Pressure to Pass GMO Bill Gains Momentum

[Observer] Will it, will it not? Uganda teeters on the brink of having a new bill to regulate genetically modified goods after President Yoweri Museveni cleared the air about which side he supports, writes JUSTUS LYATUU.

[Observer] Will it, will it not? Uganda teeters on the brink of having a new bill to regulate genetically modified goods after President Yoweri Museveni cleared the air about which side he supports, writes JUSTUS LYATUU.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gauteng Health Appoints Hospital Boards and Clinic Committees

[SA Govt] The Gauteng Department of Health has appointed hospitals boards as part of an effort to strengthen the management of Gauteng hospitals. The Department has appointed 161 board members, equalling 71%, up by 53% from the initial 41 board members.

[SA Govt] The Gauteng Department of Health has appointed hospitals boards as part of an effort to strengthen the management of Gauteng hospitals. The Department has appointed 161 board members, equalling 71%, up by 53% from the initial 41 board members.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PM Allays Investors’ Fears Over Ban

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa calmed down mining investors affected by the ban on export of copper concentrates, saying the government wants to clear doubts over its real composition and if it was getting the revenue it deserved.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa calmed down mining investors affected by the ban on export of copper concentrates, saying the government wants to clear doubts over its real composition and if it was getting the revenue it deserved.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Two (2) Life Sentences and 120 Years in Jail for Quzini Rapist and Robber

[SAPS] The community of Quzini location in King William’s Town and surroundings can finally breathe a sigh of relief after one of the most notorious serial rapists and robber, Mninawa Manzana was sentenced to two life sentences and 75 years in jail at …

[SAPS] The community of Quzini location in King William's Town and surroundings can finally breathe a sigh of relief after one of the most notorious serial rapists and robber, Mninawa Manzana was sentenced to two life sentences and 75 years in jail at Bhisho High Court on the 27 March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Student Funding Scheme Should Be Strengthened

[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can’t afford higher education.

[The Conversation Africa] In mid-December 2016, the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training released the report of a ministerial task team set up to investigate student funding for those who can't afford higher education.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bodies of Two UN Experts Found

[HRW] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, confirmed on March 28, 2017, that the bodies of Zaida Catalán, a Swede, and Michael Sharp, an American, were found by UN peacekeepers near Bunkonde in Kasai Central province on March 27.

[HRW] The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUSCO, confirmed on March 28, 2017, that the bodies of Zaida Catalán, a Swede, and Michael Sharp, an American, were found by UN peacekeepers near Bunkonde in Kasai Central province on March 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Simone Gbagbo Acquitted After Flawed War Crimes Trial

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d’Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court’s case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Nairobi -The acquittal in Côte d'Ivoire of former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity based on a process marred by fair trial concerns and a critical lack of evidence shows the importance of the International Criminal Court's case against her, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

MEC Mathabo Leeto – Free State Sports 2017 Budget Vote

[SA Govt] Speech of the MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mrs Mathabo Leeto on the tabling of the Budget Vote of the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, 27 March 2017, Bloemfontein

[SA Govt] Speech of the MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mrs Mathabo Leeto on the tabling of the Budget Vote of the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, 27 March 2017, Bloemfontein

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Appeal for Assistance in Locating Missing Elderly Man

[SAPS] Mfunwa Joseph Khumalo (58) was last seen by his daughter on Saturday, 19 March 2017, in the Kwa Mthandi area of Ladysmith. Mfunwa is known to have occasional loss of memory. He is of slender build and is of average height. He had short black hai…

[SAPS] Mfunwa Joseph Khumalo (58) was last seen by his daughter on Saturday, 19 March 2017, in the Kwa Mthandi area of Ladysmith. Mfunwa is known to have occasional loss of memory. He is of slender build and is of average height. He had short black hair at the time of his disappearance. He was wearing a black trouser, black and white T shirt, a grey jacket and maroon takkies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa