Agribank Launches ‘No Collateral Loan Product’

[Namibia Economist] Agribank launched what it deems a revolutionary “No Collateral Loan Product” in Oshakati last week. The no collateral loan product is in line with the Bank’s plan to respond to the call for inclusion of all farmers country-wide, esp…

[Namibia Economist] Agribank launched what it deems a revolutionary "No Collateral Loan Product" in Oshakati last week. The no collateral loan product is in line with the Bank's plan to respond to the call for inclusion of all farmers country-wide, especially those in communal areas who do not have access to conventional collateral.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Bans Second Hand Underwear

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard.

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has again warned against second hand underwear. This has led to the Zambian government to ban second hand under garments because they pose a health hazard.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

High Crime in the City Is Due to Poverty

[Monitor] A friend of mine who sits on one of the security committees in Kampala revealed to me that each night, there are about 100 cases of home break-ins in Kampala. This is minus the petty crimes committed during the day like snatching of phones or…

[Monitor] A friend of mine who sits on one of the security committees in Kampala revealed to me that each night, there are about 100 cases of home break-ins in Kampala. This is minus the petty crimes committed during the day like snatching of phones or stealing of computers. The cases of phone thefts are very easily in thousands. I personally lost four phones and a laptop in one year alone. This is not news that the police would like to disclose to the population and it is understandable because it will cause unrest

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Hunt for Chanthunya Over Hit and Run Accident

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Blantyre are hunting for Mrs Prudence Chanthunya, wife to murder suspect Misozi Chanthunya, in connection with a hit and run accident after she crashed her vehicle into the brick fence of Polytechnic, a constituent colleg…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Blantyre are hunting for Mrs Prudence Chanthunya, wife to murder suspect Misozi Chanthunya, in connection with a hit and run accident after she crashed her vehicle into the brick fence of Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi, and disappeared from the scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenya Edible Oil Denied Tax-Free Entry in Uganda, Tanzania

[East African] Kenya has suffered a blow in its effort to change East Africa’s market access rules to allow duty-free sale of edible oil manufactured from imported raw material.

[East African] Kenya has suffered a blow in its effort to change East Africa's market access rules to allow duty-free sale of edible oil manufactured from imported raw material.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Football Body Refuses to Use Kamuzu Stadium

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is not relenting on its decision to bar Kamuzu Stadium from hosting matches and has written Super League of Malawi ( Sulom) advising the body not to allocate any game at the Kamuzu Stadium.

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is not relenting on its decision to bar Kamuzu Stadium from hosting matches and has written Super League of Malawi ( Sulom) advising the body not to allocate any game at the Kamuzu Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

U.S. Firm’s Oil Plant Plan Gets Villagers Evicted

[Oil in Uganda] Hoima -Masindi High Court has cleared another eviction for families in Rwamutonga village, Hoima district, where a US firm wanted to set up an oil waste treatment plant.

[Oil in Uganda] Hoima -Masindi High Court has cleared another eviction for families in Rwamutonga village, Hoima district, where a US firm wanted to set up an oil waste treatment plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

3 Killed in Another Foiled Suicide Bomb Attack in Borno

[Daily Trust] Three suspected female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack a military outpost near Muna garage at the outskirt of Maiduguri in Borno State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.

[Daily Trust] Three suspected female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack a military outpost near Muna garage at the outskirt of Maiduguri in Borno State, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria