Food Prices May Fall As South Africa Expects Bamper Harvest

[New Era] Windhoek -South Africa, exporting some 160,000 tonnes of white maize annually to Namibia, is forecast to harvest a record 15.6 million tonnes of maize in 2017, double last year’s output after favourable weather conditions lifted yields, the g…

[New Era] Windhoek -South Africa, exporting some 160,000 tonnes of white maize annually to Namibia, is forecast to harvest a record 15.6 million tonnes of maize in 2017, double last year's output after favourable weather conditions lifted yields, the government's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) said last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ruling Party’s Wa Jeffrey Dragged to Court Over Careless Remarks

[Nyasa Times] Secretary General (SG) of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Greselder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey is being sued by Livingstonia Synod’s Church and Society programme over her careless, unfortunate, discriminatory remarks that the Nor…

[Nyasa Times] Secretary General (SG) of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Greselder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey is being sued by Livingstonia Synod's Church and Society programme over her careless, unfortunate, discriminatory remarks that the Northern Region will never produce a president to rule the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Let’s Get Behind Qatar Ahead of 2022 World Cup Finals

[Citizen] Although football is an area I rarely comment on, the fact is that World Cup politics can go way beyond the game itself. As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, a lot has started to happen that deserves some insight.

[Citizen] Although football is an area I rarely comment on, the fact is that World Cup politics can go way beyond the game itself. As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, a lot has started to happen that deserves some insight.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Life Is More Than These Daily Battles for Survival

[Citizen] The wish for long life ranks first among human desires. And coupled with it, there is the even grander wish for eternal life, coming sometime later as a reward for having lived well this time around. The glorified wish for living eternally, c…

[Citizen] The wish for long life ranks first among human desires. And coupled with it, there is the even grander wish for eternal life, coming sometime later as a reward for having lived well this time around. The glorified wish for living eternally, cultivated in this world, is not presently accessible, but hidden somewhere beyond the blue.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Boost Social Amenities to Elevate Agriculture

[Citizen] Agriculture is the backbone of Tanzania’s economy, we are often reminded. Yet, it contributes only 30 per cent to the GDP, while providing jobs to 67 per cent the country’s people of employable age.

[Citizen] Agriculture is the backbone of Tanzania's economy, we are often reminded. Yet, it contributes only 30 per cent to the GDP, while providing jobs to 67 per cent the country's people of employable age.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kunene Should Focus On Development – Governor

[New Era] Opuwo -Governor of Kunene Region Angelika Muharukua has indicated she does not support the motion that Kunene should be demarcated into two regions and feels the region should for now concentrate on development.

[New Era] Opuwo -Governor of Kunene Region Angelika Muharukua has indicated she does not support the motion that Kunene should be demarcated into two regions and feels the region should for now concentrate on development.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Senai Appointed Cosafa Referees Committee Vice Chairperson

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Retired match official Colonel Edwin Senai was recently appointed vice chairperson of the Council of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA’s) newly formed referee’s committee.

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Retired match official Colonel Edwin Senai was recently appointed vice chairperson of the Council of Southern African Football Association (COSAFA's) newly formed referee's committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Our Very Survival Depends On the Survival of the Ocean

[Citizen] The ocean is amazing – It covers almost three quarters of the Earth’s surface and contains 97 per cent of the Earth’s water. Billions of people depend on the ocean for their income and nutrition. It is also home to thousands of beautiful spec…

[Citizen] The ocean is amazing - It covers almost three quarters of the Earth's surface and contains 97 per cent of the Earth's water. Billions of people depend on the ocean for their income and nutrition. It is also home to thousands of beautiful species, some at the risk of extinction due to human activity.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania