What Story Will Latest Crime Stats Tell?

[ISS] The South African Police Service (SAPS) is due to release the annual crime statistics in the next two weeks. These figures provide a useful indication of the country’s crime problem but don’t reflect the full reality of the challenge to public sa…

[ISS] The South African Police Service (SAPS) is due to release the annual crime statistics in the next two weeks. These figures provide a useful indication of the country's crime problem but don't reflect the full reality of the challenge to public safety. Other sources - like victim surveys - reveal a situation which is far grimmer than what the police statistics show.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Approves Sale of Three Nipp Gencos

[This Day] Abuja -Three electricity generation companies (Gencos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) would soon be sold to private investors in continuation of the 2013 NIPP priva…

[This Day] Abuja -Three electricity generation companies (Gencos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) would soon be sold to private investors in continuation of the 2013 NIPP privatisation that was suspended, the Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Online Music Platforms Battle It Out

[Digital Content Africa] It’s easier to set up an African music streaming or downloads platform than it is to attract users. Russell Southwood spoke to musician Mamadou Diagne about the platform he has launched – JokkoText – and the challenges he faces…

[Digital Content Africa] It's easier to set up an African music streaming or downloads platform than it is to attract users. Russell Southwood spoke to musician Mamadou Diagne about the platform he has launched - JokkoText - and the challenges he faces in the Senegalese market.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

‘Don’t Entertain Political Drop Outs’

[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) Chifubu Member of Parliament Frank N’gambi has urged party members not to entertain political drop outs who have fallen out of favour in the party.

[Times of Zambia] Patriotic Front (PF) Chifubu Member of Parliament Frank N'gambi has urged party members not to entertain political drop outs who have fallen out of favour in the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Pan-Africanism, the Tragedy of Individualism

[The Herald] Credited to Henry Sylvester-Williams and Edward Wilmond Blyden, the term Pan-Africanism refers to an intellectual movement that seeks to unify and strengthen Africa into one body, (Adi and Sherwood, 2003). The movement, whose aim is to foi…

[The Herald] Credited to Henry Sylvester-Williams and Edward Wilmond Blyden, the term Pan-Africanism refers to an intellectual movement that seeks to unify and strengthen Africa into one body, (Adi and Sherwood, 2003). The movement, whose aim is to foist beneficial cooperation between African states on political, social and economic platforms, stretches beyond continental Africans to capture those in the Diaspora through the toils of W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey and Frederick Douglass, Kwame Nkrumah among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agribank On Diversifying Its Pastures

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s agricultural bank is looking towards the horizon for greener pastures in pursuit of diversifying its financing for the loan book, thereby reducing reliance on the Treasury.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's agricultural bank is looking towards the horizon for greener pastures in pursuit of diversifying its financing for the loan book, thereby reducing reliance on the Treasury.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mafco Move to 6th Place After Beating Chitipa

[Nyasa Times] Mafco FC have moved one step up from position seven to six of the TNM Super League log table after beating relegation threatened Chitipa United 3-0 at the Chitowe Stadium on Sunday.

[Nyasa Times] Mafco FC have moved one step up from position seven to six of the TNM Super League log table after beating relegation threatened Chitipa United 3-0 at the Chitowe Stadium on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Airzim Dumps Discredited Name in Fresh Rebranding Attempt

[New Zimbabwe] Troubled national carrier, Air Zimbabwe is set to dump its discredited name and further acquire new planes in a fresh government attempt to change the fortunes of the parastatal.

[New Zimbabwe] Troubled national carrier, Air Zimbabwe is set to dump its discredited name and further acquire new planes in a fresh government attempt to change the fortunes of the parastatal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nasa’s Moves Raise Questions On Fate of October 26 Poll

[Nation] The last minute cancellation of two scheduled rallies at the Coast this weekend has cast doubts over Nasa’s participation in the October 26 repeat presidential election.

[Nation] The last minute cancellation of two scheduled rallies at the Coast this weekend has cast doubts over Nasa's participation in the October 26 repeat presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya