Govt Official Appeals for Maintenance of Public Infrastructures

[ANGOP] Lubango -The minister of Construction and Public Works, Manuel Tavares de Almeida, on Monday in Lubango City, southern Huila, highlighted the idea that everyone should contribute to the maintenance of city infrastructures , with a view to incre…

[ANGOP] Lubango -The minister of Construction and Public Works, Manuel Tavares de Almeida, on Monday in Lubango City, southern Huila, highlighted the idea that everyone should contribute to the maintenance of city infrastructures , with a view to increasing their durability period.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Chief Frederick a Statesman and Unifier, Says Mumbala

[New Era] Bethanie -The late Chief David Frederick of the !Aman Traditional Authority of Bethanie has been described as a unifier, a good leader, a true statesman, a son of the soil, and a man who put the wellbeing of the common man before all else.

[New Era] Bethanie -The late Chief David Frederick of the !Aman Traditional Authority of Bethanie has been described as a unifier, a good leader, a true statesman, a son of the soil, and a man who put the wellbeing of the common man before all else.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Girlfriend ‘Killer’ in Court Today

[New Era] Windhoek -The 39-year-old man who is alleged to have fatally shot his ex-girlfriend on Sunday morning in Windhoek is expected to make his first court appearance in the Katutura magistrate’s court today. His appearance in court yesterday did n…

[New Era] Windhoek -The 39-year-old man who is alleged to have fatally shot his ex-girlfriend on Sunday morning in Windhoek is expected to make his first court appearance in the Katutura magistrate's court today. His appearance in court yesterday did not materialise as the charge sheet was not yet finalised.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Total E&P Angola Starts Restructuring Process

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Oil Company Total E&P Angola kicked off on Monday an internal restructuring process to improve its current structure, which implies a reduction of staff, including 150 Angolan temporary workers that represent 8% of its manpower out of a total of 1,700 national and foreign employees.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Oil Company Total E&P Angola kicked off on Monday an internal restructuring process to improve its current structure, which implies a reduction of staff, including 150 Angolan temporary workers that represent 8% of its manpower out of a total of 1,700 national and foreign employees.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

A Busy Year for Omuthiya Youth

[New Era] Omuthiya -The Omuthiya Youth Parliament is planning to host a fundraising dinner for a trade fair, a sports day and training for small and medium enterprises. The activities are planned for this year, as part of activities to address the need…

[New Era] Omuthiya -The Omuthiya Youth Parliament is planning to host a fundraising dinner for a trade fair, a sports day and training for small and medium enterprises. The activities are planned for this year, as part of activities to address the needs and challenges facing the youth in the region, says the youth organisation's chairperson David Uusiku.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Safaricom Hits $11.7 Billion Value in New Year Rally

[East African] Safaricom shares have rallied to an all-time high, nearly touching the Ksh30 ($0.29) mark in Tuesday’s trading, which values the telecommunications company at a whopping Ksh1.2 trillion ($11.7 billion).

[East African] Safaricom shares have rallied to an all-time high, nearly touching the Ksh30 ($0.29) mark in Tuesday's trading, which values the telecommunications company at a whopping Ksh1.2 trillion ($11.7 billion).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Manager Confirms Money Withdrawal From Global Fund

[ANGOP] Luanda -The manager of the Global FundTechnical Unit for the Malaria Programme, Lúcia de Fátima Costa, confirmed Monday that there had been deducted the amount of AKZ 125 million, in 2013, from this institution in favor of Soccopress company.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The manager of the Global FundTechnical Unit for the Malaria Programme, Lúcia de Fátima Costa, confirmed Monday that there had been deducted the amount of AKZ 125 million, in 2013, from this institution in favor of Soccopress company.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Monkey Business of H&M and the Hokey-Pokey of the EFF

[Democracy Works] Given centuries of offensive racist tropes associating black people with monkeys ought to have informed the entire chain of product developers, copywriters, marketers and merchandisers at H&M about how offensive that item of clothing on a black kid would be. So the faux pas (it was one) is inexcusable.

[Democracy Works] Given centuries of offensive racist tropes associating black people with monkeys ought to have informed the entire chain of product developers, copywriters, marketers and merchandisers at H&M about how offensive that item of clothing on a black kid would be. So the faux pas (it was one) is inexcusable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa