World Bank Report Predicts More Landslides

[Concord] A new report on disaster risk management conducted by the World Bank has predicted that the country is still vulnerable to high risk of another landslide if certain mechanisms are not put in place by the government to mitigate disaster incide…

[Concord] A new report on disaster risk management conducted by the World Bank has predicted that the country is still vulnerable to high risk of another landslide if certain mechanisms are not put in place by the government to mitigate disaster incidents in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Nigerian Envoy Urges Compatriots to Be Law Abiding

[Concord] Newly appointed Nigerian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone has urged the Nigerian community in the country to continue to be law abiding and promote the good image of Nigeria.

[Concord] Newly appointed Nigerian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone has urged the Nigerian community in the country to continue to be law abiding and promote the good image of Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Western Cape Social Development Attends Court Appearance of Armed Robber

[Govt of SA] Today, the surviving suspect, Xolisa Baba, involved in the armed robbery of Minister Fritz and his Spokesperson (Sihle Ngobese), appeared in the Athlone Magistrates Court to face charges, and make a bail application.

[Govt of SA] Today, the surviving suspect, Xolisa Baba, involved in the armed robbery of Minister Fritz and his Spokesperson (Sihle Ngobese), appeared in the Athlone Magistrates Court to face charges, and make a bail application.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senseless Murders in the Eastern Cape Province

[SAPS] King William’s Town -A media briefing was held today at the office of the MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Ms Weziwe Tikana with Eastern Cape Provincial Commander, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga to brief members of the media about the past few wee…

[SAPS] King William's Town -A media briefing was held today at the office of the MEC for Transport, Safety and Liaison, Ms Weziwe Tikana with Eastern Cape Provincial Commander, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga to brief members of the media about the past few week's incidents of senseless murders in the Province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Organisations Urge Malawi to Respect Minority Rights

[CSJNews] As Malawi plans to conduct a public inquiry on Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) citizens, two local human rights organisations have urged the southern African nation to tread carefully and respect minority rights.

[CSJNews] As Malawi plans to conduct a public inquiry on Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) citizens, two local human rights organisations have urged the southern African nation to tread carefully and respect minority rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Life Esidimeni Deaths – ‘Disabled People Are Not Animals’

[News24Wire] Fighting to hold back her tears, Sandra de Villiers holds a pink tissue in her hands and says her disabled brother was starved and later died of dehydration in a hospital in Pretoria.

[News24Wire] Fighting to hold back her tears, Sandra de Villiers holds a pink tissue in her hands and says her disabled brother was starved and later died of dehydration in a hospital in Pretoria.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Suspects Arrested for Unlicensed Firearms, Ammunition and Drugs in Bellville

[SAPS] Bellville SAPS members’ back-to-basics focused approach towards fighting crime continues to pay off. Four suspects were arrested during a stop and search operation in Charl Malan Street, Bellville. The members identified a white Ford Batam bakki…

[SAPS] Bellville SAPS members' back-to-basics focused approach towards fighting crime continues to pay off. Four suspects were arrested during a stop and search operation in Charl Malan Street, Bellville. The members identified a white Ford Batam bakkie and found two unlicensed firearms in the vehicle, a crow bar, and a packet of "tik" (crystal methamphetamine). All four suspects who allegedly from the Delft area are due to appear in Bellville magistrate Court once they have been charged.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ascendis Earnings Up 92 Percent On Strong International Growth

[News24Wire] Ascendis Health [JSE:ASC] on Tuesday reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645m for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions i…

[News24Wire] Ascendis Health [JSE:ASC] on Tuesday reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645m for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions in Europe during the year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hout Bay Protesters Set Restaurant’s Tables On Fire

[News24Wire] Furniture was dragged from Hout Bay’s famous Mariner’s Wharf restaurant on Tuesday and set alight to form a burning barricade during a fishing quota protest in the popular Cape Town suburb.

[News24Wire] Furniture was dragged from Hout Bay's famous Mariner's Wharf restaurant on Tuesday and set alight to form a burning barricade during a fishing quota protest in the popular Cape Town suburb.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa