Manhunt Launched for Alleged Rape Suspect

[SAPS] The police in Makhado are looking for the suspect who allegedly repeatedly raped a 15-year-old child between 11 December and 14 December 2016 in an unoccupied house in Louis Trichardt.

[SAPS] The police in Makhado are looking for the suspect who allegedly repeatedly raped a 15-year-old child between 11 December and 14 December 2016 in an unoccupied house in Louis Trichardt.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Firm Eyes U.S.$2,1 Billion in Bulk Goods Transportation

[The Herald] National Railways of Zimbabwe could earn over $2,1 billion, if Government proceeded with plans to outlaw bulk transportation of goods by road, which it could use to recapitalise operations, a parliamentary official has said.Transport, Comm…

[The Herald] National Railways of Zimbabwe could earn over $2,1 billion, if Government proceeded with plans to outlaw bulk transportation of goods by road, which it could use to recapitalise operations, a parliamentary official has said.Transport, Communication and Infrastructure Development Minister Joram Gumbo said early this month that Government would come up with a law to ban bulk transportation of goods by road; which he said would protect NRZ.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Transforming Agriculture an Enduring Task

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that agriculture is a dominant feature of the nation’s economy and has various value at the macro level. In addition to its role as a means of employment, it supplies food to local market,serve as means of foreign cu…

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that agriculture is a dominant feature of the nation's economy and has various value at the macro level. In addition to its role as a means of employment, it supplies food to local market,serve as means of foreign currency earning and supply raw materials to aggro industries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Buhari’s Budget Presentation Dismissed As Unfeasible

[CAJ News] Lagos -A global markets watcher has criticised the 2017 budget President Muhammadu Buhari presented on Wednesday as unrealistic. Rand Merchant Bank, the South African based financial firm, said the budget seemed “overly ambitious” in its tar…

[CAJ News] Lagos -A global markets watcher has criticised the 2017 budget President Muhammadu Buhari presented on Wednesday as unrealistic. Rand Merchant Bank, the South African based financial firm, said the budget seemed "overly ambitious" in its targets. "Our biggest concern with the budget is underlying assumptions," said RMB in its global markets update on Thursday. It said firstly, the budget assumed an exchange rate of US$/NGN305, which points to the reluctance of the authorities to relax the foreign exchange restric

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Misery As Militants Expose Kids to Hunger

[CAJ News] Abuja -More than 80 000 children will die from severe acute malnutrition in the next year if they do not receive treatment in terror-prone northeastern Nigeria, United Nations agencies warned.

[CAJ News] Abuja -More than 80 000 children will die from severe acute malnutrition in the next year if they do not receive treatment in terror-prone northeastern Nigeria, United Nations agencies warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Special Envoys to Middle East Peace Process Conclude Terms

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has thanked Zola Skweyiya and Aziz Pahad whose terms as special envoys to the Middle East Peace Process have been concluded.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has thanked Zola Skweyiya and Aziz Pahad whose terms as special envoys to the Middle East Peace Process have been concluded.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

5,635 Civil Servants to Benefit From Govt’s Housing Scheme

[Premium Times] Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of the Civil Service, HOS, of the Federation, said a total of 5,635 civil servants would benefit from the first phase of the Federal Government Housing Scheme.

[Premium Times] Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of the Civil Service, HOS, of the Federation, said a total of 5,635 civil servants would benefit from the first phase of the Federal Government Housing Scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians React to 2017 Budget

[Premium Times] Some stakeholders and economic experts in Borno on Wednesday expressed mixed feelings over the 2017 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Premium Times] Some stakeholders and economic experts in Borno on Wednesday expressed mixed feelings over the 2017 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria