Further Mental Checks Ordered in Murder, Rape Case

[Namibian] THE mental state of a former Outjo area farmworker facing 15 criminal charges – including murder, rape and kidnapping – in the Windhoek High Court will have to be assessed by a third psychiatrist to determine if he is fit to continue standin…

[Namibian] THE mental state of a former Outjo area farmworker facing 15 criminal charges - including murder, rape and kidnapping - in the Windhoek High Court will have to be assessed by a third psychiatrist to determine if he is fit to continue standing trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

NPA Asks NAFDAC, SON to Vacate Seaports in 24 Hours

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given a 24-hour ultimatum to officials of unauthorised government agencies to vacate the seaports or risk being arrested.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given a 24-hour ultimatum to officials of unauthorised government agencies to vacate the seaports or risk being arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moody’s Downgrades the Country’s Issuer Rating

[Moody’s] Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has today downgraded the issuer rating of the Government of Kenya to B2 from B1 and assigned a stable outlook. This concludes the review for downgrade that commenced on October 2, 2017.

[Moody's] Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today downgraded the issuer rating of the Government of Kenya to B2 from B1 and assigned a stable outlook. This concludes the review for downgrade that commenced on October 2, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nkana Water Gets 3 Million Euros

Nkana Water and Sewerage Company will receive 3 million Euros from Vitens Evides International (VEI) to increase sustainable access to water and sanitation facilities. Managing Director Diana Makwaba who signed on behalf of the water utility company said the long … Continued

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Nkana Water and Sewerage Company will receive 3 million Euros from Vitens Evides International (VEI) to increase sustainable access to water and sanitation facilities. Managing Director Diana Makwaba who signed on behalf of the water utility company said the long term partnership will help strengthen and create an enabling environment for water utilities in financing and increasing access to water infrastructure investment. She said the International firm through the Dutch Ministry will finance 90% of the long term partnership while the remaining 10% will be shared between Nkana Water and Sewerage company and Southern Water and Sewerage company. Makwaba said the first phase of the partnership will run from 2018 to 2021 and will help in the development of investment proposals and engagement with domestic and international financing institutions. VEI Regional Director Siemen Veenstra urged water utility companies to address water losses by upgrading their infrastructure to acceptable means. “In most of these areas the infrastructure is pathetic and need further investment to improve service delivery to communities,” said Veenstra. The post Nkana Water Gets 3 Million Euros appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Geingob Warns Lawmakers … but He Had to Do It in a Nice Way

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob expressed concern over absenteeism in parliament, a sense of entitlement and the abuse of several other privileges such as travelling during the opening of the seventh session of the sixth parliament in Windhoek yester…

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob expressed concern over absenteeism in parliament, a sense of entitlement and the abuse of several other privileges such as travelling during the opening of the seventh session of the sixth parliament in Windhoek yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Northern Groups Demand Emergency Rule in States

[Guardian] Following an emergency meeting, yesterday, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Zamfara States to curb bloody clashes between farmers and her…

[Guardian] Following an emergency meeting, yesterday, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Zamfara States to curb bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen. It also demanded the suspension of political structures and the appointment of administrators to run the states' affairs until security is restored.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Libyan Returnees Seek Relocation From Port Harcourt Airport

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -About 24 Libyan returness have asked their states to relocate them from the Port Harcourt International Airport.They protested yesterday against what they called their continued stay at the airport’s reception centre.

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -About 24 Libyan returness have asked their states to relocate them from the Port Harcourt International Airport.They protested yesterday against what they called their continued stay at the airport's reception centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria