Femicide – Three Numbers About the Murdering of Women Investigated

[Africa Check] After the murder of young Johannesburg woman Karabo Mokoena (22) – allegedly by her ex-lover – the usual discussion about how to end femicide in South Africa followed. Africa Check vetted 3 figures used by a government minister.

[Africa Check] After the murder of young Johannesburg woman Karabo Mokoena (22) - allegedly by her ex-lover - the usual discussion about how to end femicide in South Africa followed. Africa Check vetted 3 figures used by a government minister.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rebels Welcome U.S. Extension of Sanctions Review Period

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Sudan’s armed opposition movements have welcomed the decision by Washington last night to extend the review period for relief of economic sanctions until October 12, 2017.

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Sudan's armed opposition movements have welcomed the decision by Washington last night to extend the review period for relief of economic sanctions until October 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

U.S. Varsity Don Canvasses Globally Competitive Engineers

[This Day] A Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and Vice Provost for Global Programmes at Pennsylvania University, USA, Michael Adewumi has stressed the need for the country to focus more attention in training engineers that will be glo…

[This Day] A Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering and Vice Provost for Global Programmes at Pennsylvania University, USA, Michael Adewumi has stressed the need for the country to focus more attention in training engineers that will be globally competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Telecoms Giant to Embark On Major Data Network Upgrade

[The Herald] Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, which controls 98 percent of the Long Term Evolution data customer market share, has announced a major data network upgrade that will see the mobile network market leader achieve 100 percent 3G coverage across the…

[The Herald] Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, which controls 98 percent of the Long Term Evolution data customer market share, has announced a major data network upgrade that will see the mobile network market leader achieve 100 percent 3G coverage across the country by the end of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kunene Delivers On Capital Projects

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Kunene Regional Council has witnessed a robust implementation of capital projects during the previous financial year, which saw the construction of 138 rural toilets and 15 houses under the mass housing programme.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Kunene Regional Council has witnessed a robust implementation of capital projects during the previous financial year, which saw the construction of 138 rural toilets and 15 houses under the mass housing programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mushrooming of Unregistered Schools a Concern

[New Era] Swakopmund -The director of education in Erongo Region, John Awaseb, has raised concern over the mushrooming of unregistered and unlicensed private schools at Walvis Bay.

[New Era] Swakopmund -The director of education in Erongo Region, John Awaseb, has raised concern over the mushrooming of unregistered and unlicensed private schools at Walvis Bay.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Central Region Holds Special Olympics

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Central Region Special Olympics competition kicked started at Mmadinare grounds on Monday where children and people living with physical and intellectual disabilities are taking part in the event, schedul…

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The annual Central Region Special Olympics competition kicked started at Mmadinare grounds on Monday where children and people living with physical and intellectual disabilities are taking part in the event, scheduled to end today.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Central Bank Seeks U.S.$500 Million Facility

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is seeking a $500 million facility to cover the foreign currency gap that will widen when the 2017 tobacco marketing season closes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Laptop Ban Lifted in Egypt, Morocco

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco’s airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

[Monitor] Egypt and Morocco's airlines have said a ban against carry-on laptops on US-bound flights has been lifted, leaving only two Saudi airports under the restrictions put in place in March.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda