Good Harvest Recorded Over Past Rainy Season

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a delay in the onset of the 2016/2017 rainy season and the generally poor rainfall performance experienced earlier, many farmers have said they recorded good agricultural production this year.

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite a delay in the onset of the 2016/2017 rainy season and the generally poor rainfall performance experienced earlier, many farmers have said they recorded good agricultural production this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Anti-Mugabe Protestor Set Free

[263Chat] Harare Magistrate Josephine Sande on Friday 14 July 2017 set free Grievance Sipikita, a Harare resident who was arrested on Thursday 13 July 2017 and charged with criminal nuisance for allegedly staging a protest against President Robert Muga…

[263Chat] Harare Magistrate Josephine Sande on Friday 14 July 2017 set free Grievance Sipikita, a Harare resident who was arrested on Thursday 13 July 2017 and charged with criminal nuisance for allegedly staging a protest against President Robert Mugabe's administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Calls for Commitment to Improve Efficiency

[New Era] Windhoek -Ministry of Finance (MoF) staff have been reminded that the efficiency of the ministry’s service delivery depends on the commitment of each staff member in terms of daily output, the systems and technology at their disposal and the …

[New Era] Windhoek -Ministry of Finance (MoF) staff have been reminded that the efficiency of the ministry's service delivery depends on the commitment of each staff member in terms of daily output, the systems and technology at their disposal and the processes they employ.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Disbanded Paramilitary Wing Members Threaten to ‘Occupy’ State House

[Nyasa Times] Ex-members of a disbanded paramilitary wing, the Malawi Young Pioneers (MYP) on Monday camped outside Capital Hill, the seat of government in Lilongwe where they spent a night on bon fire and threatened that to “occupy” State House, claim…

[Nyasa Times] Ex-members of a disbanded paramilitary wing, the Malawi Young Pioneers (MYP) on Monday camped outside Capital Hill, the seat of government in Lilongwe where they spent a night on bon fire and threatened that to "occupy" State House, claiming government owes them terminal benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Abia Gets Second N5.7bn Paris Club Refund

[Vanguard] Umuahia -ABIA State Government said that it received N5.7 billion as the second tranche of the Paris Club refund from the Federal Government, saying that it received far below what it expected.

[Vanguard] Umuahia -ABIA State Government said that it received N5.7 billion as the second tranche of the Paris Club refund from the Federal Government, saying that it received far below what it expected.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rented APC Members Demanding My Expulsion – Banire

[Vanguard] Traffic and business activities were temporarily brought to a halt, yesterday, around Ikeja, when thousands of All Progressives Congress, APC, members in Mushin Local Government and Odi-Olowo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, stormed the…

[Vanguard] Traffic and business activities were temporarily brought to a halt, yesterday, around Ikeja, when thousands of All Progressives Congress, APC, members in Mushin Local Government and Odi-Olowo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, stormed the Lagos House, House of Assembly and APC secretariat, demanding for immediate expulsion of the party's National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire from the party over alleged anti-party activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GeoPoll and Portland Launch a Survey Report on Fake News

[GeoPoll] A new study reveals that 90% of Kenyans have seen or heard false news around the 2017 general election, with 87% reporting instances of deliberately false — or fake — news. The Reality of Fake News in Kenya, launched today in Nairobi, is th…

[GeoPoll] A new study reveals that 90% of Kenyans have seen or heard false news around the 2017 general election, with 87% reporting instances of deliberately false -- or fake -- news. The Reality of Fake News in Kenya, launched today in Nairobi, is the first-ever study aimed at quantifying the prevalence and impact of false information during an election campaign in Africa. The nationwide survey was led by strategic communications consultancy Portland in collaboration with GeoPoll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No to Bill On Amnesty for Treasury Looters

[Vanguard] The death knell may finally sound for the Federal Government’s anti-corruption crusade if a bill pending before the House of Representatives seeking amnesty for treasury looters is allowed to sail through.

[Vanguard] The death knell may finally sound for the Federal Government's anti-corruption crusade if a bill pending before the House of Representatives seeking amnesty for treasury looters is allowed to sail through.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria