NSE Approves Delisting of 7-Up After Buyout By Majority Shareholders

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has approved the voluntary delisting of Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc (7-Up) after it received a takeover bid from its majority shareholder, Affelka, aimed at restructuring the soft drinks bottler. The Excha…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has approved the voluntary delisting of Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc (7-Up) after it received a takeover bid from its majority shareholder, Affelka, aimed at restructuring the soft drinks bottler. The Exchange's approval which came into force last week, followed suspension of trading in the company's shares last month following the planned delisting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Launches Three-Pronged Bid to Remove Jacob Zuma After He Back-Tracked

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma had agreed to step down after meeting ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night, only to back-track on Monday, demanding that the NEC write him a letter that he will personally respond to. Meanwhile it is belie…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma had agreed to step down after meeting ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night, only to back-track on Monday, demanding that the NEC write him a letter that he will personally respond to. Meanwhile it is believed that the ANC will call for its own motion of no confidence in the President and will ask opposition parties to support this. Over and above this, the ANC hopes to invoke its own constitution to recall the President.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Shortages No Problem for 2018 Dusi

[News24Wire] With the Western and Eastern Cape wrestling with a looming Day Zero and Umgeni Water extending its water restrictions on KwaZulu-Natal, paddlers in this week’s Dusi Canoe Marathon are celebrating the confirmation that there will be enough …

[News24Wire] With the Western and Eastern Cape wrestling with a looming Day Zero and Umgeni Water extending its water restrictions on KwaZulu-Natal, paddlers in this week's Dusi Canoe Marathon are celebrating the confirmation that there will be enough water in the lower uMngeni River to paddle the final stage into Blue Lagoon on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stott, Nkhoesa Ready to Pounce At Dusi

[News24Wire] As the Dusi Canoe Marathon race week dawns, a crew that has flown under the radar for much of the build-up are the young and old pairing of Ant Stott and Banetse Nkhoesa , poised to disrupt the sharp end of the field from February 15-17.

[News24Wire] As the Dusi Canoe Marathon race week dawns, a crew that has flown under the radar for much of the build-up are the young and old pairing of Ant Stott and Banetse Nkhoesa , poised to disrupt the sharp end of the field from February 15-17.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Grootfontein Strives to Revive Its Economy

[New Era] Omuthiya -In order to accelerate its slow growing economy, Grootfontein could host an industrial exposition in order to attract international investors as it aspires to become the country’s industrial hub with a container depot expected to be…

[New Era] Omuthiya -In order to accelerate its slow growing economy, Grootfontein could host an industrial exposition in order to attract international investors as it aspires to become the country's industrial hub with a container depot expected to be constructed at the town soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ministry Unable to Sustain Youth Projects

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture is unable to fund youth projects in nine regions despite equipping young people with project management skills at the start of last year.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ministry of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture is unable to fund youth projects in nine regions despite equipping young people with project management skills at the start of last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Recovering Alcoholic Uses Art to Deal With Addiction

[New Era] Swakopmund -Having endured the hardships of life that have left him at the mercy of the cold streets of Walvis Bay, recovering alcoholic Anthony Slinger, is finding solace in art as a form of healing to help him on his difficult journey to ki…

[New Era] Swakopmund -Having endured the hardships of life that have left him at the mercy of the cold streets of Walvis Bay, recovering alcoholic Anthony Slinger, is finding solace in art as a form of healing to help him on his difficult journey to kick his habit.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia