Ruling Party’s Mbumba Must Apologise – Workers Union

[Namibian] Swapo secretary general Nangolo Mbumba has until today to apologise to the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) for his “exclusion of the federation’s representatives” from the party’s central committee meeting on Sunday.

[Namibian] Swapo secretary general Nangolo Mbumba has until today to apologise to the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) for his "exclusion of the federation's representatives" from the party's central committee meeting on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Workshop to Promote Gender Concepts in the Mauritius Police Force

[Government of Mauritius] Some 100 officers from various departments and units of the Mauritius Police Force participated in a workshop on the promotion of gender concepts today at the Philippe Oh San Auditorium in Vacoas.

[Government of Mauritius] Some 100 officers from various departments and units of the Mauritius Police Force participated in a workshop on the promotion of gender concepts today at the Philippe Oh San Auditorium in Vacoas.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Govt Endorses U.S.$25 Million Mortgages

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has underwritten $25 million mortgages through its banking unit, the National Building Society (NBS). NSSA regional contributions, collections and compliance manager Agnes Chikwavaire told a ba…

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has underwritten $25 million mortgages through its banking unit, the National Building Society (NBS). NSSA regional contributions, collections and compliance manager Agnes Chikwavaire told a bankers conference in Nyanga recently that apart from the various projects the authority has funded so far, there were many other projects in the pipeline targeting low to medium income earners.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hostel Learners On Empty Stomachs As Invoices Pile Up

[New Era] Albertina Nakale -Ongwediva/Windhoek-School hostels in Omusati and Oshana regions have run out of food, and yesterday senior officials at the education ministry held urgent meetings on how to redeem the N$30 million unpaid invoices submitted …

[New Era] Albertina Nakale -Ongwediva/Windhoek-School hostels in Omusati and Oshana regions have run out of food, and yesterday senior officials at the education ministry held urgent meetings on how to redeem the N$30 million unpaid invoices submitted by the catering company responsible for the two regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Trade Union to Make Govt Submissions on Public Investment Corporation

[COSATU] The Government Employees’ Pension Fund and the PIC belong to workers and it is their hard earned pensions, unemployment insurance and compensation fund. This money is there to provide for them during retirement, unemployment and injury. COSATU…

[COSATU] The Government Employees' Pension Fund and the PIC belong to workers and it is their hard earned pensions, unemployment insurance and compensation fund. This money is there to provide for them during retirement, unemployment and injury. COSATU will continue to fight to ensure that no looters will be allowed to touch the workers' PIC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Germany in No Show For Genocide Hearing

[New Era] New York -The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Ruko…

[New Era] New York -The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Rukoro, chief of the Ovaherero, and Veraa Katuuo, founding member of the Association of the Ovaherero Genocide in the USA, were in attendance.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia