Could Other Former German Colonies Demand Reparations?

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia is demanding reparations from Germany for colonial-era genocide that took place more than hundred years ago. Are other former colonies going to follow suit? DW’s Daniel Pelz put that question to historian Jürgen Zimmerer.

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia is demanding reparations from Germany for colonial-era genocide that took place more than hundred years ago. Are other former colonies going to follow suit? DW's Daniel Pelz put that question to historian Jürgen Zimmerer.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What the Djibouti Military Base Tells Us About China’s Growing Role in Africa

[The Conversation Africa] China hasn’t been known for establishing military bases in Africa – or even beyond its immediate sphere of influence. This is changing following its decision to build a military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa. The base…

[The Conversation Africa] China hasn't been known for establishing military bases in Africa - or even beyond its immediate sphere of influence. This is changing following its decision to build a military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa. The base will be next door to the United States Africa Command.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

German Apology About Colonial-Era Genocide Likely to Be Delayed

[Deutsche Welle] Germany had promised an apology to Namibia for colonial-era genocide before general elections in September this year. But negotiations between both governments drag on with both sides failing to agree on key issues.

[Deutsche Welle] Germany had promised an apology to Namibia for colonial-era genocide before general elections in September this year. But negotiations between both governments drag on with both sides failing to agree on key issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Amstel Beer Consumers and Sellers Complain About Its Shortage

[Iwacu] There is a shortage of Amstel beer 65 cl. Consumers complain and suspect its withdrawal from the market. However, Brarudi, the Burundi brewery company, says the scarcity of that beer is due to its high consumption these days.

[Iwacu] There is a shortage of Amstel beer 65 cl. Consumers complain and suspect its withdrawal from the market. However, Brarudi, the Burundi brewery company, says the scarcity of that beer is due to its high consumption these days.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Applications for 2018 Financial Aid Open

[SAnews.gov.za] Applications for financial aid for all learners, who wish to enter the post-school system and students, who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in 2018 academic year, has officially opened.

[SAnews.gov.za] Applications for financial aid for all learners, who wish to enter the post-school system and students, who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in 2018 academic year, has officially opened.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Staves Off Punitive Action By Eskom, Again – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe government officials have held “tough negotiations” with managers at Eskom to prevent South Africa’s power utility cutting off supplies over a $40 million debt.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe government officials have held "tough negotiations" with managers at Eskom to prevent South Africa's power utility cutting off supplies over a $40 million debt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tough Options for Acacia as Arbitration Set to Begin Over Dar’s U.S.$190 Billion Tax Bill

[East African] Mining firm Acacia is staring at hard options in its Tanzania operations after Dar es Salaam slapped it with one of the world’s highest tax bills — $190 billion — only days after it announced a significant reduction in its cash balance…

[East African] Mining firm Acacia is staring at hard options in its Tanzania operations after Dar es Salaam slapped it with one of the world's highest tax bills -- $190 billion -- only days after it announced a significant reduction in its cash balance, which could see it close down one of its key mines.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania to Lose U.S.$553 Million Annually If Acacia Exits Its Market

[East African] Tanzania stands to lose $553 million in taxes and labour incomes annually if Acacia Mining shuts down its operations in the country, an audit report by Ernst & Young shows.

[East African] Tanzania stands to lose $553 million in taxes and labour incomes annually if Acacia Mining shuts down its operations in the country, an audit report by Ernst & Young shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Casa Mbungo is New SC Kiyovu Head Coach

[New Times] Former Azam Rwanda Premier League side Sports Club Kiyovu have hired Andre Casa Mbungo as their new head coach, according to the club Secretary General and Spokesperson, Omar Munyengabe.

[New Times] Former Azam Rwanda Premier League side Sports Club Kiyovu have hired Andre Casa Mbungo as their new head coach, according to the club Secretary General and Spokesperson, Omar Munyengabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda