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AllAfrica.com
Govt Probes Early Retirement AgeBy Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika The government will investigate the
Govt Probes Early Retirement Age
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
By Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika The government will investigate the possibility of reducing the retirement age within the civil service from 55 to 50 years to contain the wage bill but a labour expert has said this might... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China to Pour in More InvestmentsChins and Namibia have agreed to sign more agreements to strengthen their bilat
China to Pour in More Investments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Chins and Namibia have agreed to sign more agreements to strengthen their bilateral relationship. This was said by Chinese foreign affairs minister Wang Yi on Friday when he addressed the media after paying a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees Give Back to UgandaDuring Pope Francis's visit to Uganda, he said, "here in East Africa, Uganda ha
Refugees Give Back to Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
During Pope Francis's visit to Uganda, he said, "here in East Africa, Uganda has shown outstanding concern for welcoming refugees, enabling them to rebuild their lives in security and to sense the dignity which comes from earning one's livelihood... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Celebrating Failure - Ministers' Performance AgreementsWHAT gets measured gets done. I believe this is exactly what the highest office
Celebrating Failure - Ministers' Performance Agreements
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
WHAT gets measured gets done. I believe this is exactly what the highest office in the country believed in when the decision to have the ministers sign performance agreements was taken. Commendable, but the manner in which some of the performance... Read more
17h
The Trinidad Guardian
Anthropology grad rescues abused dogsYoung anthropology graduate Renae John has been going to the Lapeyrouse Cemeter
Anthropology grad rescues abused dogs
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 hours ago
Young anthropology graduate Renae John has been going to the Lapeyrouse Cemetery, Port-of-Spain, every single day, including holidays, for the past eight months. But there is no sinister motive behind the 29-year old’s visits to the cemetery. John’s... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Mark to Rowley: Take your hands off the Red HouseOut of line, out of bounds and out of place! That’s how former speaker Wade Ma
Mark to Rowley: Take your hands off the Red House
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
Out of line, out of bounds and out of place! That’s how former speaker Wade Mark yesterday summed up Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s move to take charge of restoration works on the historical Red House building. Mark was joined yesterday by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
OCPB probes allegations against AISA man checks his mobile while walking past a billboard advertising True Move's
OCPB probes allegations against AIS
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
A man checks his mobile while walking past a billboard advertising True Move's 4G service. True has alleged that AIS and its subsidiary have engaged in unfair business practices. (Photo by Narupon Hinshiranan) The Office of the Consumer Protection... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Little pledges Waitangi attendanceMr Little made the pledge this morning after the Dawn Service. He criticised Mr
Little pledges Waitangi attendance
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Mr Little made the pledge this morning after the Dawn Service. He criticised Mr Key's no-show saying it was the national day and Waitangi was the place the Treaty was forged. "I think the Prime Minister should be there as the head of Government and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Little pledges to attend Waitangi each yearWaitangi Day dawn service, The Treaty Grounds. Andrew Little MP shares a joke w
Little pledges to attend Waitangi each year
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Waitangi Day dawn service, The Treaty Grounds. Andrew Little MP shares a joke with colleagues after the service. Photo / Michael Craig Labour leader Andrew Little has committed to return to Te Tii Marae and Waitangi every year if he is Prime... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Panic as SWRHA moves to cut temporary jobsStaff of the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) went into panic on We
Panic as SWRHA moves to cut temporary jobs
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Staff of the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) went into panic on Wednesday night as a memorandum circulated by the Chief Executive Officer hinted at job and salary cuts. The memo is titled “seven per cent cutback in 2016” and refers to a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
BIR to penalise VAT culpritsThe Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) will deal with culprits charging more than th
BIR to penalise VAT culprits
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) will deal with culprits charging more than the 12.5 Value Added Tax rate where necessary. Fast food establishments should also be using the 12.5 per cent VAT rate, Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie has said. He... Read more
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International Business Times
Somalia Daallo Airlines Explosion: Dead wheelchair passenger may have been failed suicide bomber A suicide bomber may have detonated a bomb inside the wheelchair he was travell
Somalia Daallo Airlines Explosion: Dead wheelchair passenger may have been failed suicide bomber
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
A suicide bomber may have detonated a bomb inside the wheelchair he was travelling on before he was ripped out of a commercial jet in Somalia. On Tuesday 2 February a hole was blown in the side of a Djibouti-bound Airbus A321 forcing the aircraft to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rugunda, Kigongo Duped Over '5000' Defectors in KapchorwaThere was drama at Pacific Summit hotel in Kapchorwa on Monday evening when doz
Rugunda, Kigongo Duped Over '5000' Defectors in Kapchorwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
There was drama at Pacific Summit hotel in Kapchorwa on Monday evening when dozens of Go Forward and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) coordinators paraded before the prime minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda people they called defectors. The opposition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Names Govt Errant SpendersA report by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government
Auditor General Names Govt Errant Spenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A report by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) and the Parliamentary Commission trail other government units in terms of budgetary discipline. The report, covering the year ended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Will Resettle the Landless in SebeiFor many years, the question of landless people in Sebei sub-region has been un
Government Will Resettle the Landless in Sebei
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
For many years, the question of landless people in Sebei sub-region has been unresolved, but now, government has come out with practical steps to solve it once and for all. The problem of landless Benet community in Sebei Sub-region stems from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diescho Blames Downfall On SimataaWindhoek — The former executive director of the Namibia Institute of Public Adm
Diescho Blames Downfall On Simataa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Windhoek — The former executive director of the Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (Nipam), Professor Joseph Diescho, has squarely blamed his recent misfortunes on the institute's chairman George Simataa and other senior... Read more
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Times of Malta
MFSA to finance restoration of San Anton PalaceThe Malta Financial services Authority is financing the restoration of San Anto
MFSA to finance restoration of San Anton Palace
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
The Malta Financial services Authority is financing the restoration of San Anton Palace up to a maximum of 1 million euros ver two years, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said. Replying to a Parliamentary question by Independent MP Marlene Farrugia,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH petition reminds Canada leader Trudeau: Take back trashCITY OF SAN FERNANDO — What happened to your “Canadian solution” Mr. Prime Mini
PH petition reminds Canada leader Trudeau: Take back trash
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — What happened to your “Canadian solution” Mr. Prime Minister? More than a thousand Filipinos raised this question to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a petition on Monday to resolve an almost four-year-old problem... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Grande MP joins National SecurityThe National Security Ministry has been strengthened further by the addition of
Grande MP joins National Security
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
The National Security Ministry has been strengthened further by the addition of former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Toco/Sangre Grande MP Glenda Jennings-Smith, who will be appointed Parliamentary Secretary in the ministry. Her appointment was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Performance Agreements VagueBy Ndanki Kahiurika and Tuyeimo Haidula POLITICIANS and commentators say some
Performance Agreements Vague
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Ndanki Kahiurika and Tuyeimo Haidula POLITICIANS and commentators say some performance agreements submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister by ministers are vague and a proof that some incumbents are undereducated to meet the set goals. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Ministry Defends N$64 Million TenderPERMANENT secretary of health Andreas Mwoombola has denied allegations that the
Health Ministry Defends N$64 Million Tender
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
PERMANENT secretary of health Andreas Mwoombola has denied allegations that the ministry awarded a N$64 million tender for the purchase of antiretroviral drugs to a Ugandan company unprocedurally. This comes after a weekly newspaper published an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Gets Donor Input On NutritionKampala — The Office of the Prime Minister Uganda last week released a report t
Uganda Gets Donor Input On Nutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kampala — The Office of the Prime Minister Uganda last week released a report titled 'Pathways to Better Nutrition' that highlights the success and progress so far made using the multi-sectoral approach to address under-nutrition in Uganda. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM Explains Ministers' Low TargetsGovernment has responded to public criticism that the targets contained in some
PM Explains Ministers' Low Targets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Government has responded to public criticism that the targets contained in some ministers' performance agreements are too low and without clear measurable goals. The agreements were made public late last week and the public has had its say on the... Read more
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The Hindu
The power to centraliseThe impulse to centralise authority in the Prime Minister or Chief Minister’s o
The power to centralise
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
The impulse to centralise authority in the Prime Minister or Chief Minister’s office needs to be tempered by a spirit of accommodation for the political ambitions of others. India has seen a centralisation of power under Narendra Modi. Some compare... Read more
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The Hindu
The power to centraliseThe impulse to centralise authority in the Prime Minister or Chief Minister’s n
The power to centralise
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The impulse to centralise authority in the Prime Minister or Chief Minister’s needs to be tempered by a spirit of accommodation for the political ambitions of others. India has seen a centralisation of power under Narendra Modi. Some compare the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Police should investigate Gaffarena’s control over Castille - Beppe Fenech AdamiThe Nationalist Party has called on the police to investigate the “collusion” b
Police should investigate Gaffarena’s control over Castille - Beppe Fenech Adami
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
The Nationalist Party has called on the police to investigate the “collusion” between Castille and the Gaffarena family over the shady deal on the Old Mint Street property. Addressing a press conference in front of Police headquarters, PN deputy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rain Lifts Ovitoto Farmers' SpiritsFARMERS in Ovitoto are happy now that their earth dams are full to the brim wit
Rain Lifts Ovitoto Farmers' Spirits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
FARMERS in Ovitoto are happy now that their earth dams are full to the brim with water following the recent rains in the area. Some farms in this communal area have received up to 200 millimetres of rain. The area is situated about 100 kilometres... Read more
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Times of Malta
Land Department seeking lawyers to take on PMMost of the Land Department’s internal lawyers are reluctant to take on the pol
Land Department seeking lawyers to take on PM
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
Most of the Land Department’s internal lawyers are reluctant to take on the politically sensitive Gaffarena case, sources have told this newspaper. Neither the Commissioner of Lands nor the Land Registrar could say yesterday which of their lawyers... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM Rowley, Mau Pau pledges $35,000 to Walcott’s expensesHelp keeps rolling for 2013 Carifta chess champion Della Marie Walcott, who sli
PM Rowley, Mau Pau pledges $35,000 to Walcott’s expenses
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Help keeps rolling for 2013 Carifta chess champion Della Marie Walcott, who slipped into a coma after having a tumour removed from her brain in December. Stepping up this week were the Office of the Prime Minister and Mau Pau Members Club making... Read more
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Times of Malta
Villa Francia audit was not held because OPM officials were busy with international conferencesThe House Public Accounts Committee this evening started a debate on the audito
Villa Francia audit was not held because OPM officials were busy with international conferences
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
The House Public Accounts Committee this evening started a debate on the auditor's report on the public accounts for 2014, starting with those of the Office of the Prime Minister. Mario Cutajar, principal permanent secretary, led officials from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Veteran Somali Journalist Has Died in MogadishuAbdi Hajji Goobdoon who is believed to be the father and the founder of Somali
Veteran Somali Journalist Has Died in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Abdi Hajji Goobdoon who is believed to be the father and the founder of Somali media has on Tuesday night died in the Somali capital Mogadishu, after sudden heart attack. Goobdoon was currently the media advisor in the office of the Prime Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Strives for More Democratic and Human Rights for WomenAfrican leaders and delegates from 38 international organizations are attending
Ethiopia Strives for More Democratic and Human Rights for Women
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
African leaders and delegates from 38 international organizations are attending the 26th African Union Heads of State and Government Summit in Addis Ababa under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Revive land reform, PM toldPrime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should renew support for the Land Bank Adminis
Revive land reform, PM told
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should renew support for the Land Bank Administration Institute (LBAI), which oversees communal land deeds, to help about 400,000 landless families nationwide, a civic group says. Protesters from P-Move stand behind... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Iran's President visits Italy: Nude statues covered(CNN) -- An imposing equestrian statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius dominat
Iran's President visits Italy: Nude statues covered
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 12 days ago
(CNN) -- An imposing equestrian statue of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius dominated the room where Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met on Monday. But Rouhani could not admire some of the other masterpieces at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panic As Sango Bay Camp Runs Out of Malarial DrugsRakai — Refugees at Sango Bay Resettlement Camp in Rakai District are facing an
Panic As Sango Bay Camp Runs Out of Malarial Drugs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Rakai — Refugees at Sango Bay Resettlement Camp in Rakai District are facing an acute shortage of anti-malarial drugs. According to Mr Erias Byaruhanga, the camp chairperson, they last received drugs in November last year - something that has put... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Office Location No Excuse for UnderperformanceThe lack of modern government offices should not be used to justify underperfor
Office Location No Excuse for Underperformance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The lack of modern government offices should not be used to justify underperformance in the public service, cautioned Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. She made the remark on Thursday last week at the Office of the Prime Minister's (OPM)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prime Minister Sharmarke Strongly Condemns the El Adde Terrorist AttackThe Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sh
Prime Minister Sharmarke Strongly Condemns the El Adde Terrorist Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke unreservedly condemns the barbaric attack carried out by the terrorist group Al Shabab on the base of the AMISOM troops Kenya contingent and Somali National Army... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Communique - Kismayo Leaders Conference On the National Consultative ForumThe Leaders Conference of the National Consultative Forum (NCF) was held in Kis
Communique - Kismayo Leaders Conference On the National Consultative Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Leaders Conference of the National Consultative Forum (NCF) was held in Kismayo on 10- 16 January 2016. The conference convened President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman Jawari, Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid... Read more
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Times of Malta
Case against Gaffarenas is ‘very ambiguous’The Prime Minister is basing his claim in court to nullify a deal with Mark Gaf
Case against Gaffarenas is ‘very ambiguous’
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
The Prime Minister is basing his claim in court to nullify a deal with Mark Gaffarena on a mistake that he says was made by a department falling under his political responsibility. Legal sources described the case as “very ambiguous” yesterday and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Muscat meets lecturers, New University Act in the pipelineThe government is to introduce a new University Act separate from the current b
Muscat meets lecturers, New University Act in the pipeline
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
The government is to introduce a new University Act separate from the current bill under which the University of Malta currently falls, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told a meeting of lecturers last night. Dr Muscat met with lecturers for a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Loss of two model studentsT&T has lost two potential “bright stars” with the slaying of Laventille teens
Loss of two model students
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
T&T has lost two potential “bright stars” with the slaying of Laventille teens Deneilson Smith and Mark Richards who were well-adjusted young men, acting Education Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said yesterday. Deyalsingh spoke about the slain youths... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Another Chinese activist vanishes in ThailandRelated search A human rights activist and former columnist who fled China and
Another Chinese activist vanishes in Thailand
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
Related search A human rights activist and former columnist who fled China and leaked confidential documents detailing Communist party propaganda efforts has vanished in Thailand. Li Xin has been missing for 10 days after leaving Thailand for Laos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM Reveals Plan to Control Colossal Wage BillWindhoek — Strict control of overtime claims, limiting the expansion of the pub
PM Reveals Plan to Control Colossal Wage Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Windhoek — Strict control of overtime claims, limiting the expansion of the public service and keeping salary increments in check are some of the measures adopted by government to control the escalating public wage bill. Government currently spends... Read more
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Times of Malta
Return to BOV would cost Falzon €145,000 - Lands Department official resignsFormer Parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon will have to return more than hal
Return to BOV would cost Falzon €145,000 - Lands Department official resigns
Times of Malta / Posted 17 days ago
Former Parliamentary Secretary Michael Falzon will have to return more than half his ‘early retirement’ grant if he opts to return to his job at Bank of Valletta, the Times of Malta has learnt. According to senior bank officials, if Dr Falzon opts... Read more
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Aljazeera
Closure of Rwanda genocide orphanages exacts heavy tollKarongi, Rwanda - Four years ago, Rwanda took the radical decision to begin sh
Closure of Rwanda genocide orphanages exacts heavy toll
Aljazeera / Posted 18 days ago
Karongi, Rwanda - Four years ago, Rwanda took the radical decision to begin shutting down all of its orphanages - a move that would have made it the first country in Africa to do so. The 1994 genocide, in which almost a million Tutsis and moderate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N$55 Million Spent On Drought ReliefGovernment spent more than N$55 million on drought relief as a short-term solut
N$55 Million Spent On Drought Relief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Government spent more than N$55 million on drought relief as a short-term solution for the 2015/2016 financial year which ends this March. The 2015/2016 financial year saw the Office of the Prime distribute free seeds to 30 000 communal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
18,000 Burundi Refugees Flock to UgandaKampala — The influx of refugees from neighbouring Burundi and South Sudan to U
18,000 Burundi Refugees Flock to Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Kampala — The influx of refugees from neighbouring Burundi and South Sudan to Uganda continues to grow despite regional and international efforts to resolve the crises that have ravaged the two countries. In just two months (November to January 12),... Read more
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Times of Malta
Two days, two jokesThis year seems to have established itself already as the year when the Labour
Two days, two jokes
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
This year seems to have established itself already as the year when the Labour government’s credibility, particularly that of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, will plummet, further exposing him for the ‘door-to-door salesman’ politician that he is. The... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Thai Princess pays courtesy call on Pres. Aquino Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn paid a courtesy call on President Benign
Thai Princess pays courtesy call on Pres. Aquino
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn paid a courtesy call on President Benigno Aquino III in Malacañang on Monday (January 18, 2016). Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (File Photo: Feb. 23, 2011 /... Read more
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Times of Malta
Fast promotion for MTA executive secretaryThe shadow minister for tourism, Antoine Borg, questioned this evening how an e
Fast promotion for MTA executive secretary
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
The shadow minister for tourism, Antoine Borg, questioned this evening how an executive secretary at the Malta Tourism Authority became Manager EU Affairs in a matter of two years, bypassing several other people who were in line for the post. This... Read more
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