Tourism Stakeholders Pick Holes in Proposed NTDC Bill Before National Assembly

[Vanguard] Stakeholders in the country’s tourism industry have picked holes in the proposed Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Act Cap N137 LFN, 2004 (Repeal re-enactment) Bill, 2017 (SB.429), which came up for public hearing in the Senate…

[Vanguard] Stakeholders in the country's tourism industry have picked holes in the proposed Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Act Cap N137 LFN, 2004 (Repeal re-enactment) Bill, 2017 (SB.429), which came up for public hearing in the Senate, last week. They described the proposed bill as 'confusing, vexatious and lacks capacity and sincerity of purpose.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nama to Save 12.6million Litres of Fuel Monthly for Domestic Airlines

[This Day] The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency will save about 12, 600, 000 litres of fuel for Nigerian airlines monthly if they will migrate to Performance Based Navigation (PBN).

[This Day] The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency will save about 12, 600, 000 litres of fuel for Nigerian airlines monthly if they will migrate to Performance Based Navigation (PBN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Backyarder Programme Doesn’t Go Far Enough, Say Bellville South Residents

[GroundUp] Walking through Bellville South in Cape Town, one sees rows and rows of council housing owned by the City of Cape Town, with Wendy houses, shacks and corrugated iron structures in most yards. Just “across the bridge”, as residents like to sa…

[GroundUp] Walking through Bellville South in Cape Town, one sees rows and rows of council housing owned by the City of Cape Town, with Wendy houses, shacks and corrugated iron structures in most yards. Just "across the bridge", as residents like to say, in areas like Glenhaven or Labiance, there are suburban homes fitted with burglar bars, and upmarket cars.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Skyscraper to Include ‘Affordable’ Apartments – at R800 000 Each

[News24Wire] Cape Town property developers FWJK have promised that their planned city centre skyscraper will include affordable housing – but the price of the “affordable” apartments will be “less than R800 000”.

[News24Wire] Cape Town property developers FWJK have promised that their planned city centre skyscraper will include affordable housing - but the price of the "affordable" apartments will be "less than R800 000".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA ‘Bullying’ UDM in Nelson Mandela Bay, Says EFF

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters on Thursday evening heavily criticised the Democratic Alliance for removing the United Democratic Movement’s Mongameli Bobani as deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, saying the party was using “pure bullying” t…

[News24Wire] The Economic Freedom Fighters on Thursday evening heavily criticised the Democratic Alliance for removing the United Democratic Movement's Mongameli Bobani as deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, saying the party was using "pure bullying" tactics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blitzboks Ready to Kick Into Gear

[News24Wire] The Springbok Sevens team will step up their preparations for the forthcoming World Rugby Sevens Series in October, when they take part in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch.

[News24Wire] The Springbok Sevens team will step up their preparations for the forthcoming World Rugby Sevens Series in October, when they take part in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bogus Doctor Sentenced to 20 Years Imprisonment

[News24Wire] A bogus doctor who performed circumcisions and dispensed medication was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he was convicted on 4 523 counts of fraud in the Rustenburg Magistrate Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A bogus doctor who performed circumcisions and dispensed medication was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he was convicted on 4 523 counts of fraud in the Rustenburg Magistrate Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Humanitarian Chief Says Needs Far Outstrip Donations

[Shabelle] The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises around the world is far outstripping the increased generosity of donors, the United Nations’ outgoing humanitarian chief warns.

[Shabelle] The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises around the world is far outstripping the increased generosity of donors, the United Nations' outgoing humanitarian chief warns.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia