Upsurge in Chicken Runs in the City

[New Era] Windhoek -The Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua says the city does not allow the rearing of chickens and other livestock such as goats following reports that there is an upsurge in illegal chicken runs in the city.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua says the city does not allow the rearing of chickens and other livestock such as goats following reports that there is an upsurge in illegal chicken runs in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

South Africa’s Cape Rockjumper Numbers Are Falling and We’re Not Sure Why

[The Conversation Africa] The Cape Rockjumper (Chaetops frenatus) is a bird found only high in the mountains of south-western South Africa – and its days may be numbered.

[The Conversation Africa] The Cape Rockjumper (Chaetops frenatus) is a bird found only high in the mountains of south-western South Africa - and its days may be numbered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Is Mnangagwa’s Anti-Corruption Unit Illegal?

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to create a Special Anti-Corruption Unit in his office has sparked controversy, with legal experts questioning the constitutionality and legality of appointing such a handpicked panel of pr…

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to create a Special Anti-Corruption Unit in his office has sparked controversy, with legal experts questioning the constitutionality and legality of appointing such a handpicked panel of prosecutors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Goes to FIFA World Cup With No Wage or Sponsorship Disputes for the First Time

[This is Africa] Nigeria’s sports teams competing in major tournaments have previously experienced sponsorship problems and unfulfilled wage promises. The Super Eagles have experienced these issues far too many times. However, in 2018, the case is diff…

[This is Africa] Nigeria's sports teams competing in major tournaments have previously experienced sponsorship problems and unfulfilled wage promises. The Super Eagles have experienced these issues far too many times. However, in 2018, the case is different and there hasn't been any murmurs of sponsorship and wage disputes, touch wood.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Officials, Businesses and Traffickers Hide Billions from Cash-Starved Governments Offshore

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde's white-sand beaches to Niger's vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

All That Glitters Is Not Gold in the Fishing Industry

[Namibian] While access to quotas are a concern to many who started dusting off their files with company details and others who are running around to enquire about buying shelf companies in anticipation of the granting of new fishing rights, concern sh…

[Namibian] While access to quotas are a concern to many who started dusting off their files with company details and others who are running around to enquire about buying shelf companies in anticipation of the granting of new fishing rights, concern should also be raised about the way the fishing ministry is moving with the exploitation of our now scarce resource.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Research Commences On Local Antivenom

[New Era] Windhoek -The University of Namibia’s Dr Hage Geingob Campus has sent three young Namibian scientists to Turku University in Finland to undergo studies on snake venom.

[New Era] Windhoek -The University of Namibia's Dr Hage Geingob Campus has sent three young Namibian scientists to Turku University in Finland to undergo studies on snake venom.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Littering Causes Problems for Animals – Manungo

[Namibian] Littering not only leads to environmental pollution, but can cause health problems for animals as well, the lead adviser in the land reform ministry’s communal land development project says.

[Namibian] Littering not only leads to environmental pollution, but can cause health problems for animals as well, the lead adviser in the land reform ministry's communal land development project says.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Reserve Bank Governor Kganyago, a Voice of Reason Amid a Political Cacophony

[Daily Maverick] Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago is a level-headed man who remains above the political fray while steering the country’s macroeconomic policy. Kganyago is unassuming and brilliant, assets which got him appointed as the head of th…

[Daily Maverick] Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago is a level-headed man who remains above the political fray while steering the country's macroeconomic policy. Kganyago is unassuming and brilliant, assets which got him appointed as the head of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). So many would trust him when he says nationalising the Reserve Bank will be costly, risky and a cosmetic exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa