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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Every schoolgirl is Kenya is entitled to "free, sufficient and quality sanitary towels" and a safe place to dispose of them [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 3:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[The Conversation Africa] It happened as many suspected it would. South Africa's Constitutional Court ordered that, despite the Constitution's silence on the matter, the speaker of parliament has the constitutional power to prescribe that a vote on a motion of no confidence in the country's president may take place by way of a secret ballot. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 3:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[Al Jazeera] About 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse, the United Nations announced on Wednesday. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 3:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[News24Wire] Operational plans for the unlikely scenario that the City of Cape Town runs out of water will be released within two to three weeks, a city official said. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 3:13:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[Africa Check] For decades, the plight of retired people in Nigeria has been dire. Pensioners have died while queueing for their cheques while many don't receive them at all. Are most of Nigeria's states presently indebted to retirees, as a union official said? [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[News24Wire] Parliament has joined Absa and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) in heading to court to get Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action set aside, as they believe it is unlawful. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:52:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has directed a parliamentary portfolio committee to initiate proceedings to amend a clause in the country's Constitution that sets out the primary aim of the country's Reserve Bank. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[Nation] Ethiopian Airlines has signed a $1.5 billion dollar (Sh150 billion) deal with British engine maker Rolls-Royce as it continues to upgrade and expand its fleet to realise the ambition of dominating Africa's skies. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:21:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[The Herald] Business mogul Mr John Arnold Bredenkamp's private jet faces auctioning over a $205 000 debt after the High Court on Wednesday threw out his latest bid to block the removal of the attached plane. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 2:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
[Ethiopian Herald] A year elapsed since Ethiopia changed its national tourism motto: 'Thirteen Months of Sunshine' to the 'Land of Origins'. The former tourism motto served over a century in motivating the nation's diversified natural and man-made tourism endowments. [...]
Fri, Jun 23, 2017 1:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source


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