How Ethiopia Synergizes Its Economic Opportunities With Gulf’s Capital?

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s trade and investment relation with Gulf countries/Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates/ has though shown progress since recent years, there is a huge imbalance compared with country’s unt…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's trade and investment relation with Gulf countries/Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates/ has though shown progress since recent years, there is a huge imbalance compared with country's untapped economic opportunities and latter's enormous capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Agro-Industry Ministry Presents Macadamia Nut Agribusiness Pilot Project

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security organised a Macadamia Nut Agribusiness meeting, in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI), yesterday at the Farmer Training School …

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security organised a Macadamia Nut Agribusiness meeting, in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (FAREI), yesterday at the Farmer Training School of FAREI at Wooton. The aim was to present the Macadamia Nut Agribusiness project as part of the diversification process of the sugar cane industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Africa’s App-Based Taxis Battle Uber Over Market Share

[Africa Renewal] Until recently, public transportation in Cairo, Freetown, Lagos, Nairobi and many other African cities was chaotic and accident prone. The mostly unreliable local taxicabs did not alleviate the situation. But Uber’s entry into the cont…

[Africa Renewal] Until recently, public transportation in Cairo, Freetown, Lagos, Nairobi and many other African cities was chaotic and accident prone. The mostly unreliable local taxicabs did not alleviate the situation. But Uber's entry into the continent could be changing the narrative.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Municipality Apologises for Destroying Occupied Shacks

[GroundUp] The Witzenberg Municipality has apologised to a group of backyarders whose shacks and some belongings were destroyed during an eviction in Wolseley last week. This is according to South African Human Rights Commissioner in the Western Cape, …

[GroundUp] The Witzenberg Municipality has apologised to a group of backyarders whose shacks and some belongings were destroyed during an eviction in Wolseley last week. This is according to South African Human Rights Commissioner in the Western Cape, Chris Nissen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Rules That Steenvilla Residents Can Appeal Their Eviction

[GroundUp] On Wednesday the Western Cape High Court ruled that residents of the Steenvilla housing complex in Steenberg can re-file an appeal against their attempted eviction by non-profit company Sohco Property Investments. This comes after the reside…

[GroundUp] On Wednesday the Western Cape High Court ruled that residents of the Steenvilla housing complex in Steenberg can re-file an appeal against their attempted eviction by non-profit company Sohco Property Investments. This comes after the residents missed the previous deadline to file an appeal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R4 Rifle Seized By Glebelands Hostel Task Team

[SAPS] In the early hours of this morning police officers attached to the Glebelands Hostel Task Team conducted an intelligence driven operation at Ekukhanyeni Reserve, Folweni following investigations that was being done at the hostel.

[SAPS] In the early hours of this morning police officers attached to the Glebelands Hostel Task Team conducted an intelligence driven operation at Ekukhanyeni Reserve, Folweni following investigations that was being done at the hostel.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#SascocShenanigans – Dubious Invoices for ‘Bugging Report’ Surface

[Daily Maverick] Remember that “top secret” report that was so “top secretly” leaked to several media houses a while back? The one that alleged Sascoc’s offices were bugged? Turns out the company who invoiced for – and allegedly got paid for it – liste…

[Daily Maverick] Remember that "top secret" report that was so "top secretly" leaked to several media houses a while back? The one that alleged Sascoc's offices were bugged? Turns out the company who invoiced for - and allegedly got paid for it - listed "first aid" as one of their line-items. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa