House Committee Seeks Investment Incentive for Farmington Hotel

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Joint Committee on Investment and Concessions and Judiciary of the House of Representatives has recommended to its plenary the ratification of an investment Incentive Agreement between the Republic of Liberia and the Far…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Joint Committee on Investment and Concessions and Judiciary of the House of Representatives has recommended to its plenary the ratification of an investment Incentive Agreement between the Republic of Liberia and the Farmington Hotels Resorts, Inc.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Reliable Information About Liberia’s Energy Need Could Attract Chinese Power Manufacturer

[FrontPageAfrica] Chengdu -‘Good information’ coming from Liberia about the country’s electricity needs and economic potential will attract investments from DongFang Electric Corporation (DEC), says Hu Weidong, the company’s Vice President for Internat…

[FrontPageAfrica] Chengdu -'Good information' coming from Liberia about the country's electricity needs and economic potential will attract investments from DongFang Electric Corporation (DEC), says Hu Weidong, the company's Vice President for International Affairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Drunken Mates Fight Aboard Canoe, Drown

[New Zimbabwe] A quarrel over the control of a canoe among three friends recently ended tragically as two of them drowned when their vessel capsized in a dam here, police have said.

[New Zimbabwe] A quarrel over the control of a canoe among three friends recently ended tragically as two of them drowned when their vessel capsized in a dam here, police have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Footballer Machapa Flees DR Congo

[The Herald] Zimbabwe international Oscar Machapa has fled the Democratic Republic of Congo due to safety concerns. The former Dynamos and CAPS United player, who can play either as a defender or a midfielder, arrived home yesterday afternoon. Machapa,…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe international Oscar Machapa has fled the Democratic Republic of Congo due to safety concerns. The former Dynamos and CAPS United player, who can play either as a defender or a midfielder, arrived home yesterday afternoon. Machapa, who turns out for one of that country's biggest clubs AS VitaClub, said he made the decision this week because his safety was no longer guaranteed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

First Privately Owned Satellite Launched Into Orbit

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Weighing just 2.5kg, South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite, nSight1, has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS).

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Weighing just 2.5kg, South Africa's first privately owned nanosatellite, nSight1, has been successfully launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Disowns Chicken Thief

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has disassociated itself from a 25-year-old man who was convicted of theft by a Mutare magistrate last week. Rushmore Nyamutata was convicted of stealing four chickens and sentenced to 10 days or to pay a f…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) has disassociated itself from a 25-year-old man who was convicted of theft by a Mutare magistrate last week. Rushmore Nyamutata was convicted of stealing four chickens and sentenced to 10 days or to pay a fine of $50 by Mr Innocent Bepura. Director army public relations Lieutenant-Colonel Alphios Makotore said in a statement yesterday that Nyamutata was discharged from service in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Whistle Blower Lands in Prison for Giving False Information

[This Day] Abuja -An Upper Area court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, has remanded one Ahmed Echoda in Keffi prison for giving false information which led to the raiding of the house of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

[This Day] Abuja -An Upper Area court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, has remanded one Ahmed Echoda in Keffi prison for giving false information which led to the raiding of the house of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Preparations for Ruling Party Congress ‘Well Advanced’

[AIM] Maputo -Preparations for the 11th Congress of Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party, scheduled for September in the southern city of Matola, are well advanced, according to the Central Committee Secretary for Mobilization and Propaganda, Antonio Niqu…

[AIM] Maputo -Preparations for the 11th Congress of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, scheduled for September in the southern city of Matola, are well advanced, according to the Central Committee Secretary for Mobilization and Propaganda, Antonio Niquice.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique