Somalia Calls for International Cooperation to Stop Illegal Charcoal Trade

[UNEP] Mogadishu -At the opening of a two-day, UN-supported conference on charcoal in Mogadishu, the Federal Government of Somalia has called for international, African and Gulf States cooperation in halting the illegal export of charcoal from the coun…

[UNEP] Mogadishu -At the opening of a two-day, UN-supported conference on charcoal in Mogadishu, the Federal Government of Somalia has called for international, African and Gulf States cooperation in halting the illegal export of charcoal from the country. The export of charcoal from Somalia has been banned, both by a 2012 United Nations Security Council resolution and by the Somali Government, due to its destructive effect on the environment and its exacerbation of conflict and humanitarian crises.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Coleman’s Real Zaragoza Relegated

[New Era] Windhoek -Brave Gladiators’ poster-girl, Zenatha Coleman, Spanish side Real Zaragoza FC were relegated from that country’s Primera Division, following last weekend’s shrinking 1-0 defeat at the hands of Valencia.

[New Era] Windhoek -Brave Gladiators' poster-girl, Zenatha Coleman, Spanish side Real Zaragoza FC were relegated from that country's Primera Division, following last weekend's shrinking 1-0 defeat at the hands of Valencia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ruling Party MP Chisopa Keeps His Seat

[Times of Zambia] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has upheld the election of Patriotic Front (PF) Mkushi South Member of Parliament Davies Chisopa as the duly elected parliamentarian in the 2016 elections.

[Times of Zambia] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has upheld the election of Patriotic Front (PF) Mkushi South Member of Parliament Davies Chisopa as the duly elected parliamentarian in the 2016 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Shalulile Wins Big At Highlands Park FC Annual Awards

[New Era] Windhoek -Enterprising Namibian international striker Peter Shalulile was the biggest winner at Highlands Park Football Club’s annual awards ceremony held on Monday, scooping both the Golden Boot Award and Players’ Player of the Year accolade.

[New Era] Windhoek -Enterprising Namibian international striker Peter Shalulile was the biggest winner at Highlands Park Football Club's annual awards ceremony held on Monday, scooping both the Golden Boot Award and Players' Player of the Year accolade.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Seventy Hollow Cheers for Israel

[Guardian] Israel is about to receive its best birthday gift since it officially came into existence 70 years ago. The highpoint of events to mark country’s seventieth anniversary will be the official relocation of the Embassy of the United States of A…

[Guardian] Israel is about to receive its best birthday gift since it officially came into existence 70 years ago. The highpoint of events to mark country's seventieth anniversary will be the official relocation of the Embassy of the United States of America to Jerusalem. Recognition of hotly-disputed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was a main plank in the campaigns of President Donald Trump, so it came as no surprise when, late last year, the White House fixed a May, 2018 relocation date. Fine!

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia, Kenya Leaders Vow to Pursue Peace in Somalia

[Shabelle] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday concluded a two-day state visit to Kenya during which he held talks with his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi.

[Shabelle] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday concluded a two-day state visit to Kenya during which he held talks with his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

RFA’s Automated Mass Distance Charges Could Double Revenue

[New Era] Windhoek -The Road Fund Administration’s (RFA) plan to increase its revenue collection by automating Mass Distance Charges, which has been hailed as a first for Africa, could actually double the revenue collected from this service. During the…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Road Fund Administration's (RFA) plan to increase its revenue collection by automating Mass Distance Charges, which has been hailed as a first for Africa, could actually double the revenue collected from this service. During the 2017/18 financial year, the RFA collected about N$120 million from Mass Distance Charges alone.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia