Why Tourism Is Important

[Namibian] It is a known fact that tourism is an important industry in Namibia. It currently contributes significantly towards the Gross Domestic Product, making it a valuable sector within the country.

[Namibian] It is a known fact that tourism is an important industry in Namibia. It currently contributes significantly towards the Gross Domestic Product, making it a valuable sector within the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Military Chief Defies Court Over Dismissed Officer

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, has defied an order given by the Industrial Court asking him to provide evidence that he has transmitted the appeal of a dismissed officer to President Muhammadu Buhari for redress a…

[Premium Times] Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, has defied an order given by the Industrial Court asking him to provide evidence that he has transmitted the appeal of a dismissed officer to President Muhammadu Buhari for redress as stipulated by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nation On Wild Goose Chase for Source of Bird Flu

[News24Wire] Last month’s outbreak of bird flu in Zimbabwe was likely triggered by domestic chickens or ducks, not wild or migratory water birds, a leading ornithologist says.

[News24Wire] Last month's outbreak of bird flu in Zimbabwe was likely triggered by domestic chickens or ducks, not wild or migratory water birds, a leading ornithologist says.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria to Investigate Into Teenager’s Alleged Survival On London Flight

[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities on Wednesday launched investigation into claims that a teenager survived 12 hours hidden in the wheel compartment of a plane between Lagos and London.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities on Wednesday launched investigation into claims that a teenager survived 12 hours hidden in the wheel compartment of a plane between Lagos and London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civilians Targeted in War

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have killed civilians with wholesale impunity, spurring more violence in the war-torn country, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have killed civilians with wholesale impunity, spurring more violence in the war-torn country, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Head of Seychelles’ Anti-Corruption Body – We Will Work Without Fear or Favour

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles’ Anti-Corruption Commission was set up under the Anti-Corruption Act 2016 and is tasked with receiving complaints, investigating, detecting and preventing corruption practices in the public and private sector. SNA sp…

[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' Anti-Corruption Commission was set up under the Anti-Corruption Act 2016 and is tasked with receiving complaints, investigating, detecting and preventing corruption practices in the public and private sector. SNA spoke to May Da Silva, the chief executive of the Anti-Corruption Commission who took office in April this year, to talk about the work ahead.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Chimp trafficking network busted in Douala

[Camer.be] A chimpanzee trafficking network has been busted in Douala following the arrest of two people with two adult chimpanzees. The chimps were about to be illegally exported through the Douala international airport. The suspects aged 56 and 37 we…

[Camer.be] A chimpanzee trafficking network has been busted in Douala following the arrest of two people with two adult chimpanzees. The chimps were about to be illegally exported through the Douala international airport. The suspects aged 56 and 37 were arrested shortly after they arrived at the entrance to the cargo terminal of the airport with the animals loaded behind a pickup truck.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Rural Women Want Better Govt Service

[Namibian] Lack of access to potable water and proper healthcare featured prominently amongst motions tabled at the fifth rural women’s parliament with men on Friday.

[Namibian] Lack of access to potable water and proper healthcare featured prominently amongst motions tabled at the fifth rural women's parliament with men on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

African Union Must Be Self-Sufficient

[The Herald] The first quarter of 2017 saw President Mugabe, former chair of the African Union, meeting his length of the bargain following his 300 strong head of cattle donation to the continental body.

[The Herald] The first quarter of 2017 saw President Mugabe, former chair of the African Union, meeting his length of the bargain following his 300 strong head of cattle donation to the continental body.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Illegal Land Sales Continue At Groot Aub

[Namibian] Illegal land sales and the erecting of unauthorised structures continue unabated at Groot Aub, despite urban development minister Sophia Shaningwa ordering a stop to such activities in May.

[Namibian] Illegal land sales and the erecting of unauthorised structures continue unabated at Groot Aub, despite urban development minister Sophia Shaningwa ordering a stop to such activities in May.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia