Namibia:Agribank Not a Charity, Farmers Told

[New Era] Windhoek -Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says the state-owned Agribank is not a charitable organisation and, thus, farmers who have outstanding loans with the bank must honour their contractual obligations.
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Namibia:Broll Namibia Signs Three-Year Wage Agreement

[New Era] Windhoek -A wage agreement, which includes a 6.5 percent annual wage increment over the next three years, was signed yesterday between Broll Namibia, a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, and the Broll Namibia Workers' Representative Council.
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Ghana:Parliament Approves Tax Exemptions, Development Agreement to Anglogold Ashanti

[Ghana Govt.] Parliament has approved a grant of fiscal concessions to Anglogold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited under a Tax Concession Agreement (TCA) between the Government of the Republic of Ghana and Anglogold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited.
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Namibia:Turkey Maintains Dealings in Namibia Are Clean

[New Era] Windhoek -One thing that has seemingly got Turkish business people hot under the collar is the insinuation that they tried to influence Namibian public tenders through corrupt means.
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A Yazidi mother’s torment in Iraq, four years after the genocide

"Without the children, I would have killed myself." Kocher, a Yazidi mother from Iraq, survived two years in "IS" captivity. The atrocities suffered have left her full of rage. Three of her children are still missing.
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Tanzania:Pay Dividends or Face the Music

[Daily News] ... President Magufuli tells 91 public institutions through the Treasury Registrar
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Date set for reunions of war-separated Korean families

The decision to continue the reunions was among the agreements reached between the North and the South at their landmark summit in April. Some 100 people will be allowed to participate.
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Sudanese foreign minister to discuss new oil recovery plan with South Sudan

KHARTOUM, June 22 (Reuters) - Sudan's foreign minister told reporters on Friday that Sudan will discuss new oil recovery plans with South Sudan President Salva Kiir during his visit to Khartoum.
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Africa:Why It’s Beneficial to Organise Smallholder Farmers Into Groups

[The Conversation Africa] The role of smallholder farmers has come under the spotlight in South Africa as the country navigates the tricky process of land reform. Smallholder farming is billed as the main avenue through which emerging black farmers are likely to grow their share of the country's agricultural economic activity.
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Namibia:Diamond Giants Clash Over Verification and Source Disclosure

[Namibia Economist] Heavyweight international diamond trader, the Rapaport Group, earlier this week levelled serious allegations against De Beers, accusing the world's biggest diamond miner of intentionally obscuring the source of origin of the diamonds it markets across its extended sightholder network.
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