ANC MP Hits Back at Claims She ‘Insulted’ Fellow Party Members

[News24Wire] African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza has denied she insulted ANC colleagues following a boycott of a meeting she chaired last week, saying she was responding to their initial taunts.

[News24Wire] African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza has denied she insulted ANC colleagues following a boycott of a meeting she chaired last week, saying she was responding to their initial taunts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Digitalising Nigeria’s Oil Operations for Maximum Efficiency

[Premium Times] By embracing a digital revolution in its oil and gas facilities, Nigeria could propel itself from the shadows of persistent underperformance to become a global energy powerhouse. This will be a catalyst for industrialisation and growth …

[Premium Times] By embracing a digital revolution in its oil and gas facilities, Nigeria could propel itself from the shadows of persistent underperformance to become a global energy powerhouse. This will be a catalyst for industrialisation and growth in many other economic sectors too, says Onyeche Tifase, Siemens Nigeria CEO.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gupta Media Companies Sold to Former Govt Spokesperson

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta family’s Oakbay Investments announced on Monday it had sold its media companies ANN7 and The New Age to their ally Mzwanele “Jimmy” Manyi. His history shows the outlets are likely to continue as mouthpieces for government fac…

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta family's Oakbay Investments announced on Monday it had sold its media companies ANN7 and The New Age to their ally Mzwanele "Jimmy" Manyi. His history shows the outlets are likely to continue as mouthpieces for government factions. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SADC Gives Lesotho New Deadline

[SAnews.gov.za] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has ordered the new Lesotho government to submit a clear time-bound roadmap on the implementation of all SADC decisions and those of the Commission of Inquiry by November 2017.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has ordered the new Lesotho government to submit a clear time-bound roadmap on the implementation of all SADC decisions and those of the Commission of Inquiry by November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Japanese Government Give Boost to Rice Production

[Observer] Thousands of local farmers are said to be benefiting from the Japanese Rice Grant project in five Ebola affected counties in Liberia, namely, Bomi, Lofa, Cape Mount, Grand Bassa and Montserrado. The rice project is being sponsored by the Jap…

[Observer] Thousands of local farmers are said to be benefiting from the Japanese Rice Grant project in five Ebola affected counties in Liberia, namely, Bomi, Lofa, Cape Mount, Grand Bassa and Montserrado. The rice project is being sponsored by the Japanese Government through the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, with Community of Hope Agriculture Project (CHAP) as one of the main implementing partners. The project is aimed at building the capaci

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Exceed One Million – UN Renews Appeal for Help

[UN News] As the number of refugees from South Sudan in Uganda passes one million – the vast majority of whom are women and children – the United Nations refugee agency today reiterated its call for urgent additional support.

[UN News] As the number of refugees from South Sudan in Uganda passes one million - the vast majority of whom are women and children - the United Nations refugee agency today reiterated its call for urgent additional support.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Baleka Mbete Must Now Lay Criminal Charges Against SABC Liars

[DA] Now that the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has finally tabled the report from Parliament’s Legal Services Unit identifying those who mislead or lied to the SABC Ad Hoc committee, she must ensure that criminal charges are laid aga…

[DA] Now that the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has finally tabled the report from Parliament's Legal Services Unit identifying those who mislead or lied to the SABC Ad Hoc committee, she must ensure that criminal charges are laid against them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa