Anastasiades Praises Level of Cypriot, Egyptian Relations

[Egypt Online] Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday 20/11/2017 that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s historic visit and the convocation of the fifth trilateral summit meeting between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece is a proof of determ…

[Egypt Online] Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday 20/11/2017 that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's historic visit and the convocation of the fifth trilateral summit meeting between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece is a proof of determination to strengthen relations.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

We Demand an End to Arbitrary Detentions of Activists Committed to Social Justice

[Daily Maverick] Congolese youth activists Jean Marie Kalonji and Sylva Mbikayi from the youth movement Quatrieme Voie/II Est Temps (The Fourth Way/ It’s Time) in the Democratic Republic of Congo were arrested without reason on Saturday, 18 November by…

[Daily Maverick] Congolese youth activists Jean Marie Kalonji and Sylva Mbikayi from the youth movement Quatrieme Voie/II Est Temps (The Fourth Way/ It's Time) in the Democratic Republic of Congo were arrested without reason on Saturday, 18 November by the Congolese Intelligence Agency (ANR in French). Kalonji and Mbikayi represent the silencing of credible voices in the Congo challenging the Kabila regime. By KATE JANSE VAN RENSBURG.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Two Social Funds Get Kudos for Key Sugar Project

[Daily News] A PARLIAMENTARY committee on Constitution and Legal Affairs has lauded the performance of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and PPF Pensions Fund on the implementation of a joint project for the construction of a sugar factory.

[Daily News] A PARLIAMENTARY committee on Constitution and Legal Affairs has lauded the performance of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and PPF Pensions Fund on the implementation of a joint project for the construction of a sugar factory.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda’s Slow Slide Into Crisis

[ICG] Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governan…

[ICG] Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governance and economic performance deteriorates, Uganda needs urgent reforms to avoid greater instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Construction Sector Vital in Industrialisation

[Daily News] LOCAL contractors need to observe ethics and professional standards to compete with foreign contractors in major projects, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Joseph Nyamhanga has said.

[Daily News] LOCAL contractors need to observe ethics and professional standards to compete with foreign contractors in major projects, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Joseph Nyamhanga has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Post Office Finally Gets the Nod to Prove Grants Scheme Capacity

[News24Wire] The South African Post Office has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant scheme system, Parliament has heard.

[News24Wire] The South African Post Office has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant scheme system, Parliament has heard.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Won’t Save Itself – but the IMF Might

[Daily Maverick] The stock response to revelations that the corruption of the Zuptas now encompasses Treasury and the South African Revenue Service is one of shock, anger and impotent despair. But every cloud has a silver lining.

[Daily Maverick] The stock response to revelations that the corruption of the Zuptas now encompasses Treasury and the South African Revenue Service is one of shock, anger and impotent despair. But every cloud has a silver lining.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa