Kachikwu – Oil Revenue May Not Fund Nigeria’s Budget in 20 Years Time

[This Day] Vienna -Nigeria may not be able to fund the expenditure proposals in its national budget majorly with monies earned from sale of its crude oil in about 20 years from now, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has w…

[This Day] Vienna -Nigeria may not be able to fund the expenditure proposals in its national budget majorly with monies earned from sale of its crude oil in about 20 years from now, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How the Gupta Family Hijacked (And Then Lost) a Lesotho Diamond Mine

[Daily Maverick] In August 2014 Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane appointed Atul Gupta as an “economic investment envoy”. Thabane said ANC President Jacob Zuma had introduced him to the Gupta family and he had enlisted them “to help scout for investme…

[Daily Maverick] In August 2014 Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane appointed Atul Gupta as an "economic investment envoy". Thabane said ANC President Jacob Zuma had introduced him to the Gupta family and he had enlisted them "to help scout for investment" for the country. Now new evidence is emerging that the main "investment" the Guptas were touting - apart from in Thabane himself - was their takeover of a Lesotho diamond mine. By AMABHUNGANE, MNN CENTRE FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

War Veterans’ Love-Hate Affair With Mugabe and His Endgame

[Zimbabwe Independent] Last Friday’s resign or else ultimatum to President Robert Mugabe — who eventually resigned on Tuesday — by the battle-hardened veterans of Zimbabwe’s protracted, widespread and bitter struggle for liberation was a turning poin…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Last Friday's resign or else ultimatum to President Robert Mugabe -- who eventually resigned on Tuesday -- by the battle-hardened veterans of Zimbabwe's protracted, widespread and bitter struggle for liberation was a turning point in their long and fraught relationship.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buti Launches 14th Album

[New Era] Windhoek -Following the success of his latest 14th album titled Opena, which has been enjoying massive airplays countrywide for the past two weeks, Tate Buti, real name Teeleleni Mumbangala, has decided to launch the in style tonight at Ramatex.

[New Era] Windhoek -Following the success of his latest 14th album titled Opena, which has been enjoying massive airplays countrywide for the past two weeks, Tate Buti, real name Teeleleni Mumbangala, has decided to launch the in style tonight at Ramatex.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Meat Processing Capacity Utilisation Shrinks to 30%

[Zimbabwe Independent] Capacity utilisation in the meat processing sector has shrunk to 30% from 60% in July owing to mounting production costs and challenges to procure raw materials, the latest update released by the industry shows.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Capacity utilisation in the meat processing sector has shrunk to 30% from 60% in July owing to mounting production costs and challenges to procure raw materials, the latest update released by the industry shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Delivering HIV Treatment to Conflict Areas

[MSF] For people in rural South Sudan, HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART) can be nearly impossible to obtain. Moving between villages is extremely difficult and the war has forced many to flee to isolated locations. But in Yambio County (southwest of the country), things are different. Mobile and same day testing and treatment, provided by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is improving the lives of people coping with HIV.

[MSF] For people in rural South Sudan, HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy (ART) can be nearly impossible to obtain. Moving between villages is extremely difficult and the war has forced many to flee to isolated locations. But in Yambio County (southwest of the country), things are different. Mobile and same day testing and treatment, provided by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is improving the lives of people coping with HIV.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Netball Star to Play in Newcastle

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by former Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda, has remained in England after the Vitality Netball International Series as a netball c…

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by former Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda, has remained in England after the Vitality Netball International Series as a netball club has sought for her services.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

City Gets a Laugh-Your-Butt-Off Show

[New Era] Windhoek -As Namibians prepare for the annual invasion of the coastal beaches, serial joker, Neville Basson is preparing to send them off with a comic mischief. Jeremiah Ndjoze previews his laugh-your-butt-off show tonight.

[New Era] Windhoek -As Namibians prepare for the annual invasion of the coastal beaches, serial joker, Neville Basson is preparing to send them off with a comic mischief. Jeremiah Ndjoze previews his laugh-your-butt-off show tonight.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia