CSA Concludes Groundsmen’s Conference

[News24Wire] The annual Cricket South Africa (CSA) Groundsmen’s Conference concluded in East London on Friday after a comprehensive overview of the state of playing fields in the country.

[News24Wire] The annual Cricket South Africa (CSA) Groundsmen's Conference concluded in East London on Friday after a comprehensive overview of the state of playing fields in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Does the Govt Have to Hide?

[Addis Standard] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police a…

[Addis Standard] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia's East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police and the army. Shortly thereafter and without warning, security forces fired live ammunition into the crowd hitting Tolessa four times. Miraculously he survived. But his two friends were not so lucky.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Seven Bills to Promote Ease of Doing Business

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Government has made strides towards creating a conducive business environment to transform the economy and attract Foreign Direct Investment after tabling seven Bills to do with the ease of doing business during the first qu…

[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -Government has made strides towards creating a conducive business environment to transform the economy and attract Foreign Direct Investment after tabling seven Bills to do with the ease of doing business during the first quarter of this year. This is in keeping with Government's pronouncement last year that 13 laws will be promulgated in the first quarter of the year to create a conducive investment climate by addressing concerns previously raised by foreign investors. Some of the Bills include the Nation

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Contemporary Musician Selmor Mtukudzi in Community Initiative Drive

[The Herald] Contemporary musician Selmor Mtukudzi has launched a project dubbed the “Selmor Community Initiative” in which the singer will be advocating for and promoting messages on issues affecting women, children and the vulnerable members of socie…

[The Herald] Contemporary musician Selmor Mtukudzi has launched a project dubbed the "Selmor Community Initiative" in which the singer will be advocating for and promoting messages on issues affecting women, children and the vulnerable members of society. The project will see the songbird joining hands with her husband Tendai Manatsa and other artistes in imparting music skills to staff members at Chitungwiza Central Hospital, where she unveiled the initiative recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

CIBN Resolves Over N15 Billion Cases of Infraction, Promotes Best Practices

[Guardian] Notwithstanding the challenges bedevilling the banking profession, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has resolved financial disputes valued at over N15 billion between customers and deposit money banks, even as it continue…

[Guardian] Notwithstanding the challenges bedevilling the banking profession, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has resolved financial disputes valued at over N15 billion between customers and deposit money banks, even as it continues to promote global best practices among operators.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Unveils Crop Disease Quarantine

[The Herald] Government, in partnership with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) yesterday unveiled the maize lethal leaf necrosis (MLN) disease quarantine facility in Mazowe. MLN is a destructive disease capable of causing ov…

[The Herald] Government, in partnership with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) yesterday unveiled the maize lethal leaf necrosis (MLN) disease quarantine facility in Mazowe. MLN is a destructive disease capable of causing overwhelming damage to maize crops and has already caused significant damage in Central Africa and Western Africa. It is transmitted by insect vectors from infected maize crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cosatu Demands Absa Pay Back the Money

[News24Wire] Hundreds of Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members marched to Absa head office in Johannesburg on Thursday to hand over a memorandum of demands, calling for the bank to repay bailout money paid to Bankorp by the Reserve Ba…

[News24Wire] Hundreds of Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members marched to Absa head office in Johannesburg on Thursday to hand over a memorandum of demands, calling for the bank to repay bailout money paid to Bankorp by the Reserve Bank during apartheid.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Buhari Appoints New Heads for FAAN, NCAA, NAMA, REA

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of the aviation industry and a new Board and Executive Management for the Rural Electrification Agency (REA).

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of the aviation industry and a new Board and Executive Management for the Rural Electrification Agency (REA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria