Mining and Tourism Sectors to Drive Growth in 2017 – Report

[New Era] Windhoek -One of Namibia’s leading stock brokerages, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS), expects domestic economic growth for 2016 to be 2.5 percent, down from the 5.3 percent in 2015. The main drivers of this reduced growth include a struggling …

[New Era] Windhoek -One of Namibia's leading stock brokerages, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS), expects domestic economic growth for 2016 to be 2.5 percent, down from the 5.3 percent in 2015. The main drivers of this reduced growth include a struggling Fiscus and slower private sector credit extension (PSCE), which have led to significantly slower construction activity. Construction has been the main private sector driver of the economy over the last three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Saidi a Journalistic Giant Among Midgets

[The Herald] Geoffrey Nyarota -Yesterday a legend of newspaper journalism in Zambia and Zimbabwe was laid to rest in the city of Kitwe, in the Republic of Zambia, where he died two days into the New Year last week while visiting.

[The Herald] Geoffrey Nyarota -Yesterday a legend of newspaper journalism in Zambia and Zimbabwe was laid to rest in the city of Kitwe, in the Republic of Zambia, where he died two days into the New Year last week while visiting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

One Killed, Over 50 Houses Destroyed Amid Heavy Rain

[Nyasa Times] A 16 year old boy Vasintha Mwakhwawa of Mwakhwawa village in the area of Traditional Authority Wasambo the southern part of flood-ravaged Karonga, has lost his life while many others injured and 52 houses are destroyed over the heavy rain…

[Nyasa Times] A 16 year old boy Vasintha Mwakhwawa of Mwakhwawa village in the area of Traditional Authority Wasambo the southern part of flood-ravaged Karonga, has lost his life while many others injured and 52 houses are destroyed over the heavy rainfall that hit the area on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Gift Markets On Slippery Slope

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Christmas holiday is upon us. The relatively recent tradition of buying gifts for loved ones during the holiday means that customers are going into shops and bazaars looking for the best deal on jewelry, toys, and househol…

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Christmas holiday is upon us. The relatively recent tradition of buying gifts for loved ones during the holiday means that customers are going into shops and bazaars looking for the best deal on jewelry, toys, and household items.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Communal Farmers Upbeat Over Rains

[New Era] Communal farmers around Keetmanshoop are optimistic that more rain will fall over the next months, which they hope will bring an end to what they described as a very difficult period.

[New Era] Communal farmers around Keetmanshoop are optimistic that more rain will fall over the next months, which they hope will bring an end to what they described as a very difficult period.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Former PUL President Applauds Frontpageafrica for Fight Against Corruption

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Former president of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) Abdulla K. Kamara has challenged the Government of Liberia to take seriously allegations of foreign investment by LIBTELCO Managing Director, Sebastian Muah, as exposed by…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Former president of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) Abdulla K. Kamara has challenged the Government of Liberia to take seriously allegations of foreign investment by LIBTELCO Managing Director, Sebastian Muah, as exposed by the FrontPageAfrica Newspaper.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Lawmakers Worrying About Getting Re-Elected

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Members of the 53rd Legislature Monday returned for normal legislative work with an almost empty chamber, but concerns about their re-election was highlighted by the Speaker.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Members of the 53rd Legislature Monday returned for normal legislative work with an almost empty chamber, but concerns about their re-election was highlighted by the Speaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia