Foreign Relations Key to Development of Kenyan Sport

[Nation] Last weekend, President Uhuru Kenyatta completed a busy, three-day official visit to South Africa where he held talks with senior Pretoria officials including President Jacob Zuma and his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa besides celebrating the Africa N…

[Nation] Last weekend, President Uhuru Kenyatta completed a busy, three-day official visit to South Africa where he held talks with senior Pretoria officials including President Jacob Zuma and his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa besides celebrating the Africa National Congress' 106th anniversary with the duo in East London.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Athletics – Jacobs, Kamuaruuma Emerge As Sprint Champs

[Namibian] JOLENE Jacobs of Welwitschia Athletics Club and Sydney Kamuaruuma of Namib Lions dominated the sprint events with two victories each at the Top Ten Athletics Club Competition which took place at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium on Saturday.

[Namibian] JOLENE Jacobs of Welwitschia Athletics Club and Sydney Kamuaruuma of Namib Lions dominated the sprint events with two victories each at the Top Ten Athletics Club Competition which took place at Windhoek's Independence Stadium on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

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