Zambia Under-20 Off To Spain

  The Zambia Under-20 has finally left for Tenerife Spain after a three day delay over travel arrangements. Last week Sports Minister Moses Mawere addressed the lads confirming that a government funded two week training camp to Spain had been … Continued

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  The Zambia Under-20 has finally left for Tenerife Spain after a three day delay over travel arrangements. Last week Sports Minister Moses Mawere addressed the lads confirming that a government funded two week training camp to Spain had been secured. The team was scheduled to fly out on Saturday but has had to stay back while some logistical and travel arrangements were being hammered out. Beston Chambeshi’s lads will play practice matches against Barcelona, Real Madrid and Athletico Madrid youth sides. The team left aboard South African Airways at 16:00 hours and is expected back on February 8. Whilst in Spain they may play another friendly against either Morocco or Tunisia. The friendly against South Africa that was scheduled for February 8 may be pushed further as the initial set date is when the team is expected from Spain. Zambia is in Group A alongside Guinea, Mali and Egypt with the opening fixture against the Guineans on February 26 at Heroes Stadium. The top four teams at the African Championship will qualify to the FIFA World Cup in Seoul South Korea the setting for Zambia’s 1988 Olympic Games memorable run. Zambia has been to the World Cup in 1999 and 2007 under Patrick Phiri and George Lwandamina respectively. The post Zambia Under-20 Off To Spain appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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The Slow Death of a Civilian Govt

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -To the media’s keen observation, the immediate cause that triggered Ethiopia’s recent nose-dive into the unknown began when, on November 12, 2015, the residents of Ginchi, a small town some 80 Kms South West of the Capital…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -To the media's keen observation, the immediate cause that triggered Ethiopia's recent nose-dive into the unknown began when, on November 12, 2015, the residents of Ginchi, a small town some 80 Kms South West of the Capital Addis Abeba, took to the streets demanding authorities in Oromia regional state, the largest and most populated regional states to which Ginchi is a part, to halt a move to give a football pitch to private investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fiscal Consolidation to Complement Tight Monetary Policy Stance to Improve Inflation Outlook – BoG Governor

[Ghana Govt.] Headline inflation has continued to ease, closing the year at 15.4 per cent from 15.8 per cent in October 2016 while underlying inflation pressures, measured by core inflation (CPI excluding energy and utility prices) have also declined s…

[Ghana Govt.] Headline inflation has continued to ease, closing the year at 15.4 per cent from 15.8 per cent in October 2016 while underlying inflation pressures, measured by core inflation (CPI excluding energy and utility prices) have also declined significantly.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Monetary Policy Committee of Bank of Ghana Assesses Economy in 2016

[Ghana Govt.] The 74th regular meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has ended in Accra. In its assessment of the economy, the Committee, in a statement read on its behalf by Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at a news …

[Ghana Govt.] The 74th regular meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has ended in Accra. In its assessment of the economy, the Committee, in a statement read on its behalf by Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, at a news conference in Accra, yesterday, noted that economic activity remained modest throughout the year, against the backdrop of policy tightness, oil and gas production challenges at the Jubilee field, and lingering consequences of the power supply constraints.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Monetary Policy Committee Maintains Policy Rate At 25 Per Cent

[Ghana Govt.] The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has maintained the policy rate at 25 per cent, BoG Governor, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, has disclosed.

[Ghana Govt.] The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has maintained the policy rate at 25 per cent, BoG Governor, Dr Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘Bad’ Voters – Liberia’s Election Chief Testifying Over Voter Trucking

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia’s National Elections Commission is hoping to avert and learn from some of the painful lessons of the 2011 presidential and legislative elections, the most notorious of which involved the trucking of voters from one c…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's National Elections Commission is hoping to avert and learn from some of the painful lessons of the 2011 presidential and legislative elections, the most notorious of which involved the trucking of voters from one constituency to the other to cast their ballots.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NCD Presents Annual Report, PPRC Commissioner Takes Oath

[Sierra Leone Government] The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) yesterday January 23, 2017, presented President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma with its Annual Report, the NCD Good Governance Magazine as well as a book titled: ‘The Way to Happiness’.

[Sierra Leone Government] The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) yesterday January 23, 2017, presented President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma with its Annual Report, the NCD Good Governance Magazine as well as a book titled: 'The Way to Happiness'.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

ANC ‘Black Ops’ Publicist Not Rattled By Death Threats

[News24Wire] Public relations strategist Sihle Bolani will continue to fight the African National Congress, despite receiving death threats and losing a court application against the party.

[News24Wire] Public relations strategist Sihle Bolani will continue to fight the African National Congress, despite receiving death threats and losing a court application against the party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boakai Urges Liberians to ‘Inspire Each Other’

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has challenged Liberians to serve as inspiration to each other to register to vote in the ensuing October Presidential and General Elections.

[LINA] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has challenged Liberians to serve as inspiration to each other to register to vote in the ensuing October Presidential and General Elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia