Parents Battle to Keep Cape Town’s Uitsig High School Open – Ehrenreich

[News24Wire] The families of the remaining 200 pupils at Cape Town’s Uitsig High School are determined to get the school fixed and up and running again, Cosatu Western Cape chairperson Tony Ehrenreich said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The families of the remaining 200 pupils at Cape Town's Uitsig High School are determined to get the school fixed and up and running again, Cosatu Western Cape chairperson Tony Ehrenreich said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Acting Chief Justice for ‘Greater ICT’ Judiciary

[Daily News] The newly-appointed Acting Chief Justice of Tanzania, Professor Ibrahim Juma, was sworn-in by President John Magufuli yesterday, pledging to trans-form the judiciary towards timely dispensation of justice through the use of Information and…

[Daily News] The newly-appointed Acting Chief Justice of Tanzania, Professor Ibrahim Juma, was sworn-in by President John Magufuli yesterday, pledging to trans-form the judiciary towards timely dispensation of justice through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fresh Bid to Seek Release of ‘Spies’ Arrested in Malawi

[Daily News] The government is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

[Daily News] The government is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

260 Civilians Killed in Somalia Conflict Involving AMISOM, SNA and Al-Shabaab, UN Report Says

[Dalsan Radio] A total of 260 civilian deaths were caused in the last four months of 2016 due to military operations involving Amisom Somali Army and Alshabaab, a UN report released on Wednesday indicated. 37 civilian deaths and 12 injuries have been a…

[Dalsan Radio] A total of 260 civilian deaths were caused in the last four months of 2016 due to military operations involving Amisom Somali Army and Alshabaab, a UN report released on Wednesday indicated. 37 civilian deaths and 12 injuries have been attributed to Amisom forces. Somali National Army caused 55 civilian deaths and 120 injuries the report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Global Plan for Better Data Launched

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum was concluded on Wednesday with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policie…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum was concluded on Wednesday with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people's lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policies needed to put it into action.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cartel Behind Cattle Rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Uncovered

[Nation] The Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo on Tuesday unearthed a cartel that is believed to be behind cattle rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Counties.

[Nation] The Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo on Tuesday unearthed a cartel that is believed to be behind cattle rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

France Weighs UN Sanctions Regime for Mali

[RFI] France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed between the Malian government and rebels, the ambassador said on Tuesday.

[RFI] France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed between the Malian government and rebels, the ambassador said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority Committed to Fighting Mineral Illicit Trade

[Iwacu] Jean Claude Nduwayo, Director General of Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority-OBM, says minerals do not belong to individuals but to the government. He says only companies or cooperatives are allowed to exploit them.

[Iwacu] Jean Claude Nduwayo, Director General of Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority-OBM, says minerals do not belong to individuals but to the government. He says only companies or cooperatives are allowed to exploit them.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi