Kenya Chicken Out on Used Clothes Ban to Save U.S. Trade Deal

[East African] Kenya has retreated from a proposed ban on used clothes, reversed tariff increases and held confidential meetings with US officials ahead of a decision by Washington to review duty-free access for Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to markets u…

[East African] Kenya has retreated from a proposed ban on used clothes, reversed tariff increases and held confidential meetings with US officials ahead of a decision by Washington to review duty-free access for Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda to markets under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Deutsche Welle Slams Nigeria for Correspondent’s Detention

[Deutsche Welle] The detention and beating of a DW correspondent in Nigeria has prompted a protest note from Germany’s foreign broadcaster. Deutsche Welle has called on Nigeria “to hold the police officers involved accountable.”

[Deutsche Welle] The detention and beating of a DW correspondent in Nigeria has prompted a protest note from Germany's foreign broadcaster. Deutsche Welle has called on Nigeria "to hold the police officers involved accountable."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deutsche Welle Correspondent’s Detention Draws Protest

[Deutsche Welle] The detention and beating of a DW correspondent in Nigeria has prompted a protest note from Germany’s foreign broadcaster. Deutsche Welle has called on Nigeria “to hold the police officers involved accountable.”

[Deutsche Welle] The detention and beating of a DW correspondent in Nigeria has prompted a protest note from Germany's foreign broadcaster. Deutsche Welle has called on Nigeria "to hold the police officers involved accountable."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#GuptaLeaks May Be Biggest Democratic Crisis – Communist Party Chief

[News24Wire] The leaked Gupta emails may well be the biggest crisis South Africa has experienced since the dawn of democracy, South African Communist Party’s (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande said.

[News24Wire] The leaked Gupta emails may well be the biggest crisis South Africa has experienced since the dawn of democracy, South African Communist Party's (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Operational Successes Nets a Total of 108 Suspects Over Past Weekend in Uitenhage Cluster

[SAPS] In order to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of community members, police officials from the Uitenhage Cluster performed their duties in line with the Back to Basics approach. Members continued to clamp down on …

[SAPS] In order to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of community members, police officials from the Uitenhage Cluster performed their duties in line with the Back to Basics approach. Members continued to clamp down on criminal activities over the past weekend, Friday, 23 June 2017 until Monday, 26 June 2017 and it resulted in the arrest of a total of 108 suspects on various charges.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bird Flu – Agriculture Dept. Briefing to Parliament Needed

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Machwene Semenya, to request that she call the Minister, Senzeni Zokwana, to brief Parliament on plans to contain the bird flu following rep…

[DA] The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Machwene Semenya, to request that she call the Minister, Senzeni Zokwana, to brief Parliament on plans to contain the bird flu following reports of cases of the virus in Mpumalanga and the Free State.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Concludes Successful Visit to Swaziland

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has today, 23 June 2017, concluded a successful visit to the Kingdom of Swaziland, where he led the South African delegation at the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit Heads of State and Government.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has today, 23 June 2017, concluded a successful visit to the Kingdom of Swaziland, where he led the South African delegation at the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit Heads of State and Government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Food Security Top on Jubilee Agenda

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government has promised to construct 57 dams, buy half of its food requirements from small scale farmers and improve forest cover from seven to 10 per cent in a bold food security plan, if re-elected.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta's government has promised to construct 57 dams, buy half of its food requirements from small scale farmers and improve forest cover from seven to 10 per cent in a bold food security plan, if re-elected.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya