Orange Invests $33 Million in Sierra Leone Expansion

[CAJ News] ORANGE has invested US$33 million in modernisation and expansion projects to enhance the reliability, coverage and network quality following its acquisition of Orange Sierra Leone. The majority of investments have already been realised with …

[CAJ News] ORANGE has invested US$33 million in modernisation and expansion projects to enhance the reliability, coverage and network quality following its acquisition of Orange Sierra Leone. The majority of investments have already been realised with 30 new radio sites on air and over half of the entire mobile network upgraded.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Police Say Illegal Military M4 Rifle Found in Wanjigi’s Mansion

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police have found seven firearms and 600 bullets in businessman Jimi Wanjigi’s Muthaiga mansion, including a military grade M4 rifle not allowed in civilian hands.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police have found seven firearms and 600 bullets in businessman Jimi Wanjigi's Muthaiga mansion, including a military grade M4 rifle not allowed in civilian hands.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Presents 2018-2020 Expenditure Framework to Reps

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP) to the House of Representatives in a bid to ensure the timely passage of the 2018 budget.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP) to the House of Representatives in a bid to ensure the timely passage of the 2018 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

204 Hospitals Added to NHIF Accredited List

[Nation] The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has added 204 public, private and faith-based hospitals and dispensaries to its list of accredited facilities, offering Kenyans more places to access healthcare.

[Nation] The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has added 204 public, private and faith-based hospitals and dispensaries to its list of accredited facilities, offering Kenyans more places to access healthcare.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gibson Backs ‘Talented’ Mulder for 2019

[News24Wire] Proteas coach Ottis Gibson believes that 19-year-old all-rounder Wiaan Mulder has a big international future and he says there is no reason why he can’t be part of the plans for the 2019 World Cup in England.

[News24Wire] Proteas coach Ottis Gibson believes that 19-year-old all-rounder Wiaan Mulder has a big international future and he says there is no reason why he can't be part of the plans for the 2019 World Cup in England.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Beware the Last Kicks of a Dying Horse

[Daily Maverick] With the run-up towards the Polokwane conference in 2007, the Mbeki people were undermining the contender for the Presidency of the ANC, Jacob Zuma. Public sentiment at the time from both the so-called progressive forces (SACP and Cosa…

[Daily Maverick] With the run-up towards the Polokwane conference in 2007, the Mbeki people were undermining the contender for the Presidency of the ANC, Jacob Zuma. Public sentiment at the time from both the so-called progressive forces (SACP and Cosatu) plus corporate South Africa was such that they all wanted to see Mbeki's back.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stich Fray Dominates Malawi UMP Awards – Voting Commences

[Nyasa Times] The rising Afro-pop and dancehall artist, Stich Fray has dominated the nomination list of this year’s Urban Music People (UMP) awards, gaining five nominations.

[Nyasa Times] The rising Afro-pop and dancehall artist, Stich Fray has dominated the nomination list of this year's Urban Music People (UMP) awards, gaining five nominations.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Culture Ministers of Sudan and Egypt Affirm Commitment to Directives of Leaders of Two Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Culture, al- Tayeb Hassan Badawi asserted that the Sudanese-Egyptian relations are deeply rooted, pointing to the agreement of the presidents of the two states, Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir, and Field Marshal, Ab…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Culture, al- Tayeb Hassan Badawi asserted that the Sudanese-Egyptian relations are deeply rooted, pointing to the agreement of the presidents of the two states, Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir, and Field Marshal, Abdel-Fatah al- Sisi, that the year 2017 will be the Sudanese-Egyptian culture year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan