Monthly Archives: November 2016


The practice of forcing young girls into marriage with older men, known as "ukuthwala" in South Africa's Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces is now a criminal offence.It has now been incorporated into the Trafficking in Persons Actm it was disclos...

Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to host Crafts Imbizo In N’wamitwa, Tzaneen

Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi will host Crafts Imbizo with Crafters and Craft Stakeholders on 02 December 2016 at Royal Khalanga Hall in N'wamitwa Village, Tzaneen, Limpopo Province. The Honourable MEC for Sport, Arts and Cu...

Former police commander faces charges for assaulting journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda welcomed the charges brought against the former police commander of Kampala District, Joram Mwesigye for assaulting a Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) TV journalist, Andrew Lwanga. PPF

The trial of Amadou Haya Sanago opens in Mali: a crucial step forward in the fight against impunity

The trial of Amadou Haya Sanogo, leader of the March 2012 military coup in Mali, will open in Sikasso on 30 November 2016. He will be tried along with 17 co-defendants, including several high-ranking Malian military officials. FIDH and AMDH


South African International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has left for Baku for a two-day working visit to Azerbaijan to strengthen bilateral relations.The Minister, who left here Monday, will attend the first Session of Re...

Indoor Farms of America Announces Financing Options For Indoor Aeroponic Agricultural Equipment

Indoor Farms of America is pleased to announce today the immediate availability of multiple sources of financing for the robust product line of Container Farms and fully scalable vertical aeroponic growing equipment.

"These financing options for our products opens doors to

miniPCR DNA Discovery System deepens impact of STEM education programs worldwide

Amplyus announced today the deployment of the miniPCR DNA Discovery System in five high schools of the United Arab Emirates. The schools are finalists in the Genes in Space UAE competition inviting students to design DNA analysis experiments to solve

Secretary of State Peter Stenlund attends Tunisian international conference on economic support and investment

Secretary of State Peter Stenlund will attend an international conference in Tunisia dealing with the country#39;s economic, social and sustainable development, on 29�30 November. He will be accompanied by a Finnish business delegation. The conference will introduce the country#39;s Five-Year