World Failed to Invest in Breastfeeding

[Namibian] No country in the world supports breastfeeding mothers like they should, according to a new report released last week by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef).

[Namibian] No country in the world supports breastfeeding mothers like they should, according to a new report released last week by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Finance Chokes Roads Contractor Company

[Namibian] The ministry of finance decided not to bail out the Roads Contractor Company with N$7 million for the parastatal to pay the salaries of around 400 workers for July.

[Namibian] The ministry of finance decided not to bail out the Roads Contractor Company with N$7 million for the parastatal to pay the salaries of around 400 workers for July.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Former President Joyce Banda Dismisses ‘Frivolous Charges’

[Nyasa Times] Former president Joyce Banda has dismissed an announcement by Malawi Police that they have an arrest warrant for her over a corruption scandal, known as cash-gate, during her time in office, saying it is a regime “smear tactics.”

[Nyasa Times] Former president Joyce Banda has dismissed an announcement by Malawi Police that they have an arrest warrant for her over a corruption scandal, known as cash-gate, during her time in office, saying it is a regime "smear tactics."

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Foreign Reserves Hit Record High

[Namibian] Namibia’s foreign reserves hit a record high of US$2,15 billion as at the end of June 2017, according to the central bank’s money and banking statistics released on Monday.

[Namibian] Namibia's foreign reserves hit a record high of US$2,15 billion as at the end of June 2017, according to the central bank's money and banking statistics released on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Whites Reluctant to Participate in HIV Survey – Report

[Namibian] White Namibians are reluctant to participate in the first-ever Namibia population-based HIV impact assessment (Namphia) survey, project coordinator at the health ministry Karen Banda says.

[Namibian] White Namibians are reluctant to participate in the first-ever Namibia population-based HIV impact assessment (Namphia) survey, project coordinator at the health ministry Karen Banda says.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Unsure About Zimbabwean Professionals’ Credentials

[Namibian] Works permanent secretary Willem Goeiemann could not confirm or deny whether the Zimbabwean professionals who were exempted from registration procedures in Namibia are properly registered in their own country.

[Namibian] Works permanent secretary Willem Goeiemann could not confirm or deny whether the Zimbabwean professionals who were exempted from registration procedures in Namibia are properly registered in their own country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Arrests State Minister of Finance

[Addis Fortune] The Federal Police Commission has arrested Alemayehu Gujo, state minister of Finance & Economic Cooperation, for an alleged corruption case on the same day the Parliament revoked his impunity. All members of Parliament, in an urgent meeting held last Friday, voted for the revocation of his impunity.

[Addis Fortune] The Federal Police Commission has arrested Alemayehu Gujo, state minister of Finance & Economic Cooperation, for an alleged corruption case on the same day the Parliament revoked his impunity. All members of Parliament, in an urgent meeting held last Friday, voted for the revocation of his impunity.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia