Reliability of Database for Military Veterans Remains a Concern

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 9 November 2016 – The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans has raised concerns about the reliability of the database of military veterans that is impacting on the roll-out of housing pr…

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 9 November 2016 - The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans has raised concerns about the reliability of the database of military veterans that is impacting on the roll-out of housing projects for military veterans. The Committee received reports from the National Department of Military Veterans, as well as provincial Departments of Human Settlements from Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and North West.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Committee Congratulates U.S. President-Elect, Mr Donald Trump

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has congratulated the United States’ President-elect, Mr Donald Trump.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has congratulated the United States' President-elect, Mr Donald Trump.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Transport Committee Welcomes Concourt Enatis Ruling

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Transport has welcomed today’s Constitutional Court ruling on the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNatis) system matter involving the Department of Transport and the developers of …

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Transport has welcomed today's Constitutional Court ruling on the Electronic National Traffic Information System (eNatis) system matter involving the Department of Transport and the developers of the system, Tasima.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Population Estimated At 182 Million With Widening Youth Bulge

[This Day] Nigeria’s population reached 182 million this year with more than half its people under 30 years of age, putting a severe strain on a nation suffering from a slowing economy and declining revenue to provide enough schools and health facilities.

[This Day] Nigeria's population reached 182 million this year with more than half its people under 30 years of age, putting a severe strain on a nation suffering from a slowing economy and declining revenue to provide enough schools and health facilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Demo in Atbara, Sudan Quelled With ‘Heavy Hand’

[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -Security services and police reacted ‘with harsh force’ when citizens of Atbara in Sudan’s River Nile State took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the increase in fuel and electricity prices.

[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -Security services and police reacted 'with harsh force' when citizens of Atbara in Sudan's River Nile State took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the increase in fuel and electricity prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Committee Hosts Young Chinese Diplomats, Calls for Deeper Relations

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has called for a deeper relationship with China following a meeting with young diplomats from that country.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has called for a deeper relationship with China following a meeting with young diplomats from that country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Years for Poaching

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Machinga Second Grade Magistrate Court Thursday convicted and sentenced Lifa Makwale, 31 to four years imprisonment after being found guilty on four counts related to the killing of an elephant in the Liwonde National Park.

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Machinga Second Grade Magistrate Court Thursday convicted and sentenced Lifa Makwale, 31 to four years imprisonment after being found guilty on four counts related to the killing of an elephant in the Liwonde National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Makgato Attends SADC Health Ministers Meeting

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Health and Wellness Ms Dorcas Makgato is attending a joint meeting of SADC health ministers and ministers responsible for HIV/AIDS in Mbabane, Swaziland which went underway on Friday (November 11).

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Health and Wellness Ms Dorcas Makgato is attending a joint meeting of SADC health ministers and ministers responsible for HIV/AIDS in Mbabane, Swaziland which went underway on Friday (November 11).

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ali Kiba Gets MTV Award that Was Wrongfully Given to Wizkid

[Nation] MTV Europe Music Awards has finally stripped off Nigeria’s Wizkid of the Best African Act award and given it to Ali Kiba after days of public outcry from Tanzanians.

[Nation] MTV Europe Music Awards has finally stripped off Nigeria's Wizkid of the Best African Act award and given it to Ali Kiba after days of public outcry from Tanzanians.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania