Kenya Hires U.S. Lobby in Bid to Protect 66,000 AGOA Jobs

[Nation] The government has hired a newly influential US lobbying firm partly in order to help Kenya block a threat to the sizable trade benefits it receives through the Agoa programme, Kenya’s embassy in Washington said on Friday.

[Nation] The government has hired a newly influential US lobbying firm partly in order to help Kenya block a threat to the sizable trade benefits it receives through the Agoa programme, Kenya's embassy in Washington said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya’s Fate Now Hangs in the Balance

[Nation] The fate of Kenya with regard to hosting the 2018 African Nations Championship hangs in the balance as the country continues to fall behind deadline to put in place requisite infrastructure and other requirements.

[Nation] The fate of Kenya with regard to hosting the 2018 African Nations Championship hangs in the balance as the country continues to fall behind deadline to put in place requisite infrastructure and other requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Axe Back in the Spotlight in Van Breda Trial

[News24Wire] Henri Van Breda’s trial will go into its 26th day on Tuesday as the court tries to get to the bottom of how his parents and brother were killed in an axe attack.

[News24Wire] Henri Van Breda's trial will go into its 26th day on Tuesday as the court tries to get to the bottom of how his parents and brother were killed in an axe attack.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Osman Hails Nomads ‘Willpower’

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers coach Yasin Osman has praised the resolve of his side in recovering from the setback of losing the silverware last week in the finals with Silver Striker as they extended their unbeaten record to 2 games and mo…

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers coach Yasin Osman has praised the resolve of his side in recovering from the setback of losing the silverware last week in the finals with Silver Striker as they extended their unbeaten record to 2 games and moved up to position nine in the TNM Super League standings after beating PremierBet Wizards 1-0 away on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Authorities Seize Rhino Horn at OR Tambo Airport

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Revenue Service (SARS) intercepted 10 rhino horns worth an estimated R4.99 million at OR Tambo International Airport at the weekend.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Revenue Service (SARS) intercepted 10 rhino horns worth an estimated R4.99 million at OR Tambo International Airport at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Initiative Benefits 6 000 Sexually-Abused, Underprivileged Girls

[The Herald] OVER 6 000 sexually-abused and underprivileged adolescent girls and young women in Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Makoni, Mazowe, and Mutare have benefited from the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) initi…

[The Herald] OVER 6 000 sexually-abused and underprivileged adolescent girls and young women in Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Makoni, Mazowe, and Mutare have benefited from the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) initiative funded by the USAID and coordinated by the National AIDS Council. DREAMS is an ambitious two-year partnership to reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by 40 percent in 10 sub-Saharan countries, including Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cheap Second Hand Clothing Affects Fashion Industry

[The Herald] Second hand clothes flooding the Zimbabwean market have brought an unhealthy competition for local designers and affecting the fashion industry. According to a local designer, people are resorting to cheaper second hand clothes compared to…

[The Herald] Second hand clothes flooding the Zimbabwean market have brought an unhealthy competition for local designers and affecting the fashion industry. According to a local designer, people are resorting to cheaper second hand clothes compared to designer clothes. The United Nations Office for the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe