ZimTrade Engages Leather Expert

[The Herald] ZimTrade has engaged a senior PUM Leather and Textile expert to conduct a scoping exercise of the leather sector in Zimbabwe. The expert, Dutch national, Hans Akkerman has over 40 years’ experience in advising manufacturers in the EU and S…

[The Herald] ZimTrade has engaged a senior PUM Leather and Textile expert to conduct a scoping exercise of the leather sector in Zimbabwe. The expert, Dutch national, Hans Akkerman has over 40 years' experience in advising manufacturers in the EU and South America on Strategy, Organisation, Marketing and Technology. He will be engaging more than 20 manufactures of leather products and footwear in Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru, Marondera and Kadoma.The engagements are aimed at identifying ways to improve the operational effic

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MVA Pays Out Millions in Accident Claims

[New Era] Windhoek -The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund so far this year spent N$9.5 million on paying injury grants to 95 people involved in car accidents. In addition, N$142.5 million was paid out to 95 victims of car accidents, as medical grants.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund so far this year spent N$9.5 million on paying injury grants to 95 people involved in car accidents. In addition, N$142.5 million was paid out to 95 victims of car accidents, as medical grants.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

President Omar Bashir Honors the Graduation Ceremony of the 14th Higher Military Academy’s Fellowship

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, honored the graduation ceremony of the 14th Higher Academy Fellowship, of the Police Higher Academy, Ribat University in Khartoum, in the Police Club in Burre, Khartoum.

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, honored the graduation ceremony of the 14th Higher Academy Fellowship, of the Police Higher Academy, Ribat University in Khartoum, in the Police Club in Burre, Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt Must Take Heed – Ignoring Inequality and Race Got Trump Elected

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -We don’t know what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for South Africa. But what South Africans should know is that America has just elected its most dangerous president ever because it has not dealt with two pr…

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -We don't know what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for South Africa. But what South Africans should know is that America has just elected its most dangerous president ever because it has not dealt with two problems the country has also ducked: inequality and race. Our future, too, may be perilous if we ignore this warning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Considering the Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -The discovery and exploitation of very large shale gas reserves in countries like the United States have transformed the energy market. South Africa may also possess potentially large resources of shale gas. This co…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -The discovery and exploitation of very large shale gas reserves in countries like the United States have transformed the energy market. South Africa may also possess potentially large resources of shale gas. This could have a significant positive impact on the country's energy balance should it be decided to exploit these resources.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Scientists Seek Solutions to Higher Education Crisis

[The Conversation Africa] The South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) has decided it is time to speak out about the country’s higher education crisis. The academy constitutes 50 young academics and 20 alumni from multiple disciplines – including…

[The Conversation Africa] The South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) has decided it is time to speak out about the country's higher education crisis. The academy constitutes 50 young academics and 20 alumni from multiple disciplines - including health sciences, natural and social sciences, engineering and the humanities. They are selected on academic merit from institutions of higher education and research.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crisis Could Become a Monster if Zuma is Left Unchecked

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The events of the past few weeks in South Africa, including the release of the Public Protector’s state capture report, are signs of how the country’s condition has been corroded under President Jacob Zuma’s lead…

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The events of the past few weeks in South Africa, including the release of the Public Protector's state capture report, are signs of how the country's condition has been corroded under President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Rejects No-Confidence Vote Against President Zuma

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived a vote of no-confidence in his leadership. The opposition DA has been pushing for Zuma’s resignation in the wake of allegations contained in the ‘State Capture’ report.

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has survived a vote of no-confidence in his leadership. The opposition DA has been pushing for Zuma's resignation in the wake of allegations contained in the 'State Capture' report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Musician Frankiss Stabbed to Death

[Times of Zambia] A ZAMBIAN musician, Frankiss, has been stabbed to death with a knife by a female suspected to be his girlfriend after a dispute in the early hours of yesterday in Lusaka.

[Times of Zambia] A ZAMBIAN musician, Frankiss, has been stabbed to death with a knife by a female suspected to be his girlfriend after a dispute in the early hours of yesterday in Lusaka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia