No Milk and Honey for the Hai//om

[Namibian] Most of the Hai//om San from Etosha’s administrative centre, Okaukuejo, have fallen into despair due to the life of poverty which continues to haunt them.

[Namibian] Most of the Hai//om San from Etosha's administrative centre, Okaukuejo, have fallen into despair due to the life of poverty which continues to haunt them.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Finance Minister’s R10-Billion Plan to Bail Out Airliner

[Daily Maverick] Government plans to sell its shares in profitable Telkom to raise R10-billion to bail out debt-ridden SAA emerged in Parliament on Wednesday, just hours after public spending watchdog committee Scopa was told by the national airline th…

[Daily Maverick] Government plans to sell its shares in profitable Telkom to raise R10-billion to bail out debt-ridden SAA emerged in Parliament on Wednesday, just hours after public spending watchdog committee Scopa was told by the national airline that it was broke. DA MP Alf Lees told the House he had "in my possession a document, marked secret, saying Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is planning to give SAA a R10-billion bailout, primarily by selling government's shares in Telkom." It's the latest twist in the SAA saga o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Did Govt Divert Civil Servants’ Salaries For By-Election Campaign?

[Nyasa Times] There are fears that Malawi’s civil servants might not receive their August salaries amidst suspicions that government has diverted part of the funding for the salaries to fund the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) campaign during…

[Nyasa Times] There are fears that Malawi's civil servants might not receive their August salaries amidst suspicions that government has diverted part of the funding for the salaries to fund the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) campaign during the forthcoming parliamentary and ward by-elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tony Elumelu Mourns With Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone Government] Following the August 14 unprecedented disaster, Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of United Bank for Africa has this afternoon, Wednesday 23 August, met with President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State …

[Sierra Leone Government] Following the August 14 unprecedented disaster, Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of United Bank for Africa has this afternoon, Wednesday 23 August, met with President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House to express on behalf of himself and staff his sincere condolences to victims of the recent mudslide and flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Badea Director General Condoles With Flooding and Mudslide Victims

[Sierra Leone Government] The Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) Dr Sidi Ould Tah has through his senior expert, Project Division Operation Department, extended his heartfelt condolences to victims of the Augus…

[Sierra Leone Government] The Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) Dr Sidi Ould Tah has through his senior expert, Project Division Operation Department, extended his heartfelt condolences to victims of the August 14 tragedy.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

School Set on Fire as Anglophone Strike Deepens

[VOA] Yaounde -At least half a dozen schools in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions have been burned in the past week. It is the latest sign of deepening tensions as the ongoing strike in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions enters its tenth month.

[VOA] Yaounde -At least half a dozen schools in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions have been burned in the past week. It is the latest sign of deepening tensions as the ongoing strike in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions enters its tenth month.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon