Officer Thought to be ‘OR Tambo Thief’ Clears the Air

[News24Wire] A man photographed with a R5m Lamborghini, that was apparently linked to one of the men arrested for the recent heist at the OR Tambo International Airport, claims that he is actually a police officer investigating the case.

[News24Wire] A man photographed with a R5m Lamborghini, that was apparently linked to one of the men arrested for the recent heist at the OR Tambo International Airport, claims that he is actually a police officer investigating the case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Improving Agricultural Productivity Through Biotechnology

[Ethiopian Herald] Agriculture is the mainstay of our economy as 80 per cent of the population earns its living directly from it. It supplies food to local market and also serve as a means of hard currency earning. However, as a rain-fed one, it is hig…

[Ethiopian Herald] Agriculture is the mainstay of our economy as 80 per cent of the population earns its living directly from it. It supplies food to local market and also serve as a means of hard currency earning. However, as a rain-fed one, it is highly vulnerable to extreme weather conditions such as drought and flood. Moreover, the prevalence of pests and herbs highly compromise the amount of yield.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fishing Industry – Seychelles’ Economy Will Suffer If Tuna Catch Rules Are Followed

[Seychelles News Agency] The economy of Seychelles will be negatively affected if the country conforms to the decision of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to use 2014 as the reference year to reduce yellowfin tuna catch by 15 percent, officials …

[Seychelles News Agency] The economy of Seychelles will be negatively affected if the country conforms to the decision of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to use 2014 as the reference year to reduce yellowfin tuna catch by 15 percent, officials in the island nation's fishing industry said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

The Hidden Opportunity of the Lake Chad Basin Crisis

[ISS] While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has largely been overlooked outside of the region, recent high-level efforts have sought to change that.

[ISS] While the Boko Haram-sparked humanitarian crisis raging in the Lake Chad Basin has largely been overlooked outside of the region, recent high-level efforts have sought to change that.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Harar – the City of Love and Harmony

[Ethiopian Herald] Harar is one of the ancient cities in Ethiopia and the fourth holiest city of Islam, owning 82 mosques. It served as the capital of Harari Kingdom from 1520 to 1568 until its integration with Ethiopia in 1887. It has been officially …

[Ethiopian Herald] Harar is one of the ancient cities in Ethiopia and the fourth holiest city of Islam, owning 82 mosques. It served as the capital of Harari Kingdom from 1520 to 1568 until its integration with Ethiopia in 1887. It has been officially registered as an Ethiopian National Heritage site since 1974. History tells us that the Egyptians conquered Harar in 1875 a situation which gave tremendous support to the growing power of Harari Muslims to dominate the region's community and to force them change their religion

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Jacob Zuma Addresses Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, 21 Mar

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country’s human rights tradition and honouring those who sacrificed immensel…

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King Williams Town, Eastern Cape Province, celebrating the country's human rights tradition and honouring those who sacrificed immensely for the achievement of liberation and democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa