Social Security Agency Applies for Leave to Appeal

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to apply for leave to appeal a judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court ruling that service providers can still deduct money from social grant accounts.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to apply for leave to appeal a judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court ruling that service providers can still deduct money from social grant accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Warring Factions Sign Another Peace Agreement

[Monitor] Kampala -It was a moment of joy as two warring factions of South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-10 Yei River State signed a peace accord in Kampala to end the on-going armed conflict in Africa’s youngest nation.

[Monitor] Kampala -It was a moment of joy as two warring factions of South Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA-10 Yei River State signed a peace accord in Kampala to end the on-going armed conflict in Africa's youngest nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Cease-fire in Effect in War-torn Yei River State

[VOA] A cease-fire has taken effect in South Sudan’s war-torn Yei River state. The deal was signed Sunday in Uganda between a breakaway faction from the SPLA in opposition and the government. But top opposition SPLM-IO leaders say they do not recognize…

[VOA] A cease-fire has taken effect in South Sudan's war-torn Yei River state. The deal was signed Sunday in Uganda between a breakaway faction from the SPLA in opposition and the government. But top opposition SPLM-IO leaders say they do not recognize the deal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

How Corruption Plague Mining Sector

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda continues to earn peanuts from a potentially lucrative mining sector because of corruption and mismanagement that has affected regulation and licensing. A report by Global Witness, an international human rights campaign organi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda continues to earn peanuts from a potentially lucrative mining sector because of corruption and mismanagement that has affected regulation and licensing. A report by Global Witness, an international human rights campaign organisation reveals that the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM) may not actually be in charge of the mining sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Senate, Double Standards

[This Day] The Senate’s refusal to swear in Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued a certificate of return, smacks of double standards and cons…

[This Day] The Senate's refusal to swear in Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) issued a certificate of return, smacks of double standards and constitutes an affront to? the rule of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Eritrean Government Issues Proclamation for Environmental Protection

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Government has issued a new proclamation No. 179/2017 and Legal Notice No. 127/2017 for environmental protection, administration and restoration of environment.

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Government has issued a new proclamation No. 179/2017 and Legal Notice No. 127/2017 for environmental protection, administration and restoration of environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Moh Launches 5 Years Health Strategic Plan

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health has launched on 02 June health strategic plan of action for 2017-2021 in the presence of heads of different line ministries and national associations as well as representatives of the international organizations…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health has launched on 02 June health strategic plan of action for 2017-2021 in the presence of heads of different line ministries and national associations as well as representatives of the international organizations stationed in Eritrea.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Quit Dithering, Says Last Doctor in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“The Nuba mountains is a region that is bereft of any governmental assistance, so aid is the only way that the people can receive any services”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"The Nuba mountains is a region that is bereft of any governmental assistance, so aid is the only way that the people can receive any services"

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan