Back From the Dead, Akwa Stuns Hawks in Banjul

[Guardian] They were written off after losing 1-2 to visiting Hawks of The Gambia in Uyo, but Akwa United confounded all their critics yesterday when they went to Banjul to record a fantastic 2-0 win.

[Guardian] They were written off after losing 1-2 to visiting Hawks of The Gambia in Uyo, but Akwa United confounded all their critics yesterday when they went to Banjul to record a fantastic 2-0 win.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Budget 2018 – Tax Increases Set to Hit Ordinary South Africans Hard

[Daily Maverick] Everyone in South Africa will be affected by certain measures announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Wednesday’s Budget. An increased fuel levy and the 1% VAT hike will cause pain in particular for South Africa’s low or no-inco…

[Daily Maverick] Everyone in South Africa will be affected by certain measures announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Wednesday's Budget. An increased fuel levy and the 1% VAT hike will cause pain in particular for South Africa's low or no-income households - while NGOs say the commensurate increase in social grants payments will do little to cushion the blow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Postal and Regulatory Authority Fines NetOne

[Financial Gazette] The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has ordered state-owned mobile network operator, NetOne, to compensate subscribers who lost their data bundles in mysterious circumstances in the past few weeks.

[Financial Gazette] The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has ordered state-owned mobile network operator, NetOne, to compensate subscribers who lost their data bundles in mysterious circumstances in the past few weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Slain Student’s Relatives Collect Money for Transport

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Relatives of the late Akwilina Akwilini have started collecting money so they can pay for more vehicles as the number of people, interested in escorting the former National Institute of Transport (NIT) student keeps increasing.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Relatives of the late Akwilina Akwilini have started collecting money so they can pay for more vehicles as the number of people, interested in escorting the former National Institute of Transport (NIT) student keeps increasing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Grants University Student Bail

[New Era] Windhoek -The University of Namibia student accused of stabbing to death a 19-year-old man over N$20 in Khomasdal this week was yesterday granted bail of N$1,500 by the Katutura Magistrate’s Court. The 25-year-old Simon Sam Ileni Shoongeleni …

[New Era] Windhoek -The University of Namibia student accused of stabbing to death a 19-year-old man over N$20 in Khomasdal this week was yesterday granted bail of N$1,500 by the Katutura Magistrate's Court. The 25-year-old Simon Sam Ileni Shoongeleni did not have to struggle to raise money for the bail, as fellow students who had come out in numbers to render emotional support at the court, had pooled together nearly N$2,000 for his bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ya Ndakolo Clarifies Sending Soldiers Home

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Defence Penda ya Ndakolo says the ministry did not send 1,000 soldiers home because it cannot feed them, but rather as an exercise to mitigate the current financial situation besieging the country.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Defence Penda ya Ndakolo says the ministry did not send 1,000 soldiers home because it cannot feed them, but rather as an exercise to mitigate the current financial situation besieging the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Swimmers Ready to Compete in National Championships

[New Era] Windhoek -Close to 160 local swimmers will take part in the much-anticipated Bank Windhoek Namibian National Swimming Championships, slated for the Olympia Swimming Pool in Windhoek. The four-day event starts today and ends on Sunday, 25 Febr…

[New Era] Windhoek -Close to 160 local swimmers will take part in the much-anticipated Bank Windhoek Namibian National Swimming Championships, slated for the Olympia Swimming Pool in Windhoek. The four-day event starts today and ends on Sunday, 25 February.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia