PDM Proposes Value-Addition Quota On Raw Materials

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani will propose in parliament this year that there be value addition to 30 percent of any Namibian raw materials – from mining to agriculture.

[New Era] Windhoek -Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani will propose in parliament this year that there be value addition to 30 percent of any Namibian raw materials - from mining to agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Nxasana Files Appeal Papers in Golden Handshake Saga

[News24Wire] Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana has turned to the Constitutional Court following a court ruling relating to his settlement and golden handshake.

[News24Wire] Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana has turned to the Constitutional Court following a court ruling relating to his settlement and golden handshake.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IMF Says Ramaphosa Agrees Reforms Needed to Cut Inequality

[IMF] International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde met the Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, today in Davos. They discussed recent developments and the outlook in South Africa. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Managing Director made the following statement:

[IMF] International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde met the Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, today in Davos. They discussed recent developments and the outlook in South Africa. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Managing Director made the following statement:

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judge Kisanga Passes Away

[Daily News] Retired Judge Robert Kisanga has passed away at Regency Hospital in Dar es Salaam where he was receiving treatment, Wednesday morning reports confirm.

[Daily News] Retired Judge Robert Kisanga has passed away at Regency Hospital in Dar es Salaam where he was receiving treatment, Wednesday morning reports confirm.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Three, Including Infant Crashed to Death in Kisumu By Tanker

[Capital FM] Kisumu -Three, including a baby, died on Tuesday night when a petroleum tanker overturned on a tuk-tuk at Kachok junction in Kisumu along the highway linking the lakeside city to Nairobi.

[Capital FM] Kisumu -Three, including a baby, died on Tuesday night when a petroleum tanker overturned on a tuk-tuk at Kachok junction in Kisumu along the highway linking the lakeside city to Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tourism to Rake in U.S.$311 Million By 2020

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian hospitality industry is projected to inject N$26.4 billion in Namibian coffers by the year 2020 through tourism and other related value-added activities and services within the industry. That amount would be equal to 11…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibian hospitality industry is projected to inject N$26.4 billion in Namibian coffers by the year 2020 through tourism and other related value-added activities and services within the industry. That amount would be equal to 11.7 percent of Namibia's overall gross domestic product (GDP). Further, the hospitality industry is projected to create 123,000 job opportunities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Boda Boda Riders Launch Bike Hailing App

[Capital FM] Kenya -Boda Boda Safety Association of Kenya has launched a new app called Juu boda that will connect riders to customers in what the Association says will streamline the industry and inject discipline.

[Capital FM] Kenya -Boda Boda Safety Association of Kenya has launched a new app called Juu boda that will connect riders to customers in what the Association says will streamline the industry and inject discipline.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Works in Cuando River Fluvial Channel’s Is Positive – Minister of Transport

[ANGOP] Menongue -The 99 percent of the river channel’s works on the Cuando river, linking the regions of Shangombo (Zambia) and Rivungo (Cuando Cubango / Angola), was considered positive this Monday by the Transport Minister, Augusto Tomás.

[ANGOP] Menongue -The 99 percent of the river channel's works on the Cuando river, linking the regions of Shangombo (Zambia) and Rivungo (Cuando Cubango / Angola), was considered positive this Monday by the Transport Minister, Augusto Tomás.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Amid Growing Insecurity, Time to Reassess UN Peacekeeping Presence in Mali, Security Council Told

[UN News] Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali’s central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping prese…

[UN News] Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali's central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping presence in the West African country to reflect the changing circumstances on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali