Political Analyst Mandaza Urges Ban On ‘Biased’ AU, SADC Observers

[New Zimbabwe] Top academic and publisher Ibbo Mandaza has called for the banning of African missions from observing elections on the continent insisting they were a “disaster” as shown through alleged partisanship towards incumbents.

[New Zimbabwe] Top academic and publisher Ibbo Mandaza has called for the banning of African missions from observing elections on the continent insisting they were a "disaster" as shown through alleged partisanship towards incumbents.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Adaptability in the Energy Sector Is Key to South Africa’s Success

[Daily Maverick] If Numsa is genuinely interested in protecting the very real interests of its members, it would be advisable for them join forces with the renewables sector in exploring how best to maximise job creation, economic development, progress…

[Daily Maverick] If Numsa is genuinely interested in protecting the very real interests of its members, it would be advisable for them join forces with the renewables sector in exploring how best to maximise job creation, economic development, progressive environmental standards, and ethical business practices. By DAVID MASURIEK

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

3G Sites Deployed in KZN Rural Areas

[CAJ News] VODACOM has deployed seven new base stations in the deep rural areas of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province. The 3G sites covering 637 km2 are to benefit 50 000 people in the northeastern Umhlabuyalingana Municipality.

[CAJ News] VODACOM has deployed seven new base stations in the deep rural areas of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Province. The 3G sites covering 637 km2 are to benefit 50 000 people in the northeastern Umhlabuyalingana Municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eleventh-Hour Objection to Renewables Indicates Urgent Need for a Just Energy Transition Plan

[Daily Maverick] We must define the best vision for Renewable Energy: who should build it, who should own it, how it should be run. Then, to determine how we get to this point, we need a Just Energy Transition plan. By RICHARD HALSEY.

[Daily Maverick] We must define the best vision for Renewable Energy: who should build it, who should own it, how it should be run. Then, to determine how we get to this point, we need a Just Energy Transition plan. By RICHARD HALSEY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alleged Soweto School Sexual Assault By Cop a Gross Form of Betrayal, Says Children’s NGO

[News24Wire] Children’s NGO Teddy Bear Clinic on Wednesday said it was appalled that an official who was meant to protect sexual victims allegedly ended up harming them.

[News24Wire] Children's NGO Teddy Bear Clinic on Wednesday said it was appalled that an official who was meant to protect sexual victims allegedly ended up harming them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mnangagwa Kicks Off Election Campaign

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa continues his first presidential election campaign with a visit to Matabeleland North province, the ruling party has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa continues his first presidential election campaign with a visit to Matabeleland North province, the ruling party has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya Marks Tanzania Border Afresh Amid Persistent Row

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Kenyan government has kicked off an exercise to re-affirm its territorial border with neighbouring Tanzania by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons and developing a vista along the common border.

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Kenyan government has kicked off an exercise to re-affirm its territorial border with neighbouring Tanzania by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons and developing a vista along the common border.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Two Female Suicide Bombers Killed, 9 Injured in Borno

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Two female suicide Bombers have been confirmed dead, with nine people injured in a foiled attack around Alikaramanti village, near Giwa Military barracks, Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Two female suicide Bombers have been confirmed dead, with nine people injured in a foiled attack around Alikaramanti village, near Giwa Military barracks, Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria