4G Licences On the Cards but Already the Digital Transition Is Under Way in Kinshasa

[Balancing Act] London -According to a report in Le Potentiel Online, Minister of Posts, Telephones, New Information and Communication Technologies (PT-NTIC), Amy Ambatob announced at the end of February that 4G licences would be published within days….

[Balancing Act] London -According to a report in Le Potentiel Online, Minister of Posts, Telephones, New Information and Communication Technologies (PT-NTIC), Amy Ambatob announced at the end of February that 4G licences would be published within days. This has turned out to be a bit optimistic but changes are already under way in the market. Russell Southwood looks at how those changes are affecting the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

South Africa, Zambia Biggest Winners At CAF Awards

[CAJ News] Lusaka -NEWLY crowned champions, Zambia, and fellow Southern African rivals, South Africa have dominated the TOTAL Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations awards. Striker Patson Daka of Zambia was named the player of the tournament. His compatriot wa…

[CAJ News] Lusaka -NEWLY crowned champions, Zambia, and fellow Southern African rivals, South Africa have dominated the TOTAL Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations awards. Striker Patson Daka of Zambia was named the player of the tournament. His compatriot was man of the match in the 2-0 win over Senegal in the final on Sunday. South Africa won the Fair Play award. The team's forward, Luther Singh, finished topscorer with four goals and two assists. Daka and Singh also made the CAF Best XI for the junior tournament. Zambia, Senegal

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Emergency Shelter Offered to 15 000 Homeless From Hout Bay Blaze

[News24Wire] Emergency shelter has been made available to the 15 000 people affected by a devastating fire which on Saturday destroyed 3 500 homes in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, the City of Cape Town said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Emergency shelter has been made available to the 15 000 people affected by a devastating fire which on Saturday destroyed 3 500 homes in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, the City of Cape Town said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mining Firm Donates to 400 Families

[The Herald] Platinum producer Mimosa Mining Company has donated 20 tonnes of maize, five tonnes of sugar beans, 10 tonnes of soya chunks, two tonnes of potatoes, two tonnes of onions, 1 000 blankets and grocery to 400 families affected by recent flood…

[The Herald] Platinum producer Mimosa Mining Company has donated 20 tonnes of maize, five tonnes of sugar beans, 10 tonnes of soya chunks, two tonnes of potatoes, two tonnes of onions, 1 000 blankets and grocery to 400 families affected by recent floods in Mberengwa and Zvishavane.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dynamos Fires Blanks Against Black Rhinos

[The Herald] DYNAMOS coach Lloyd Mutasa said his rebuilding exercise has taken shape but is still concerned with the finishing which saw his side firing blanks in a friendly soccer match against Black Rhinos at Gwanzura yesterday.

[The Herald] DYNAMOS coach Lloyd Mutasa said his rebuilding exercise has taken shape but is still concerned with the finishing which saw his side firing blanks in a friendly soccer match against Black Rhinos at Gwanzura yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

2017 UTME – JAMB Begins Sales of Form

[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Monday, announced its plans to begin sale of forms for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Monday, announced its plans to begin sale of forms for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Igbobi Hospital Workers Threaten Indefinite Shutdown As Warning Strike Ends Tomorrow

[Guardian] As the ongoing national health workers strike enters its sixth day, workers at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos (NOHIL) have threatened to stop operations indefinitely, if their demands are not met by the end of the one-week w…

[Guardian] As the ongoing national health workers strike enters its sixth day, workers at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos (NOHIL) have threatened to stop operations indefinitely, if their demands are not met by the end of the one-week warning strike on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Mugabes, A First Family From Hell’

[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned President Robert Mugabe for allegedly hiring a private plane at a cost of US$1 million at a time the country is facing serious financial constraints.

[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned President Robert Mugabe for allegedly hiring a private plane at a cost of US$1 million at a time the country is facing serious financial constraints.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe