We Want to Change Image of the Country By Once Again Making It the Center of Civilization and Progress – Premier

[Ethiopian Herald] In connection with the celebration of the 12th Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Day (NNPD), Hibre Biher Magazine held exclusive interview with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn on the significance of celeberating NNPD and other…

[Ethiopian Herald] In connection with the celebration of the 12th Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Day (NNPD), Hibre Biher Magazine held exclusive interview with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn on the significance of celeberating NNPD and other related issues. Here follows the second and last part of the interview. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Schlettwein Says EU Blacklisting ‘Unjust, Discriminatory and Biased’

[New Era] Windhoek -Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has come out with guns blazing against the decision by the European Union (EU) to list Namibia among “the 17 non-cooperative tax jurisdictions”, a blacklist that has publicly named and shamed 17 co…

[New Era] Windhoek -Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein has come out with guns blazing against the decision by the European Union (EU) to list Namibia among "the 17 non-cooperative tax jurisdictions", a blacklist that has publicly named and shamed 17 countries "for failing to meet agreed tax good governance standards."

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Another Cape Town Security Company Head Arrested in Underworld Probe

[News24Wire] The head of a Cape Town security company has handed himself over to the Hawks following a raid at the business’ premises on Wednesday during which a firearm was seized.

[News24Wire] The head of a Cape Town security company has handed himself over to the Hawks following a raid at the business' premises on Wednesday during which a firearm was seized.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Desert Raceway Crowns Winners At Final Event

[New Era] There is never a dull moment at the Dirt Oval racetrack, and last Saturday was no exception, with a huge crowd of spectators gathered at Walvis Bay’s Desert Raceway for the seventh and final leg of the dirt oval championships.

[New Era] There is never a dull moment at the Dirt Oval racetrack, and last Saturday was no exception, with a huge crowd of spectators gathered at Walvis Bay's Desert Raceway for the seventh and final leg of the dirt oval championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kasai, DRC – Millions At Risk As Funding Dries Up

[WFP] “We’re letting down those who need us most,” said Claude Jibidar, WFP’s Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).” A tightly planned surge had made a big difference, Jibidar explained, but WFP had largely funded this from its own …

[WFP] "We're letting down those who need us most," said Claude Jibidar, WFP's Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)." A tightly planned surge had made a big difference, Jibidar explained, but WFP had largely funded this from its own meagre resources. "Without immediate donor support, many - particularly women and children - will die."

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Immortalising a Fallen Hero

[This Day] Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the recent effort of the Nigerian Air Force to immortalise one of its fallen heroes who died in the cockpit while providing logistics support to troops fighting the Boko Haram terrorist group

[This Day] Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the recent effort of the Nigerian Air Force to immortalise one of its fallen heroes who died in the cockpit while providing logistics support to troops fighting the Boko Haram terrorist group

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSE Restated Commitment to Bridging Information Gap

[This Day] The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday restated its commitment to bridging the information gap between the exchange and market participants, knowing the high correlation between market information such as stock market prices, market dat…

[This Day] The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday restated its commitment to bridging the information gap between the exchange and market participants, knowing the high correlation between market information such as stock market prices, market data, corporate actions and news and decision making.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ITF to Train 300 Youths in Each State

[This Day] Makurdi -Director General of Industrial Training Fund(ITF, Mr. Joseph Ari has disclosed that the agency would soon commence the training of 300 youths in each state of the federation, even as he commended the Benue State Government for provi…

[This Day] Makurdi -Director General of Industrial Training Fund(ITF, Mr. Joseph Ari has disclosed that the agency would soon commence the training of 300 youths in each state of the federation, even as he commended the Benue State Government for providing starter packs for 500 trainees who passed out of ITF programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Critical Factors in Nigeria’s Economic Recovery

[This Day] To reposition Nigeria and deepen her economy, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria has tasked its members to leverage on the institute’s research apparatus to support government and business leaders with the relevant da…

[This Day] To reposition Nigeria and deepen her economy, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria has tasked its members to leverage on the institute's research apparatus to support government and business leaders with the relevant data required for decision making. Raheem Akingbolu reports

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria