Ex ANC Provincial Chair Denies Campaigning for Deputy President

[News24Wire] Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu on Thursday downplayed rumours that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa’s supporters want him elected to a senior role in the party.

[News24Wire] Former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu on Thursday downplayed rumours that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's supporters want him elected to a senior role in the party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mahatlane – Positives Outweigh Negatives

[News24Wire] South Africa Under-19 coach, Lawrence Mahatlane felt his side were 20 runs short in the second Youth One-Day International which they lost to West Indies in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] South Africa Under-19 coach, Lawrence Mahatlane felt his side were 20 runs short in the second Youth One-Day International which they lost to West Indies in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Renewed Drive to Increase Power Generation Capacity

[New Times] The Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) is promoting a diversified power generation strategy to ease access to electricity and increase the country’s generation capacity, Emmanuel Kamanzi, the managing director, has said.

[New Times] The Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) is promoting a diversified power generation strategy to ease access to electricity and increase the country's generation capacity, Emmanuel Kamanzi, the managing director, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Beta TV Goes Off Air, Leaving Staff Unpaid

[Nyasa Times] One of the country’s private-owned televisions, Beta TV has suddenly vanished from the airwaves due to financial constraints despite acquiring a K266 million per season rights to broadcast live TNM Super League Games in 2016, Nyasa Times …

[Nyasa Times] One of the country's private-owned televisions, Beta TV has suddenly vanished from the airwaves due to financial constraints despite acquiring a K266 million per season rights to broadcast live TNM Super League Games in 2016, Nyasa Times can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Sauti Sol – Why We Used Emojis in ‘Friendzone’

[Nation] Sauti Sol’s new song “Friendzone” has some people scratching their heads in confusion, while others are praising it. The sound and video are definitely different from there other products, the animated emoji video being different from anything…

[Nation] Sauti Sol's new song "Friendzone" has some people scratching their heads in confusion, while others are praising it. The sound and video are definitely different from there other products, the animated emoji video being different from anything out in the Eastern African region. The group says the track and video were inspired by everyday things.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Obiano Urges More Igbo Investment in South East

[Guardian] Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged more Ndigbo to invest in the South East, as he commissioned a state of the art ultra modern Stanel mega centre in Awka, the state capital.

[Guardian] Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged more Ndigbo to invest in the South East, as he commissioned a state of the art ultra modern Stanel mega centre in Awka, the state capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Social Media Fury As UK Paper Describes Dar Es Salaam as ‘A Fishing Village’

[News24Wire] Social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fury after a British tabloid newspaper, Daily Mail, published a story that described Tanzania’s capital city as a “fishing village of Dar es Salaam”.

[News24Wire] Social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fury after a British tabloid newspaper, Daily Mail, published a story that described Tanzania's capital city as a "fishing village of Dar es Salaam".

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania