AllAfrica

0
0
0
s2smodern
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Andrew Herscowitz, coordinator for Power Africa, aims to double access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa within two decades. Speaking in a special briefing, Herscowitz said that tremendous progress had already been made and outlined how collaboration between different business and legislative bodies have contributed towards efforts.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Dalsan Radio] The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has pushed back plans to licence offshore acreage in an exercise originally slated to kick off on 7 November but now delayed until the end of the year.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[New Zimbabwe] The United Kingdom has maintained its pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to ensure the full realisation of human rights as well as end rampant corruption within government corridors.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Daily Maverick] At the start of the second SA Investment Conference on Wednesday 6 November 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa was upbeat as more than R100bn in investments was pledged by about a dozen companies and business partnership forums before morning tea.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[The Herald] Many Zimbabwean small to large businesses are turning to solar energy to try and overcome one of the country's worst challenges - prolonged electricity cuts. With the country experiencing a serious power crisis, using generators is proving to be unsustainable for many businesses given high expenses related to generators.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[The Conversation Africa] A serious multi-year drought in parts of South Africa's Northern and Eastern Cape provinces has seen a number of small towns threatened by total water supply failures and livestock farmers facing financial ruin.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Deutsche Welle] A new study that pinpoints Botswana as the origin of modern humans some 200,000 years ago has caused a flurry of debate among scientists, with some dismissing the research as deeply flawed.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A former cabinet minister in Tanzania, Charles Kitwanga told the parliament on Wednesday November 6 that Europe's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen, decided to invest in Rwanda after attempts to set up a car assembly in Tanzania failed due to 'deep-rooted bureaucracy.'

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Monitor] The Ministry of Educational officials yesterday assured the Parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports that they will investigate cases of alleged sexual harassment of Makerere University female students by security forces during last week's protests against the 15 per cent increment on tuition.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Nairobi News] Arsenal has appointed Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as captain.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Deutsche Welle] Gunmen ambushed five buses carrying workers for a Canadian gold mining company in an attack near a mine in Burkina Faso. It is the deadliest attack in five years of near constant Jihadist violence in the country.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[African Arguments] US universities treat Nigerian English as a foreign language. The Oscars say it is not foreign enough.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The South African parliament has heard a submission from two leading civil society organisations, calling for them to play their oversight role and stop government funding to the Grand Inga Dam Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yunus Carrim, chairperson of the Select Committee on Finance, said that he was "embarrassed" that it was the first time the issue of the project's feasibility and risks to the South African economy was ever brought to Parliament, and that the committee would put the

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Nairobi News] Ugandan police officers have been caught on camera smashing the windscreen of a car belonging to opposition leader Kiiza Besigye.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[This Day] Security in and around the Federal High Court, Abuja, was, on Wednesday, beefed up by officers of the Nigerian Police Force as Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow Protest, appeared for commencement of trial.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[RFI] France has announced the death of a top jihadist leader in Mali, as it continues to push for European support in fighting the Islamist insurgency in the Sahel.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has turned to last year's losing presidential election candidates to assist with ways to have sanctions imposed by Western powers lifted.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[New Zimbabwe] Leader of the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ), Bishop Johannes Ndanga has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa to find common ground for the good of the country.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[New Zimbabwe] Warren Park residents have dragged Harare City Council officials to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) over graft allegations in the allocation of stands in the high density suburb.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[New Zimbabwe] Government, desperate to avert a potentially crippling strike by its entire workforce, has dangled end of year bonuses as a carrot to stop the impending job action.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Africa Check] A message doing the rounds on WhatsApp claims three tick marks on a sent message means a government agency has read your chat and may take action against you.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Ghanaian Times] Despite the availability of support for deprived households in Accra to construct domestic toilets, there may not be a single household in one community with a population believed to be in excess of 100,000, whose residents have access to their own toilet, painstaking investigations suggest.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[The Herald] Government is working to normalise the situation at public hospitals following the dismissal of 77 doctors who went on an illegal strike recently. This was disclosed by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa while addressing the media after yesterday's Cabinet meeting.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[The Herald] Forty-four serving and former Cabinet ministers, permanent secretaries, parastatal bosses and legislators are facing "imminent" arrest for corruption, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) chairperson Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo has said. She said the commission was mainly focusing on criminal abuse of office, theft of funds, bribery and flouting of tender procedures, among other offences.

Read more from Original Source

0
0
0
s2smodern
[Vanguard] Aides of some past presidents, yesterday, picked holes in the Presidency's claims that former leaders demanded tips before awarding contracts.

Read more from Original Source