Western Cape Agriculture Announces 2017 Top Agricultural Employee

[Govt of SA] The 2017 winner of the Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards, Hermanus Bienas, wants to improve the lives of residents working in the agriculture sector.

[Govt of SA] The 2017 winner of the Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards, Hermanus Bienas, wants to improve the lives of residents working in the agriculture sector.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Calls for ‘Hands-On’ Technical Skills

[The Herald] President Mugabe has challenged tertiary institutions to focus more on training graduates, who can practically apply their technical knowledge in various fields that help to develop the economy.

[The Herald] President Mugabe has challenged tertiary institutions to focus more on training graduates, who can practically apply their technical knowledge in various fields that help to develop the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

World of Investigative Journalists Descends On Johannesburg

[Daily Maverick] It could not be better timing: 1,100 of the world’s most troublesome journalists will roll into Johannesburg in two weeks from 130 countries for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference. It is enough to keep the Zuptas awake at n…

[Daily Maverick] It could not be better timing: 1,100 of the world's most troublesome journalists will roll into Johannesburg in two weeks from 130 countries for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference. It is enough to keep the Zuptas awake at night - perhaps even during Budget speeches. By ANTON HARBER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bank Ramps Up SME Finance Capacity

[New Era] Windhoek -The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) is at an advanced stage in preparing for additional applications for SME finance, in the wake of the suspension of SME Bank operations.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) is at an advanced stage in preparing for additional applications for SME finance, in the wake of the suspension of SME Bank operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

President Museveni, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Discuss Trade, Investment

[Uganda Media Centre] President Yoweri Museveni has met and held bilateral discussions with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at the Al Shatei Palace in Abu D…

[Uganda Media Centre] President Yoweri Museveni has met and held bilateral discussions with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at the Al Shatei Palace in Abu Dhabi.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Over 730 Arrests for Drug Dealing This Year

[New Era] Windhoek -Although Namibia is not a producer of illicit drugs, these dangerous substances still find their way across the country’s borders, with a total of 737 people arrested for drug dealing between January and September this year.

[New Era] Windhoek -Although Namibia is not a producer of illicit drugs, these dangerous substances still find their way across the country's borders, with a total of 737 people arrested for drug dealing between January and September this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Attacker Injures Self, Dies

[Namibian] While on a rampage to destroy a shack he shared with his girlfriend at the DRC informal settlement at Swakopmund on Saturday because she had refused to share wine with him, Joel Somseb (37) fatally injured himself.

[Namibian] While on a rampage to destroy a shack he shared with his girlfriend at the DRC informal settlement at Swakopmund on Saturday because she had refused to share wine with him, Joel Somseb (37) fatally injured himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Defense Halts Arnold’s Murder Case

[New Era] Windhoek -Anthea Arnold’s defense team has refused to proceed with submissions before her sentencing, as scheduled, on the ground that they will appeal against the decision taken by the presiding magistrate not to recuse himself from the matter.

[New Era] Windhoek -Anthea Arnold's defense team has refused to proceed with submissions before her sentencing, as scheduled, on the ground that they will appeal against the decision taken by the presiding magistrate not to recuse himself from the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Accountant Fleeces Hospital of U.S.$68 000

[The Herald] An accountant at Harare Central Hospital has appeared in court accused of fleecing the institution of more than $68 000. Collen Makuyana (40) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week facing 13 counts of fraud.

[The Herald] An accountant at Harare Central Hospital has appeared in court accused of fleecing the institution of more than $68 000. Collen Makuyana (40) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week facing 13 counts of fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe