000 land cases at the magistrates' courts whose hearing may stall, following a recent ruling that such cases should only be handled by the Environment and Land courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya