Niger Delta Ecosystem – Stakeholders Advocate Concerted Research Efforts

[Vanguard] Participants at an international conference on rivers and deltas in Africa, Wednesday said the management and challenges of ecosystem could be better addressed through integrated and multi-sectoral framework.

[Vanguard] Participants at an international conference on rivers and deltas in Africa, Wednesday said the management and challenges of ecosystem could be better addressed through integrated and multi-sectoral framework.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, Russia Seek Sustainable Growth for Platinum Sector

[SAnews.gov.za] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has called on South Africa and Russia to work together to look at ways of ensuring demand sustainability in the platinum group metals industry in the face of falling commodity prices.

[SAnews.gov.za] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has called on South Africa and Russia to work together to look at ways of ensuring demand sustainability in the platinum group metals industry in the face of falling commodity prices.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Wishes Learners Well in Their Exams

[SAnews.gov.za] Learners at Diepdale High School, in Diepkloof Zone 2, were in for a surprise this morning when they were greeted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga at the assembly point.

[SAnews.gov.za] Learners at Diepdale High School, in Diepkloof Zone 2, were in for a surprise this morning when they were greeted by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga at the assembly point.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Gigaba Presents First Budget

[SAnews.gov.za] The spotlight will fall on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as he tables his maiden Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in Parliament later this afternoon.

[SAnews.gov.za] The spotlight will fall on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as he tables his maiden Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in Parliament later this afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC MPs Shut Down Inquiry Into Public Protector

[News24Wire] An inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will now not go ahead, after African National Congress MPs in the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services shut down the process on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] An inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will now not go ahead, after African National Congress MPs in the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services shut down the process on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Economists Forecast ‘Terrible’ Budget Presentation

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -Amid pessimism by experts, South Africa’s focus will on Wednesday be on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s presentation of his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) . Wednesday’s budget in Parliament, also set for scr…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -Amid pessimism by experts, South Africa's focus will on Wednesday be on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's presentation of his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) . Wednesday's budget in Parliament, also set for scrutiny by credit rating agencies, is projected to show the largest widening fiscal deficit relative to February budgets since 2009, at the peak of the global recession. Rand Merchant Bank's Global Research anticipated a "terrible" budget. "On the local front, we expect a terrible budg

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