Soccer – Mannetti Includes 12 Youth Players in Lesotho Friendly

[New Era] Windhoek -Looking to the future, Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has called up 12 youth players for the international friendly match against Lesotho to be played on 27 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00.

[New Era] Windhoek -Looking to the future, Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has called up 12 youth players for the international friendly match against Lesotho to be played on 27 March at the Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Pentecostal Churches Under Fire

[Deutsche Welle] There are calls for the Cameroon government to shut down some of the country’s Pentecostal churches. This is based on reports of a pastor who stole from his congregation and another who allegedly impregnated seven women.

[Deutsche Welle] There are calls for the Cameroon government to shut down some of the country's Pentecostal churches. This is based on reports of a pastor who stole from his congregation and another who allegedly impregnated seven women.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

IMF Optimistic About Liberia’s Economic Upturn

[Observer] The International Monetary Fund(IMF), at the end of its 2018 Article IV Consultation Mission to Liberia, has expressed optimism that the Liberian economy, following the devastating Ebola epidemic, a dramatic fall in export commodity prices, …

[Observer] The International Monetary Fund(IMF), at the end of its 2018 Article IV Consultation Mission to Liberia, has expressed optimism that the Liberian economy, following the devastating Ebola epidemic, a dramatic fall in export commodity prices, the withdrawal of the UN peacekeeping force, disruptions associated with the December 2017 elections and negative growth rates, all of which conspired to keep economic activity at low levels, will experience an upturn, according to the head of the IMF team, Mika Saito.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

New Wholesale Firm Gains Ground

[The Herald] Gain Cash and Carry is fast gaining a significant share of Zimbabwe’s wholesale market, which was traditionally dominated by giants such as Mahomed Mussa. The company says its rapid penetration of the market was due to a number of new serv…

[The Herald] Gain Cash and Carry is fast gaining a significant share of Zimbabwe's wholesale market, which was traditionally dominated by giants such as Mahomed Mussa. The company says its rapid penetration of the market was due to a number of new services that were being rolled out. These include all modes of payment and personalised customer service.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sascoc Inquiry Highlights Grotesque Arrogance and Disregard for SA Athletes

[Daily Maverick] The ministerial inquiry into Sascoc’s shenanigans concluded last week and while few, if any, of the allegations raised were earth-shattering, it once again highlighted that those tasked with a duty of care to South Africa’s top athlete…

[Daily Maverick] The ministerial inquiry into Sascoc's shenanigans concluded last week and while few, if any, of the allegations raised were earth-shattering, it once again highlighted that those tasked with a duty of care to South Africa's top athletes are too busy fighting with each other to deliver a successful high-performance programme that should make the country one of the world's top athletics nations. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Flood Prone-Areas Lack Proper Sanitation

[New Era] Windhoek -Flood-prone settlements of Kabbe in Zambezi Region are at high risk of contracting waterborne diseases as the affected villagers in those settlements have no proper ablution facilities, and potable drinking water is a pipe dream.

[New Era] Windhoek -Flood-prone settlements of Kabbe in Zambezi Region are at high risk of contracting waterborne diseases as the affected villagers in those settlements have no proper ablution facilities, and potable drinking water is a pipe dream.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ameu to Expel ‘Criminals’ From Its System

[Observer] AMEU President, Dr. Joseph T. Isaac: “Be it the students who bypassed our official registration center or the employees who assisted them in the act, we will deal with them without any pity.”

[Observer] AMEU President, Dr. Joseph T. Isaac: "Be it the students who bypassed our official registration center or the employees who assisted them in the act, we will deal with them without any pity."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Venaani Calls for Judicial Inquiry Into SME Bank

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani is calling for a judicial inquiry into the missing N$200 million at the SME Bank, which closed down last year.

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani is calling for a judicial inquiry into the missing N$200 million at the SME Bank, which closed down last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

So Tired, Tired of Waiting – Cape Town Protesters Demand Housing

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, as the country celebrated Human Rights Day, thousands of residents marched to the Civic Centre in Cape Town. Brandishing placards that read “Land for living” and “Where people live matters” on a rather windy morning, acti…

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, as the country celebrated Human Rights Day, thousands of residents marched to the Civic Centre in Cape Town. Brandishing placards that read "Land for living" and "Where people live matters" on a rather windy morning, activists demanded steps to advance the human rights of residents to access decent housing, land and security. By HLUMELA DYANTYI and LEILA DOUGAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa