AfDB Roots for More Investment in Agric

[New Times] African countries should invest more in agriculture and agro-processing to boost industrialisation on the continent, Akinwumi Adesina, the African Development Bank President (AfDB), has said. He noted that there is need for both governments…

[New Times] African countries should invest more in agriculture and agro-processing to boost industrialisation on the continent, Akinwumi Adesina, the African Development Bank President (AfDB), has said. He noted that there is need for both governments and private sector bodies to partner and leverage the continent's resources to transform the sector amid the global economic recession.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Investigating Unit to Probe District Municipalities, Provincial Department

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has signed proclamations authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of the affairs of two district municipalities and a provincial department.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has signed proclamations authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of the affairs of two district municipalities and a provincial department.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Central Bank Assures Gold Miners On U.S. Dollar Payment

[Financial Gazette] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has given assurance to Canada-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation (Caledonia) that it will pay for all gold deliveries in United States dollars, despite the introduction of bond notes last Monday.

[Financial Gazette] THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has given assurance to Canada-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation (Caledonia) that it will pay for all gold deliveries in United States dollars, despite the introduction of bond notes last Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Last Minute Talks Hope to Avert Political Crisis

[VOA] The Catholic Church is hosting last-minute negotiations in the Democratic Republic of Congo in hopes a crisis can be avoided when President Joseph Kabila’s second term ends December 19.

[VOA] The Catholic Church is hosting last-minute negotiations in the Democratic Republic of Congo in hopes a crisis can be avoided when President Joseph Kabila's second term ends December 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nason Drops New Single, Video

[New Times] After a couple of months in the recording studio, singer Nason Nshimiyimana, known by his stage name ‘Naason’, has released a new song and a video at the same time.

[New Times] After a couple of months in the recording studio, singer Nason Nshimiyimana, known by his stage name 'Naason', has released a new song and a video at the same time.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Giraffe Moved to ‘Vulnerable’ Status

[Namibian] THE giraffe – an iconic species of African wildlife that is one of the world’s most recognisable animals – has been moved from the “least concern” category to “vulnerable” in the newly released International Union for Conservation of Nature …

[Namibian] THE giraffe - an iconic species of African wildlife that is one of the world's most recognisable animals - has been moved from the "least concern" category to "vulnerable" in the newly released International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Football Bosses Must Learn to Pick Someone’s Brain

[New Era] Whilst one must give the Namibia Football Association (NFA) president Frans Mbidi and his team a pat on the back for resurrecting the country’s oldest knockout competition, the NFA Cup, football bosses just never cease to amaze yours truly, t…

[New Era] Whilst one must give the Namibia Football Association (NFA) president Frans Mbidi and his team a pat on the back for resurrecting the country's oldest knockout competition, the NFA Cup, football bosses just never cease to amaze yours truly, to say the least.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Chief John Arnold Sport Festival Again a Success

[New Era] Windhoek -As earlier promised by the organisers, this year’s edition of the annual Chief John Arnold Sport Festival held over the weekend at Omatako village once again proved a massive success.

[New Era] Windhoek -As earlier promised by the organisers, this year's edition of the annual Chief John Arnold Sport Festival held over the weekend at Omatako village once again proved a massive success.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia