Deputy President Welcomes Union’s Acceptance of Minimum Wage

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the adoption by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) of the proposed National Minimum Wage of R20 an hour.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the adoption by the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) of the proposed National Minimum Wage of R20 an hour.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EU Urged to Introduce a Strict Ban On Ivory Trade

[Observer] Dr Adrew Seguya, the executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, is pushing for a strict ban on ivory trade. Christian Basl talked to him about what the move would mean for Uganda and the sophisticated business of poaching.

[Observer] Dr Adrew Seguya, the executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority, is pushing for a strict ban on ivory trade. Christian Basl talked to him about what the move would mean for Uganda and the sophisticated business of poaching.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyer Muwema Appeals TVO Ruling in Ireland Court

[Observer] Ugandan lawyer Fred Muwema has appealed the decision of an Irish High court that refused to order Facebook to reveal the identity, controversial blogger Tom Voltaire Okwalinga (TVO) last month.

[Observer] Ugandan lawyer Fred Muwema has appealed the decision of an Irish High court that refused to order Facebook to reveal the identity, controversial blogger Tom Voltaire Okwalinga (TVO) last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Leo Africa Institute, NBS TV Partner for Economic Forum

[Independent (Kampala)] The LeO Africa Institute and NBS Television have entered into a mega partnership, that will see the Kamwokya based television station provide exclusive television sponsorship for the institute’s annual LeO Africa Economic Forum,…

[Independent (Kampala)] The LeO Africa Institute and NBS Television have entered into a mega partnership, that will see the Kamwokya based television station provide exclusive television sponsorship for the institute's annual LeO Africa Economic Forum, over a period of three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ban On Mineral Sands Export to Stay

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has reiterated the ban on the exportation of mineral sands, and has directed the minister of Energy and Minerals, Prof Sospeter Muhongo, to ensure the ban is enforced.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has reiterated the ban on the exportation of mineral sands, and has directed the minister of Energy and Minerals, Prof Sospeter Muhongo, to ensure the ban is enforced.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Salma Kikwete Story

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A brief dispatch from the State House on Wednesday night announced the nomination of former First Lady Salma Kikwete as an MP, stirring a huge public debate on the unprecedented move by President John Magufuli.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A brief dispatch from the State House on Wednesday night announced the nomination of former First Lady Salma Kikwete as an MP, stirring a huge public debate on the unprecedented move by President John Magufuli.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Matiang’i Pledges Action Amid Uproar Over Alliance ‘Torture’

[Nation] Parents and children’s rights activists on Thursday demanded the prosecution of those said to have tortured students at Alliance High School as Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i promised that action would be taken.

[Nation] Parents and children's rights activists on Thursday demanded the prosecution of those said to have tortured students at Alliance High School as Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i promised that action would be taken.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya