Another City Needed to Stem Rural-Urban Migration

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia should think about developing a second commercial city in an area where there is an abundance of water to supply ‘wet’ industries, which could in return create both skilled and unskilled jobs, in order to stop migration of p…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia should think about developing a second commercial city in an area where there is an abundance of water to supply 'wet' industries, which could in return create both skilled and unskilled jobs, in order to stop migration of people to Windhoek. Political analysts feel such a development could decongest Windhoek that has in recent years seen an upsurge in slum dwellers and the proliferation of shacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

U.S. Statement on the Anglophone Detainees

[State Department] The United States condemns the ongoing violence in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions, including the murder of two Cameroonian gendarmes in the North West Region village of Mbingo, a Cameroonian soldier outside of Bamenda on February 1, a…

[State Department] The United States condemns the ongoing violence in Cameroon's Anglophone regions, including the murder of two Cameroonian gendarmes in the North West Region village of Mbingo, a Cameroonian soldier outside of Bamenda on February 1, an electoral official of Elections Cameroon (ELECAM) in Bangem, and the reported deaths of four civilians in Bemenda and Belo on February 2 and 3. We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims, and to the people of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Wayde Pleads Scott-Efurd’s Case for Commonwealth Inclusion

[News24Wire] Olympic and world 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk has launched a heartfelt plea to SASCOC to include women’s long-distance star Dominique Scott-Efurd in the South African 2018 Commonwealth Games team.

[News24Wire] Olympic and world 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk has launched a heartfelt plea to SASCOC to include women's long-distance star Dominique Scott-Efurd in the South African 2018 Commonwealth Games team.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Family Planning Advocates Task Govt On Global Gag Rule

[Vanguard] THE Network of Reproductive Health Journalists of Nigeria, NRHJN, has objected to the expanded Global Gag Rule (GGR) also known as the Mexico City Policy, reinstated by US President, Donald Trump in 2017.

[Vanguard] THE Network of Reproductive Health Journalists of Nigeria, NRHJN, has objected to the expanded Global Gag Rule (GGR) also known as the Mexico City Policy, reinstated by US President, Donald Trump in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Defence Minister, Senator Disagree On Boko Haram Control of Territory

[Premium Times] The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, and the Chairman, Senate committee on Defence, Abubakar Kyari on Monday, disagreed on Boko Haram’s actual level of control of territory in Borno State.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, and the Chairman, Senate committee on Defence, Abubakar Kyari on Monday, disagreed on Boko Haram's actual level of control of territory in Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Golden Handshake’ – How SEC Board Approved N1.7 Billion for Staff Retirement Package

[Premium Times] The controversial staff retirement package for senior staff of the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, was conceived and implemented with approval of the commission’s board, documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES show.

[Premium Times] The controversial staff retirement package for senior staff of the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, was conceived and implemented with approval of the commission's board, documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nimasa Fraud – Director Forfeits 578,080 Pounds to Nigerian Govt

[Premium Times] Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of E578, 080 .00 (Five Hundred and Seventy-eight Thousand, Eighty Pounds) found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, …

[Premium Times] Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of E578, 080 .00 (Five Hundred and Seventy-eight Thousand, Eighty Pounds) found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the account of a company, Zal Marine Limited, to the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Father Arrested for Rape Wants Bail

[New Era] Windhoek -A 29-year-old man from Okuryangava, Windhoek who stands accused of raping his daughter from when she was 13, and forced her to abort numerous times, wants the court to grant him bail.

[New Era] Windhoek -A 29-year-old man from Okuryangava, Windhoek who stands accused of raping his daughter from when she was 13, and forced her to abort numerous times, wants the court to grant him bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia