Kidnaps – Listen to the Archbishops’ Counsel

[Monitor] In the run-up to the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations that was marked yesterday, the Catholic and Anglican archbishops held joint prayers at the Anglican and Catholic martyrs’ shrines in Namugongo, Wakiso. During the service at the Anglican Sh…

[Monitor] In the run-up to the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations that was marked yesterday, the Catholic and Anglican archbishops held joint prayers at the Anglican and Catholic martyrs' shrines in Namugongo, Wakiso. During the service at the Anglican Shrine, Kampala archdiocese Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga asked Ugandans to repent over the widespread kidnaps and killings of women and children.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

All Set for Macheso Mega Album Launch

[Zimbabwe Standard] For all his achievements and the remarkable trends he has set in music circles, Alick Macheso remains humble — a virtue that many celebrities quickly lose once success comes their way.

[Zimbabwe Standard] For all his achievements and the remarkable trends he has set in music circles, Alick Macheso remains humble -- a virtue that many celebrities quickly lose once success comes their way.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Footballers Giggs, Okocha Coming to Zimbabwe

[Zimbabwe Standard] Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is expected in the country on Thursday ahead of the high-profile exhibition football match between the World Class Legends and the Warriors Legends scheduled for the National Sports Stadium on Fri…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is expected in the country on Thursday ahead of the high-profile exhibition football match between the World Class Legends and the Warriors Legends scheduled for the National Sports Stadium on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Macheso to Take New Album to Mutare

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mutare fans are in for a treat when Alick Macheso takes his album Dzinosvitsa Kure to the city a day after its launch for a performance at The Platinum Bar on Saturday.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mutare fans are in for a treat when Alick Macheso takes his album Dzinosvitsa Kure to the city a day after its launch for a performance at The Platinum Bar on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Fixes August for Commencement of Ogoniland Clean-Up Remediation

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, weekend, revealed that the actual remediation exercise for the clean-up of Ogoniland in Rivers State would commence by August ending.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, weekend, revealed that the actual remediation exercise for the clean-up of Ogoniland in Rivers State would commence by August ending.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Pay TV Looks Set to Take a Hit From VOD Platforms, Pressure On DStv in South Africa From Netflix

[Balancing Act] London -Companies in Africa announce things when there’s good news but always claim confidentiality when things are not so bright. Earlier this month DStv made the odd move of naming its estimate of competitor Netflix’s subscriber numbe…

[Balancing Act] London -Companies in Africa announce things when there's good news but always claim confidentiality when things are not so bright. Earlier this month DStv made the odd move of naming its estimate of competitor Netflix's subscriber numbers. Russell Southwood looks through the lifted curtain and tries to work out what's going on.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lake Turkana Wind Power Project Set to Come On Line By September

[Nation] The Lake Turkana Wind Power project is expected to be connected to the national grid by September following the handing over to a Chinese contractor to set up the remaining section of high voltage wires for evacuation of the green energy.

[Nation] The Lake Turkana Wind Power project is expected to be connected to the national grid by September following the handing over to a Chinese contractor to set up the remaining section of high voltage wires for evacuation of the green energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya