Nkwinti Vows to Revive Ailing Water Dept With Focus On Five Key Pillars

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt’s Economic Blueprint Does Not Address Nigerians’ Needs – Bill Gates

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflec…

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflect it in its implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Fails Ex-Dictator’s Victims

[HRW] Ndjamena -The Chadian government has yet to provide court-ordered reparations to 7,000 victims of grave crimes under the rule of former dictator Hissène Habré, four human rights groups said today. Chad’s lack of action is a failure of its obligations to Habré’s victims.

[HRW] Ndjamena -The Chadian government has yet to provide court-ordered reparations to 7,000 victims of grave crimes under the rule of former dictator Hissène Habré, four human rights groups said today. Chad's lack of action is a failure of its obligations to Habré's victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Parliament Shouldn’t Undercut Transitional Justice

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission was created to establish the truth about human rights violations by Tunisia’s abusive past governments and to …

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission was created to establish the truth about human rights violations by Tunisia's abusive past governments and to help victims get reparations and justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Man Accused of Raping Domestic Worker Denied Bail

[News24Wire] There were shouts of jubilation from a packed public gallery as the 45-year-old man, who allegedly raped his domestic worker and forced her to perform sexual acts with his dogs, was denied bail in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court on…

[News24Wire] There were shouts of jubilation from a packed public gallery as the 45-year-old man, who allegedly raped his domestic worker and forced her to perform sexual acts with his dogs, was denied bail in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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Bandits Sustain Reign of Terror in Mali

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE Islamic extremist group, Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam Wa al-Muslmeen (JNIM or Group to Support Islam and Muslims), has killed more than 80 defense and security forces, peacekeepers and civilians in Mali.

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE Islamic extremist group, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam Wa al-Muslmeen (JNIM or Group to Support Islam and Muslims), has killed more than 80 defense and security forces, peacekeepers and civilians in Mali.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Pupils Only Know Their Rights, Not Their Responsibilities – Teacher

[News24Wire] With daily experiences of crime, violence and gang activity in and around schools in Cape Town, there is a greater need for children to understand and exercise both their human rights and responsibilities, a teacher said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] With daily experiences of crime, violence and gang activity in and around schools in Cape Town, there is a greater need for children to understand and exercise both their human rights and responsibilities, a teacher said on Thursday.

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Majestic, Undefeated Elgar Stands Alone As Proteas Crumble

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar is not one who often lets his emotions show, but his celebration after reaching a century on Day 1 of the third Test against Australia at Newlands on Thursday was a rare exception.

[News24Wire] Dean Elgar is not one who often lets his emotions show, but his celebration after reaching a century on Day 1 of the third Test against Australia at Newlands on Thursday was a rare exception.

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‘Some of Us Have Decided to Leave Her Be’ – DA Members On ‘Powerful’ Zille

[News24Wire] Despite controversy around her, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille remains loved in the DA and she often does whatever she wants, insiders said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Despite controversy around her, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille remains loved in the DA and she often does whatever she wants, insiders said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa