Africa’s Transformation – Over 1,000 Entrepreneurs Introduced to ‘Africapitalism’

[Cameroon Tribune] Actors of the continent’s entrepreneurship ecosystem took part in the most diverse and inclusive gathering of African entrepreneurs in Lagos – Nigeria.

[Cameroon Tribune] Actors of the continent's entrepreneurship ecosystem took part in the most diverse and inclusive gathering of African entrepreneurs in Lagos - Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

TEF Seed Fund – 65 Cameroonian Beneficiaries Already

[Cameroon Tribune] Some 65 Cameroonian entrepreneurs have so far benefited from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme which seeks to incubate a new breed of entrepreneurs who can themselves become catalyst for further entrepreneu…

[Cameroon Tribune] Some 65 Cameroonian entrepreneurs have so far benefited from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme which seeks to incubate a new breed of entrepreneurs who can themselves become catalyst for further entrepreneurial-led growth. Just in its third edition, the decade-long philanthropic programme of Nigerian businessman Tony O. Elumelu still has $70 million (over FCFA 38 billion) to dole out to Cameroonian and other African entrepreneurs. According to the Chief Operating Officer of TEF,

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

MPs Want Re-Introduction of Vaccination Subsidies

[New Era] Windhoek -The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources has recommended that the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry re-introduce vaccination subsidies for both communal and commercial farmers in order to curb the spread o…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources has recommended that the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry re-introduce vaccination subsidies for both communal and commercial farmers in order to curb the spread of diseases and improve livestock health.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tax Refund Nightmare for Companies

[Financial Gazette] Company have expressed concern over delays by the country’s tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), in processing tax refunds, which they said created cash-flow problems for businesses.

[Financial Gazette] Company have expressed concern over delays by the country's tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), in processing tax refunds, which they said created cash-flow problems for businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malaria Remains Major Public Health Problem

[AIM] Maputo -Malaria remains one of the main public health problems in Mozambique, with between four and six million cases notified a year, according to Health Minister Nazira Abdula, cited in Wednesday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -Malaria remains one of the main public health problems in Mozambique, with between four and six million cases notified a year, according to Health Minister Nazira Abdula, cited in Wednesday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Ruling Party ‘Vote of No Confidence’ Dominate Media Headlines

[Nyasa Times] The political popularity matters took the front seat in the Malawi media on Thursday as ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) humiliating by-election defeat in five of six constituencies and wards to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) domina…

[Nyasa Times] The political popularity matters took the front seat in the Malawi media on Thursday as ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) humiliating by-election defeat in five of six constituencies and wards to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) dominated both daily newspapers with commentators branding it a "vote of no confidence" for the regime which needs soul-searching.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

The Big World of Plus-Size Women

[Vanguard] Plus size women are generally socially frowned upon and openly shunned by people especially those in the fashion industry, modeling agencies and even in dating. In the African setting, obesity in women is endemic given that socio-cultural pr…

[Vanguard] Plus size women are generally socially frowned upon and openly shunned by people especially those in the fashion industry, modeling agencies and even in dating. In the African setting, obesity in women is endemic given that socio-cultural practices, carbohydrated tropical foods and other factors lead to it. In many cases, the 'fattening room culture' practiced by people of Efik/Ibibio descent in Cross River/Akwa Ibom states for marriageable brides comes to bear; while the Igbo and Yoruba people see huge wa

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria