Book Club in Lower Crossroads a Novel Approach to Building Confidence

[News24Wire] Every Saturday morning the KwaFaku Vulindlela Reading Club not only opens its doors, but a world of reading, to dozens of children in Lower Crossroads, about 20km outside of Cape Town.

[News24Wire] Every Saturday morning the KwaFaku Vulindlela Reading Club not only opens its doors, but a world of reading, to dozens of children in Lower Crossroads, about 20km outside of Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Bamboo Production to Boost Ecosystem, Create Jobs’

[Daily Trust] The Federal Ministry of Environment has said as part of the diversification process, it will partner with the private sector and other organisations in the development and utilisation of bamboo for the growth of the nation’s economy.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Ministry of Environment has said as part of the diversification process, it will partner with the private sector and other organisations in the development and utilisation of bamboo for the growth of the nation's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unpaid Oil Proceeds Can Funds Economic Recovery – NEITI

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has asked the federal government to finance Nigeria’s recovery from its present economic recession with about N7.2 trillion reportedly owed the federation as unpaid oil…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has asked the federal government to finance Nigeria's recovery from its present economic recession with about N7.2 trillion reportedly owed the federation as unpaid oil and gas incomes by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Swimming Icon Coventry Defends Country

[The Herald] SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry has for the umpteenth time defended her motherland and says despite being a white Zimbabwean she had never suffered any racial prejudices and has always felt at home in her country.

[The Herald] SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry has for the umpteenth time defended her motherland and says despite being a white Zimbabwean she had never suffered any racial prejudices and has always felt at home in her country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Maranatha to Share Namas Stage With Rebecca Malope

[Namibian] NAMIBIA’S rising gospel sensation Maranatha will share the stage with the legendary Rebecca Malope at the 2017 Namibian Annual Music Awards. The two will perform a medley of their songs ‘In his Presence’ and ‘Thula Africa’ respectively.

[Namibian] NAMIBIA'S rising gospel sensation Maranatha will share the stage with the legendary Rebecca Malope at the 2017 Namibian Annual Music Awards. The two will perform a medley of their songs 'In his Presence' and 'Thula Africa' respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

NCC Promises Improved Service By Network Operators

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given an undertaking that it would work towards ensuring an improvement in the quality of services provided by network operators in the country.

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given an undertaking that it would work towards ensuring an improvement in the quality of services provided by network operators in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Recent Attacks Show Pirates Still a Potent Threat – UN Agency

[UN News] Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged ships to follow advice of navies and that of the International Ma…

[UN News] Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged ships to follow advice of navies and that of the International Maritime Organization while planning passage through the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former Parastatal Boss Dube Won’t Give Up On U.S.$3,5 Million ‘Windfall’

[The Herald] Former Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube is seeking leave to appeal the Labour Court ruling that reversed a $3,5 million arbitral award he had won.

[The Herald] Former Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube is seeking leave to appeal the Labour Court ruling that reversed a $3,5 million arbitral award he had won.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cosafa Boss Chiyangwa Meets CAF President Ahmad

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa will lead his region’s leaders for their inaugural meeting with new CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in South Africa with expectations high that the Southern African bloc could finally play a more influe…

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa will lead his region's leaders for their inaugural meeting with new CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in South Africa with expectations high that the Southern African bloc could finally play a more influential role in the development of the continental game.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Council Pledges Support for Efforts to Stabilize CAR

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic (CAR) to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative …

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic (CAR) to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative to find a political solution to the situation in the crisis-torn country.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic