SON – a Year of Reform, Strides and Landmarks

[Vanguard] Approximately a year ago, Barrister Osita Aboloma assumed the mantle of leadership as the Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria,SON. And for the quality safeguarding agency of the nation, it has been a year defined by rem…

[Vanguard] Approximately a year ago, Barrister Osita Aboloma assumed the mantle of leadership as the Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria,SON. And for the quality safeguarding agency of the nation, it has been a year defined by remarkable strides, change and landmarks. It therefore becomes appropriate to take stock of the lofty programmes, vision and achievements of the strategic regulatory organisation within the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Telkom Make Light Work of JKUAT in League Match

[Nation] Champions Telkom on Sunday maintained their unbeaten start to the season after 5-0 win over Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in a Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

[Nation] Champions Telkom on Sunday maintained their unbeaten start to the season after 5-0 win over Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in a Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Reducing Physical Punishment in the Home Is Key to Reducing Violence

[Daily Maverick] Finally, a court has found that the common law defence of “moderate and reasonable chastisement” is inconsistent with our Constitution. This is a step to creating safe and enabling homes and communities for future generations. By STEFANIE RöHRS and SHANAAZ MATHEWS.

[Daily Maverick] Finally, a court has found that the common law defence of "moderate and reasonable chastisement" is inconsistent with our Constitution. This is a step to creating safe and enabling homes and communities for future generations. By STEFANIE RöHRS and SHANAAZ MATHEWS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – Dlamini Zuma’s Handling of Latest Controversy Follows an Established Pattern

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma’s campaigners denied that she had any “clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career”, pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters h…

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's campaigners denied that she had any "clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career", pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters have emerged. If previous storms are anything to go by, she's likely to try dodging accountability for this one too. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tuskys Targets Premium Market With Muthaiga Expansion

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Diplomatic Staff Told to Leave Mogadishu After ‘Specific’ Threat

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US’s African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Botswana Lodges Complaint After Convoy Allegedly Forces President Off the Road

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s blue light convoy.

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo's blue light convoy.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

NULGE, MHWUN Move Against Bayelsa Government Plan to Sack Workers

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thous…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thousands of workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria