Tourism Categorized Under Economic Sector After Decades of Minor Role

[SudaNow] Khartoum -Nearly 1000 Travel and Tourism Agencies (TAA) are conducting businesses in Khartoum (the national capital). However only handful of them operates in real tourism activities. The bulk of them conducts activities in ticketing, visa se…

[SudaNow] Khartoum -Nearly 1000 Travel and Tourism Agencies (TAA) are conducting businesses in Khartoum (the national capital). However only handful of them operates in real tourism activities. The bulk of them conducts activities in ticketing, visa services and regrouping of pilgrims to the holy land.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Former Councillor Grabs Communal Land

[Namibian] FORMER Otavi constituency regional councillor Bathlomeus Shangheta is one of two people accused of fencing off large tracts of communal land at the Ohainghete village in the Otyolo district of Onalu in the Oshikoto region.

[Namibian] FORMER Otavi constituency regional councillor Bathlomeus Shangheta is one of two people accused of fencing off large tracts of communal land at the Ohainghete village in the Otyolo district of Onalu in the Oshikoto region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Are Plummeting Oil Prices a Blessing for the Country?

[Zambia Reports] The price of oil has continued to decline in recent months. The commodity has for the last three to four months successfully breached the $50 per barrel barrier.

[Zambia Reports] The price of oil has continued to decline in recent months. The commodity has for the last three to four months successfully breached the $50 per barrel barrier.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘Old Mugabe, Electoral Head Must Retire’

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN opposition parties have called for the resignation of government officials whose age have elapsed limits permitted by the constitution to hold public office. In a heated debate in Parliament, the presence of President Robe…

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN opposition parties have called for the resignation of government officials whose age have elapsed limits permitted by the constitution to hold public office. In a heated debate in Parliament, the presence of President Robert Mugabe (93) Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede (73) in government came under immense scrutiny. Mudede has been in charge of all election since 1980 and is accused by international human rights organisations of falsifying voting records to ensure Mugabe and ZANU (PF) remain in

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Allegedly Sets Ex-Boyfriend’s Shack On Fire

[New Era] A young woman is set to appear in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court today to answer to charges related to arson after she allegedly set her ex-boyfriend’s rented shack on fire, in an apparent fit of jealousy.

[New Era] A young woman is set to appear in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court today to answer to charges related to arson after she allegedly set her ex-boyfriend's rented shack on fire, in an apparent fit of jealousy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Businesswoman Fined for Attempted Murder

[New Era] A Windhoek businesswoman who was last month found guilty of attempting to murder her husband in November 2011 has been sentenced to a fine of N$30 000 or direct imprisonment of six years.

[New Era] A Windhoek businesswoman who was last month found guilty of attempting to murder her husband in November 2011 has been sentenced to a fine of N$30 000 or direct imprisonment of six years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Dlamini Zuma Shuffles Out of Addis, and Into South Africa’s Cabinet?

[ISS] Outgoing African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has packed her bags and greeted staff at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. The farewell ceremony, on 1 March, came just over a month after the election of her successor, …

[ISS] Outgoing African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has packed her bags and greeted staff at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. The farewell ceremony, on 1 March, came just over a month after the election of her successor, Chad's former prime minister, Moussa Faki, on 31 January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Addis Hosting 39th CAF General Assembly

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia was one of the founding nations of the African Cup of Nations. The capital, Addis, sees the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) today.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia was one of the founding nations of the African Cup of Nations. The capital, Addis, sees the 39th Ordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) today.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia