Govt Condemns Migrant Slavery in Libya

[The Point] The Gambia government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA) is dismayed by the ongoing horrific and indignant reports on the sale of African migrants as slaves in Libya.

[The Point] The Gambia government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MoFA) is dismayed by the ongoing horrific and indignant reports on the sale of African migrants as slaves in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Alleged Drug Mule Remanded in Custody

[SAPS] Jason Dylan Walker (39), made a brief appearance at the Bellville Magistrate’s Court today following his arrest on Monday for alleged drug dealing allegations, after he landed at the Cape Town International Airport (CTIA).

[SAPS] Jason Dylan Walker (39), made a brief appearance at the Bellville Magistrate's Court today following his arrest on Monday for alleged drug dealing allegations, after he landed at the Cape Town International Airport (CTIA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Toilet Day – Sanitary Facilities Still a Mirage for Many Nigerians

[Daily Trust] As Nigeria joins the world to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD), the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said access to sanitary facilities has remained a mirage to a vast majority of Nigerians.

[Daily Trust] As Nigeria joins the world to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD), the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said access to sanitary facilities has remained a mirage to a vast majority of Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘A Marine Spatial Plan Is Crucial for the Development of the Ocean Economy’

[Government of Mauritius] If exploited sustainably, our seas and oceans have a huge potential to foster social and economic growth and prosperity. If we succeed, we will benefit from healthy oceans and seas that create attractive and sustainable future…

[Government of Mauritius] If exploited sustainably, our seas and oceans have a huge potential to foster social and economic growth and prosperity. If we succeed, we will benefit from healthy oceans and seas that create attractive and sustainable future for the young people.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Bie – Government Wants to Attract Investors to Cunje Hub

[ANGOP] Cuito -The government of the central Bié province continues working with national and foreign businessmen to attract and secure investments for the Cunje industrial complex, located 07 km north from the province’s capital, Cuito city.

[ANGOP] Cuito -The government of the central Bié province continues working with national and foreign businessmen to attract and secure investments for the Cunje industrial complex, located 07 km north from the province's capital, Cuito city.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

U.S. Launches New Airstrikes Against Islamic State in Libya

[VOA] The U.S. military has launched new airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, officials tell VOA. U.S. Africa Command spokesperson Robyn Mack said the strikes occurred on November 17 and 19 near Fuqaha “in coordination with the Libyan G…

[VOA] The U.S. military has launched new airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, officials tell VOA. U.S. Africa Command spokesperson Robyn Mack said the strikes occurred on November 17 and 19 near Fuqaha "in coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA)."

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Suspect Arrested With AK47 Assault Rifles

[SAPS] Mpumalanga -The Hawk’s Nelspruit Serious Organised Crime with the assistance of Provincial cash in transit task team and the National Intervention Unit arrested a 47-year-old suspect for possession of unlicensed firearms.

[SAPS] Mpumalanga -The Hawk's Nelspruit Serious Organised Crime with the assistance of Provincial cash in transit task team and the National Intervention Unit arrested a 47-year-old suspect for possession of unlicensed firearms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Labour On Penalties for Flouting Minimum Wage

[Govt of SA] Penalties are in place to deal with employers who contravene the National Minimum Wage (NMW) once it is implemented, Department of Labour Director: Employment Standards, Stephen Rathai, told stakeholders during an engagement session in Pie…

[Govt of SA] Penalties are in place to deal with employers who contravene the National Minimum Wage (NMW) once it is implemented, Department of Labour Director: Employment Standards, Stephen Rathai, told stakeholders during an engagement session in Pietermaritzburg today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa