Uganda’s Slow Slide Into Crisis

[ICG] Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governan…

[ICG] Growing discontent threatens the dysfunctional and corrupt political system built by President Museveni, who is now manoeuvering to extend his three decades in power by raising a 75-year age limit on presidential candidates. As security, governance and economic performance deteriorates, Uganda needs urgent reforms to avoid greater instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Construction Sector Vital in Industrialisation

[Daily News] LOCAL contractors need to observe ethics and professional standards to compete with foreign contractors in major projects, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Joseph Nyamhanga has said.

[Daily News] LOCAL contractors need to observe ethics and professional standards to compete with foreign contractors in major projects, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Joseph Nyamhanga has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Post Office Finally Gets the Nod to Prove Grants Scheme Capacity

[News24Wire] The South African Post Office has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant scheme system, Parliament has heard.

[News24Wire] The South African Post Office has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant scheme system, Parliament has heard.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Won’t Save Itself – but the IMF Might

[Daily Maverick] The stock response to revelations that the corruption of the Zuptas now encompasses Treasury and the South African Revenue Service is one of shock, anger and impotent despair. But every cloud has a silver lining.

[Daily Maverick] The stock response to revelations that the corruption of the Zuptas now encompasses Treasury and the South African Revenue Service is one of shock, anger and impotent despair. But every cloud has a silver lining.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Frittelli Set Sights Higher After Breakout Season

[News24Wire] He started the year ranked just outside the top 150 in the world, but Dylan Frittelli has closed off the 2017 European Tour season at 68 on the Official World Golf Ranking, seemingly destined to become South Africa’s No 1 ranked player bef…

[News24Wire] He started the year ranked just outside the top 150 in the world, but Dylan Frittelli has closed off the 2017 European Tour season at 68 on the Official World Golf Ranking, seemingly destined to become South Africa's No 1 ranked player before too long.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria – Give Us Electricity and We’ll Build Africa

[Daily Maverick] Industry in Ariaria market in the city of Aba in south-east Nigeria’s Abia State is everywhere, but this could be scaled up if there was a proper electricity supply from the national grid. By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO and GREG MILLS.

[Daily Maverick] Industry in Ariaria market in the city of Aba in south-east Nigeria's Abia State is everywhere, but this could be scaled up if there was a proper electricity supply from the national grid. By OLUSEGUN OBASANJO and GREG MILLS.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mobile Phone Technology Course Gains Momentum

[Daily News] ABOUT 12 students of an electrical and mobile maintenance course have completed their theoretical and practical training through VSOMO application powered by Airtel and VETA.

[Daily News] ABOUT 12 students of an electrical and mobile maintenance course have completed their theoretical and practical training through VSOMO application powered by Airtel and VETA.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania