Commission Turns Up the Heat On Margarine Firms

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Competition Commission will today conduct a search and seizure operation at the premises of five companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of refined edible oils, baking fats and margarine in South Africa.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Competition Commission will today conduct a search and seizure operation at the premises of five companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of refined edible oils, baking fats and margarine in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sudden Hope in a Small Country

[AfricaFocus] “The bells of freedoms are ringing in the four corners of the Gambia. We are free at last and the thousands of Gambians who were forced into exile can now return home and help rebuild their country. We shall no longer be afraid to hold po…

[AfricaFocus] "The bells of freedoms are ringing in the four corners of the Gambia. We are free at last and the thousands of Gambians who were forced into exile can now return home and help rebuild their country. We shall no longer be afraid to hold political discussions in the open. We can now sleep peacefully at night without the men in black breaking in our homes and take us away in front of our children. We are indeed really free. ... Alhamdulillah, change has happened in the Gambia." - Jollof News editorial, Decemb

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bill Seeking Special Status for Lagos, Deserving States Passes Second Reading

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Wednesday passed through second reading a bill seeking to grant special economic status to Lagos State to ensure that the state receives the necessary support from the federal government to develop critica…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives Wednesday passed through second reading a bill seeking to grant special economic status to Lagos State to ensure that the state receives the necessary support from the federal government to develop critical infrastructure and cater to its rising population.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Patients Flock Private Hospitals in Tharaka-Nithi as Medics’ Strike Enters Fourth Day

[Nation] Private hospitals in Tharaka-Nithi County continue receiving large number of patients from public hospitals as the doctors and nurses strike entered day four on Thursday.

[Nation] Private hospitals in Tharaka-Nithi County continue receiving large number of patients from public hospitals as the doctors and nurses strike entered day four on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sheil Kotecha, Kevin Cheruiyot Storm ITF Junior Circuit Semis

[Nation] Kenya’s Sheil Kotecha and Kevin Cheruiyot on Thursday advanced to the semi-finals of the third leg of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) East African Junior Circuit Under-18 tournament.

[Nation] Kenya's Sheil Kotecha and Kevin Cheruiyot on Thursday advanced to the semi-finals of the third leg of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) East African Junior Circuit Under-18 tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mombasa County Stopped From Demolishing Houses for Road Project

[Nation] Mombasa County government has been stopped by the High Court from demolishing homes in Bangladesh informal settlement and Mikindani without compensating residents.

[Nation] Mombasa County government has been stopped by the High Court from demolishing homes in Bangladesh informal settlement and Mikindani without compensating residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Red Carpet for Zambia’s Lungu

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa on Thursday rolled out the red carpet for Zambian President Edgar Lungu who is in the country for a state visit — with President Jacob Zuma welcoming him as a “dear brother” to the seat of government.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South Africa on Thursday rolled out the red carpet for Zambian President Edgar Lungu who is in the country for a state visit -- with President Jacob Zuma welcoming him as a "dear brother" to the seat of government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Kogi NUJ Sues DSS for Unlawful Detention of Journalist

[This Day] Lokoja -The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi State Council yesterday dragged the Department of State Services (DSS) to the Federal High Court in Lokoja over unlawful arrest of its member, Mr. Friday Ogungbemi.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi State Council yesterday dragged the Department of State Services (DSS) to the Federal High Court in Lokoja over unlawful arrest of its member, Mr. Friday Ogungbemi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria