17 Governors Face Fresh Battle, Rivals Allege Poll Malpractices

[Nation] At least 17 governors are facing a major battle to retain their seats after their opponents filed petitions challenging their victories in the August 8 elections.

[Nation] At least 17 governors are facing a major battle to retain their seats after their opponents filed petitions challenging their victories in the August 8 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Africans Donate More Despite Own Hardship – Report

[News24Wire] Despite a tough economic climate, South Africans bucked a global trend of giving less to become more charitable in 2016, according to a report by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

[News24Wire] Despite a tough economic climate, South Africans bucked a global trend of giving less to become more charitable in 2016, according to a report by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Wears Brave Face Despite CHAN Uncertainty

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government through the Ministry of Sports remains confident that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will not strip the country of its hosting rights for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) despite concerns…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government through the Ministry of Sports remains confident that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will not strip the country of its hosting rights for next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) despite concerns over infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NRC Attributes Delay in Rail Projects to Counterpart Funding From Exim Bank

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) yesterday attributed the delay in completion of the Calabar-Port Harcourt, Kaduna-Kano rail projects to the non-payment of counterpart funding from the Chinese EXIM bank.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) yesterday attributed the delay in completion of the Calabar-Port Harcourt, Kaduna-Kano rail projects to the non-payment of counterpart funding from the Chinese EXIM bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PMGMAN – Govt’s Policies Will Lead to Export of Nigerian Medicines

[This Day] The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) has expressed optimism that the recent Executive Orders given by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on the Support for Local Content in Public Procurement …

[This Day] The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) has expressed optimism that the recent Executive Orders given by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on the Support for Local Content in Public Procurement will lead to export of Nigerian medicines abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N$866 000 Raised for Anti-Poaching Drive

[Namibian] THE Hunters United Against Poaching Trust last Thursday hosted a gala dinner and fund raising auction during which N$866 000 was raised for use in anti-poaching activities.

[Namibian] THE Hunters United Against Poaching Trust last Thursday hosted a gala dinner and fund raising auction during which N$866 000 was raised for use in anti-poaching activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Another Inmate Assaulted By Prison Guards

[Namibian] AN awaiting-trial inmate at the Oluno Correctional Facility near Ondangwa was allegedly badly assaulted with batons and pepper-sprayed by three prison wardens last week.

[Namibian] AN awaiting-trial inmate at the Oluno Correctional Facility near Ondangwa was allegedly badly assaulted with batons and pepper-sprayed by three prison wardens last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Call to Help Women Adapt to Climate Change

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN women are most affected by impacts of climate change, and it is important that Namibia comes up with strategies that take into account the gender perspective, says the environment commissioner.

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN women are most affected by impacts of climate change, and it is important that Namibia comes up with strategies that take into account the gender perspective, says the environment commissioner.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia