Nambinga Clings On By Fingertips

[New Era] Windhoek -The current president of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), Jeremiah Nambinga, is holding onto his position by his fingertips after Windhoek High Court Judge Shafimana Uitele granted him an interdict against 18 members of h…

[New Era] Windhoek -The current president of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), Jeremiah Nambinga, is holding onto his position by his fingertips after Windhoek High Court Judge Shafimana Uitele granted him an interdict against 18 members of his national executive committee (NEC) to bar them from ousting him as president.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Northern Ugandan Women Dare Men After Training By UN Women

[Observer] In July this year, UN Women trained 250 LC-III women councillors from ten districts about their responsibilities in local leadership. They were encouraged, among others, to form caucuses that would help them push a female-sensitive agenda du…

[Observer] In July this year, UN Women trained 250 LC-III women councillors from ten districts about their responsibilities in local leadership. They were encouraged, among others, to form caucuses that would help them push a female-sensitive agenda during council meetings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Vaccination Is Our Greatest Weapon Against Under-5 Mortality’

[Vanguard] Expert has decried the recent statistics released by World Health Organisation, WHO, which shows that Nigeria has the highest burden of unvaccinated children worldwide, saying “with the series of benefits derived from vaccination it’s unacce…

[Vanguard] Expert has decried the recent statistics released by World Health Organisation, WHO, which shows that Nigeria has the highest burden of unvaccinated children worldwide, saying "with the series of benefits derived from vaccination it's unacceptable for a country like Nigeria not to embrace vaccination against childhood killer diseases."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Khama Bids Nation Farewell

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday bid Batswana farewell as his tenure comes to an end in March next year.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday bid Batswana farewell as his tenure comes to an end in March next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

World Bank Lists 3 Main Action Points for Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank has proposed three measures for Tanzania if the country is to improve budget implementation and business environment–often cited as the major drivers of economic growth. Tanzania targetted 7.1 per cent economic …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank has proposed three measures for Tanzania if the country is to improve budget implementation and business environment--often cited as the major drivers of economic growth. Tanzania targetted 7.1 per cent economic growth in 2017, but the Breton Woods institution has lowered its own projection down to 6.6 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Five Suicides Recorded Over Weekend

[New Era] Windhoek -Five people took their own lives over the weekend. According to the Namibian police (Nampol), four men and a woman’s lifeless bodies were found hanging from the roof beams of their homesteads.

[New Era] Windhoek -Five people took their own lives over the weekend. According to the Namibian police (Nampol), four men and a woman's lifeless bodies were found hanging from the roof beams of their homesteads.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Swakara Celebrates 110 Years in Splendid Style

[New Era] Windhoek -The Swakara industry last week celebrated its 110th anniversary in a splendid way in Keetmanshoop with representatives from the Copenhagen Fur and other international associates in the pelts industry also attending the Annual Genera…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Swakara industry last week celebrated its 110th anniversary in a splendid way in Keetmanshoop with representatives from the Copenhagen Fur and other international associates in the pelts industry also attending the Annual General Meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia