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

CAF Warns Uganda Over TV Rights

[Observer] The Confederation of Africa Football Associations (Caf) has warned the Ugandan football association, Fufa on how they handle media/TV rights for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches involving their team.

[Observer] The Confederation of Africa Football Associations (Caf) has warned the Ugandan football association, Fufa on how they handle media/TV rights for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches involving their team.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Killed, Nine Injured in Horrific Late-Night Collision

[News24Wire] One person was killed and another nine injured in a serious collision on the M4 Ruth First Highway near Virginia at around 11 PM on Friday evening, which saw the road closed for over three hours.

[News24Wire] One person was killed and another nine injured in a serious collision on the M4 Ruth First Highway near Virginia at around 11 PM on Friday evening, which saw the road closed for over three hours.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa