Chinese Firms Take Lead in 86 African Development Partnerships

[Daily News] THE Chinese government has already signed 101 cooperation agreements with 86 countries and international organisations, in its bid to ensure the concept of Belt and Road Initiative, a multibillion dollar project which envisages to benefit …

[Daily News] THE Chinese government has already signed 101 cooperation agreements with 86 countries and international organisations, in its bid to ensure the concept of Belt and Road Initiative, a multibillion dollar project which envisages to benefit Tanzania and other East Africa nations becomes reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘We Are 52 Students in One Container’

[GroundUp] More than 150 learners from Philippi High School marched to Parliament on Tuesday to voice their concerns over conditions at their school and a shortage of teachers.

[GroundUp] More than 150 learners from Philippi High School marched to Parliament on Tuesday to voice their concerns over conditions at their school and a shortage of teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bandari’s Wambani Named February’s Best

[Capital FM] Mombasa -Free scoring Bandari FC midfielder Anthony Wambani has been named as the February Sportpesa/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya Player of the Month.

[Capital FM] Mombasa -Free scoring Bandari FC midfielder Anthony Wambani has been named as the February Sportpesa/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya Player of the Month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Alarming Escalation of Jihadist Violence

[ICG] Attacks on the Burkina Faso army headquarters and the French Embassy on 2 March 2018 were better organised, involved heavier weapons and were more sustained than anything seen so far in Burkina Faso. In this Q&A, our West Africa Program Director Rinaldo Depagne says the jihadist assault further exposes worrying weakness in the Burkinabé security forces.

[ICG] Attacks on the Burkina Faso army headquarters and the French Embassy on 2 March 2018 were better organised, involved heavier weapons and were more sustained than anything seen so far in Burkina Faso. In this Q&A, our West Africa Program Director Rinaldo Depagne says the jihadist assault further exposes worrying weakness in the Burkinabé security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

‘Govt Budget Should Prioritise Youth’

[Namibian] National Youth Council director Calista Schwartz-Gowases says they expect this year’s national budget to cater for more youth developmental projects and priorities.

[Namibian] National Youth Council director Calista Schwartz-Gowases says they expect this year's national budget to cater for more youth developmental projects and priorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Grand Parade Traders Squeezed By City Ahead of Cycle Tour

[News24Wire] Traders on the Grand Parade in Cape Town are up in arms. They have been squeezed behind a fence erected in preparation for the Cape Town Cycle Tour from March 8 to 11, according to a recent GroundUp report.

[News24Wire] Traders on the Grand Parade in Cape Town are up in arms. They have been squeezed behind a fence erected in preparation for the Cape Town Cycle Tour from March 8 to 11, according to a recent GroundUp report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Confiscates Illegally Caught Fish in Zambezi

[Namibian] The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has confiscated 191,05 kilogrammes of fresh fish and three bags of dry fish estimated to be 50 kilogrammes during the closing season in the Zambezi region.

[Namibian] The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has confiscated 191,05 kilogrammes of fresh fish and three bags of dry fish estimated to be 50 kilogrammes during the closing season in the Zambezi region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia