Stakeholders Hold Meeting On Land Policy

[The Point] The National Alliance for Food Security (NAFS), in collaboration with ActionAid-The Gambia, the International Food Security Network and the Ministry of Land and Regional Governance, commenced a two-day multi-stakeholders meeting to look at …

[The Point] The National Alliance for Food Security (NAFS), in collaboration with ActionAid-The Gambia, the International Food Security Network and the Ministry of Land and Regional Governance, commenced a two-day multi-stakeholders meeting to look at the status of the ongoing national land policy development on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fibre Backbone Project to Help Govt Smoke Out Ghost Workers

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has described the Malawi National fibre backbone project a timely solution in cleaning up the civil service which, has been for some time, termed home of ghost workers.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has described the Malawi National fibre backbone project a timely solution in cleaning up the civil service which, has been for some time, termed home of ghost workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Blamed for Press Freedom Drop

[Namibian] THE Namibia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa yesterday placed the blame for the country’s decline on Reporters Without Borders’ latest World Press Freedom Index squarely at the feet of government.

[Namibian] THE Namibia chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa yesterday placed the blame for the country's decline on Reporters Without Borders' latest World Press Freedom Index squarely at the feet of government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Setback for Beitbridge-Chirundu Dualisation

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT has put brakes on the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project, despite the recent hype around what could be Zimbabwe’s biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1980.

[Financial Gazette] GOVERNMENT has put brakes on the US$3 billion Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu dualisation project, despite the recent hype around what could be Zimbabwe's biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1980.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Caution Against Racist Behaviour

[Namibian] RACIAL discrimination is a serious offence in Namibia and those caught in such acts will face the full wrath of the law, sternly cautioned police spokesperson deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi yesterday.

[Namibian] RACIAL discrimination is a serious offence in Namibia and those caught in such acts will face the full wrath of the law, sternly cautioned police spokesperson deputy commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Media Integrity Key in Reclaiming Free Press Ranking

[New Era] News this week that Namibia has dropped in terms of global press freedom ranking leaves an unwanted black dot on our country’s efforts to strengthen its democracy.

[New Era] News this week that Namibia has dropped in terms of global press freedom ranking leaves an unwanted black dot on our country's efforts to strengthen its democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Government Admits ‘Printing’ Money

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s embattled administration has for the first time admitted printing money in the form of a virtual currency through the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), acknowledging this cannot be backed by United States dollar bank notes imported by local banks, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's embattled administration has for the first time admitted printing money in the form of a virtual currency through the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), acknowledging this cannot be backed by United States dollar bank notes imported by local banks, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Assures Diaspora of Their Role in Ghana’s Development

[Ghana Govt.] The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has told the Ghanaian Diaspora that the Akufo – Addo led government is focused on having an institutional mechanism to tap their capital and knowledge for the accelerated development of the country.

[Ghana Govt.] The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has told the Ghanaian Diaspora that the Akufo - Addo led government is focused on having an institutional mechanism to tap their capital and knowledge for the accelerated development of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana