McGill Defends Agreement With Chinese

[New Dawn] The Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Nathaniel McGill says the Eton Loan Agreement with the Chinese is one of the best loan agreements that the country has ever signed despite public criticism against the agreement.

[New Dawn] The Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Nathaniel McGill says the Eton Loan Agreement with the Chinese is one of the best loan agreements that the country has ever signed despite public criticism against the agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pro-Poor or Stay Poor – Liberian Intellectuals Critique FY 2018/19 Draft Budget

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Center for Policy Action and Research has, through a detailed and thorough analysis, concluded that the draft national budget for FY 2018-19 submitted to the Legislature does not reflect the interest of the suffering mas…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Center for Policy Action and Research has, through a detailed and thorough analysis, concluded that the draft national budget for FY 2018-19 submitted to the Legislature does not reflect the interest of the suffering masses and the pro-poor agenda of the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maynard Street Residents Snubbed By Mayoral Committee Members

[GroundUp] When questions about the future of their homes could not be answered, frustration grew among residents of Maynard Street, Cape Town. They had come to a meeting at the Civic Centre on Monday afternoon to get clarity over what will happen to t…

[GroundUp] When questions about the future of their homes could not be answered, frustration grew among residents of Maynard Street, Cape Town. They had come to a meeting at the Civic Centre on Monday afternoon to get clarity over what will happen to their City-owned houses. But they arrived to find that Councillor Stuart Diamond, the mayoral committee member responsible for assets and facilities management, and Councillor Brett Herron, the mayoral committee member for urban development, were no longer going to atten

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Minister Suspends Equal Education Programmes

[GroundUp] Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer has instructed Equal Education (EE) to stop operating in the province’s schools by 22 May until her department holds a meeting with the organisation.

[GroundUp] Western Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer has instructed Equal Education (EE) to stop operating in the province's schools by 22 May until her department holds a meeting with the organisation.

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Land Occupiers in Parkwood Say They’ve Waited 16 Years

[GroundUp] Protests broke out on Sunday and continued on Monday between police and land occupiers in Parkwood in Cape Town’s south peninsula. GroundUp saw people stoning a passing beverage delivery truck on Prince George Drive on Monday morning.

[GroundUp] Protests broke out on Sunday and continued on Monday between police and land occupiers in Parkwood in Cape Town's south peninsula. GroundUp saw people stoning a passing beverage delivery truck on Prince George Drive on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Disgruntled Tenderer Dismissed As Court Paves Way for Durban Tradeport Zone

[News24Wire] A disgruntled tenderer, who lost out on a R500m contract for the expansion of Durban’s Dube Tradeport, was given a judicial reprimand for making “spurious allegations” against the Dube CEO and the company which was given the contract.

[News24Wire] A disgruntled tenderer, who lost out on a R500m contract for the expansion of Durban's Dube Tradeport, was given a judicial reprimand for making "spurious allegations" against the Dube CEO and the company which was given the contract.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa