YDF Beneficial to Youth Businesses

[Botswana Daily News] Shoshong -Many youth businesses around the country could not have been as successful as they are had it not been for the Youth Development Fund offered by the government. The same can be said by a welding business under the owners…

[Botswana Daily News] Shoshong -Many youth businesses around the country could not have been as successful as they are had it not been for the Youth Development Fund offered by the government. The same can be said by a welding business under the ownership of one Mr Mohemedi Batshetsang.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

‘Dialogue’ Aims to Set Elections for April 2018

[VOA] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, participants in an African Union-mediated dialogue are expected to unveil a controversial deal to hold elections in April 2018. The country’s main opposition coalition has boycotted the talks and called for a …

[VOA] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, participants in an African Union-mediated dialogue are expected to unveil a controversial deal to hold elections in April 2018. The country's main opposition coalition has boycotted the talks and called for a general strike Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

EU Steps up Pressure to End Unrest, Organize Polls

[VOA] The European Union is ready to step up pressure on the Democratic Republic of Congo, including imposing sanctions, to end the unrest in the east of the vast nation and to push for elections next year.

[VOA] The European Union is ready to step up pressure on the Democratic Republic of Congo, including imposing sanctions, to end the unrest in the east of the vast nation and to push for elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nigeria Negotiates U.S.$15 Billion Oil, Gas Investments With India

[Daily Trust] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday in India, negotiated a $15 billion investment with the Indian government.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday in India, negotiated a $15 billion investment with the Indian government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Calls for End to French Case Against VP

[VOA] Equatorial Guinea on Monday called on the United Nations’ highest court to urgently order France to halt a criminal case against the son of the African nation’s leader on charges of misspending millions of euros of public funds, arguing that he i…

[VOA] Equatorial Guinea on Monday called on the United Nations' highest court to urgently order France to halt a criminal case against the son of the African nation's leader on charges of misspending millions of euros of public funds, arguing that he is immune from prosecution.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Govt Hand Out Food in Mash Central

[The Herald] Government has intensified efforts to feed people affected by the El Nino-induced drought in Mashonaland Central under the Food Mitigation Programme. Some of the areas in the province are remote and starting this month, Government has been…

[The Herald] Government has intensified efforts to feed people affected by the El Nino-induced drought in Mashonaland Central under the Food Mitigation Programme. Some of the areas in the province are remote and starting this month, Government has been distributing food in such areas to assist the people. The areas border with Mozambique. Meanwhile, senior Zanu-PF officials in the province have also partnered with various stakeholders to distribute more food to the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Blow to Biti’s Party As Madzore Rejoins Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] THE Tendai Biti-led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered another blow after senior official and former legislator Paul Madzore jumped ship on Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Tendai Biti-led People's Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered another blow after senior official and former legislator Paul Madzore jumped ship on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UDC-BCP Unity Talks Complete

[The Patriot] The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) have reportedly completed their coalition negotiations and they are due to make a formal announcement next week. The negotiations followed the 2014 General Electio…

[The Patriot] The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) have reportedly completed their coalition negotiations and they are due to make a formal announcement next week. The negotiations followed the 2014 General Elections where the performance of the opposition parties surpassed the ruling party Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) as they gained 54% popular vote. Sources close to the talks have revealed that the two parties have agreed on all the proposals brought by all the parties and mana

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana