Bavuma’s Chance to Impress On T20 Stage

[News24Wire] A brief look at the congested nature of South Africa’s One Day International and T20 program in February 2018 – nine matches – will tell you that Temba Bavuma might have a serious shot at playing more white-ball cricket for the Proteas soon.

[News24Wire] A brief look at the congested nature of South Africa's One Day International and T20 program in February 2018 - nine matches - will tell you that Temba Bavuma might have a serious shot at playing more white-ball cricket for the Proteas soon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2018 Budget to Focus On Fiscal Consolidation

[The Herald] Finace and Economic Development Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo says the 2017 national budget deficit could rise to $1,82 billion from $400 million largely driven by the cumulative expenditures that are set to close the year at $5,6 billion. S…

[The Herald] Finace and Economic Development Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo says the 2017 national budget deficit could rise to $1,82 billion from $400 million largely driven by the cumulative expenditures that are set to close the year at $5,6 billion. Speaking yesterday during the 2018 Parliamentary pre-budget seminar presently underway here, Dr Chombo stressed the need for fiscal discipline saying the budget deficit was largely financed through Treasury Bills and recourse to overdraft at the Reserve Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Have Investment Deals Gone Sour?

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has over the past few years hosted trade and investments missions from Europe, Asia and the African region among others, but of concern is the fact that these have not yielded much. Although it is quite understandable that setting…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has over the past few years hosted trade and investments missions from Europe, Asia and the African region among others, but of concern is the fact that these have not yielded much. Although it is quite understandable that setting up shop is not a one-day event, but a process that takes some time, we still have not seen much being done given the volume of delegations that we have received. The mismatch is too wide, it needs prodding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malawi Prepares for Black Death Plague

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is on alert for any possible incident of the deadly airborne plague though it has been identified as one of the hotspots by the World Health Organization as priority countries to get ready to defend against the black death, its nei…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is on alert for any possible incident of the deadly airborne plague though it has been identified as one of the hotspots by the World Health Organization as priority countries to get ready to defend against the black death, its neighours are at risk amongys nine countries who has been placed on high alert, Ministry of Health has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Al-Shabaab Figthers Killed in U.S. Airstrikes in Bay

[Dalsan Radio] The US on Thursday launched an airstrike in Somalia’s Bay region killing several Alshabaab militants, a statement from US AfriCom said. The airstrike occurred around 3:00pm local time but the statement was not clear who the main target was.

[Dalsan Radio] The US on Thursday launched an airstrike in Somalia's Bay region killing several Alshabaab militants, a statement from US AfriCom said. The airstrike occurred around 3:00pm local time but the statement was not clear who the main target was.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Namibia to Ratify ILO Convention Protocol Against Forced Labour

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian government, through the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina, registered and deposited the Instrument of Ratification of the Forced Labour Protocol on November 6, 2017, in Ge…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian government, through the Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Erkki Nghimtina, registered and deposited the Instrument of Ratification of the Forced Labour Protocol on November 6, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Forced Labour Protocol (No. 29) was adopted in 2014 by the International Labour Conference in order to address gaps in the implementation of the Forced Labour Convention. The protocol gives hope to the global fight against all forms of forced labour, inclu

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Girl, 2, Shot in Mouth – Latest Child Victim in Cape Town Shootings

[News24Wire] Police say a two-year-old girl has been shot in the mouth and a man has been killed in a shooting in Elsies River, a suburb east of Cape Town which has been the centre of recent gang wars.

[News24Wire] Police say a two-year-old girl has been shot in the mouth and a man has been killed in a shooting in Elsies River, a suburb east of Cape Town which has been the centre of recent gang wars.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Esidimeni – Qedani Mahlangu to Testify in January

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu’s legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu's legal representatives have told the Life Esidimeni hearings that she would be willing to come testify in January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa