Minister Des Van Rooyen Visits Knysna to Assess Fire Damages, 14 Jun

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des Van Rooyen will visit Knysna area tomorrow (14 June 2017) which was affected by the deadly inferno that raged for a number of days.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), honourable Des Van Rooyen will visit Knysna area tomorrow (14 June 2017) which was affected by the deadly inferno that raged for a number of days.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Free State Sport Hosts Rural Sport Development Programme

[Govt of SA] The Department of Sport, Art, Culture and Recreation hosted the Rural Sport Development Programme on 10 June 2017 at the Phuthaditjhaba Stadium in Qwa Qwa. The programme focused on areas that has Traditional Leaders. This was a Sport and R…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Sport, Art, Culture and Recreation hosted the Rural Sport Development Programme on 10 June 2017 at the Phuthaditjhaba Stadium in Qwa Qwa. The programme focused on areas that has Traditional Leaders. This was a Sport and Recreation South Africa mandatory programme that is implemented in all Provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Panama Papers Help Journalists Expose Fracking and the High Cost of Cheap Gas

[Daily Maverick] Journalists around the world successfully used massive data leaks from shadow company registries that hide illicit money to create new insights into how multinationals in Africa potentially defraud their own country’s tax authorities a…

[Daily Maverick] Journalists around the world successfully used massive data leaks from shadow company registries that hide illicit money to create new insights into how multinationals in Africa potentially defraud their own country's tax authorities and hide as much as $60-billion annually in hidden capital outflows. By JEFFREY BARBEE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa, Botswana Clash Over Diamonds

[The Patriot] Diamond production behemoth De Beers Group of Companies will hold a Sight next week at Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) in Gaborone where they will auction stones without rough diamonds from neighbouring South Africa. This follows …

[The Patriot] Diamond production behemoth De Beers Group of Companies will hold a Sight next week at Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) in Gaborone where they will auction stones without rough diamonds from neighbouring South Africa. This follows a shocking decision last week by South Africa's minerals minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, of refusing to grant an exemption to De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) to export diamonds to Botswana for aggregation.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Space for Financial Sectors to Stimulate the Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that, financial sectors play pivotal role in stimulating the economy. The function of market, the value chaining between various sector, the whole sale and retail activities, the provision of loan and credit faciliti…

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that, financial sectors play pivotal role in stimulating the economy. The function of market, the value chaining between various sector, the whole sale and retail activities, the provision of loan and credit facilities can be mentioned as a life line of the economy. For these to happen finance is inevitable. It is also a key player in creating and accumulating of wealth. Monetizing the economy in Ethiopia could be traced back to hundred years. Prior to that bartering was a common practice

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia