Govt Now Spends More On Servicing Debt Than Social Grants

[News24Wire] Servicing its debt is now costing the South African government more than the amount it spends on social grants, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Servicing its debt is now costing the South African government more than the amount it spends on social grants, political analyst Daniel Silke said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prosecutor General to Assess Tax Scam Evidence

[Namibian] Evidence gathered during the investigation of an alleged tax refund scam that may have cost the Ministry of Finance more than N$100 million will now be sent to the prosecutor general for a decision to be taken about the prosecution of the 19…

[Namibian] Evidence gathered during the investigation of an alleged tax refund scam that may have cost the Ministry of Finance more than N$100 million will now be sent to the prosecutor general for a decision to be taken about the prosecution of the 19 people so far charged in the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Waruru Dedicates Gong to Soldiers in Somalia

[Capital FM] Nakuru -Ulinzi Stars forward Stephen Waruru has dedicated his April Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)/SportPesa player of the month award to Kenya Defense Forces soldiers at the war front in Somalia, Southern Sudan and Sudan.

[Capital FM] Nakuru -Ulinzi Stars forward Stephen Waruru has dedicated his April Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)/SportPesa player of the month award to Kenya Defense Forces soldiers at the war front in Somalia, Southern Sudan and Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former Town Council Boss Nawa in Court Over ‘Crooked’ Land Deal

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Charles Nawa, the former chief executive officer of Katima Mulilo Town Council, was brought before the Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges of corruption and fraud, alternatively theft with false pretence over …

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Charles Nawa, the former chief executive officer of Katima Mulilo Town Council, was brought before the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court yesterday on charges of corruption and fraud, alternatively theft with false pretence over a dubious land deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What Life Skills Can Kids Learn From Video Games?

[263Chat] Children of nowadays find solace and entertainment in modern games such as the PlayStation series to the extend that some skip classes to visit gaming centers in town. Zimbabwe has that kind of generation which is highly obsessed with video g…

[263Chat] Children of nowadays find solace and entertainment in modern games such as the PlayStation series to the extend that some skip classes to visit gaming centers in town. Zimbabwe has that kind of generation which is highly obsessed with video games.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cybercrime Bill Flawed – Civil Society

[Namibian] Unauthorised access to communications, warrant-less surveillance and interception and a lack of personal data and privacy protection are some of the main concerns voiced by civil society organisations over the draft provisions of the Electro…

[Namibian] Unauthorised access to communications, warrant-less surveillance and interception and a lack of personal data and privacy protection are some of the main concerns voiced by civil society organisations over the draft provisions of the Electronic Transactions and Cybercrime Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

U.S.$42 Million Input Subsidy Revives Cotton Sector

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s cotton sector is going through revival following a $42 million input subsidy availed by the Government, which saw renewed interest in production from thousands of small scale farmers in major producing areas across the country.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's cotton sector is going through revival following a $42 million input subsidy availed by the Government, which saw renewed interest in production from thousands of small scale farmers in major producing areas across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fastjet Launches Additional Flights to Johannesburg and Victoria Falls

[Financial Gazette] Low cost carrier fastjet, has increased the number of flights on its routes between Harare and Johannesburg and from Harare to Victoria Falls, in response to strong passenger demand.

[Financial Gazette] Low cost carrier fastjet, has increased the number of flights on its routes between Harare and Johannesburg and from Harare to Victoria Falls, in response to strong passenger demand.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe