Nigeria Yet to Transform 2.8bn Metric Tonnes of Coal in 17 Fields Into Wealth

[Vanguard] A study by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal mining districts, out of which three of the basins have been explored to an appreciable level, and they are the Kogi, Benue and Enugu Coal Districts and they further have two or more coal resource centres.

[Vanguard] A study by Behre Dolbear & Company (USA), Inc. subdivided the areas of coal deposits in the country, which include the Anambra Coal Basin; this basin was into seven coal mining districts, out of which three of the basins have been explored to an appreciable level, and they are the Kogi, Benue and Enugu Coal Districts and they further have two or more coal resource centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Food Insecurity, Poverty Force Girls Into ‘Survival Sex’

[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya’s countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working …

[VOA] Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya's countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and travel at least 50 kilometers (30 miles) to reach urban areas, working in unsafe conditions far from their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hospitality Sector Embraces Technology to Ensure Safety

[New Times] The local hospitality sector has moved to embrace advanced technologies to ensure security and safety at their facilities. Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, the chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association, noted that new technologies are essential…

[New Times] The local hospitality sector has moved to embrace advanced technologies to ensure security and safety at their facilities. Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, the chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association, noted that new technologies are essential to safeguard the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Unam Students Glad Over Re-Opening of Wellness Centre

[New Era] The University of Namibia (Unam) closed its clinic at the main campus in Windhoek for renovations in August 2012, and five years later, the new student wellness centre which cost at least N$5.8 million opened last week. New Era’s Alvine Kapit…

[New Era] The University of Namibia (Unam) closed its clinic at the main campus in Windhoek for renovations in August 2012, and five years later, the new student wellness centre which cost at least N$5.8 million opened last week. New Era's Alvine Kapitako spoke to students on how life was without a clinic and the difference now that there is a wellness centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Working Together Towards Prosperity

[New Era] Windhoek-The Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5), which was launched earlier this year by President Geingob is the 5th NDP in the series of a total of seven National Development Plans that are to implement and achieve the objectives and as…

[New Era] Windhoek-The Fifth National Development Plan (NDP5), which was launched earlier this year by President Geingob is the 5th NDP in the series of a total of seven National Development Plans that are to implement and achieve the objectives and aspirations of Namibia's long-term vision, Vision 2030. In sequence, NDP5 will be the fifth five-year implementation vehicle towards Vision 2030 and will be implemented from the financial year 2017/18 up until 2021/22.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ambassador Zhang Is an Accomplished Diplomat

[New Era] Windhoek -Recently accredited Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, who turned 48 in May is a career diplomat who has progressed through the ranks in his country’s foreign ministry.

[New Era] Windhoek -Recently accredited Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Zhang Yiming, who turned 48 in May is a career diplomat who has progressed through the ranks in his country's foreign ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Just How Powerful Is Grace Mugabe?

[News24Wire] So Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assault in South Africa, is back home in Zimbabwe after she was granted diplomatic immunity by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) over the weekend.

[News24Wire] So Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assault in South Africa, is back home in Zimbabwe after she was granted diplomatic immunity by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Foot ‘N’ Mouth Vaccine Shortage Hits Chipinge

[The Herald] A shortage of foot-and-mouth vaccines is frustrating efforts to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious disease in Chipinge’s Middle Sabi region where farmers risk incurring huge livestock losses.

[The Herald] A shortage of foot-and-mouth vaccines is frustrating efforts to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious disease in Chipinge's Middle Sabi region where farmers risk incurring huge livestock losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Sweet Victory for Pure Platinum

[The Herald] FC Platinum’s title challenge got a morale booster after an important away win against Triangle in this Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. A Winston Mhango conversion from the spot in the first-half was all Norman…

[The Herald] FC Platinum's title challenge got a morale booster after an important away win against Triangle in this Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. A Winston Mhango conversion from the spot in the first-half was all Norman Mapeza's side needed to collect maximum points in this tightly-contested encounter. "We did well in the first-half and with a bit of luck, we could have scored two more goals. I am proud of the boys, they played well after our midweek defeat to CAPS United and coming her

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe