M-Pesa Agents Say 1 Million Jobs at Risk in Nasa Boycott Call

[Nation] M-Pesa agents have condemned the opposition Nasa for calling on its supporters to boycott Safaricom’s products saying the move will result in the loss of many jobs.

[Nation] M-Pesa agents have condemned the opposition Nasa for calling on its supporters to boycott Safaricom's products saying the move will result in the loss of many jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NAPPA Unveils Youth-Friendly Clinic in Kavango

[New Era] Rundu -The Namibia Planned Parenthood Association (NAPPA) on Friday introduced a youth-friendly health mobile clinic van that will complement its services in both Kavango East and Kavango West regions.

[New Era] Rundu -The Namibia Planned Parenthood Association (NAPPA) on Friday introduced a youth-friendly health mobile clinic van that will complement its services in both Kavango East and Kavango West regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Stanbic Named Best Private Bank in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

[East African] Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.

[East African] Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Telkom, Police Tighten Grip on Top Spot

[Nation] Kenya Police and Telkom consolidated their leads at the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men and women’s Premier League after last weekend’s round of matches.

[Nation] Kenya Police and Telkom consolidated their leads at the top of the Kenya Hockey Union men and women's Premier League after last weekend's round of matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Namibia Gets Over U.S. $30 Million War Chest to Fight HIV

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the USA to add N$435 million of funding under the US government’s President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), to help fight against the HIV/AIDS pan…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the USA to add N$435 million of funding under the US government's President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), to help fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Majority of Sexual Offences Never Make It to Trial’

[News24Wire] Despite a high conviction rate, the reality is that an underwhelming 18.4% of reported sexual offences cases ever make it to trial.This was revealed by a researcher during a joint press briefing by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) …

[News24Wire] Despite a high conviction rate, the reality is that an underwhelming 18.4% of reported sexual offences cases ever make it to trial.This was revealed by a researcher during a joint press briefing by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on the outcomes of the National Forum on the Implementation of the Sexual Offences Act.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africans Eye Investment Prospects in Troubled DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -SOUTH African companies eager to invest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not deterred by the political problems in the Central African nation. Some 29 businesspeople from the Southern African country are in DRC for the…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -SOUTH African companies eager to invest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not deterred by the political problems in the Central African nation. Some 29 businesspeople from the Southern African country are in DRC for the of the eighth Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) scheduled to take place in Kinshasa and Lubumbashi until November 11. The objective of the ITI, organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), is to increase trade and deepen bilateral relations between South Africa a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Out of Ten Rural People Food Insecure – Report

[New Era] Windhoek -The debilitating droughts of the past four years may be over, but the latest Vulnerability Assessment Committee Results show that the number of people facing food shortage is around 214,170, while the population living below the liv…

[New Era] Windhoek -The debilitating droughts of the past four years may be over, but the latest Vulnerability Assessment Committee Results show that the number of people facing food shortage is around 214,170, while the population living below the livelihood protection threshold is estimated at an all-time high of 798,384 for 2017/18.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia