Botswana Prioritises Aviation Safety

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Following aviation safety concerns raised by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Botswana rose to the occasion by developing a safe, secure, efficient and sustainable national air transport system through effective implementation of international safety and security standards. Speaking during the Fourth Africa-Indian Ocean (AFI) Aviation week, which attracted players in the aviation industry from across
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Child Protection Week Gets Underway

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Government, led by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, will today launch Child Protection Week in Langa, Cape Town. As the custodians of the Children’s Act, the Department of Social Development said the annual campaign will this year be launched under the theme, ‘Let us all Protect Children to Move South Africa Forward’. The launch, which
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Sheqafrica.com under new ownership

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After 10 years, sheqafrica.com will be relocating. The publication was established in 2007 by Ben Fouché under the banner of Real Babe Media, and was sold to De Novo Media in May 2016. Battling to turn the website into an income generating publication, De Novo pulled out in April 2017, after running up a debt
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NSSA Opens Bulawayo Rehab Centre to Public

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The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has opened its Bulawayo Rehabilitation Centre to the public with immediate effect after operating for over 40 years as a facility for only contributors to the Workers Compensation Insurance Fund. The centre, which accommodates up to 70 in-patients and about 150 out-patients at any given time, provides physiotherapy, occupational
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Labour Department Can’t Protect Workers

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Employers violating health and safety and other labour regulations stand a good chance of getting away with it because the Department of Labour has a serious shortage of inspectors and low inspection targets. Presenting the department’s Annual Performance Plan for 2017-18 to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Labour on Wednesday, Director-General Thobile Lamati said the Inspections
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Samsung Heavy plagued by safety lapses

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Samsung Heavy Industries has been grappling with a series of safety lapses in recent weeks, dealing a blow to its desperate campaign to win new orders to prop up its faltering bottom line. The incidents are feared to have tarnished the image of Korea’s third-largest shipbuilder and made it more difficult for the firm to
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African and Global Business Leaders Convened for Spring IGD Frontier 100 Forum to Mobilize Action on Job Creation and Inclusive Growth in Africa

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Frontier Leaders called for greater advocacy with governments in creating an enabling business environmentt, boosting energy access, strengthening markets in growth sectors like agriculture, and encouraging youth participation. Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa
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