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GOVT IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE, SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT TOLD

GOVT IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE, SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT TOLD

CAPE TOWN, The government of North West Province is on the brink of a total collapse because of corruption, an Inter-Ministerial Committee has informed the South African Parliament here.

The startling disclosure emerged during a …

GOVT IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE, SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT TOLD

GOVT IN NORTH WEST PROVINCE ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE, SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT TOLD

CAPE TOWN, The government of North West Province is on the brink of a total collapse because of corruption, an Inter-Ministerial Committee has informed the South African Parliament here.

The startling disclosure emerged during a …

SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SEIZE ELEPHANT TUSKS

SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SEIZE ELEPHANT TUSKS

MAHIKENG, SOUTH AFRICA-- Police in South Africa's North West Province have confiscated six elephant tusks with an estimated street value of one million Rand (about 75,000 US dollars, believed to have originated in neighbouring Botswana.…

Experts, Lawyers from Africa’s Great Lakes Region Take Aim at Legal Impunity

Experts, Lawyers from Africa’s Great Lakes Region Take Aim at Legal Impunity

Judicial officials and experts Africa's Great Lakes region are meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process. The officials attending the meeting have called on closer cooperation …

Experts, Lawyers from Africa’s Great Lakes Region Take Aim at Legal Impunity

Experts, Lawyers from Africa’s Great Lakes Region Take Aim at Legal Impunity

Judicial officials and experts Africa's Great Lakes region are meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process. The officials attending the meeting have called on closer cooperation …

Child labour in agriculture is on the rise, driven by conflict and disasters

Child labour in agriculture is on the rise, driven by conflict and disasters

Rome - After years of steady decline, child labour in agriculture has started to rise again in recent years driven in part by an increase in conflicts and climate-induced disasters. This worrisome trend, not only …

Ugandan Leader Calls for Banning Hoodies, Requiring Tracking of Vehicles

Ugandan Leader Calls for Banning Hoodies, Requiring Tracking of Vehicles

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Monday called for banning hooded jackets and requiring tracking devices on all motorized vehicles, following Friday's murder of a legislator.

Ibrahim Abiriga, a member of Parliament, was shot to death …

Ugandan Leader Calls for Banning Hoodies, Requiring Tracking of Vehicles

Ugandan Leader Calls for Banning Hoodies, Requiring Tracking of Vehicles

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Monday called for banning hooded jackets and requiring tracking devices on all motorized vehicles, following Friday's murder of a legislator.

Ibrahim Abiriga, a member of Parliament, was shot to death …

Migrant Aid Ship Awaits OK to Dock After Italy, Malta Say No

Migrant Aid Ship Awaits OK to Dock After Italy, Malta Say No

A private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants remained Sunday evening on a northward course in the Mediterranean Sea after more than a day of not receiving permission to dock in either Italy or the small …

Migrant Aid Ship Awaits OK to Dock After Italy, Malta Say No

Migrant Aid Ship Awaits OK to Dock After Italy, Malta Say No

A private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants remained Sunday evening on a northward course in the Mediterranean Sea after more than a day of not receiving permission to dock in either Italy or the small …

‘We Don’t Need Men’: Widows and Rebel Wives Rebuild War-scarred Uganda

‘We Don’t Need Men’: Widows and Rebel Wives Rebuild War-scarred Uganda

At the entrance to a round mud and elephant-grass hut in rural northern Uganda, Rose Lamwaka, 58, pauses and looks up at the ceiling of her new dwelling as if she cannot quite believe it …

‘We Don’t Need Men’: Widows and Rebel Wives Rebuild War-scarred Uganda

‘We Don’t Need Men’: Widows and Rebel Wives Rebuild War-scarred Uganda

At the entrance to a round mud and elephant-grass hut in rural northern Uganda, Rose Lamwaka, 58, pauses and looks up at the ceiling of her new dwelling as if she cannot quite believe it …

UN: Ugandan Refugees, Host Communities Equally Deprived

UN: Ugandan Refugees, Host Communities Equally Deprived

Both refugees and host communities in Uganda lack basic services such as water, sanitation and shelter, according to a study by the U.N. Children's Fund and Uganda's Economic Policy Research Center.

The main refugee hosting …