Ghana Urges Nigeria to Establish Mining Company

[Vanguard] Ghanaian government has urged its Nigerian counterpart to consider establishing a national mining company to compete actively with those in the private sector for rapid development of the sector. This was the assertion of the Minister of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana, John-Peter Amewu, during a stakeholders conference in Abuja. Amewu said Nigeria should begin to look inwards on establishing various linkages that would fast track development of the solid minerals sector in no distant.

[Vanguard] Ghanaian government has urged its Nigerian counterpart to consider establishing a national mining company to compete actively with those in the private sector for rapid development of the sector. This was the assertion of the Minister of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana, John-Peter Amewu, during a stakeholders conference in Abuja. Amewu said Nigeria should begin to look inwards on establishing various linkages that would fast track development of the solid minerals sector in no distant.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Laikipia Gubernatorial Candidate Appeals IEBC Verdict

[Nation] Laikipia governorship candidate Ndiritu Mureithi has appealed a ruling by the electoral body ordering him to destroy his campaign material after he was found in breach of the electoral code of conduct.

[Nation] Laikipia governorship candidate Ndiritu Mureithi has appealed a ruling by the electoral body ordering him to destroy his campaign material after he was found in breach of the electoral code of conduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fire Destroys Sonop Primary School Hostel

[Namibian] A PART of the Sonop Primary School girl’s hostel block at Mariental caught fire yesterday morning between 09h00 and 11h00, leaving the girls without clothes and blankets.

[Namibian] A PART of the Sonop Primary School girl's hostel block at Mariental caught fire yesterday morning between 09h00 and 11h00, leaving the girls without clothes and blankets.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Global Upstream FIDs to Double in 2017

[Vanguard] The number of upstream projects reaching final investment decision (FID) in 2017 could double to 25 compared to only 12 last year, according to a recent Wood Mackenzie report, “A big year for FIDs: 2017 marks a turning point.” This is coming…

[Vanguard] The number of upstream projects reaching final investment decision (FID) in 2017 could double to 25 compared to only 12 last year, according to a recent Wood Mackenzie report, "A big year for FIDs: 2017 marks a turning point." This is coming at a time the international oil companies, IOCs, in Nigeria are in favour of disposing more assets after the passage of petroleum industry bill, PIB, and expiration of their licences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#WeAreOne Campaign to Celebrate LGBTI Community

[Namibian] THE misconceptions about lesbian, transgender, bisexual and intersex (LGBTI) people is that they are “unAfrican, unnatural, unchristian, immoral, abhorrent, other”, says Out-Right Namibia (ORN) director Friedel Dausab.

[Namibian] THE misconceptions about lesbian, transgender, bisexual and intersex (LGBTI) people is that they are "unAfrican, unnatural, unchristian, immoral, abhorrent, other", says Out-Right Namibia (ORN) director Friedel Dausab.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Workers Claim Company Sells Jobs

[Namibian] LABOUR inspectors are investigating an Okahandja company, Baby Face Empire Construction CC, for not paying workers and asking some to pay to get jobs.

[Namibian] LABOUR inspectors are investigating an Okahandja company, Baby Face Empire Construction CC, for not paying workers and asking some to pay to get jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Another Man Killed Over N$10

[Namibian] ANGOLAN national Domingos Joseph (26) was fatally stabbed on Thursday evening after an argument over N$10 at the Omupupa village in the Oshikoto region.

[Namibian] ANGOLAN national Domingos Joseph (26) was fatally stabbed on Thursday evening after an argument over N$10 at the Omupupa village in the Oshikoto region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Multi-Talented Poet Usuwana to Star in Upcoming Film

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara Arts Reporter Multi-talented poet, Munya Usuwana has bagged a massive opportunity to star in an upcoming film, “Love Triangle” premièring next month at the Odeon Lmax in Greenwich, London.

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara Arts Reporter Multi-talented poet, Munya Usuwana has bagged a massive opportunity to star in an upcoming film, "Love Triangle" premièring next month at the Odeon Lmax in Greenwich, London.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe