Taking Shea From Cottage Industry to Big Business

[VOA] Khorhogo -From cosmetics to cooking, shea butter is popular around the world. It is made from the nut of the shea tree, known as “women’s gold” in Africa for it provides income to millions of women across the Sahel. In northern Ivory Coast, women…

[VOA] Khorhogo -From cosmetics to cooking, shea butter is popular around the world. It is made from the nut of the shea tree, known as "women's gold" in Africa for it provides income to millions of women across the Sahel. In northern Ivory Coast, women are trying to transform shea butter from a cottage industry into big business.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Namcode Well-Received By Market

[Namibian] NAMCODE, the corporate governance code for Namibia, has been very well-received by the Namibian market, the Namibian Stock Exchange announced yesterday. NamCode was launched in July 2014.

[Namibian] NAMCODE, the corporate governance code for Namibia, has been very well-received by the Namibian market, the Namibian Stock Exchange announced yesterday. NamCode was launched in July 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Demands for More Security Ahead of Polls

[Shabelle] Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the pan African and Somali troops should work to secure the coming parliamentary and presidential elections beginning next month.

[Shabelle] Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the pan African and Somali troops should work to secure the coming parliamentary and presidential elections beginning next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence to Foreign Minister

[Shabelle] The United States Ambassador to Somalia Stephen M. Schwartz presented a copy of his letter of credence from President Barack Obama to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdisalam Omar Hadliye on August 9, 2016, at a meeting in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The United States Ambassador to Somalia Stephen M. Schwartz presented a copy of his letter of credence from President Barack Obama to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdisalam Omar Hadliye on August 9, 2016, at a meeting in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Puntland Says It Doesn’t Recognize Ali Khalif As Khatumo President

[Shabelle] Puntland state of Somalia has announced it doesn’t formally recognize Prof Ali Khalif Galayr to be the legitimate president of the strife-torn Khatumo state in northern Somalia.

[Shabelle] Puntland state of Somalia has announced it doesn't formally recognize Prof Ali Khalif Galayr to be the legitimate president of the strife-torn Khatumo state in northern Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Khatumo State Opens Direct Talks With Somaliland

[Shabelle] The northern Semi-autonomous state of Khatumo has for the first time opened peace talks with its arch-rival self-declared Somaliland, to end the long-running conflict in Sool, Sanag and Ayn regions, speaker said.

[Shabelle] The northern Semi-autonomous state of Khatumo has for the first time opened peace talks with its arch-rival self-declared Somaliland, to end the long-running conflict in Sool, Sanag and Ayn regions, speaker said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

80% of 3,600 Nigerian Women Enter Italy for Sex Work – UN

[Daily Trust] The United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that about 3,600 Nigerian women arrived Italy by boat in the first half of 2016, almost double the figure in the same period last year.

[Daily Trust] The United Nations' International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that about 3,600 Nigerian women arrived Italy by boat in the first half of 2016, almost double the figure in the same period last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chobe Readies for Celebrations

[Botswana Daily News] Mutjenje -Chobe community kicked off the countdown to the anticipated 50th anniversary of Botswana’s independence with a fun-run and picnic in an otherwise sleepy Mutjenje village.

[Botswana Daily News] Mutjenje -Chobe community kicked off the countdown to the anticipated 50th anniversary of Botswana's independence with a fun-run and picnic in an otherwise sleepy Mutjenje village.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana