By Anthony Schreiner Lesotho wool and mohair farmers are outraged at a government decision that bars them from exporting their produce to South African brokers despite a High court ruling nullifying the newly enacted Agriculture Marketing (Wool and Mohair Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018 which award the sole monopoly to handle exports...
The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker, Rt. Honourable Yakubu Dogara to resist on-going attempts by the tobacco industry to truncate the passage of the draft...
By Agence France-Presse Sudanese protest leaders Wednesday mounted pressure on the country’s military council by calling for a million people to march to demand power be handed over to a civilian administration. “We are calling for a million (people to) march...
Motorists and businesses in South Africa will be paying more for fuel beginning this month. The retail price of petrol will go up by nearly 9 percent from April 3, the energy department said on Sunday. The price of wholesale diesel...
By Agence France-Presse Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Sunday at scores of protesters as they defied a nationwide state of emergency to demonstrate in Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman, witnesses said. Protests and deadly clashes have rocked Sudan for...