‘Do Your Bit, Switch Off Your Lights for Earth Hour,’ Eskom Urges South Africans

[News24Wire] Eskom is urging South Africans to join the global community in raising awareness about climate change by switching their lights off during Earth Hour on Saturday night.

[News24Wire] Eskom is urging South Africans to join the global community in raising awareness about climate change by switching their lights off during Earth Hour on Saturday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Refugee Team Out of World Cross Country Meet

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gauteng MEC Receives Report On Charlotte Maxeke Roof Collapse

[News24Wire] Gauteng Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says he has received a report into the roof collapse at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital earlier this month and will reveal the finding before the end of March.

[News24Wire] Gauteng Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says he has received a report into the roof collapse at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital earlier this month and will reveal the finding before the end of March.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amnesty International Under Fire As More Groups Demand Expulsion

[Vanguard] More groups have thrown their weight behind recent calls for the sack of Amnesty International from the country owing to its claimed disreputable role in the current fight against Boko Haram in the North Eastern Nigeria.

[Vanguard] More groups have thrown their weight behind recent calls for the sack of Amnesty International from the country owing to its claimed disreputable role in the current fight against Boko Haram in the North Eastern Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dar Drivers Gear Up for Iringa Rally

[Daily News] AT least six drivers from Dar es Salaam clubs are expected to square it out during the Iringa Rally scheduled for April 22-23 in the Southern Highland region.

[Daily News] AT least six drivers from Dar es Salaam clubs are expected to square it out during the Iringa Rally scheduled for April 22-23 in the Southern Highland region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

500 Ugandans Shot Dead in Three Years

[Monitor] Entebbe -As the country mourns the gruesome killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his drivers and bodyguard, latest shooting statistics reveal what Internal Affairs minister has called “a dangerous tren…

[Monitor] Entebbe -As the country mourns the gruesome killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his drivers and bodyguard, latest shooting statistics reveal what Internal Affairs minister has called "a dangerous trend", with nearly 500 people shot dead in the last three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Museveni, Bashir Struck Deal to Release Sudanese Soldiers

[Monitor] Kampala -The release of Sudanese Prisoners of War (POW) by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) rebels early this month was a highly secretive mission executed by Uganda’s security and intelligence operatives.

[Monitor] Kampala -The release of Sudanese Prisoners of War (POW) by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) rebels early this month was a highly secretive mission executed by Uganda's security and intelligence operatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan