Bank Fraud Leads to Six Years in Jail

[Namibian] A FORMER employee of Standard Bank Namibia who admitted that he defrauded the bank of N$1,6 million over a period of almost three years has been sentenced to an effective prison term of six years.

[Namibian] A FORMER employee of Standard Bank Namibia who admitted that he defrauded the bank of N$1,6 million over a period of almost three years has been sentenced to an effective prison term of six years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ortom Calls for Assistance for 100,000 Displaced Persons in Benue

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called for support from the federal government, public-spirited individuals, organisations, as well as the international community to tackle the humanitarian challenges associated with recent …

[This Day] Makurdi -Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called for support from the federal government, public-spirited individuals, organisations, as well as the international community to tackle the humanitarian challenges associated with recent attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Struggle for Democracy Goes Beyond Comical Antics

[Zimbabwe Independent] An astonishing 75 political parties are planning to participate in this year’s general election. Can you wrap your brain around that staggering figure?

[Zimbabwe Independent] An astonishing 75 political parties are planning to participate in this year's general election. Can you wrap your brain around that staggering figure?

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Expansion of First Industrial Park Reopens Old Wounds

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dukem -The scenic road from Addis Ababa to the small town of Dukem is peppered with signs of industry: warehouses and factories, garages and gas stations, newly-built rail tracks and a freshly paved highway.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dukem -The scenic road from Addis Ababa to the small town of Dukem is peppered with signs of industry: warehouses and factories, garages and gas stations, newly-built rail tracks and a freshly paved highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Timing of Genocide Consultations Criticised

[Namibian] GOVERNMENT’s special envoy on genocide reparations, Zed Ngavirue, says the ongoing consultations around the demands for reparations from Germany will continue, despite criticism of the timing.

[Namibian] GOVERNMENT's special envoy on genocide reparations, Zed Ngavirue, says the ongoing consultations around the demands for reparations from Germany will continue, despite criticism of the timing.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ten Key Takeaways From the Eskom 2017/18 Interim Financial Results

[Daily Maverick] A refreshing honesty and frankness in dealing with the critical issues facing the utility was revealed by new Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza and acting CEO Phakamani Hadebe at the long awaited and delayed Eskom interim financial results pr…

[Daily Maverick] A refreshing honesty and frankness in dealing with the critical issues facing the utility was revealed by new Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza and acting CEO Phakamani Hadebe at the long awaited and delayed Eskom interim financial results presentation for the six-month period ending 30 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Iivula-Ithana Denies Receiving Dismissal Letter

[Namibian] HOME affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana yesterday denied receiving a dismissal letter from President Hage Geingob by the time the news broke, saying she had only heard about it on social media.

[Namibian] HOME affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana yesterday denied receiving a dismissal letter from President Hage Geingob by the time the news broke, saying she had only heard about it on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gibeon Youth Protest Against Jobs for ‘Struggle Kids’

[Namibian] FRUSTRATED youth of Gibeon in the //Karas region yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration over what they claimed was the “unfair” employment of “struggle kids” at a time when there is high unemployment at the village.

[Namibian] FRUSTRATED youth of Gibeon in the //Karas region yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration over what they claimed was the "unfair" employment of "struggle kids" at a time when there is high unemployment at the village.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia