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Tanzania’s weather watchdog issues alert over tropical cyclone

Tanzania's weather watchdog on Thursday issued an alert saying a tropical cyclone called Jobo may cause strong winds and waves in the country's coastal...
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Watchdog urges Qatar to end ‘discriminatory’ male guardianship rules

dpa/GNA - Qatar's male guardianship rules are limiting women's ability to make key decisions on basic rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on...
plastic pollution

Watchdog: Europe needs to be smarter in its use of plastics

dpa/GNA - Members of the European Union need to become smarter when using plastics and promote more recycling, the bloc's environmental agency said...

Kenya’s competition watchdog seeks to protect SMEs from unfair practices

Kenya's competition watchdog said Tuesday it will heighten surveillance in order to protect small and medium enterprises (SME) from unfair business practices. ...

Not wearing mask can put flyers on no-fly list: India’s civil aviation watchdog

India's civil aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar said Friday refusal to wear a face mask on board a...
DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 20, 2020 shows a newly-launched Swahili version book documenting history of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway titled "A Monument to China-Africa Friendship" in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. China and Tanzania on Thursday launched a Swahili version book documenting history of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway titled "A Monument to China-Africa Friendship." (Xinhua)

Tanzania’s aviation watchdog orders registration of drones

Tanzania's civil aviation watchdog on Monday directs all owners of drones in the country to register their devices by Aug. 28, saying failure to...

Tanzania’s inflation rate slightly drops in May

Tanzania recorded a slight drop in its annual headline inflation rate for May, the east African nation's statistics watchdog said on Monday. ...

UK Health Watchdog Works At Curbing Child Obesity

England’s health watchdog says sugar reduction targets for the food industry intended to tackle the childhood obesity crisis can be met – despite only...

Group Avails Itself As Watchdog for Zongo Community & Inner City Dev’p Ministry

A pro New Patriotic Party (NPP) group in the Asawase constituency calling itself ‘Elephant’s Eye’ has pledged its willingness to serve as watchdogs over President Nana...

Police to set up 54 watchdog groups in Bawku

The new District Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Honu Boni, who took over from ASP James Ankan, said this in an interview with...

Watchdog says America is home to majority of world’s violent cities

Among the 46 cities, 42 are in Latin America, while the other four are in the United States, the Citizen Council for Public Security...

Is the NDC accommodating wrongdoing?

Mr. Roger Galee Anzagra was arrested on June 30th 2008, together with four others, pleaded guilty of the offence in the case “The Republic...
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Zambia’s graft fight on right track – watchdog

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) said the country has made a lot of progress in addressing corruption which has been affirmed by both local and...

US Drugs Watchdog Criticises Kardashian Selfie

The celebrity posted a selfie last month holding up a branded bottle of the pills alongside text endorsing their effects. The medicine?s maker, Duchesnay, later...

Banned Cosmetics Worth Millions Were Destryed By Drugs Watchdog

Dr Hiiti Sillo Speaking at a stakeholders? meeting to discuss draft guidelines for the importation and exportation of cosmetic products, the TFDA Director General,...

Watchdog for food calls for checks on smuggled frozen meat

China's food safety watchdog has called for local authorities to be on the lookout for smuggled frozen meat after a large amount of smuggled...

New Zealand launches probe into WTO spying claim

New Zealand's intelligence watchdog has launched a probe into the operations of the country's electronic surveillance agency after claims that it spied on foreign...

China Securities Commission Allows 24 Companies For IPO

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) on Monday gave the green light to 24 companies, allowing them to make initial public offerings (IPO) on...

Glaring gaps in Nigeria’s domestic news coverage in the run up to elections

There are "glaring gaps" in Nigeria's domestic news coverage in the run-up to the February 14 general election, a media watchdog said Thursday, leaving...

Police Officers In Kenya To Undergo Screening

Commission Chairman Johnston Kavuludi The public has until February 5 to submit views on the officers, who are drawn from the Criminal Investigations Department, regular...

Peace Council Seeks Support From Media

The Northern Regional Office of the National Peace Council (NPC) has called for closer collaboration with the media operating in the Region to find...
Ghana Police Service

Police administration funds project

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed A. Alhassan, on Monday the cut-sod for constructional works to begin on the Upper West Regional Police...

Syria to treat buffer zones as act of aggression

Syria on Wednesday rejected calls for the creation of buffer zones on its territory, saying it would treat any such bid as an act...

Israel criticized for claiming West Bank land

Israel faced criticism Tuesday for what was being described as the biggest appropriation of West Bank land in some 30 years. The military's Civil Administration...

Government Forces Gain Control Of al-Mleiha

Syrian government forces Thursday captured a major Damascus suburb from rebel forces after months of fierce fighting, an opposition watchdog said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory...

Iranian authorities must stop the executions

The United Nations and Iran have agreed on additional practical measures aimed at allaying concerns about the country?s nuclear programme, which its officials have...

Iran and UN make moves to address nuclear concerns

The United Nations and Iran have agreed on additional practical measures aimed at allaying concerns about the country?s nuclear programme, which its officials have...

Media Trained To Play Active Watchdog Role Over Mining Resources

The 7-day workshop on?Empowering the Media to Play an Active Watchdog Role over Mining Oil and Gas Revenue and Resources? has been launched in...

Obama Environment Chief Resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) ? EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after nearly four years marked by high-profile brawls...

Watchdog Chairman Speaks In Nigeria

Alhaji Amadu Jebkle, Chairman of the Nima Watchdog Committee (NWC), who is also the Second Vice Chairman of the Greater Accra Association of NWCs,...