Electricity Tariffs Going Up

[Nyasa Times] Malawians should brace to start dipping deeper in their pockets to pay for electricity as Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) seeks a tariff hike to help financing to hire 78 megawatts diesel generators from Electricity Supply Corpora…

[Nyasa Times] Malawians should brace to start dipping deeper in their pockets to pay for electricity as Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) seeks a tariff hike to help financing to hire 78 megawatts diesel generators from Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) for purposes if cushioning the effects of power outages.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Campaigns Close in Liberia’s Crucial General Elections

[Premium Times] Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country's crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

What Archbishop Tutu’s Ubuntu Credo Teaches the World

[The Conversation Africa] Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man’s contributions to South African society and global thought. I do so as a philosopher and in the light of ubun…

[The Conversation Africa] Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu's 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man's contributions to South African society and global thought. I do so as a philosopher and in the light of ubuntu, the southern African (specifically, Nguni) word for humanness that is often used to encapsulate sub-Saharan moral ideals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Not to Rear Tomorrow’s Taxpayers

[Addis Fortune] A good friend of mine once shared with me his personal story of how he got divorced with meat and chicken related foods. He was too little a boy to recall, but his mother told him what had happened. It was on a sunny January day, he say…

[Addis Fortune] A good friend of mine once shared with me his personal story of how he got divorced with meat and chicken related foods. He was too little a boy to recall, but his mother told him what had happened. It was on a sunny January day, he says, that his uncle, then a teenager who would herd goats, came back home for lunch.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Alleged Rot in Police Force – We’ve No Power to Discipline IGP – PSC

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Police Service Commission, PSC, the body constitutionally empowered to discipline police officers for acts contrary to effective policing in the country, stated, yesterday, it had no powers to discipline the Inspector General of P…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Police Service Commission, PSC, the body constitutionally empowered to discipline police officers for acts contrary to effective policing in the country, stated, yesterday, it had no powers to discipline the Inspector General of Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Ropes in Lucius Band to Boost Campaign

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who has successfully challenged the results of the parliamentary election in which Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Bentley Namasa…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who has successfully challenged the results of the parliamentary election in which Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) declared Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Bentley Namasasu winner by 98 votes in 2014, over the weekend engaged the famous Malawi's music icon-cum politician , 'Soldier' Luscious Banda to boost his campaign for October 17 by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Digital Encode Wins Cyber-Security Company Award

[This Day] Digital Encode has again been recognised for its quality-driven operations and global best practice standards in Information Security Management and Compliance Advisory ecosystem with the award as the ‘Africa’s Most Innovative Quality Cyber-…

[This Day] Digital Encode has again been recognised for its quality-driven operations and global best practice standards in Information Security Management and Compliance Advisory ecosystem with the award as the 'Africa's Most Innovative Quality Cyber-Security Consulting Company'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Has Failed to Prosecute 2011 Murder Suspects

[Nyasa Times] The High Court of Malawi has relaxed bail conditions for two of the 15 people suspected of a role in the 2011 mysterious death of Robert Chasowa, a fourth year engineering student at The Polytechnic, and given them back their K250 000 cas…

[Nyasa Times] The High Court of Malawi has relaxed bail conditions for two of the 15 people suspected of a role in the 2011 mysterious death of Robert Chasowa, a fourth year engineering student at The Polytechnic, and given them back their K250 000 cash bail bond.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Opposition Party Aims to Ban Unrecyclable Plastic Shopping Bags

[News24Wire] The DA-led Western Cape government has been mandated to pass legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of plastic shopping bags that aren’t 100% recyclable.

[News24Wire] The DA-led Western Cape government has been mandated to pass legislation to prohibit the sale and distribution of plastic shopping bags that aren't 100% recyclable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa