Govt Blamed for Press Freedom Drop

[Namibian] THE Namibia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa yesterday placed the blame for the country’s decline on Reporters Without Borders’ latest World Press Freedom Index squarely at the feet of government.

[Namibian] THE Namibia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa yesterday placed the blame for the country's decline on Reporters Without Borders' latest World Press Freedom Index squarely at the feet of government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Setback for Beitbridge-Chirundu Dualisation

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT has put brakes on the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project, despite the recent hype around what could be Zimbabwe’s biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1980.

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT has put brakes on the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project, despite the recent hype around what could be Zimbabwe's biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1980.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Caution Against Racist Behaviour

[Namibian] RACIAL discrimination is a serious offence in Namibia and those caught in such acts will face the full wrath of the law, sternly cautioned police spokesperson deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi yesterday.

[Namibian] RACIAL discrimination is a serious offence in Namibia and those caught in such acts will face the full wrath of the law, sternly cautioned police spokesperson deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Media Integrity Key in Reclaiming Free Press Ranking

[New Era] News this week that Namibia has dropped in terms of global press freedom ranking leaves an unwanted black dot on our country’s efforts to strengthen its democracy.

[New Era] News this week that Namibia has dropped in terms of global press freedom ranking leaves an unwanted black dot on our country's efforts to strengthen its democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Government Admits ‘Printing’ Money

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s embattled administration has for the first time admitted printing money in the form of a virtual currency through the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), acknowledging this cannot be backed by United States dollar bank notes imported by local banks, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's embattled administration has for the first time admitted printing money in the form of a virtual currency through the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), acknowledging this cannot be backed by United States dollar bank notes imported by local banks, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Assures Diaspora of Their Role in Ghana’s Development

[Ghana Govt.] The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has told the Ghanaian Diaspora that the Akufo – Addo led government is focused on having an institutional mechanism to tap their capital and knowledge for the accelerated development of the country.

[Ghana Govt.] The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has told the Ghanaian Diaspora that the Akufo - Addo led government is focused on having an institutional mechanism to tap their capital and knowledge for the accelerated development of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General’s Department Launches Knowledge Products

[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General’s Department has launched its Knowledge Products– the Legal and Justice Sector Reform Programme Initiative of the Government of Ghana (GoG).

[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Justice and Attorney-General's Department has launched its Knowledge Products-- the Legal and Justice Sector Reform Programme Initiative of the Government of Ghana (GoG).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Volta Regional Minister Tours State Institutions in Ho

[Ghana Govt.] The Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa has undertaken an unannounced tour to some state institutions in the regional capital Ho, to ascertain challenges confronting them at first hand.

[Ghana Govt.] The Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa has undertaken an unannounced tour to some state institutions in the regional capital Ho, to ascertain challenges confronting them at first hand.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana