Senior Citizens Better Off As Life Expectancy Improves

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Statistician General Pali Lehohla says data shows that elderly persons are better off in terms of socio-economic conditions, as their life expectancy improves.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Statistician General Pali Lehohla says data shows that elderly persons are better off in terms of socio-economic conditions, as their life expectancy improves.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt to Face Hague Court Over Failure to Arrest Sudan’s Al-Bashir

[News24Wire] South Africa is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) next week Friday to “account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an African Union summit in the country in June 2015”.

[News24Wire] South Africa is set to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) next week Friday to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an African Union summit in the country in June 2015".

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Presidency COO Wants to School Reporters On How Cabinet Works

[News24Wire] In the absence of any official communication from the government to deny mounting speculation that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan might be replaced, the Presidency’s chief operations officer posted a message on her personal Facebook page …

[News24Wire] In the absence of any official communication from the government to deny mounting speculation that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan might be replaced, the Presidency's chief operations officer posted a message on her personal Facebook page to school journalists on how the Cabinet works.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Urged to Promote Girls’ Education

[Daily Trust] Former Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said that Nigeria would continue to remain in the third world category unless the country embraced education of the girl-child.

[Daily Trust] Former Niger State governor, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu, has said that Nigeria would continue to remain in the third world category unless the country embraced education of the girl-child.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senegal’s Gold Rush Fuels Human Trafficking From Nigeria

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kedougou -Huddled together in the corner of a dimly-lit bar in southeast Senegal while men swig beer, smoke and shout over the blaring music, Grace and the women beside her are silent and sombre.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kedougou -Huddled together in the corner of a dimly-lit bar in southeast Senegal while men swig beer, smoke and shout over the blaring music, Grace and the women beside her are silent and sombre.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Govt Pays Teachers’ Arrears

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has disbursed Sh2.864 billion to pay outstanding teachers’ arrears in 45 municipal and district councils in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has disbursed Sh2.864 billion to pay outstanding teachers' arrears in 45 municipal and district councils in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Query Raised On Civic United Front Cash

[Citizen] Dodoma -An array of questions and comments about the controversy in releasing grants to Civic United Front (CUF) rose yesterday as members of the Constitution and Legal Affairs Committee analysed the budget estimates of the Prime Minister’s O…

[Citizen] Dodoma -An array of questions and comments about the controversy in releasing grants to Civic United Front (CUF) rose yesterday as members of the Constitution and Legal Affairs Committee analysed the budget estimates of the Prime Minister's Office (Policy, Coordination, Parliamentary Affairs, Youth, Labour and Disabled).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

AU Envoy Advocates for Women Involvement in Peacemaking Efforts

[Daily News] AFRICAN Union Commission (AUC) Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security has appealed to Somalia government and the African Mission in Somali to engage women in all efforts to counter violent extremism.

[Daily News] AFRICAN Union Commission (AUC) Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security has appealed to Somalia government and the African Mission in Somali to engage women in all efforts to counter violent extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia