Tag: starts

South Africa: Phase Two of Covid Vaccine Roll-Out Starts Off By Prioritising Old Age Homes

May 17, 2021
Phase Two of SA’s Covid-19 vaccine roll-out is officially under way from today, Monday, 17 May. The vaccine doses are in hand, with more on the way. National and provincial governments have admitted that the start will be slow, but promised it will start on time and with some of the most vulnerable: those living

Mozambique: Trial Starts of Killers of Portuguese Businesswoman

April 28, 2021
Maputo — The trial began in Beira on Tuesday of three men accused of murdering Portuguese citizen Ines Bota on 28 December 2017, by drowning her in the Pungue river. Only two of the accused, Jonas Maita and Danilo Lampiao, are in the dock. The third, Isaias Joao, escaped from prison and will be tried

Africa: Transparency in Extractives to Tame Graft Starts January

December 24, 2020
All countries subscribing to the global extractives initiative will effective January 1, 2021, have to publicly publish new and amended contracts signed with mining firms according to transparency disclosure requirements. Tanzania and Uganda are the East African countries subscribing to the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). EITI said Tanzania and Uganda are among 55 countries

Voting starts earlier than you might realize. It has Trump battling the clock in some battleground states

August 22, 2020
WASHINGTON — Mail-voting for the presidential election is just weeks away in several key states, elevating the importance of next week’s Republican National Convention for President Donald Trump to change the race’s trajectory before the first votes are cast.As polls continue to show Trump trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden, the incumbent president is battling the clock in battleground states

Resurgent Joe Biden Starts Super Tuesday With Big Virginia Win as Bernie Sanders Takes Vermont

March 26, 2020
(WASHINGTON) — A resurgent Joe Biden scored sweeping victories across the country with the backing of a diverse coalition and progressive rival Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a win in California as the Democratic Party’s once-crowded presidential field suddenly transformed into a two-man contest. The two Democrats, lifelong politicians with starkly different…