Despite Repeated Failures, Agriculture Minister Still Wants Big Plantations

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] No new plantation has succeeded since independence, neither state nor private. But it has not stopped Frelimo leaders since Samora Machel from dreaming of giant mechanised farms funded by hundreds of millions of …

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] No new plantation has succeeded since independence, neither state nor private. But it has not stopped Frelimo leaders since Samora Machel from dreaming of giant mechanised farms funded by hundreds of millions of dollars from abroad. The latest is Jose Pacheco, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security and a member of the Frelimo Political Commission, who is offering 150,000 hectares of irrigation projects which need $2.5 billion in investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

MFWA Offers Support to Promising Media Institution in Sierra Leone

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has offered a comprehensive media development support to the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, a promising media outlet in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown.

[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has offered a comprehensive media development support to the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire, a promising media outlet in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

UN Refugee Agency Sounds Alarm As Displacement Sees No End in Kasai Region

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency has alerted the humanitarian community about the violence and continued displacement of civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from the Kasai region where the estimated number of displaced pe…

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency has alerted the humanitarian community about the violence and continued displacement of civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from the Kasai region where the estimated number of displaced people now exceeds 1.3 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Over FCFA 600 Billion in Transactions

[Cameroon Tribune] The multilateral development finance institution has stood true to its mission to accompany Cameroon in pursuing sustainable economic growth and social progress.

[Cameroon Tribune] The multilateral development finance institution has stood true to its mission to accompany Cameroon in pursuing sustainable economic growth and social progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

The Truth of Former Eskom Chief’s R30 Million ‘Golden Handshake’ Exposed

[Daily Maverick] In November 2016 a sorrowful Brian Molefe announced he would resign from Eskom “in the interests of good corporate governance” after the Public Protector proved just how chummy he was with Gupta Inc. Three months later Molefe received …

[Daily Maverick] In November 2016 a sorrowful Brian Molefe announced he would resign from Eskom "in the interests of good corporate governance" after the Public Protector proved just how chummy he was with Gupta Inc. Three months later Molefe received a controversial R30-million golden handshake... err, performance bonus. No, make that a pension fund payout. Because Molefe - Eskom's CEO at the time - got retrenched. Or resigned. Took early retirement? No, was on unpaid leave. Yeah, we all got lost in the absurdity that sto

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Yaounde-Douala Expressway – Construction Works to Continue

[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Public Works has assured the Vice President of the construction company that all is being done for the clearing of PK40 to PK60 lane of the first phase of the project.

[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Public Works has assured the Vice President of the construction company that all is being done for the clearing of PK40 to PK60 lane of the first phase of the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bashir Leaves Khartoum On a Tour Taking Him to UAE and Saudi Arabia

[SNA] Khartoum, 15 (SUNA)-The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, leaves Khartoum on Monday to the United Arab Emirates, in a tour that will also take him to Saudi Arabia.

[SNA] Khartoum, 15 (SUNA)-The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, leaves Khartoum on Monday to the United Arab Emirates, in a tour that will also take him to Saudi Arabia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan