Namdia Defies Kandjoze

[Namibian] DIAMOND marketing parastatal Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) has clashed with the mines ministry over whose responsibility it is to pay a private valuation company tasked with valuing Namibian diamonds worth about N$2,1 billion per year.

[Namibian] DIAMOND marketing parastatal Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) has clashed with the mines ministry over whose responsibility it is to pay a private valuation company tasked with valuing Namibian diamonds worth about N$2,1 billion per year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Court to Rule On Screening of Witnesses in Dasuki’s Trial

[Guardian] Abuja -Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on June 15, rule whether or not, to allow prosecution witnesses in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, be shielded from public view.

[Guardian] Abuja -Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on June 15, rule whether or not, to allow prosecution witnesses in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, be shielded from public view.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Media Serious About Self-Regulation

[Namibian] THE Editors Forum of Namibia has increased the fine for violations of the code of ethics to send a strong message that repeated violations by member media houses would not be tolerated.

[Namibian] THE Editors Forum of Namibia has increased the fine for violations of the code of ethics to send a strong message that repeated violations by member media houses would not be tolerated.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Loan from African Development Bank to Bridge Budget Deficit

[Namibian] NAMIBIA has received a N$10 billion loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to bridge its budget deficit. The loan was sourced against the backdrop of a declining state fiscal environment and slowing economic growth, which threaten to …

[Namibian] NAMIBIA has received a N$10 billion loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to bridge its budget deficit. The loan was sourced against the backdrop of a declining state fiscal environment and slowing economic growth, which threaten to put the brakes on government's development programmes.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Candidates Reach Out to Voters in Debate

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -As the Tlokweng Parliamentary by-election day draws close, the three candidates took to a live television broadcast debate in a bid to impress electorate.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -As the Tlokweng Parliamentary by-election day draws close, the three candidates took to a live television broadcast debate in a bid to impress electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

President Must Align Words with Actions to Make Media ‘Freeest in the World’

[Namibian] IN PROBABLY the clearest of terms to date, President Hage Geingob on Wednesday promised to guarantee press freedom for as long as he is in charge. In understanding that guarantee, we include some of the most crucial human rights — freedom o…

[Namibian] IN PROBABLY the clearest of terms to date, President Hage Geingob on Wednesday promised to guarantee press freedom for as long as he is in charge. In understanding that guarantee, we include some of the most crucial human rights -- freedom of expression and access to information in the public interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

China Donates U.S.$ 5 Million to WFP’s Emergency Response in Northeast Nigeria

[WFP] The funds will allow WFP to reach 410,000 IDPs in Borno and Yobe States, where the Boko Haram insurgency has left millions destitute. It is especially welcome at a time when a funding shortfall forced WFP to cut rations of some commodities in April.

[WFP] The funds will allow WFP to reach 410,000 IDPs in Borno and Yobe States, where the Boko Haram insurgency has left millions destitute. It is especially welcome at a time when a funding shortfall forced WFP to cut rations of some commodities in April.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vice President – the New Cabinet Is Based On Qualifications

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice President of the Republic, Barki Hassan Salih, on Thursday said nomination for the new government was based on qualifications that included 12 PhD holders, 4 professors and a countless engineers.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice President of the Republic, Barki Hassan Salih, on Thursday said nomination for the new government was based on qualifications that included 12 PhD holders, 4 professors and a countless engineers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ministers of National Accord Government to Be Sworn in On Friday

[SNA] Khartoum -The newly-appointed ministers and state ministers in the national accord government will be sworn in Friday at 08:00 p.m. at the Republican Palace before the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.

[SNA] Khartoum -The newly-appointed ministers and state ministers in the national accord government will be sworn in Friday at 08:00 p.m. at the Republican Palace before the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan