Mushrooming of Unregistered Schools a Concern

[New Era] Swakopmund -The director of education in Erongo Region, John Awaseb, has raised concern over the mushrooming of unregistered and unlicensed private schools at Walvis Bay.

[New Era] Swakopmund -The director of education in Erongo Region, John Awaseb, has raised concern over the mushrooming of unregistered and unlicensed private schools at Walvis Bay.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Central Region Holds Special Olympics

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Central Region Special Olympics competition kicked started at Mmadinare grounds on Monday where children and people living with physical and intellectual disabilities are taking part in the event, schedul…

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Central Region Special Olympics competition kicked started at Mmadinare grounds on Monday where children and people living with physical and intellectual disabilities are taking part in the event, scheduled to end today.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Central Bank Seeks U.S.$500 Million Facility

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Laptop Ban Lifted in Egypt, Morocco

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco’s airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco's airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Need for a Trade Fair Board’

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a need to establish a board that will coordinate the activities of the various expos and trade fairs in the country, an events management consultant opined.

[New Era] Windhoek -There is a need to establish a board that will coordinate the activities of the various expos and trade fairs in the country, an events management consultant opined.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Senior Cop Denies Fake ‘Spot Fine’ Books Allegations

[The Herald] A senior officer at Marlborough Police Station fingered as the brains behind the processing of counterfeit admission of guilt deposit fine books (ZJ69) that were being used by some cops, has denied the allegations.

[The Herald] A senior officer at Marlborough Police Station fingered as the brains behind the processing of counterfeit admission of guilt deposit fine books (ZJ69) that were being used by some cops, has denied the allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Governor Calls for Mature Dialogue On Land

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -//Kharas Governor Lucia Basson has called on inhabitants of the region to have a meaningful and mature discussion on how the sensitive land issue should be tackled.

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -//Kharas Governor Lucia Basson has called on inhabitants of the region to have a meaningful and mature discussion on how the sensitive land issue should be tackled.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Styrofoam Ban – Defiant Citizens Face Prosecution

[The Herald] Government has with immediate effect banned the use of polystyrene material, commonly known as kaylite, and related plastic packaging citing health hazards and pollution. The ban will mostly affect the food industry, especially vendors and…

[The Herald] Government has with immediate effect banned the use of polystyrene material, commonly known as kaylite, and related plastic packaging citing health hazards and pollution. The ban will mostly affect the food industry, especially vendors and fast-food outlets. Kaylite manufacturers provided a cheaper form of packaging which, however, created environmental challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Of Jonathan Moyo and the Gollum Effect

[The Herald] Many people have been wondering what really is going on with Higher Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo lately as he has picked a vicious fight with the country’s army generals, topping up his notorious acrimony with Vice President …

[The Herald] Many people have been wondering what really is going on with Higher Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo lately as he has picked a vicious fight with the country's army generals, topping up his notorious acrimony with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whom he calls a successionist angling to illegally take over from President Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe