Govt Seeks U.S.$1.6 Billion to Feed Starving Citizens

[East African] Despite the swift international response that saved millions of Somalis from starvation last year, an estimated 6.2 million people are still in need of humanitarian assistance.

[East African] Despite the swift international response that saved millions of Somalis from starvation last year, an estimated 6.2 million people are still in need of humanitarian assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Leads South African Delegation to Davos in Switzerland, 23 to 26 Jan

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting that will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting that will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda in Push for EAC Contingency Fund

[East African] Rwanda is pushing for a contingency fund to be included in the annual remittances that member states of the East African Community make towards the bloc’s consolidated fund.

[East African] Rwanda is pushing for a contingency fund to be included in the annual remittances that member states of the East African Community make towards the bloc's consolidated fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Standard Gauge Rail Boss Drives Local Content Campaign

[East African] Uganda has set a high bar on local content for the Chinese contractor picked to build its standard gauge railway as it seeks dividends for industries and workers from the $2.3 billion investment.

[East African] Uganda has set a high bar on local content for the Chinese contractor picked to build its standard gauge railway as it seeks dividends for industries and workers from the $2.3 billion investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Mourns the Loss of ICT Pioneer

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services has described the death of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) specialist, Libby Lloyd, as a great loss to the ICT sector.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services has described the death of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) specialist, Libby Lloyd, as a great loss to the ICT sector.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Orders Removal of Top Power Utility Executives, Appoints New Board

[South Africa] Government today announces a number of measures to strengthen governance at Eskom, including the appointment of new board members and stabilising management at the energy parastatal.

[South Africa] Government today announces a number of measures to strengthen governance at Eskom, including the appointment of new board members and stabilising management at the energy parastatal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eskom Chair Quits ‘In the Interest of the Country’

[News24Wire] Eskom chairperson Zethembe Khoza confirmed to Fin24 on Saturday that he submitted his resignation to Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown on Friday and he’s waiting for her to accept it.

[News24Wire] Eskom chairperson Zethembe Khoza confirmed to Fin24 on Saturday that he submitted his resignation to Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown on Friday and he's waiting for her to accept it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Appoints New Board for Corruption-Riddled Power Utility

[News24Wire] The removal of Eskom executives implicated in corruption is a practical action responding to the ANC’s commitment to confront corruption and state capture, the party pronounced on Saturday.

[News24Wire] The removal of Eskom executives implicated in corruption is a practical action responding to the ANC's commitment to confront corruption and state capture, the party pronounced on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

As Nene Awaits News On Eskom Top Job, DA Vows Khoza Won’t Go Scot-Free

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene told Fin24 on Saturday that the matter of whether he’ll be appointed as Eskom chair is “still under consideration” and he hopes for a conclusion before the end of the day.

[News24Wire] Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene told Fin24 on Saturday that the matter of whether he'll be appointed as Eskom chair is "still under consideration" and he hopes for a conclusion before the end of the day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

It’s Official: Antonio Mwanza Ditches FDD For PF

Antonio Mwanza has officially ditched the opposition Forum for Democracy and Development to join the ruling Patriotic Front. Antonio, who contested the Munali seat on the FDD ticket and lost to Nkandu Luo in 2016, was welcomed to the ruling … Continued

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Antonio Mwanza has officially ditched the opposition Forum for Democracy and Development to join the ruling Patriotic Front. Antonio, who contested the Munali seat on the FDD ticket and lost to Nkandu Luo in 2016, was welcomed to the ruling party by Mumbi Phirip – the deputy secretary general. The move will greet Antonio’s followers with shock considering that the upcoming politician recently had a meeting with Hakainde Hichilema to strike what would have been a deal of the opposition. Antonio has also been critical of the ruling party often emerging as the voice of reason among young people. The post It’s Official: Antonio Mwanza Ditches FDD For PF appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports