Frankfurt Route On the Chopping Block

[New Era] Windhoek -Treasury has asked the Ministry of Works and Transport for Air Namibia to consider abandoning the direct route between Frankfurt, Germany and Windhoek in a bid to save money.

[New Era] Windhoek -Treasury has asked the Ministry of Works and Transport for Air Namibia to consider abandoning the direct route between Frankfurt, Germany and Windhoek in a bid to save money.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Wanderers Key Stars Back to Face Tigers in Airtel Top 8

[Nyasa Times] Be-Forward Wanderers are having a torrid time due to injuries but news of the return of Peter Wadabwa and Yamikani Chester will surely boost the morale of the squad ahead of the weekend blockbuster against Azam Tigers in the Airtel Top 8.

[Nyasa Times] Be-Forward Wanderers are having a torrid time due to injuries but news of the return of Peter Wadabwa and Yamikani Chester will surely boost the morale of the squad ahead of the weekend blockbuster against Azam Tigers in the Airtel Top 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Falling Between the Sun-Scorched Gaps – Drought Highlights Ethiopia’s IDP Dilemma

[IPS] Gode, Ethiopia -Displaced pastoralists gather around newly arrived drums of brown water as a water truck speeds off to make further deliveries to settlements that have sprung up along the main road running out of Gode, one of the major urban cent…

[IPS] Gode, Ethiopia -Displaced pastoralists gather around newly arrived drums of brown water as a water truck speeds off to make further deliveries to settlements that have sprung up along the main road running out of Gode, one of the major urban centers in Ethiopia's Somali region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mouth-Watering Clashes in Airtel Top 8 Cup

[Nyasa Times] Silver Strikers and Nyasa Big Bullets are set to meet in the first leg of the Airtel Top 8 Cup on Saturday at the playmaker, Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] Silver Strikers and Nyasa Big Bullets are set to meet in the first leg of the Airtel Top 8 Cup on Saturday at the playmaker, Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

How Recession Shrinks Newspapers’ Geographical Spread

[Guardian] The news is broken as it is happening, whereas, the mainstream has to wait to report it the following day, and the reader may not want to read stories that happened a day before, which is affecting newspaper circulation.

[Guardian] The news is broken as it is happening, whereas, the mainstream has to wait to report it the following day, and the reader may not want to read stories that happened a day before, which is affecting newspaper circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyans Can Now Trade Crops, Livestock for Bank Loans

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill allowing borrowers to use household goods, crops, live animals and even intellectual property to secure commercial loans in a move aimed at boosting access to credit.

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a Bill allowing borrowers to use household goods, crops, live animals and even intellectual property to secure commercial loans in a move aimed at boosting access to credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

National Council Steps Up Culture Week Preparations

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has started preparations for the 2017 Culture Week which will be celebrated between May 20 and May 26, amid calls for the country to take stock of cultural gains so far.

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has started preparations for the 2017 Culture Week which will be celebrated between May 20 and May 26, amid calls for the country to take stock of cultural gains so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

World Bank’s Funding Is Concessional Loan Not Free Money – Opposition

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said Malawi government should not give “a wrong impression” that the World Bank’s$80 billion (about K60 billion) general budget support to the county is aid but it is a loan.

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said Malawi government should not give "a wrong impression" that the World Bank's$80 billion (about K60 billion) general budget support to the county is aid but it is a loan.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Mugabe’s Doctor Zimbabwean and Very, Very Black’

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s doctor is a black Zimbabwe and it is on the advice of this local physician that the 93-year-old leader travels to Singapore for specialised medical treatment, a senior government official revealed Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's doctor is a black Zimbabwe and it is on the advice of this local physician that the 93-year-old leader travels to Singapore for specialised medical treatment, a senior government official revealed Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe