Ombudsman Demands Access to Info Law

[Namibian] Government’s refusal to publicly release the land resettlment list was criticised by Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday at the official commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to Information in Windhoek.

[Namibian] Government's refusal to publicly release the land resettlment list was criticised by Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday at the official commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to Information in Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Association of Manufacturers Hails Broadening of Surtax Items

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has welcomed the proposed extension on the number of items on which surtax applies as this will encourage production and promote the local industry.

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has welcomed the proposed extension on the number of items on which surtax applies as this will encourage production and promote the local industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Diamonds Audit Stalls – Minister

[The Herald] Government audit into the disappearance of diamonds worth billions of dollars in Marange has been stalled by court challenges and inaccessibility to relevant information from firms that used to extract gems in Chiadzwa, a Cabinet Minister …

[The Herald] Government audit into the disappearance of diamonds worth billions of dollars in Marange has been stalled by court challenges and inaccessibility to relevant information from firms that used to extract gems in Chiadzwa, a Cabinet Minister has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Red Cross Strengthens Response to Natural Disasters

[Malawi News Agency] Chikwawa -The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has introduced a new project in three districts of Chikwawa, Nsanje and Zomba whose objective is to enhance collaboration among various partners in responding to natural disasters.

[Malawi News Agency] Chikwawa -The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has introduced a new project in three districts of Chikwawa, Nsanje and Zomba whose objective is to enhance collaboration among various partners in responding to natural disasters.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

How the Market Can Convert Agricultural Commodities Into Career Pipelines

[263Chat] Besides climate change and environmental degradation, a major challenge facing many African rural communities is migration of skills and talent to urban centres. There is no price for guessing who wins in the competition for talent between ru…

[263Chat] Besides climate change and environmental degradation, a major challenge facing many African rural communities is migration of skills and talent to urban centres. There is no price for guessing who wins in the competition for talent between rural and urban communities. Building rural agricultural markets is one way of converting agricultural commodities and value chains into sustainable career pipelines for the young generation. Such a vision can be fuelled by rapid urbanization and the expansion of ICTs in

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Registrar-General’s Office Issues 100 000 IDs

[The Herald] The Registrar-General’s Office has issued nearly 100 000 identity cards in four weeks, amid reports that some refugees have been caught trying to fraudulently obtain the identification documents.

[The Herald] The Registrar-General's Office has issued nearly 100 000 identity cards in four weeks, amid reports that some refugees have been caught trying to fraudulently obtain the identification documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Construction Industry Still Faces Contractionary Pressure – Schlettwein

[New Era] Windhoek -During the past 18 months the construction industry experienced the most severe economic circumstances since 2009, with the activity rate in the sector contracting by 26 percent last year relative to 2015.

[New Era] Windhoek -During the past 18 months the construction industry experienced the most severe economic circumstances since 2009, with the activity rate in the sector contracting by 26 percent last year relative to 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Boerewors Competition Winners Announced

[Namibian] The 2017 Shoprite & Checkers Namibian Champion Boerewors competition winners were announced at an event hosted at Die Kraal Restaurant in Windhoek on 26 September.

[Namibian] The 2017 Shoprite & Checkers Namibian Champion Boerewors competition winners were announced at an event hosted at Die Kraal Restaurant in Windhoek on 26 September.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia