Works Gives Expatriate Engineers Second Chance

[Namibian] SOME Zimbabwean quantity surveyors and architects were interviewed for their jobs last year alongside aspiring Namibians, despite a High Court order that the expatriates should leave the country.

[Namibian] SOME Zimbabwean quantity surveyors and architects were interviewed for their jobs last year alongside aspiring Namibians, despite a High Court order that the expatriates should leave the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Abattoirs to Reopen Soon

[Namibian] THE ministry of agriculture says the Oshakati and Katima Mulilo abattoirs, which have been closed for over two years, will be reopened in the first quarter of 2018 after receiving the bill of quantities from the Ministry of Works and Transport.

[Namibian] THE ministry of agriculture says the Oshakati and Katima Mulilo abattoirs, which have been closed for over two years, will be reopened in the first quarter of 2018 after receiving the bill of quantities from the Ministry of Works and Transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

IFC joins with Société Générale and BNP Paribas to Finance Cotton Campaign in Burkina Faso

[PR Newswire] Paris -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced the signing on Friday, January 12, 2018, of a ?65 million financing facility with Société Burkinabè des Fibres Textiles (SOFITEX) to finance the 2017-2018 cotton campaign in Burkina Faso. IFC will finance ?28.5 of the facility, while Société Générale will also provide ?28.5 million and BNP Paribas an additional ?10 million financing.

[PR Newswire] Paris -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced the signing on Friday, January 12, 2018, of a ?65 million financing facility with Société Burkinabè des Fibres Textiles (SOFITEX) to finance the 2017-2018 cotton campaign in Burkina Faso. IFC will finance ?28.5 of the facility, while Société Générale will also provide ?28.5 million and BNP Paribas an additional ?10 million financing.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

NSFAF Letters Rejected

[Namibian] TERTIARY institutions have rejected the notion of registering students without a formal guarantee of payment from the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF).

[Namibian] TERTIARY institutions have rejected the notion of registering students without a formal guarantee of payment from the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gupta-Linked Companies’ Assets to be Frozen by Order of High Court

[Daily Maverick] In one of the most significant moves in the anti-State Capture drive, South Africa’s Asset Forfeiture Unit obtained an urgent High Court order to seize and preserve assets belonging to the Gupta-linked Trillian and global consulting fi…

[Daily Maverick] In one of the most significant moves in the anti-State Capture drive, South Africa's Asset Forfeiture Unit obtained an urgent High Court order to seize and preserve assets belonging to the Gupta-linked Trillian and global consulting firm McKinsey just days before Christmas. By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT for SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Welcomes Prosecuting Authority’s Action Against Guptas

[DA] The DA welcomes that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has taken action against the State Capture brothers, the Guptas, by serving a summons to preserve assists worth approximately R1.6 billion.

[DA] The DA welcomes that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has taken action against the State Capture brothers, the Guptas, by serving a summons to preserve assists worth approximately R1.6 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa