Brain Drain Impoverishes Africa, Says Committee

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation says it is time Africa highlighted in policy formulation the challenge posed by the brain drain, which continues to impoverish the continent.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation says it is time Africa highlighted in policy formulation the challenge posed by the brain drain, which continues to impoverish the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Macadamia Nut Farming Takes Root in Rural Buffalo City Municipality

[Parliament of South Africa] The Vulindlela Traditional Council in Ncera Village outside East London in the Buffalo City Municipality is breathing life into the concept of “rural economic development” through macadamia nut farming and agri-tourism. The…

[Parliament of South Africa] The Vulindlela Traditional Council in Ncera Village outside East London in the Buffalo City Municipality is breathing life into the concept of "rural economic development" through macadamia nut farming and agri-tourism. The community of about 40 000 citizens under the leadership of acting Chief Princess Nomaxhosa Jongilanga has partnered with private investors to establish a macadamia farming business to create much needed economic activity in the village.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deadly Raid On Displaced People

[HRW] Nairobi -Seleka rebels killed at least 37 civilians, wounded 57, and forced thousands to flee when they razed a camp for displaced people in the Central African Republic on October 12, 2016. United Nations peacekeepers deployed outside the camp i…

[HRW] Nairobi -Seleka rebels killed at least 37 civilians, wounded 57, and forced thousands to flee when they razed a camp for displaced people in the Central African Republic on October 12, 2016. United Nations peacekeepers deployed outside the camp in the town of Kaga-Bandoro failed to halt the attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Getting Away With Murder

[HRW] In the Central African Republic last month, I met with Seleka commanders whose forces were accused of just having razed a camp for internally displaced people in the town of Kaga-Bandoro, killing 37 people. They denied responsibility, of course, …

[HRW] In the Central African Republic last month, I met with Seleka commanders whose forces were accused of just having razed a camp for internally displaced people in the town of Kaga-Bandoro, killing 37 people. They denied responsibility, of course, but when I mentioned that those responsible could be held accountable, they chuckled. The notion that anyone in the Central African Republic would be punished for killings and other war crimes seemed like a joke.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Lagos Rich Women Use Family Planning More Than Lagos Poor Women – Survey

[This Day] A recent survey by the Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020-Nigeria (PMA2020-NG) has revealed that Lagos rich women are more likely to use family planning methods than Lagos Poor women.

[This Day] A recent survey by the Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020-Nigeria (PMA2020-NG) has revealed that Lagos rich women are more likely to use family planning methods than Lagos Poor women.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

France Late Show Denies Ghana Famous Win

[CAF] Ghana conceded a cruel last minute goal for the second successive match, drawing 2-2 with France after they looked set for a deserved come-from-behind win at the PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

[CAF] Ghana conceded a cruel last minute goal for the second successive match, drawing 2-2 with France after they looked set for a deserved come-from-behind win at the PNG Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Agrees On Protected Disclosures Bill

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today adopted its report on the Protected Disclosures Bill.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today adopted its report on the Protected Disclosures Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sacoir Briefs Committee On Global Challenges

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation appreciated the briefing it received this morning from the South African Council on International Relations (SACOIR) on various issues about the globe.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation appreciated the briefing it received this morning from the South African Council on International Relations (SACOIR) on various issues about the globe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa