Stellenbosch University Law Clinic Fights Tampon Tax

[News24Wire] The Stellenbosch University (SU) Law Clinic has joined the fight to topple tampon tax and has made a written submission to National Treasury to include feminine hygiene products on the list of zero-rated VAT items.

[News24Wire] The Stellenbosch University (SU) Law Clinic has joined the fight to topple tampon tax and has made a written submission to National Treasury to include feminine hygiene products on the list of zero-rated VAT items.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Is Mohamed Al-Bambary and Why Should We Care?

[Daily Maverick] The African Union Summit is the ideal forum in which to place pressure on Morocco to release this media activist and journalist, who has been jailed in Western Sahara for exposing ill-treatment of the Saharawis.

[Daily Maverick] The African Union Summit is the ideal forum in which to place pressure on Morocco to release this media activist and journalist, who has been jailed in Western Sahara for exposing ill-treatment of the Saharawis.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

NPA, SAPS and Other Enemies of the People

[Daily Maverick] As the UK promises an about-turn on its archaic cannabis laws and Canada becomes the first G7 nation to fully legalise, South Africa continues to brutalise its citizens for consuming, growing or trading the plant. What appears to be co…

[Daily Maverick] As the UK promises an about-turn on its archaic cannabis laws and Canada becomes the first G7 nation to fully legalise, South Africa continues to brutalise its citizens for consuming, growing or trading the plant. What appears to be coalescing here is a three-way alliance between the NPA, SAPS and the Medicines Control Council, a grand plan to take the cash-crop away from local growers and hand it to Big Pharma. Can they be stopped?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Cradle of Mankind Found in Nyeri

[Nation] A Kenyan archaeologist has discovered ancient stone artefacts in Nyeri County, opening a new frontier in the study of human origins and evolution of technology.

[Nation] A Kenyan archaeologist has discovered ancient stone artefacts in Nyeri County, opening a new frontier in the study of human origins and evolution of technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SA Gears Up for Public Hearings On Land – but Logistical Challenges Are Immense

[Daily Maverick] On Monday 26 June 2018, Parliament will embark on six weeks’ worth of public hearings around South Africa. The topic: land expropriation without compensation. The aim: to make all South Africans feel that their voices have been heard o…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday 26 June 2018, Parliament will embark on six weeks' worth of public hearings around South Africa. The topic: land expropriation without compensation. The aim: to make all South Africans feel that their voices have been heard on this most emotive of issues. While it's impossible to know how many people intend showing up to the meetings, one figure suggests that the answer will be "loads": the almost 800,000 written submissions that Parliament has already received on the land issue.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Warns Fraudsters in Tourism Sector

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has warned people engaged in tourism business without registration and licenses to do so or face the law.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has warned people engaged in tourism business without registration and licenses to do so or face the law.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rhino Numbers in Ngorongoro Tops Over 50

[Citizen] Arusha -The population of the critically endangered rhinos at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) has increased to more than 50, according to the Chief Conservator Freddy Manongi.

[Citizen] Arusha -The population of the critically endangered rhinos at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) has increased to more than 50, according to the Chief Conservator Freddy Manongi.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzanian Contractors Keen On Joint Ventures With Foreigners

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Contractors are seeking joint ventures (JVs) with foreign companies which operate in Tanzania, targeting a minimum 30 per cent return from the projects they carry out together.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Contractors are seeking joint ventures (JVs) with foreign companies which operate in Tanzania, targeting a minimum 30 per cent return from the projects they carry out together.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania