Horticulture – A Flourishing Sector

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has managed to transform its horticulture sector with a span of 15 years from scratch close to 300 million USD export business through attracting potential investors, Ethiopia’s Horticulture and Agriculture Investment Author…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has managed to transform its horticulture sector with a span of 15 years from scratch close to 300 million USD export business through attracting potential investors, Ethiopia's Horticulture and Agriculture Investment Authority underscores.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Government Crackdown Threatens Rights

[HRW] Human rights groups have been concerned since President Uhuru Kenyatta took power in 2013 at the authoritarian direction Kenya’s government has been taking. But the situation has taken an alarming turn in the past week. Three highly repressi…

[HRW] Human rights groups have been concerned since President Uhuru Kenyatta took power in 2013 at the authoritarian direction Kenya's government has been taking. But the situation has taken an alarming turn in the past week. Three highly repressive measures by the authorities since January 30 should worry us all, including the international community, which has been treating Kenyatta's administration with kid gloves.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

1139 Villages Get Electric Access in GTP-II

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – In the first two years of the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II), while some 993 villages have got access to electricity, 146 towns’ electric supply has been upgraded, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and E…

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - In the first two years of the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II), while some 993 villages have got access to electricity, 146 towns' electric supply has been upgraded, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Rehoboth Resident Raped At Gunpoint

[New Era] Windhoek -Several cases of rape were reported over the weekend, with a 17-year-old boy allegedly raping a fellow teenage girl at Leonardville with the help of friends.

[New Era] Windhoek -Several cases of rape were reported over the weekend, with a 17-year-old boy allegedly raping a fellow teenage girl at Leonardville with the help of friends.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ruling Party Pins Hopes On Mashava Mine Reopening

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership wants Government to urgently reopen the Cold Storage Company (CSC) plant here and Mashava Asbestos mine as preliminary indications show that the two firms will create over 6 000 direct jobs in the…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial leadership wants Government to urgently reopen the Cold Storage Company (CSC) plant here and Mashava Asbestos mine as preliminary indications show that the two firms will create over 6 000 direct jobs in the province.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Small Stock Calendar Starts With Mouth-Watering Auction

[New Era] Windhoek -The small stock auction calendar promises to start with a bang this year with the annual sought-after production auction of the Coetzee brothers, Zirk and Xico, to be held tomorrow at the Namboer pens in Windhoek.

[New Era] Windhoek -The small stock auction calendar promises to start with a bang this year with the annual sought-after production auction of the Coetzee brothers, Zirk and Xico, to be held tomorrow at the Namboer pens in Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ex-Manager Snatches Tenders From Mukupi Kids

[New Era] Windhoek -Njangula Security Services owner Aldrin Mukupi has accused government of awarding lucrative security tenders to a security company owned by a foreigner at the expense of well-established local security companies.

[New Era] Windhoek -Njangula Security Services owner Aldrin Mukupi has accused government of awarding lucrative security tenders to a security company owned by a foreigner at the expense of well-established local security companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Military Rescues 30 000 From Boko Haram

[CAJ News] THE Nigerian Army has freed some 30 000 civilians kidnapped by the Boko Haram insurgents during an almost decade-long violent campaign to overthrow the government.

[CAJ News] THE Nigerian Army has freed some 30 000 civilians kidnapped by the Boko Haram insurgents during an almost decade-long violent campaign to overthrow the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria