The Imperatives of Attracting Investment

[Guardian] Economists are unanimous in their view that local and foreign direct investments are key to a nation’s economic growth. Investment is particularly needed to complement economic growth and in the transfer of appropriate technology, the transf…

[Guardian] Economists are unanimous in their view that local and foreign direct investments are key to a nation's economic growth. Investment is particularly needed to complement economic growth and in the transfer of appropriate technology, the transfer of knowledge and access to foreign markets. Moreover, every level of investment is necessary for boosting employment, reducing inflation and in augmenting food production and in improving the living standards of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Acting Provincial Commissioner Confident With Team Investigating Political Related Cases

[SAPS] The Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa has been following the investigation of political related cases in the province very closely and has indicated that the community can be re-assured that these cases are receiving seri…

[SAPS] The Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa has been following the investigation of political related cases in the province very closely and has indicated that the community can be re-assured that these cases are receiving serious attention.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Councillor’s Death Another Worrying Statistic

[Daily Maverick] Mourners, politicians and protesters mingled at the home of Sindiso Magaqa, a young politician who defied death in a hail of bullets, recovered, only to die suddenly two months later of what seemed like heart failure. If a certain pres…

[Daily Maverick] Mourners, politicians and protesters mingled at the home of Sindiso Magaqa, a young politician who defied death in a hail of bullets, recovered, only to die suddenly two months later of what seemed like heart failure. If a certain presidential contender has her way, he wouldn't be just another on the long list of apparent assassinations to take place in KwaZulu-Natal: he'd be the last. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Missing Two-Year-Old Sought By Police in Nongoma

[SAPS] Nongoma police are making an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing two-year-old child, Esinhle Bongiswa Ntshangase of Esiyembeni Reserve, Mtubatuba. According to the mother, on 4 September 2017, she arrived with the child at…

[SAPS] Nongoma police are making an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing two-year-old child, Esinhle Bongiswa Ntshangase of Esiyembeni Reserve, Mtubatuba. According to the mother, on 4 September 2017, she arrived with the child at her boyfriend's homestead in Maye Reserve, Nongoma and the child ran to her grandmother. The mother alleges that she left the child with her mother-in-law but an hour later, the grandmother said that she gave the child a fruit and she said that she was going back t

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Deputies to Boko Haram Leader Shekau Killed – Nigerian Army

[Premium Times] Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terror group, were killed in successful military operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day, an official has said.

[Premium Times] Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terror group, were killed in successful military operations at Alafa in Borno on Sallah day, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elections Bad for Business, Say Chief Executives in Bank Survey

[Nation] Business conditions in Kenya deteriorated sharply last month on the back of uncertainty over the General Election, according to the latest Stanbic Bank-HIS Markit Purchasing Manager’s Index. The situation is likely to persist after the Supreme…

[Nation] Business conditions in Kenya deteriorated sharply last month on the back of uncertainty over the General Election, according to the latest Stanbic Bank-HIS Markit Purchasing Manager's Index. The situation is likely to persist after the Supreme Court nullified the Presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SADC to Send Fact Finding Mission to Lesotho

[SAnews.gov.za] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will on Thursday send a fact finding mission to Lesotho following the assassination of Lesotho Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motsomotso.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will on Thursday send a fact finding mission to Lesotho following the assassination of Lesotho Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Motsomotso.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

African Countries Must Collaborate to Fix Tax Challenges

[Daily Maverick] Sub-Saharan Africa is leading all other regions on illicit financial flows. If the continent is to improve the lives of its citizens, then stemming these illegal flows and improving domestic resource mobilisation is crucial. By LOGAN W…

[Daily Maverick] Sub-Saharan Africa is leading all other regions on illicit financial flows. If the continent is to improve the lives of its citizens, then stemming these illegal flows and improving domestic resource mobilisation is crucial. By LOGAN WORT.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa