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South Africa:Expert Panel Proposes Alternative 'Direct' Grants Scheme
[News24Wire] As if the social grants saga was not complicated enough, an expert panel reporting to the Constitutional Court has proposed a late, alternative scheme to deliver social grants.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:41:06 GMT

South Africa:One Step Closer to Sassa Grants Solution
[] Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says an implementation protocol has been concluded and signed between the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) that paves the way for a collaborative agreement towards the payment of social grants.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:02:17 GMT

Ethiopia:Ethiopian Takes Off With Another Hotel
[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Airlines, the national carrier, moves further to conquer the hotel industry through the construction of a 637-key five-star hotel in the capital. The hotel costs the Company about 2.5 billion Br.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:02:11 GMT

Ethiopia:Nation Imports Subpar HIV Test Kits From China
[Addis Fortune] The Pharmaceutical Fund & Supply Agency (PFSA) procured an estimated five million HIV test kits worth 2.5 million dollars from Beijing Wanti Biological Enterprise, whose products were found to be below the standard in algorithm tests carried out by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) in August 2017.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:59:25 GMT

Uganda:UPDF Defends Qualifications of Military Doctors Deployed At Mulago
[Monitor] The army has defended the qualifications of military doctors deployed at Mulago National Referral Hospital to attend to patients, following an on-going doctors' strike that has paralysed health services countrywide.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:52:25 GMT

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No soup for you? Campbell plunges on poor sales
When the thing your company is named for is no longer selling all that well, that's a big problem. Just ask Campbell Soup, which reported lousy earnings Tuesday because of weak soup sales.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:40:28 EST

21st Century Fox gets nearly $90 million from insurers to cover harassment claims
Insurers will pay 21st Century Fox almost $90 million to cover the cost of settlements related to sexual harassment and racial discrimination.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:15:48 EST

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' becomes best selling album of 2017 in just one week
It took Taylor Swift just one week to sell more albums than any artist has all year.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:53:35 EST

Mark Zuckerberg is no longer king of social. Meet 'Pony' Ma
He's one of China's richest men -- THE richest, according to some rankings -- with a net worth of roughly $42 billion.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:52:25 EST

Elf on the Shelf phenomenon is 11 million elves strong
Chanda Bell got the idea 14 years ago to share a family tradition from her childhood that involved an elf sitting on a shelf. She never imagined it would erupt into a Christmas-time phenomenon that's been embraced by millions of families.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:24:07 EST
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