Govt Approves Tourism Pay Rise

[The Herald] Government, through the Ministry of Labour and social Welfare, has approved a pay increase of between 2,4 percent and 14 percent for workers in the tourism industry. The adjustments will see the least paid worker in sector 1 taking home $2…

[The Herald] Government, through the Ministry of Labour and social Welfare, has approved a pay increase of between 2,4 percent and 14 percent for workers in the tourism industry. The adjustments will see the least paid worker in sector 1 taking home $259, 62 up from $253, 62 while the least paid in sector one B now pockets $211 up from 205.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Will Not Rest Until We Get What We Want – Rukoro

[New Era] Bethanie -Chief of the Ovaherero, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro says the struggle for restorative justice in the form of genocide reparations by the Ovaherero and Nama communities will continue until the affected communities get what they want from …

[New Era] Bethanie -Chief of the Ovaherero, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro says the struggle for restorative justice in the form of genocide reparations by the Ovaherero and Nama communities will continue until the affected communities get what they want from the German government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ongwediva School Delayed for Four Years

[New Era] Ongwediva -With heavy rains expected this month, learners at Ongwediva Junior Secondary School will be taught in soaked classrooms after government was unable to complete the school.

[New Era] Ongwediva -With heavy rains expected this month, learners at Ongwediva Junior Secondary School will be taught in soaked classrooms after government was unable to complete the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tourism Earnings Up As Promotion Drive Pays Off

[Daily News] TRAVEL receipts rose by over 450bn/- to reach 5.14tri/- last year up from 4.68tri/- in 2016 due to an increase in the number of tourist arrivals as an outcome of promotion by the government and private sector.

[Daily News] TRAVEL receipts rose by over 450bn/- to reach 5.14tri/- last year up from 4.68tri/- in 2016 due to an increase in the number of tourist arrivals as an outcome of promotion by the government and private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ndansi Elvis – the Daring Politician

[Cameroon Tribune] The 34-year old Central Committee Member of the NUDP has also written a book titled “Gate Way To Politics-How To Make It” which is an inspiration to youths.

[Cameroon Tribune] The 34-year old Central Committee Member of the NUDP has also written a book titled "Gate Way To Politics-How To Make It" which is an inspiration to youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Maimane Warns Govt About Water Allocations for Western Cape

[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) must stick to the amounts of water it is allocating to farmers in the Western Cape to protect the available dam water for Cape Town, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane warned on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) must stick to the amounts of water it is allocating to farmers in the Western Cape to protect the available dam water for Cape Town, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane warned on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bekele Gerba, Others Still in Jail

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopia’s much-touted pledge to release political prisoners in order to foster national consensus and widen the democratic space turned out to be much ado about nothing. Thirty-five days after Prime Minister Hailemariam D…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopia's much-touted pledge to release political prisoners in order to foster national consensus and widen the democratic space turned out to be much ado about nothing. Thirty-five days after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to free some imprisoned political leaders and individuals only one such individual of consequence has been released. Several high-profile political leaders remain incarcerated along with tens of thousands in federal and regional prisons.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia