Commission for Gender Equality to SA Universities – Employ Women or Face Sanctions

[Daily Maverick] For the past two years, the Commission for Gender Equality has been meeting with South African institutes of higher learning to hear what they are doing in terms of gender transformation. The investigation is still ongoing, but in a nu…

[Daily Maverick] For the past two years, the Commission for Gender Equality has been meeting with South African institutes of higher learning to hear what they are doing in terms of gender transformation. The investigation is still ongoing, but in a number of cases the commission isn't satisfied that change is coming quickly enough. Among the measures that could lie ahead: ring-fenced positions for female academics, with legal action for non-compliance. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Free State, Eskom in Talks Over Payment Plans

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Free State Provincial Government and Eskom on Thursday held discussions over payment plans to resolve outstanding arrear debt on Eskom accounts.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Free State Provincial Government and Eskom on Thursday held discussions over payment plans to resolve outstanding arrear debt on Eskom accounts.

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Minister Mosebenzi Zwane – Releases of 2016 Mine Health and Safety Statistics

[SA Govt] Address by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr Mosebenzi Zwane (Mp) at the release of the 2016 statistics on health and safety in the mining sector

[SA Govt] Address by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr Mosebenzi Zwane (Mp) at the release of the 2016 statistics on health and safety in the mining sector

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Three Suspects Apprehended for Robbery in Nyanga

[SAPS] The swift response of members of the Flying Squad resulted in the apprehension of three suspects early today in Nyanga on a charge of robbery. The suspects were virtually caught red-handed still inspecting their loot when the long of the law mad…

[SAPS] The swift response of members of the Flying Squad resulted in the apprehension of three suspects early today in Nyanga on a charge of robbery. The suspects were virtually caught red-handed still inspecting their loot when the long of the law made its unwanted presence.

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FMBN Partner’s REDAN, Shelter Afrique Over U.S.$2 Billion Housing Fund

[Daily Trust] The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and Shelter Afrique to provide $200 million annually for the next 10 years to …

[Daily Trust] The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and Shelter Afrique to provide $200 million annually for the next 10 years to finance housing construction in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Arrest Premium Times Publisher, Olorunyomi, Reporter

[Guardian] The Nigeria police yesterday raided the head office of an online medium, Premium Times in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, alongside the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.

[Guardian] The Nigeria police yesterday raided the head office of an online medium, Premium Times in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper's publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, alongside the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saudi Arabia Lifts Quota On Muslim Pilgrims

[Guardian] Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj rites.

[Guardian] Succour is around the corner for intending pilgrims in Nigeria, as the Saudi Arabian government lifts the quota on number of pilgrims allowed to perform the yearly hajj rites.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria