Govt Endorses U.S.$25 Million Mortgages

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has underwritten $25 million mortgages through its banking unit, the National Building Society (NBS). NSSA regional contributions, collections and compliance manager Agnes Chikwavaire told a ba…

[The Herald] The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has underwritten $25 million mortgages through its banking unit, the National Building Society (NBS). NSSA regional contributions, collections and compliance manager Agnes Chikwavaire told a bankers conference in Nyanga recently that apart from the various projects the authority has funded so far, there were many other projects in the pipeline targeting low to medium income earners.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hostel Learners On Empty Stomachs As Invoices Pile Up

[New Era] Albertina Nakale -Ongwediva/Windhoek-School hostels in Omusati and Oshana regions have run out of food, and yesterday senior officials at the education ministry held urgent meetings on how to redeem the N$30 million unpaid invoices submitted …

[New Era] Albertina Nakale -Ongwediva/Windhoek-School hostels in Omusati and Oshana regions have run out of food, and yesterday senior officials at the education ministry held urgent meetings on how to redeem the N$30 million unpaid invoices submitted by the catering company responsible for the two regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Trade Union to Make Govt Submissions on Public Investment Corporation

[COSATU] The Government Employees’ Pension Fund and the PIC belong to workers and it is their hard earned pensions, unemployment insurance and compensation fund. This money is there to provide for them during retirement, unemployment and injury. COSATU…

[COSATU] The Government Employees' Pension Fund and the PIC belong to workers and it is their hard earned pensions, unemployment insurance and compensation fund. This money is there to provide for them during retirement, unemployment and injury. COSATU will continue to fight to ensure that no looters will be allowed to touch the workers' PIC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Germany in No Show For Genocide Hearing

[New Era] New York -The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Ruko…

[New Era] New York -The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Rukoro, chief of the Ovaherero, and Veraa Katuuo, founding member of the Association of the Ovaherero Genocide in the USA, were in attendance.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

ICT Minister – Innovation Constitutes Investing for the Future of Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] “Government is laying much emphasis on Innovation as ensuring that Mauritius becomes innovative will indeed be an investment for our future. Naturally, an innovative Mauritius is also conducive to more job creation and more extensive wealth generation”, the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, said this morning in Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène Cybercity.

[Government of Mauritius] "Government is laying much emphasis on Innovation as ensuring that Mauritius becomes innovative will indeed be an investment for our future. Naturally, an innovative Mauritius is also conducive to more job creation and more extensive wealth generation", the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, said this morning in Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène Cybercity.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Cop Accused of Assaulting Elderly Woman

[Namibian] Police in the Oshikoto region are facing accusations of assault after both the elderly mother and a sister of a deceased Namibian Defence Force soldier were beaten by a police officer shortly after his funeral at Omuthiya over the weekend.

[Namibian] Police in the Oshikoto region are facing accusations of assault after both the elderly mother and a sister of a deceased Namibian Defence Force soldier were beaten by a police officer shortly after his funeral at Omuthiya over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cooking Oil Producers Increase Supply

[The Herald] Cooking Oil manufacturers have supplied 4, 4 million litres of the commodity to the market since brief shortages a fortnight ago, which has restored availability of the product to near normal levels. Producers increased supply following ac…

[The Herald] Cooking Oil manufacturers have supplied 4, 4 million litres of the commodity to the market since brief shortages a fortnight ago, which has restored availability of the product to near normal levels. Producers increased supply following acute shortages experienced due to panic buying that occurred about two weeks back. Oil Expressors Association of Zimbabwe president Busisa Moyo said the oil producers will continue to increase supplies to the market despite shortages of foreign currency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe