Youth Unemployment Shoots Up

[Namibian] The number of employed people dropped to 135 800 in 2016, compared to 206 000 in 2014, resulting in unemployment shooting up by 6%, according to a Namibia Labour Force Survey report.

[Namibian] The number of employed people dropped to 135 800 in 2016, compared to 206 000 in 2014, resulting in unemployment shooting up by 6%, according to a Namibia Labour Force Survey report.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Decentralisation Absolutely Critical – Katjavivi

[New Era] Rundu -A raft of concerns such as the slow pace of decentralisation, the lack of access to potable water, lack of care for the elderly and the non-payment of building contractors were aired during the outreach meeting by the Speaker of the Na…

[New Era] Rundu -A raft of concerns such as the slow pace of decentralisation, the lack of access to potable water, lack of care for the elderly and the non-payment of building contractors were aired during the outreach meeting by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, in Kavango East Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Disability Forum Condemns Discrimination

[Namibian] MEMBERS of the Disability Network Forum at Walvis Bay are unhappy that although President Hage Geingob has continuously called for every Namibian not to feel left out, most institutions in the country are still unaccommodating to those livin…

[Namibian] MEMBERS of the Disability Network Forum at Walvis Bay are unhappy that although President Hage Geingob has continuously called for every Namibian not to feel left out, most institutions in the country are still unaccommodating to those living with disability.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Uproot 405 Plants of Indian hemp

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -Police in Rumphi have arrested 40 year old James Mfune from Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi for cultivating Indian hemp, which is illegal.

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -Police in Rumphi have arrested 40 year old James Mfune from Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi for cultivating Indian hemp, which is illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Farmer Loses 2 000 Cattle to Drought

[New Era] Otjiu West -Farmers in Otjiu West in the Kunene Region are in agony as they count their livestock loses running into thousands due to recurrent drought that has lasted for almost eight years now.

[New Era] Otjiu West -Farmers in Otjiu West in the Kunene Region are in agony as they count their livestock loses running into thousands due to recurrent drought that has lasted for almost eight years now.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

To What Extent Can a Central Bank Print Money?

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Bank of England (BoE) has issued banknotes since it was established in 1694. In this context the term issuing means the same as printing. The bank notes have traditionally been printed on paper substrate.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Bank of England (BoE) has issued banknotes since it was established in 1694. In this context the term issuing means the same as printing. The bank notes have traditionally been printed on paper substrate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cooking Oil Sector Rebounds

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe’s cooking oil manufacturers are now producing more than enough to meet domestic demand, creating opportunities for the export of surplus cooking oil, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets can report.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwe's cooking oil manufacturers are now producing more than enough to meet domestic demand, creating opportunities for the export of surplus cooking oil, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ombudsman to Hold Hearings On Racial Discrimination

[New Era] Windhoek -The ombudsman will initiate public hearings in the coming two months towards research to ascertain whether racism and racial discrimination are still prevalent in the country.

[New Era] Windhoek -The ombudsman will initiate public hearings in the coming two months towards research to ascertain whether racism and racial discrimination are still prevalent in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How to Conquer Human-Wildlife Conflict

[Namibian] READING the newspapers and watching the news has become quite painful for me lately. Seeing the brutality with which our precious lions are being mercilessly killed while also imagining the frustration and anger the affected farmers must be …

[Namibian] READING the newspapers and watching the news has become quite painful for me lately. Seeing the brutality with which our precious lions are being mercilessly killed while also imagining the frustration and anger the affected farmers must be going through, breaks my heart into a million pieces.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Child Marriages Still Rife Among Ovahimba

[New Era] Okapembambu -Children as young as five years and some aged eight, far below the age of consent of 16 years, are being coerced into marriage among the Ovahimba people who premise these nuptials on culture.

[New Era] Okapembambu -Children as young as five years and some aged eight, far below the age of consent of 16 years, are being coerced into marriage among the Ovahimba people who premise these nuptials on culture.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia