‘States Frustrating ICT Expansion’

[Guardian] Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector are worried about the negative attitude of some state governments toward the expansion of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure in their respective states.

[Guardian] Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector are worried about the negative attitude of some state governments toward the expansion of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure in their respective states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Krylov Bail Hearing Continues Today

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Russian marine pilot, 56-year old Alexander Krylov, who is accused of human trafficking, rape and engaging in immoral acts with minors under the age of 16, had his bail hearing remanded until today in order for his lawyer to a…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Russian marine pilot, 56-year old Alexander Krylov, who is accused of human trafficking, rape and engaging in immoral acts with minors under the age of 16, had his bail hearing remanded until today in order for his lawyer to ascertain the grounds on which the State is opposing his bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

IGAD Delegates in Sudan for Free Movement Talks

[East African] Delegates from the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) are meeting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to discuss the protocol on the free movement of people.

[East African] Delegates from the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) are meeting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to discuss the protocol on the free movement of people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ninja’s Murder Accomplice Wants to Appeal Sentence

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni – also known as ‘Ninja’ – who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave t…

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni - also known as 'Ninja' - who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against his conviction and sentence.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Farmers Can’t Fight Desertification Alone

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Murder Confession Was Voluntary, Says Magistrate

[New Era] Windhoek -The magistrate who took down the confession of Annastancia Nalucha Lubinda, 34, in which she admitted to hiring five men to kill her husband, Peter Riscoh Muleke, 36, testified yesterday before Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salion…

[New Era] Windhoek -The magistrate who took down the confession of Annastancia Nalucha Lubinda, 34, in which she admitted to hiring five men to kill her husband, Peter Riscoh Muleke, 36, testified yesterday before Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga that the confession was made freely and voluntarily.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Unit Probe Could Reveal If Officials On Gang Payroll

[News24Wire] A Hawks investigation could reveal whether officials, including those from the City of Cape Town, have been working with gangsters and assisting them in various activities including drug trafficking.News24 this week asked the Hawks if they…

[News24Wire] A Hawks investigation could reveal whether officials, including those from the City of Cape Town, have been working with gangsters and assisting them in various activities including drug trafficking.News24 this week asked the Hawks if they were investigating any city officials for possibly being involved in drug dealing or trafficking.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Lynne Brown On Parliamentary Inquiry of State-Owned Companies

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has requested that Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises be even-handed and allow those who have been accused by selected witnesses, an opportunity to state their positions a…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has requested that Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises be even-handed and allow those who have been accused by selected witnesses, an opportunity to state their positions at the inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Am Prepared to Lead, Says Mkhize As He Calls for Unity

[News24Wire] ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says it will do the ANC no good to go into its 54 th national elective conference in December divided. Mkhize said those hoping to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president needed to communicate a mes…

[News24Wire] ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says it will do the ANC no good to go into its 54 th national elective conference in December divided. Mkhize said those hoping to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president needed to communicate a message of unity ahead of the event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa