When You Owe More Than You Own

[Namibian] For the past few months, newspaper headlines across the country have focused on stories of financial distress, bailouts, insolvencies, retrenched workers and the related heartbreaking family tragedies.

[Namibian] For the past few months, newspaper headlines across the country have focused on stories of financial distress, bailouts, insolvencies, retrenched workers and the related heartbreaking family tragedies.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Disabled People Petition Govt, Make 2018 Demands

[New Zimbabwe] Disabled people presented a petition to three ministries and parliament on Wednesday demanding that government protects their constitutionally sanctioned political rights by catering for their electoral needs.

[New Zimbabwe] Disabled people presented a petition to three ministries and parliament on Wednesday demanding that government protects their constitutionally sanctioned political rights by catering for their electoral needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ijebu-Igbo Tragedy – Group Warns Against Mob Action

[Vanguard] Following Friday’s attack on security operatives at the scene of a fatal accident in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned against mob action.

[Vanguard] Following Friday's attack on security operatives at the scene of a fatal accident in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has warned against mob action.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Keeping Jobs Local Good for Economy – Economist

[Namibian] THE decision by the health ministry not to appoint nor extend the contracts of foreign health professionals until Namibian graduates are accommodated is quite appropriate and relevant in times such as this “because the government is going to…

[Namibian] THE decision by the health ministry not to appoint nor extend the contracts of foreign health professionals until Namibian graduates are accommodated is quite appropriate and relevant in times such as this "because the government is going to empower local capacity - something that these expatriates failed to do in some 27 years", a local economist said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Perpetrators of Evil Acts in Name of Islam Will Face Allah’s Wrath’

[Vanguard] The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged Muslim faithful to continue praying for peace and unity of the country as they reflect on the true essence of the Sallah celebration.The association equally enjoined those perpet…

[Vanguard] The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged Muslim faithful to continue praying for peace and unity of the country as they reflect on the true essence of the Sallah celebration.The association equally enjoined those perpetrating evil in the name of Islam to put a stop to their nefarious acts lest the wrath of Allah consumes them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why is Industrialisation Policy Not Succeeding?

[Namibian] If you look at the policy and figures, they just don’t mesh. Every industrial trade or development policy statement in Namibia since independence has emphasised the key role of industrialisation as the main driver of production and employmen…

[Namibian] If you look at the policy and figures, they just don't mesh. Every industrial trade or development policy statement in Namibia since independence has emphasised the key role of industrialisation as the main driver of production and employment. This is true from NDP 1 until the Harambee Prosperity Plan. Yet, the figures suggest that very little has been achieved.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia