Khama Sets Tone for Festivity

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The past Friday (Dec 9) was a special one for Railpark Mall shoppers and shopkeepers alike,thanks to a visit by President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, who has now made it a norm to light Botswana’s biggest Christm…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The past Friday (Dec 9) was a special one for Railpark Mall shoppers and shopkeepers alike,thanks to a visit by President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, who has now made it a norm to light Botswana's biggest Christmas tree every festive season, courtesy of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Senatla’s Call to Sit Out Sevens Final

[News24Wire] There is no doubt that the absence of Seabelo Senatla from the Blitzboks’ starting line-up for their Cape Town Sevens final against England on Sunday was a huge blow.

[News24Wire] There is no doubt that the absence of Seabelo Senatla from the Blitzboks' starting line-up for their Cape Town Sevens final against England on Sunday was a huge blow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Provinces to Have Conference Venues

[The Herald] Masvingo -Zanu-PF has plans to build permanent structures in all the country’s 10 provinces that it will use to convene crucial meetings such as annual national people’s conferences, secretary for administration Dr Ignatious Chombo, has said.

[The Herald] Masvingo -Zanu-PF has plans to build permanent structures in all the country's 10 provinces that it will use to convene crucial meetings such as annual national people's conferences, secretary for administration Dr Ignatious Chombo, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Southern Region Not Coping With Climate Change

[The Herald] THREE years ago Martha Chitore turned over a fifth of her one-hectare plot to growing bananas, hoping the fruit would limit the threat of hunger brought on by regular failure in maize and sugar beans, even under irrigation.

[The Herald] THREE years ago Martha Chitore turned over a fifth of her one-hectare plot to growing bananas, hoping the fruit would limit the threat of hunger brought on by regular failure in maize and sugar beans, even under irrigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Slashes Withdrawal Charges

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday slashed bank cash withdrawal charges following an outcry from members of the public that were being short-changed by some unscrupulous financial institutions, it has been learnt.

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday slashed bank cash withdrawal charges following an outcry from members of the public that were being short-changed by some unscrupulous financial institutions, it has been learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dip in Nigeria’s Currency a Blow to Ecowas Agenda

[East African] Abuja -The depreciation of the naira and economic challenges affecting member states have stalled Ecowas integration and the adoption of a single regional currency, Eko.

[East African] Abuja -The depreciation of the naira and economic challenges affecting member states have stalled Ecowas integration and the adoption of a single regional currency, Eko.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria