news From All Africa
- Swaziland: Swaziland Drought – Truth Revealed
[Swazi Media] The drought in Swaziland that its absolute monarch King Mswati III declared was over has devastated the kingdom, a United Nations report revealed.
- Africa: 3 African Tech Start-Up Fallacies – APPs, Scaling Up and Roll-Out Exploded
[Innovation in Africa] Enormous amounts of effort and funding are going into African tech start-ups. But nobody is warning new tech start-up founders about three big potholes in any road they want to build to the future. Russell Southwood seeks to unpack why some of those potholes exist.
- Africa: Black Namibian President Can Have More Than One Spouse
[New Era] Windhoek -A black Namibian president is, according to law, able to have more than one spouse whose salary will be paid by the state, as per the provisions of the Presidential Remuneration and Other Benefits Bill tabled in parliament this week.
- Africa: Africa's Two Superpowers Try to Kiss and Make Up
[ISS] President Jacob Zuma will travel to Nigeria next week with a large delegation of ministers and business leaders in a concerted attempt to repair the strained relations between Africa’s two largest powers.
- Nigeria: 'U.S.$20 Billion Idle in Private Accounts'
[Daily Trust] Central Bank Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele has said over $20billion is idle in domiciliary account of private individuals at a time when the country is facing foreign exchange crisis.
- Southern Africa: Former Mozambican Rebel Group Accused of Recruiting Youths
[New Zimbabwe] Nyanga -Mozambican opposition, Renamo, is reportedly recruiting hungry Zimbabwean youths who live near the border to join its military wings as tension between the ruling Frelimo and the former rebel group reach boiling point.
- Africa: South Africa Has a Draft Sanitation Policy, At Last
[GroundUp] But where are the timeframes?
- Somalia: Former Journalist Sentenced to Death for Assisting Al-Shabaab
[Shabelle] A Somali military court has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters.
- Zimbabwe: Diamond Miners Robbed Us – Mugabe
[The Herald] President Mugabe said Government has not received meaningful returns from the Chiadzwa diamond fields and that private companies mining there have robbed the State. He said the consolidation of mining activities in Chiadzwa had not in any way affected relations between Zimbabwe and China.
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