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[Addis Fortune] The tree has collapsed upon an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square. Such incidents are exasperating the insufficient distribution of electricity in the country. The power shortage in Ethiopia is occurring despite the fact that…

[Addis Fortune] The tree has collapsed upon an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square. Such incidents are exasperating the insufficient distribution of electricity in the country. The power shortage in Ethiopia is occurring despite the fact that the nation has the potential to generate 45,000MW through hydropower alone. Nonetheless, Ethiopia makes do with a total of a little over 4000MW.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Restructuring – Buhari Right in Referring Issue to National Assembly – Dogara

[Vanguard] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given life to President Muhammadu Buhari’s submission that the issue of restructuring rested with the National Assembly as the only legal institution mandated to enact laws f…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given life to President Muhammadu Buhari's submission that the issue of restructuring rested with the National Assembly as the only legal institution mandated to enact laws for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bakri to Attend Forum On Issues of Investment At Federal and State Level Next Sunday

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh will attend next Sunday a Forum on Issues of Investment at Federal and State Level in Security High Academy in Soba , Khartoum.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh will attend next Sunday a Forum on Issues of Investment at Federal and State Level in Security High Academy in Soba , Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

World Food Day 2017 – Invest in Food Security and Rural Development

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, in the context of celebrations marking World Food Day 2017, organise a series of activities on the theme chosen by the Food and Agricultural Organization “Change the Future…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security will, in the context of celebrations marking World Food Day 2017, organise a series of activities on the theme chosen by the Food and Agricultural Organization "Change the Future of Migration: Invest in food security and rural development".

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Anti-IEBC Protesters Gather in Nairobi, Kisumu

[Nation] Supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have returned to the streets as the opposition stepped up its push for reforms at the electoral commission following the withdrawal of their candidate in the repeat presidential election.

[Nation] Supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have returned to the streets as the opposition stepped up its push for reforms at the electoral commission following the withdrawal of their candidate in the repeat presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cyber Security Ministry a Welcome Development

[The Herald] Well done to the Government of Zimbabwe for having created the new Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. This is the first of its kind and as Zimbabwe Information Communication Technologies (ZICT) hope and pray that …

[The Herald] Well done to the Government of Zimbabwe for having created the new Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. This is the first of its kind and as Zimbabwe Information Communication Technologies (ZICT) hope and pray that all the structures will be put in place as soon as possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Freak Storm in Gauteng Leaves Residents Without Electricity, Water and Toilets

[GroundUp] When fierce winds started to lift the roof of her home, Isabella Dikupe grabbed her two children and fled. “We ran out of the house into the open field across the road and waited out in the open until it was over,” said Dikupe.

[GroundUp] When fierce winds started to lift the roof of her home, Isabella Dikupe grabbed her two children and fled. "We ran out of the house into the open field across the road and waited out in the open until it was over," said Dikupe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hekpoort Settlement Has Been Trying for 12 Years to Get Water

[GroundUp] Politicians don’t work for people, say residents of the settlement of Schaumburg in the North West Province. They are going into the rainy season without the water or sanitation services they have been asking for since 2005.

[GroundUp] Politicians don't work for people, say residents of the settlement of Schaumburg in the North West Province. They are going into the rainy season without the water or sanitation services they have been asking for since 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa