Economic Recovery Gaining Traction, Says IMF

[IMF] Debt vulnerabilities remain high. Ensuring debt sustainability will require firm fiscal discipline, the mobilization of sizable and sustained external grant support, and strictly limiting reliance on external borrowing, even on concessional term…

[IMF] Debt vulnerabilities remain high. Ensuring debt sustainability will require firm fiscal discipline, the mobilization of sizable and sustained external grant support, and strictly limiting reliance on external borrowing, even on concessional terms. The private sector is key to achieving sustained growth and job creation. Efforts are needed to leverage the restoration of investor confidence and pave the way for enhanced private sector participation, including by improving the business regulatory environment

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Book Extract – My Father Died for This

[The Journalist] When the Cradock Four’s Fort Calata was murdered by agents of the apartheid state in 1985, his son Lukhanyo was only three years old. Thirty-one years later Lukhanyo, now a journalist, becomes one of the SABC Eight when he defies Hlaud…

[The Journalist] When the Cradock Four's Fort Calata was murdered by agents of the apartheid state in 1985, his son Lukhanyo was only three years old. Thirty-one years later Lukhanyo, now a journalist, becomes one of the SABC Eight when he defies Hlaudi Motsoeneng's reign of censorship at the public broadcaster by writing an open letter that declares: my father didn't die for this. With his wife Abigail, Lukhanyo brings to life the father he never knew and investigates the mystery that surrounds his death despite two high-

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bishops Call for Referendum On Adoption of New Constitution

[CISA] Niamey -On April 19, the Chadian bishops called for a referendum on the adoption of a highly controversial bill amending the Constitution that is due to be voted on by the National Assembly on April 30.

[CISA] Niamey -On April 19, the Chadian bishops called for a referendum on the adoption of a highly controversial bill amending the Constitution that is due to be voted on by the National Assembly on April 30.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Archbishop Lwanga Meets President Museveni to End Tensions

[CISA] Kampala -Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala has held private talks with President Yoweri Museveni in an attempt to ease tensions between Church and State.

[CISA] Kampala -Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala has held private talks with President Yoweri Museveni in an attempt to ease tensions between Church and State.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Premier Supra Mahumapelo On Creating Jobs for North West Youth

[Govt of SA] In its determination to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality, the North West Provincial Government is to establish the Special Economic Zone – SEZ in the Bojanala District and create much needed jobs for young people. This was announ…

[Govt of SA] In its determination to fight poverty, unemployment and inequality, the North West Provincial Government is to establish the Special Economic Zone - SEZ in the Bojanala District and create much needed jobs for young people. This was announced by Premier Supra Mahumapelo who delivered the Office of Premier - Budget Vote Speech at North West Provincial Legislature today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Allow Those Who Are Sick to Receive Medical Attention, North West Health Dept Begs Protesters

[News24Wire] Patients at Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp, North West, have been left stranded after angry protesters stormed in and forced doctors and nurses out of the wards on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] Patients at Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp, North West, have been left stranded after angry protesters stormed in and forced doctors and nurses out of the wards on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Greenhouse – Towards Elaboration of a Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan

[Government of Mauritius] The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for Low Carbon Island Development Strategy for Mauritius will assist in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions in a more integrated and sustainable way towards achieving the ta…

[Government of Mauritius] The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for Low Carbon Island Development Strategy for Mauritius will assist in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions in a more integrated and sustainable way towards achieving the target of reducing the emissions by 30 % by 2030.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Actress Comes Face to Face With Zim’s Collapsed Hospitals

[Ilizwi263] Sharon Chideu is the darling of online media, she is one third of NAMA winning Bustop TV. In the last month, she has won two awards with her cohorts Gonyeti and Luckie Aaroni. But above everything else, Sharon – “Magi” as she is known on sc…

[Ilizwi263] Sharon Chideu is the darling of online media, she is one third of NAMA winning Bustop TV. In the last month, she has won two awards with her cohorts Gonyeti and Luckie Aaroni. But above everything else, Sharon - "Magi" as she is known on screen - is mother to a little girl called Samara.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Social Devt Minister Visits ‘World’s Oldest Living Man’

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to centenarian and Delft resident, Fredie Blom, who celebrated his 114th Birthday today.

[Govt of SA] The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, paid a courtesy visit to centenarian and Delft resident, Fredie Blom, who celebrated his 114th Birthday today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa