Uber Ranks Kenya Second Biggest Market in Africa

[East African] Taxi hailing firm Uber has 363,000 active users in Kenya, according to the latest statistics released by the company to mark its fourth year of operation on the continent.

[East African] Taxi hailing firm Uber has 363,000 active users in Kenya, according to the latest statistics released by the company to mark its fourth year of operation on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Old Boys, Saints Favourites for Hockey Titles

[Namibian] Windhoek Old Boys (WOB) and Saints are favourites to win the Men and Women’s Premier League titles when the Bank Windhoek Field Hockey league concludes this weekend.

[Namibian] Windhoek Old Boys (WOB) and Saints are favourites to win the Men and Women's Premier League titles when the Bank Windhoek Field Hockey league concludes this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Domestic Asset Requirements Increase to 40%

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has to increasingly mobilise domestic resources to finance its national development agenda. As such, said Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, given the investment opportunities that have emerged on the domestic investor …

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has to increasingly mobilise domestic resources to finance its national development agenda. As such, said Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, given the investment opportunities that have emerged on the domestic investor space, the policy to raise the domestic asset requirement threshold is now due for implementation with the gazetting of amendments to domestic resources requirement expected in the first week of October.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

When Will Phalombe Hospital Project Be Completed?

[Nyasa Times] Construction of Phalombe District Hospital is said to be at 15 per cent, two months after President Peter Mutharika laid a foundation stone to kick start the project at Migowi in the district.

[Nyasa Times] Construction of Phalombe District Hospital is said to be at 15 per cent, two months after President Peter Mutharika laid a foundation stone to kick start the project at Migowi in the district.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Airport Bosses Charged

[Namibian] Suspended Namibia Airports Company chief executive Tamer El-Kallawi is facing up to 36 charges of corruption, bribery, fraud and dishonesty.

[Namibian] Suspended Namibia Airports Company chief executive Tamer El-Kallawi is facing up to 36 charges of corruption, bribery, fraud and dishonesty.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Officers Arrested for Foiled Robbery

[SAnews.gov.za] Eight suspects, including three police officers, were arrested on Thursday following the foiled robbery of a cellphone store at the Fourways Mall, north of Johannesburg.

[SAnews.gov.za] Eight suspects, including three police officers, were arrested on Thursday following the foiled robbery of a cellphone store at the Fourways Mall, north of Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Biggest Diamond Found in a Century Sells for U.S.$53 Million

[This is Africa] La Rona, the biggest diamond unearthed in Botswana and the largest find in more than a century, second in size only to the Cullinan diamond cut into the British Crown jewels has been sold, fetching a massive $53 million. The gem owned …

[This is Africa] La Rona, the biggest diamond unearthed in Botswana and the largest find in more than a century, second in size only to the Cullinan diamond cut into the British Crown jewels has been sold, fetching a massive $53 million. The gem owned by Canadian company, Lucara was sold to London-based Graff Diamonds, which paid US$47,777 per carat for the diamond.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

The Ambazonia Declaration – How the Govt Can Avoid Bloodshed

[allAfrica] Cape Town -On September 22, while President Paul Biya was attending the UN conference in Washington, massive protests across Cameroon’s Anglophone regions brought thousands of people to the streets. It was one of the biggest protests the re…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -On September 22, while President Paul Biya was attending the UN conference in Washington, massive protests across Cameroon's Anglophone regions brought thousands of people to the streets. It was one of the biggest protests the regime has seen in over three decades in power. But the fact that it went ahead despite the interdicts and curfews from government authorities should give the authorities a sense of the seriousness of the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon