Rundu, NTB to Boost Tourism At the Town

[New Era] Rundu -The Rundu Town Council (RTC) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) with the aim to collaborate on how to work together to enhance the tourism sector at the town. The MoU was signed in…

[New Era] Rundu -The Rundu Town Council (RTC) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) with the aim to collaborate on how to work together to enhance the tourism sector at the town. The MoU was signed in Rundu.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Will Be Allowed to Monitor Printing of Ballot Papers

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair Priscilla Chigumba says political parties will be invited to monitor the printing of ballot papers for this year’s elections but maintains the poll agency will not bow to any arm-twisting by loca…

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair Priscilla Chigumba says political parties will be invited to monitor the printing of ballot papers for this year's elections but maintains the poll agency will not bow to any arm-twisting by local politicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘White Monopoly Capital’ – Editors Launch Defamation Claim Against Defunct UK Firm

[News24Wire] Three prominent South African editors have lodged a defamation claim against AIG Europe, the insurer for now defunct Bell Pottinger, over the fallen UK media relations giant’s role in the so-called “white monopoly capital” media campaign.

[News24Wire] Three prominent South African editors have lodged a defamation claim against AIG Europe, the insurer for now defunct Bell Pottinger, over the fallen UK media relations giant's role in the so-called "white monopoly capital" media campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Swatf Member Paralysed From Car Accident

[New Era] Windhoek -A former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) member camping in Windhoek demanding government recognition as a war veteran is now wheelchair bound following a car crash that left him paralysed on one side.

[New Era] Windhoek -A former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) member camping in Windhoek demanding government recognition as a war veteran is now wheelchair bound following a car crash that left him paralysed on one side.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

KP Illest, Lioness Headline Eunic Music Festival

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibian rappers KP Illest and Lioness were chosen to perform at the first ever European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Cluster, in Namibia Music Festival to be hosted at the Warehouse Theatre on Saturday.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibian rappers KP Illest and Lioness were chosen to perform at the first ever European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Cluster, in Namibia Music Festival to be hosted at the Warehouse Theatre on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Vicious Cycle’ As Conflict Uproots Millions in Africa

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo was the worst-hit country in Africa, with almost 2.2 million people forced from home last year

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo was the worst-hit country in Africa, with almost 2.2 million people forced from home last year

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Mobile Money Start-Up MFs Wants to Have 400 Million Mobile Wallets By 2020 – It’s Already Nearly Halfway There

[Balancing Act] London -Mobile money in Africa started as a workaround with people exchanging airtime as a way of sending money. Out of this small seed of an idea has come a whole ecosystem that is both bigger than the traditional banking system but al…

[Balancing Act] London -Mobile money in Africa started as a workaround with people exchanging airtime as a way of sending money. Out of this small seed of an idea has come a whole ecosystem that is both bigger than the traditional banking system but also increasingly integrated into it, both nationally and globally. Russell Southwood talks to Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin