Joburg’s Agripreneurs Dig for Green Gold On Skyscraper Rooftops

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -The soaring “Chamber of Mines” building in central Johannesburg, a hub for South Africa’s mining industry, is a symbol of a bygone era when pioneers began flocking here in the late 19th century to dig for gold.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -The soaring "Chamber of Mines" building in central Johannesburg, a hub for South Africa's mining industry, is a symbol of a bygone era when pioneers began flocking here in the late 19th century to dig for gold.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Severe Drought, Conflict Displace 32,000 in October – UN

[Shabelle] About 32,000 people have been displaced by conflict and severe drought ravaging several parts of Somalia in October, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.

[Shabelle] About 32,000 people have been displaced by conflict and severe drought ravaging several parts of Somalia in October, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Paliament Passes Bill that Prohibits Handouts to Entice Voters

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament has passed the Political Parties Bill that probihit giving handouts to lure voters duing elections, a development that is set to transform the country’s political landscape.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament has passed the Political Parties Bill that probihit giving handouts to lure voters duing elections, a development that is set to transform the country's political landscape.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Blue Waters Take On Arrows in Coastal Derby

[New Era] Windhoek -The pick of this weekend’s action in the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) will be the mega clash between coastal giants Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows, slated for the Kuisebmund Stadium in Walvis Bay tomorrow.

[New Era] Windhoek -The pick of this weekend's action in the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) will be the mega clash between coastal giants Blue Waters and Eleven Arrows, slated for the Kuisebmund Stadium in Walvis Bay tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ojukwu Did Not Found APGA, I Did – Okorie

[Leadership] Abuja -The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the current national chairman and founder of United Progressive Party (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie has clarified that the late Biafran leader and Ikemba …

[Leadership] Abuja -The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the current national chairman and founder of United Progressive Party (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie has clarified that the late Biafran leader and Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, joined APGA six months after the registration of the party and denied claims that Ojukwu was the founder of the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Murky Deals Haunt Former Finance Minister Chombo

[Zimbabwe Independent] Former finance minister Ignatius Chombo, currently in remand prison and facing a litany of corruption charges, is reportedly under investigation over the unprocedural construction of a business complex which accommodates CBZ Bank…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Former finance minister Ignatius Chombo, currently in remand prison and facing a litany of corruption charges, is reportedly under investigation over the unprocedural construction of a business complex which accommodates CBZ Bank in Pomona, the Airport Road scandal and corruption involving land among other allegations, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Billions Rely On Fish for Nutrition

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The United Nations resident coordinator and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) representative to Namibia Kiki Gbeho says more than three billion people worldwide depend on fish as their daily source of f…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The United Nations resident coordinator and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) representative to Namibia Kiki Gbeho says more than three billion people worldwide depend on fish as their daily source of food and protein source.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

MPs Accused of Tampering With Opposition Politician’s Property

[Nyasa Times] Three members of Parliament (MPs) identifies as Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira (Mzimba Hora) Martha Lunji (Nkhotakota North East) and Francis Phiri (Blantyre North) are facing an investigations after Close Circuit Television (CCTV) f…

[Nyasa Times] Three members of Parliament (MPs) identifies as Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira (Mzimba Hora) Martha Lunji (Nkhotakota North East) and Francis Phiri (Blantyre North) are facing an investigations after Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage in the House shows the three ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) MPs tampered with belongings of opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislator.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Delivery Should Be Mnangagwa’s Motto

[Zimbabwe Independent] The wild celebrations that gripped the streets of Harare and other cities and towns across the length and breadth of Zimbabwe are an expression of hope and optimism that the new administration will change the fortunes of this gre…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The wild celebrations that gripped the streets of Harare and other cities and towns across the length and breadth of Zimbabwe are an expression of hope and optimism that the new administration will change the fortunes of this great nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe