Health Ministry Freezes Nurses’ Jobs

[New Era] Windhoek -The budget cut of 6.10 percent for the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) for 2018/19 has negatively impacted the job prospects of over 343 nurses who were awaiting employment – after health minister Bernard Haufiku conf…

[New Era] Windhoek -The budget cut of 6.10 percent for the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) for 2018/19 has negatively impacted the job prospects of over 343 nurses who were awaiting employment - after health minister Bernard Haufiku confirmed that no new intakes are on the cards during the financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Late Rains Good, Bad News for Crop Farmers

[New Era] Windhoek -The current good rains have come too late for most communal farmers in the northern crop-farming areas but most disappointed are farmers in the Kunene Region who have lost seeds due to too much water.

[New Era] Windhoek -The current good rains have come too late for most communal farmers in the northern crop-farming areas but most disappointed are farmers in the Kunene Region who have lost seeds due to too much water.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Standard Bank’s Appetite for Mining Remains Strong

[New Era] Windhoek -As the 2018 Mining Expo kicks off this week, Standard Bank has renewed its commitment to support and partner with the local mining industry. This year the expo is being held under the theme “Maximising the multiplier effect from Nam…

[New Era] Windhoek -As the 2018 Mining Expo kicks off this week, Standard Bank has renewed its commitment to support and partner with the local mining industry. This year the expo is being held under the theme "Maximising the multiplier effect from Namibia's mining sector", which aligns with the Bank's goals to frame its products to ensure that the country has more bankable projects that can take the country to new economic heights.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Quota-Starved Bidvest to Sell Fishing Arm

[New Era] Swakopmund -Bidvest Namibia, whose fortunes from the fishing sector have declined considerably after its fishing quota was slashed about four years ago, has confirmed ongoing closed-door discussions to sell off its fishing business unit, Bidv…

[New Era] Swakopmund -Bidvest Namibia, whose fortunes from the fishing sector have declined considerably after its fishing quota was slashed about four years ago, has confirmed ongoing closed-door discussions to sell off its fishing business unit, Bidvest Namibia Fisheries (Bidfish), to Tunacor Fisheries.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Communal Farmers Say They Are to Blame for Depressed Prices

[New Era] Windhoek -A marketing morass. This is how the prevailing persistent situation of livestock marketing in most communal areas of the country can aptly and shortly be described.

[New Era] Windhoek -A marketing morass. This is how the prevailing persistent situation of livestock marketing in most communal areas of the country can aptly and shortly be described.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Aspiring MPs Get Nod to Campaign

[The Herald] Zanu -PF candidates contesting in Sunday’s primary elections have been given the green light to start their campaigns after their respective provincial coordinating committee (PCC) meetings held yesterday. However, for the first time, the …

[The Herald] Zanu -PF candidates contesting in Sunday's primary elections have been given the green light to start their campaigns after their respective provincial coordinating committee (PCC) meetings held yesterday. However, for the first time, the ruling party has made it mandatory for aspiring candidates to jointly sell their policies to the electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Quton Releases New Cotton Hybrid Seed

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s major cotton seed producer Quton, has released new cotton hybrid seed with a higher yield potential compared to current non hybrid varieties, in a move that is set to revive the country’s cotton sector that has been on the decli…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's major cotton seed producer Quton, has released new cotton hybrid seed with a higher yield potential compared to current non hybrid varieties, in a move that is set to revive the country's cotton sector that has been on the decline for years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare Reviews Housing Policy

[The Herald] Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says the City of Harare had only received $72 million out of the $144 million for the Harare Water and Sanitation Rehabilitation facility from China Eximbank. “The city has drawn down $72 million …

[The Herald] Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says the City of Harare had only received $72 million out of the $144 million for the Harare Water and Sanitation Rehabilitation facility from China Eximbank. "The city has drawn down $72 million and so far not the full amount. The city awaits disbursement of the remaining amount to enable the contractor to proceed with works at Warren Control, Alexandra Park and Letombo pump stations well as completion of works at Firle and Crowborough Sewage Works," said Clr Man

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trade Fair Roars Into Life

[The Herald] The 59th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicks off in Bulawayo today with a highly-packed business programme of top-level engagement in what organisers describe as the “biggest” international trade showcase in decades.

[The Herald] The 59th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicks off in Bulawayo today with a highly-packed business programme of top-level engagement in what organisers describe as the "biggest" international trade showcase in decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Why We Say Edenezer’

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa is best placed to solve Zimbabwe’s problems as he has institutional knowledge and experience to bridge the present and the past for a brighter future, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant…

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa is best placed to solve Zimbabwe's problems as he has institutional knowledge and experience to bridge the present and the past for a brighter future, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant-General (Rtd) Dr Sibusiso Moyo said here yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe