Consigning Inefficiencies At Ghanaian Ports

[Business Day] The presidency is waving the flag for change. The “Port Efficiency” revolution has swept through the maritime industry at whirlwind speed over the past few months and players in the industry have to keep pace with time lines drawn or fac…

[Business Day] The presidency is waving the flag for change. The "Port Efficiency" revolution has swept through the maritime industry at whirlwind speed over the past few months and players in the industry have to keep pace with time lines drawn or face the consequence.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NLA Will No Longer Chase Banker-to-Banker Operators

[Business Day] The lottery regulatory body, National Lottery Authority (NLA) has assured Banker-to-Banker lottery agents and writers that they will now operate without being harassed by Police.

[Business Day] The lottery regulatory body, National Lottery Authority (NLA) has assured Banker-to-Banker lottery agents and writers that they will now operate without being harassed by Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Islamic Finance Gaining Momentum

[Business Day] The Islamic world is increasingly seeing Ghana and other African countries as a destination for foreign investment, both on the institutional and corporate fronts.

[Business Day] The Islamic world is increasingly seeing Ghana and other African countries as a destination for foreign investment, both on the institutional and corporate fronts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Op-Ed – Rural Transformation As a Solution to Poverty in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Whilst rural areas are dynamic and vibrant communities, they are chronically under-invested in. Poverty rates tend to be at least double than that of urban centres. Subsistence farming and small-scale farming is key to achieving sustai…

[Daily Maverick] Whilst rural areas are dynamic and vibrant communities, they are chronically under-invested in. Poverty rates tend to be at least double than that of urban centres. Subsistence farming and small-scale farming is key to achieving sustainable development and a key source of livelihood for most of rural communities in South Africa. By MTHANDAZO NDLOVU.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The ANC’s Party Funding Rule Is Simple – We Do Not Accept Donations We Cannot Divulge

[Daily Maverick] The comprehensive nature of our input as the African National Congress to Parliament’s ad-hoc committee on political party financing arrangements in our country must serve to clarify all issues regarding our stance on this important, b…

[Daily Maverick] The comprehensive nature of our input as the African National Congress to Parliament's ad-hoc committee on political party financing arrangements in our country must serve to clarify all issues regarding our stance on this important, but controversial subject.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Op-Ed – SADC Is a Problem, Not a Solution to the DRC Crisis

[Daily Maverick] The SADC summit held in South Africa failed to make a correct assessment of the alarming situation that is prevailing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC government is again unable to organise the elections in December 2…

[Daily Maverick] The SADC summit held in South Africa failed to make a correct assessment of the alarming situation that is prevailing in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC government is again unable to organise the elections in December 2017, and SADC agrees with President Joseph Kabila even when it is clear that the crisis of electoral democracy is a deliberate and malicious attempt by him to preserve power as long as possible. The question is, is SADC simply incompetent or an accomplice in President Kabila'

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Little Progress Two Years After South Sudan Peace Deal

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan’s government claims progress is being made in implementing a peace agreement signed in 2015. But a closer look reveals that many pledges remain unfulfilled.

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's government claims progress is being made in implementing a peace agreement signed in 2015. But a closer look reveals that many pledges remain unfulfilled.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Tanzanian Farmers Must Become Competitive

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanian farmers are looking for opportunities to grow and sustain their business in complex environments. This requires not only improved inputs and technology but also new thinking, says Anaclet Rwegayura.

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanian farmers are looking for opportunities to grow and sustain their business in complex environments. This requires not only improved inputs and technology but also new thinking, says Anaclet Rwegayura.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S., Somalia Review Reports of Civilians Killed in Raid

[Deutsche Welle] US Africa Command says it’s assessing reports that 10 civilians were killed in an operation against Islamists in Somalia. American troops supported Somali forces in combat against al Shabaab militants.

[Deutsche Welle] US Africa Command says it's assessing reports that 10 civilians were killed in an operation against Islamists in Somalia. American troops supported Somali forces in combat against al Shabaab militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia