Bengo – Houses in Capari Centrality Ready for Sale – Minister

[ANGOP] Caxito -The houses in the Capari housing project in Bengo province are in perfect condition to be sold, said on Monday the Minister of Urbanization and Housing, Branca de Espírito Santo.

[ANGOP] Caxito -The houses in the Capari housing project in Bengo province are in perfect condition to be sold, said on Monday the Minister of Urbanization and Housing, Branca de Espírito Santo.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Crisis in Congo is Spiraling Out of Control

[HRW] Congo is facing a political and economic crisis, and it’s only growing worse. President Joseph Kabila was due to step down in December 2016, at the end of his constitutionally mandated two-term limit. But he has managed to hold on to power by del…

[HRW] Congo is facing a political and economic crisis, and it's only growing worse. President Joseph Kabila was due to step down in December 2016, at the end of his constitutionally mandated two-term limit. But he has managed to hold on to power by delaying elections and overseeing a brutal crackdown against those calling for the constitution to be respected.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Swazi Police Praise African Despot

[Swazi Media] Swaziland Police have applauded King Mswati III, the kingdom’s absolute monarch, for a deal he has done with Equatorial Guinea, a country with one of the worst human rights and corruption records in the world.

[Swazi Media] Swaziland Police have applauded King Mswati III, the kingdom's absolute monarch, for a deal he has done with Equatorial Guinea, a country with one of the worst human rights and corruption records in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Bagir Consolidates Nazareth Garments

[Addis Fortune] Bagir Group Ltd, an Israel based manufacturer and supplier of men’s and women’s tailored fashion, has fully acquired Nazareth Garments S.C. (NGC) with a total cost of 44.1 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Bagir Group Ltd, an Israel based manufacturer and supplier of men's and women's tailored fashion, has fully acquired Nazareth Garments S.C. (NGC) with a total cost of 44.1 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Former VP of Policy Bank Gets New Post

[Addis Fortune] Tadesse Hatiya, former vice president (VP) of the state policy financier, the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), has been assigned as an adviser to the director general of the Public Financial Enterprises Agency (PFEA).

[Addis Fortune] Tadesse Hatiya, former vice president (VP) of the state policy financier, the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), has been assigned as an adviser to the director general of the Public Financial Enterprises Agency (PFEA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Council Tables Public Private Partnership Bill

[Addis Fortune] A new bill that intends to govern Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), which will enable the private sector to finance public infrastructure and utilities, was tabled to the Council of Ministers last Friday. The Bill comes at a time when…

[Addis Fortune] A new bill that intends to govern Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), which will enable the private sector to finance public infrastructure and utilities, was tabled to the Council of Ministers last Friday. The Bill comes at a time when the government is struggling to fund high capital requiring infrastructure projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Claims of Abuse at Cape Town’s UN High Commissioner for Refugees

[GroundUp] A week ago, on 28 June, dozens of refugees protested outside the Cape Town offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) demanding that three employees be fired. They claim the employees verbally abused them.

[GroundUp] A week ago, on 28 June, dozens of refugees protested outside the Cape Town offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) demanding that three employees be fired. They claim the employees verbally abused them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seeking No War, Achieving No Peace With Eritrea

[Addis Fortune] Gil Messing, Israel’s politician behind the formation of the Kadima Party, first used the phrase “Seeking no war – achieving no peace” to describe the stalemate his country has with the Palestinian Authority (PA). Considering the deadlo…

[Addis Fortune] Gil Messing, Israel's politician behind the formation of the Kadima Party, first used the phrase "Seeking no war - achieving no peace" to describe the stalemate his country has with the Palestinian Authority (PA). Considering the deadlock for nearly two decades between Ethiopia and Eritrea, following the border conflict in 1998, may well fit this expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What It Takes for Change

[Addis Fortune] From the political angle, positive thinkers hope that problems are only transient. The long time campaigns to address food self-sufficiency supply hopes that food reliance is achievable.

[Addis Fortune] From the political angle, positive thinkers hope that problems are only transient. The long time campaigns to address food self-sufficiency supply hopes that food reliance is achievable.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia