Boxing Fans to Win Trip to Watch Indongo Fight in U.S.

[New Era] Windhoek -MTC yesterday took the hype and build-up to the Julius Indongo vs Terence Crawford world title unification fight to a whole new level when it announced that four lucky MTC customers could win an all-expenses paid trip each to watch …

[New Era] Windhoek -MTC yesterday took the hype and build-up to the Julius Indongo vs Terence Crawford world title unification fight to a whole new level when it announced that four lucky MTC customers could win an all-expenses paid trip each to watch the mega-bout live in Nebraska, USA on August 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ruling Party Youth League Elects New Leaders in Omusati

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has endorsed Immanuel Shikongo as its new regional secretary. He takes over from Senia Uushona, who was recently elected to the position of regional information and mobilisation officer for Omusa…

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has endorsed Immanuel Shikongo as its new regional secretary. He takes over from Senia Uushona, who was recently elected to the position of regional information and mobilisation officer for Omusati Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Plastic Rice’ Infiltration – a Result of Liberia’s Failure to Prioritize Agriculture

[Observer] The rationale of the emphasis regularly made in our editorials for government and Liberians to prioritize agriculture and to reduce over-dependence on imported rice is manifesting itself at a higher level. Besides the skyrocketing price of r…

[Observer] The rationale of the emphasis regularly made in our editorials for government and Liberians to prioritize agriculture and to reduce over-dependence on imported rice is manifesting itself at a higher level. Besides the skyrocketing price of rice on the Liberian market, fake rice, reportedly made from a mixture of plastic and sweet potato, has surfaced. This manufactured rice first appeared in Nigeria sometime ago and was reported by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MOJ Prepares Criminal Charges Against ‘Sex Video’ Producer

[Observer] The Sexual Gender Based Violence Unit (SGBV) at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said it is ready to press criminal charges against the man who leaked a sex video to the public recently. Cllr. John Gabriel, the SGBV director, made the disclosur…

[Observer] The Sexual Gender Based Violence Unit (SGBV) at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) said it is ready to press criminal charges against the man who leaked a sex video to the public recently. Cllr. John Gabriel, the SGBV director, made the disclosure yesterday during a press conference in Monrovia, where he said the leak violates Section 18.17 of the Criminal Procedure Law.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Probes 17-Year Tax Cut Proposal for U.S.$200 Milion Cement, Steel Factory

[Observer] In a continued endeavor to develop a sustainable economic environment and boost the country’s steel and cement industries, the House of Representatives is investigating a 17-year tax cut proposal from President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

[Observer] In a continued endeavor to develop a sustainable economic environment and boost the country's steel and cement industries, the House of Representatives is investigating a 17-year tax cut proposal from President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Teenage Pregnancy Rife At Rural Schools

[New Era] Omeyantalala -Many learners and young girls living in remote areas are vulnerable to falling pregnant at a young age because they are not well sensitized to the negative socio-economic effects of early indulgence in sexual activities.

[New Era] Omeyantalala -Many learners and young girls living in remote areas are vulnerable to falling pregnant at a young age because they are not well sensitized to the negative socio-economic effects of early indulgence in sexual activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Local Chicken Safe Despite Bird Flu Outbreak

[Namibia Economist] Namib Poultry Industries spokeswoman Ashante Manetti said this week that despite an outbreak of the avian influenza virus, which was isolated in chickens in Mpumalanga, South Africa, local Namib Poultry products are safe to consume.

[Namibia Economist] Namib Poultry Industries spokeswoman Ashante Manetti said this week that despite an outbreak of the avian influenza virus, which was isolated in chickens in Mpumalanga, South Africa, local Namib Poultry products are safe to consume.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia