Safaricom’s Profit Grows As Firm Says Collymore’s Absence Won’t Impact Performance

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom Chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a says the company will continue to perform strongly despite Chief Executive Bob Collymore being on sick leave for specialised treatment for a number of months.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom Chairman Nicholas Ng'ang'a says the company will continue to perform strongly despite Chief Executive Bob Collymore being on sick leave for specialised treatment for a number of months.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CA Stops Plan to Outsource Phone Service Quality Audit

[Nation] The communications regulator has put on hold plans to outsource the assessment of phone service quality saying companies that had expressed interest in the project were asking for too much money.

[Nation] The communications regulator has put on hold plans to outsource the assessment of phone service quality saying companies that had expressed interest in the project were asking for too much money.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Newspaper Suspended for Critical Article On Disgraced Diplomat

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The National Press and Publication Council issued a decision this week to suspend El Jareeda newspaper for two days, namely today and Friday for publishing a critical column by El Fateh Jabra entitled Harassment Test in which …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The National Press and Publication Council issued a decision this week to suspend El Jareeda newspaper for two days, namely today and Friday for publishing a critical column by El Fateh Jabra entitled Harassment Test in which he wrote about a Sudanese diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a young woman at a night club in New York.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Angry West Darfur Farmers Picket Sirba Commissioner

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba Locality -Dozens of angry West Darfur farmers gathered in front of the office of the Commissioner of Sirba locality on Tuesday, to demand compensation for damage they claim was caused to their harvest by livestock. The commissione…

[Radio Dabanga] Sirba Locality -Dozens of angry West Darfur farmers gathered in front of the office of the Commissioner of Sirba locality on Tuesday, to demand compensation for damage they claim was caused to their harvest by livestock. The commissioner denies any damage.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

JEM Leader Still Awaiting Deportation From Sudan – Lawyer Calls On EU for Humanitarian Support

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Lawyers and human rights defenders have appealed to various international bodies, particularly European Union states, to grant political or humanitarian asylum to Vice-President of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Ibrah…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Lawyers and human rights defenders have appealed to various international bodies, particularly European Union states, to grant political or humanitarian asylum to Vice-President of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Ibrahim El Maaz Deng who is now in the custody of the foreign police in Khartoum since his release last week after from seven years Kober prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Buhari, Dambazau Meet Over Maina

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with Interior Affairs Minister, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), over the rumpus caused by the recall of former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed…

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with Interior Affairs Minister, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), over the rumpus caused by the recall of former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chronic Water Crisis in Parts of Red Sea State

[Radio Dabanga] Arbaat / El Gedaref -The Ishink area east of Arbaat in Sudan’s Red Sea state has been experiencing a severe drinking water crisis since May. In El Gedaref, residents complain of unfinished roads.

[Radio Dabanga] Arbaat / El Gedaref -The Ishink area east of Arbaat in Sudan's Red Sea state has been experiencing a severe drinking water crisis since May. In El Gedaref, residents complain of unfinished roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

NUP Condemn Head-Shaving Assault On Darfur Girl

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan’s opposition National Umma Party (NUP) has condemned the attack on a girl named Amna by Rapid Support Forces militiamen, who shaved her head bald in Kutum locality on Friday.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan's opposition National Umma Party (NUP) has condemned the attack on a girl named Amna by Rapid Support Forces militiamen, who shaved her head bald in Kutum locality on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Atwoli Threatens to Call Global Boycott of Foreign Tea Firms

[Nation] Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary-general Francis Atwoli says he has written to tea multinationals’ customers about the poor working conditions and threatened to instigate a buyer boycott.

[Nation] Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary-general Francis Atwoli says he has written to tea multinationals' customers about the poor working conditions and threatened to instigate a buyer boycott.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya