Namport Wants Speedy Approval for Logistics Hub

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Cargo in transit destined for landlocked countries via the Port of Walvis Bay has significantly increased, with Malawi leading the pack. On this basis, NamPort wants relevant stakeholders to timely approve all plans and funding of…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Cargo in transit destined for landlocked countries via the Port of Walvis Bay has significantly increased, with Malawi leading the pack. On this basis, NamPort wants relevant stakeholders to timely approve all plans and funding of the envisaged logistics hub that would see the smooth handling of such increased cargo.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Free Is Free Education?

[Foroyaa] The orphan came to the Foroyaa office with a widow to request for support for a child moving from grade four to grade five. The mother was asked to go to the school for a bill. She came back empty handed. When the headmaster was called, he sa…

[Foroyaa] The orphan came to the Foroyaa office with a widow to request for support for a child moving from grade four to grade five. The mother was asked to go to the school for a bill. She came back empty handed. When the headmaster was called, he said that apart from the 100 dalasi paid by Government, parents are to shoulder the cost of exercise books, uniform and the rest which adds up to almost 1000 dalasi. He said that he could not put that in writing since it is not expenditure coming directly to the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Days After KQ Deal, Kenyan Teams Fly Ethiopian Airlines

[Nation] Sports federations are still shuttling national teams to global destinations for international assignments via foreign airlines, a month after the government unveiled what it termed as an “attractive and affordable” deal with national carrier,…

[Nation] Sports federations are still shuttling national teams to global destinations for international assignments via foreign airlines, a month after the government unveiled what it termed as an "attractive and affordable" deal with national carrier, Kenya Airways, for the same purpose.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mother Accused of Strangling Her One-Month-Old Baby

[New Era] Windhoek -A mother accused of strangling her one-month-old baby after she experienced problems with the baby’s father last year denied guilt when she took the stand in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court in Katutura on Wednesday.

[New Era] Windhoek -A mother accused of strangling her one-month-old baby after she experienced problems with the baby's father last year denied guilt when she took the stand in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in Katutura on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Sugar Flooding Fears as Kenya Opens Imports

[East African] The Kenyan Treasury has re-opened a window for unlimited duty-free imports of sugar despite the country having amassed sugar stocks to sustain it for the next five months, raising fears of flooding the market with the commodity.

[East African] The Kenyan Treasury has re-opened a window for unlimited duty-free imports of sugar despite the country having amassed sugar stocks to sustain it for the next five months, raising fears of flooding the market with the commodity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Moody’s Set to Downgrade 3 Top Banks

[Nation] Global ratings agency Moodys has warned of a likely downgrade of credit and deposit scores of three Kenyan banks, citing the country’s deteriorating debt situation.

[Nation] Global ratings agency Moodys has warned of a likely downgrade of credit and deposit scores of three Kenyan banks, citing the country's deteriorating debt situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya