Teacher Accused of Kidnapping 15-Year-Old For Sex

[Namibian] Police at Keetmanshoop on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 45-year-old female teacher at Suiderlig Secondary School for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old Grade 9 school girl for sex.

[Namibian] Police at Keetmanshoop on Tuesday afternoon arrested a 45-year-old female teacher at Suiderlig Secondary School for allegedly abducting a 15-year-old Grade 9 school girl for sex.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Unions Reject Eskom’s Offer of 0%

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) reject Eskom’s wage offer of zero percent. Eskom management and the Eskom board demonstrated that they do not care about workers or their famili…

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) reject Eskom's wage offer of zero percent. Eskom management and the Eskom board demonstrated that they do not care about workers or their families. On the one hand the state has adopted an austerity budget that is attacking workers through VAT and fuel price increases; whilst on the other hand Eskom is denying workers their well-deserved wage increase.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Quashes Decision to Send Chiloba On Forced Leave

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Besieged Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission CEO Ezra Chiloba has triumphed against the decision by his employer to send him on a six month compulsory leave to pave way for internal audit.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Besieged Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission CEO Ezra Chiloba has triumphed against the decision by his employer to send him on a six month compulsory leave to pave way for internal audit.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia’s Pro-Poor Policies Bearing Fruits

[Ethiopian Herald] Recently, the Economist magazine in its article published under the title ‘Ethiopia’s scheme to help the poor is setting an example’ narrated a story about how the country is setting an example in helping the poor through its safety …

[Ethiopian Herald] Recently, the Economist magazine in its article published under the title 'Ethiopia's scheme to help the poor is setting an example' narrated a story about how the country is setting an example in helping the poor through its safety net program. In fact, the magazine claimed, if the program succeeds, it would become an example to other poor countries across the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

2 Foreigners Jailed for 10 Years for Being Part of Fake Currency Ring

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two foreigners have been jailed for 10 years after a Nairobi court found them guilty of being part of a transnational fake currency ring of about Sh111billion.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two foreigners have been jailed for 10 years after a Nairobi court found them guilty of being part of a transnational fake currency ring of about Sh111billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia’s Urban Infrastructural Development Program

[Ethiopian Herald] About 20.4 per cent of the total population of Ethiopia lives in urban areas, which has rendered it as one of the least urbanized countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this low level of urbanization, however, the country has one o…

[Ethiopian Herald] About 20.4 per cent of the total population of Ethiopia lives in urban areas, which has rendered it as one of the least urbanized countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this low level of urbanization, however, the country has one of the highest rates of urbanization even by the standards of developing countries, which is estimated at 4.1 per cent. This is also much higher than the average growth rate of the total national population, which is estimated at 3 per cent per annum.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Corporation, Maltries Soufflet Sign Land Lease Agreement to Build Malt Plant

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Maltries Soufflet, a French company has signed a land lease agreement yesterday with Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) to build barely malting plant in Bole Lemi II industrial park in Oromia State. The plan…

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Maltries Soufflet, a French company has signed a land lease agreement yesterday with Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) to build barely malting plant in Bole Lemi II industrial park in Oromia State. The plant has a capacity to producing 60,000 tons of malt and will commence production in 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sidama People Celebrate New Year

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – Fiche Chambalala, the traditional New Year celebration of the Sidama People, was colorfully celebrated on Tuesday at Hawassa, the capital of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ State (SNNP).

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - Fiche Chambalala, the traditional New Year celebration of the Sidama People, was colorfully celebrated on Tuesday at Hawassa, the capital of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' State (SNNP).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Regionalized Perspectives in Dealing With Nile Basin Crucial – Experts

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – Poor management of resources is the major cause of African backwardness, regional water resources experts stressed while calling for regionalized perspectives in the utilization of Nile basin water resource.

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - Poor management of resources is the major cause of African backwardness, regional water resources experts stressed while calling for regionalized perspectives in the utilization of Nile basin water resource.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia