Innscor Loses U.S.$47,000 to Employee

[The Herald] An Innscor Africa employee, who allegedly swindled the company of raw materials worth $47 000, has appeared in court facing fraud charges. Thinkmore Mazvinde (35) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week.

[The Herald] An Innscor Africa employee, who allegedly swindled the company of raw materials worth $47 000, has appeared in court facing fraud charges. Thinkmore Mazvinde (35) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Brave Warriors Coach Isaacs Satisfied After Victory

[Namibian] Brave Gladiators coach Brian Isaacs expressed satisfaction with their 3-2 victory against Swaziland on Saturday, which served as preparation for the Cosafa Women’s Cup in Zimbabwe next month.

[Namibian] Brave Gladiators coach Brian Isaacs expressed satisfaction with their 3-2 victory against Swaziland on Saturday, which served as preparation for the Cosafa Women's Cup in Zimbabwe next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Pandef Fights Back, Insist They’re Niger Delta’s Authentic Voice

[Guardian] Warri -The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Edwin Kiagbodo Clark yesterday responded to its alleged overthrow by a coalition of militants under the platform of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA).

[Guardian] Warri -The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) led by Edwin Kiagbodo Clark yesterday responded to its alleged overthrow by a coalition of militants under the platform of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

13 School Pupils Injured After Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Taxi

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto, on Monday morning.

[News24Wire] A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto, on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Transformation of Jaguar from Musician to Mr Politician

[Nation] Starehe Member of Parliament-elect Jaguar, real name Charles Njagua, has so far managed to waltz his way into the hearts of city residents as he starts to take his responsibility as a legislator.

[Nation] Starehe Member of Parliament-elect Jaguar, real name Charles Njagua, has so far managed to waltz his way into the hearts of city residents as he starts to take his responsibility as a legislator.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ex-Koevoets Still Benefit Without Veterans’ Status

[Namibian] Namibian War Veterans Trust (Namvet) president Frans Jabulani yesterday said former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) and ex-Koevoet soldiers benefit in other ways, despite not being recognised as war veterans by the Namibian gover…

[Namibian] Namibian War Veterans Trust (Namvet) president Frans Jabulani yesterday said former South West Africa Territorial Force (SWATF) and ex-Koevoet soldiers benefit in other ways, despite not being recognised as war veterans by the Namibian government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Op-Ed – Has the National Health Insurance Process Been Captured?

[Daily Maverick] Barely a week after gazetting the latest White Paper as a policy document the National Department of Health abandoned its commitment to principles of equity and human rights when it gazetted a set of seven “institutions, bodies and com…

[Daily Maverick] Barely a week after gazetting the latest White Paper as a policy document the National Department of Health abandoned its commitment to principles of equity and human rights when it gazetted a set of seven "institutions, bodies and commissions" to take the National Health Insurance process forward with no apparent effort to inform key stakeholders -- even some who had made important submissions to the Green and White Papers. This begs the question: Are we having to confront another example of corporate sta

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Targets Low-Cost Irrigation Schemes

[The Herald] Government is targeting to develop 11 400 hectares of low-cost irrigation schemes under Public Sector Investment Programme in a bid to improve agriculture productivity levels. The development is set to increase the size of irrigable land a…

[The Herald] Government is targeting to develop 11 400 hectares of low-cost irrigation schemes under Public Sector Investment Programme in a bid to improve agriculture productivity levels. The development is set to increase the size of irrigable land as the country moves to produce all crops all year round. Government is also negotiating for agriculture equipment suppliers to provide $30 million worth of implements to kick start various irrigation projects in the last quarter of the year

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I Was Paid Sh500K to Sing Song Criticising Raila, Claims Musician

[Nation] Controversial Luo benga musician Tom Mboya Ang’ang’a, also known as Atomy Sifa, has claimed he was offered Sh500,000 by a Jubilee Party activist to sing a song criticising Nasa leader Raila Odinga.

[Nation] Controversial Luo benga musician Tom Mboya Ang'ang'a, also known as Atomy Sifa, has claimed he was offered Sh500,000 by a Jubilee Party activist to sing a song criticising Nasa leader Raila Odinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Solar Plant Will Add to National Grid

[Namibian] The N$120 million solar photovoltaic (PV) plant under construction near NamPower’s Kokerboom sub-station outside Keetmanshoop will be connected to the national grid by the end of September this year.

[Namibian] The N$120 million solar photovoltaic (PV) plant under construction near NamPower's Kokerboom sub-station outside Keetmanshoop will be connected to the national grid by the end of September this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia