Schools Super Netball League Starts With a Bang

[New Era] Windhoek -The opening matches in this year’s Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League got underway in Windhoek last week on Wednesday and Thursday. This year’s Schools Netball Super League will be played by U/17 and U/19 teams, while an add…

[New Era] Windhoek -The opening matches in this year's Bank Windhoek Schools Netball Super League got underway in Windhoek last week on Wednesday and Thursday. This year's Schools Netball Super League will be played by U/17 and U/19 teams, while an additional league was created for U/15 teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Benue – Elected LG Chairmen, Councillors Accuse BSIEC of Extortion

[Daily Trust] Winners of the Saturday local government elections have accused the Benue State Independent Commission (BSIEC) of “extorting” monies from them before issuing certificates of return.

[Daily Trust] Winners of the Saturday local government elections have accused the Benue State Independent Commission (BSIEC) of "extorting" monies from them before issuing certificates of return.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opening of Bank of China Represents Better Business Environment

[ANGOP] Luanda -The opening of the Bank of China (BOC) in Luanda, whose operating activity is starting this Tuesday in the financial region of Talatona, represents better business environment in Angola, said the chairman of the Angola/China Chamber of …

[ANGOP] Luanda -The opening of the Bank of China (BOC) in Luanda, whose operating activity is starting this Tuesday in the financial region of Talatona, represents better business environment in Angola, said the chairman of the Angola/China Chamber of Commerce, Arnaldo Calado.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Poultry Producer Culls 140,000 Birds After Avian Flu Outbreak

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -One of Zimbabwe’s biggest poultry producers, Irvine’s Private Limited, has culled 140,000 birds following an outbreak of avian influenza at its premises which killed 7,000 others, as the government quarantined the affected site t…

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -One of Zimbabwe's biggest poultry producers, Irvine's Private Limited, has culled 140,000 birds following an outbreak of avian influenza at its premises which killed 7,000 others, as the government quarantined the affected site to prevent the spread of the virus.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Nigerian Politics Lacks Inclusiveness’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Executive Director of Journalists for Democratic Rights (JODER), Mr Adewale Adeoye, has said that it is time for the Nigerian media and practitioners to focus attention on weak and vulnerable people.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Executive Director of Journalists for Democratic Rights (JODER), Mr Adewale Adeoye, has said that it is time for the Nigerian media and practitioners to focus attention on weak and vulnerable people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tax Police Seize Products of Basic Basket

[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -Several products of basic basket for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were seized from January to May this year by the Tax Police at the Luvo border post in the Mbanza Congo municipality in Zaire province for alleged smuggli…

[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -Several products of basic basket for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were seized from January to May this year by the Tax Police at the Luvo border post in the Mbanza Congo municipality in Zaire province for alleged smuggling of basic food basic re-exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

HIV Vaccine Research Gathers Momentum

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe has, since December last year, recruited over 168 women out of the required 330 for HIV vaccine research trials as the battle to end the epidemic continues.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe has, since December last year, recruited over 168 women out of the required 330 for HIV vaccine research trials as the battle to end the epidemic continues.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Operators Doubt 80% Internet Penetration Target

[Guardian] With 18 months left for the realisation of the Federal Government’s 2018 broadband target, which hopes to deepen penetration by 30 per cent, and make Internet access available by as much as 80 per cent in Nigeria, operators have expressed pe…

[Guardian] With 18 months left for the realisation of the Federal Government's 2018 broadband target, which hopes to deepen penetration by 30 per cent, and make Internet access available by as much as 80 per cent in Nigeria, operators have expressed pessimism about this projection coming to pass.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria