Power Utility Targets Zambia Power for Kanyemba

[The Herald] ZESA has applied to Zambia’s power utility, Zesco, for permission to import an unspecified amount of electricity to feed the Kanyemba area, Mashonaland Central Province, north of Zimbabwe. This comes as the Mbire Rural District Council, un…

[The Herald] ZESA has applied to Zambia's power utility, Zesco, for permission to import an unspecified amount of electricity to feed the Kanyemba area, Mashonaland Central Province, north of Zimbabwe. This comes as the Mbire Rural District Council, under which Kanyemba Rest Camp falls, has made tremendous progress in transforming the predominantly rural tourist resort into a modern centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economic Slowdown Easing, Growth Picking Up – IMF

[IMF] The broad-based slowdown in sub-Saharan Africa is easing, and growth is expected to pick up to 2.6 percent in 2017 from last year’s 1.4 percent, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa.

[IMF] The broad-based slowdown in sub-Saharan Africa is easing, and growth is expected to pick up to 2.6 percent in 2017 from last year's 1.4 percent, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Update On Economic Recovery – Companies’ Earnings Hit N5.2trn, Profit Rises to N1.1trn

[Vanguard] Leading companies across the sub sectors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, have turned in their financial performance in the first nine months of this year showing real economic recovery with high expectation for full year 2017 bumper ret…

[Vanguard] Leading companies across the sub sectors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, have turned in their financial performance in the first nine months of this year showing real economic recovery with high expectation for full year 2017 bumper returns.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prof Olweny Is New Mbarara University Chancellor

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said government does not support the establishment of courses in higher institutions of learning in the country that are not marketable.

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said government does not support the establishment of courses in higher institutions of learning in the country that are not marketable.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Leaders of Seychelles, Mauritius Affirm Strong Ties Between Neighbouring Island States

[Seychelles News Agency] The relationship between Seychelles and Mauritius is dynamic and evolving, said the Seychelles’ President Danny Faure during a working session on the second day of his state visit to Mauritius.

[Seychelles News Agency] The relationship between Seychelles and Mauritius is dynamic and evolving, said the Seychelles' President Danny Faure during a working session on the second day of his state visit to Mauritius.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Suspends Niger Republic

[Premium Times] The board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI, has suspended Niger Republic for failure to make meaningful progress against key issues in the 2016 EITI Standards.?

[Premium Times] The board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI, has suspended Niger Republic for failure to make meaningful progress against key issues in the 2016 EITI Standards.?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda – Fear of NGO Big Money

[Independent (Kampala)] Usually on Friday, staff at the Uganda National NGO Forum; an umbrella organisation for Civil Society across the country, clock off early as the office closes at 1pm. But on Sept.13 by 4 O’clock some of them were literally runni…

[Independent (Kampala)] Usually on Friday, staff at the Uganda National NGO Forum; an umbrella organisation for Civil Society across the country, clock off early as the office closes at 1pm. But on Sept.13 by 4 O'clock some of them were literally running up and down the steep stairs to and from the director's office.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda