Rail Agency Manager’s Daning Letter Describes Railway Security Meltdown

[GroundUp] The breakdown of security on Cape Town’s central railway line cost the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) R100 million in a year, according to damning letter from the regional security manager of the Passenger Rail Association of South Afri…

[GroundUp] The breakdown of security on Cape Town's central railway line cost the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) R100 million in a year, according to damning letter from the regional security manager of the Passenger Rail Association of South Africa (PRASA) Ernest Hendricks, to the PRASA executive.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Energy Firm Bujagali Seeking U.S.$500 Million in Fresh Debt

[East African] Ugandan power generating company Bujagali Energy Ltd, plans to raise $500 million in a refinancing plan that will see it lower electricity tariffs at a time when the government is struggling to increase access to power.

[East African] Ugandan power generating company Bujagali Energy Ltd, plans to raise $500 million in a refinancing plan that will see it lower electricity tariffs at a time when the government is struggling to increase access to power.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vilas in Line for Dolphins Debut V Lions

[News24Wire] Having drawn both of their opening Sunfoil Series fixtures so far, the Dolphins will be bolstered by the arrival of new signing Dane Vilas for their upcoming Sunfoil Series clash with the Highveld Lions from October 6 to 9 at the Pietermar…

[News24Wire] Having drawn both of their opening Sunfoil Series fixtures so far, the Dolphins will be bolstered by the arrival of new signing Dane Vilas for their upcoming Sunfoil Series clash with the Highveld Lions from October 6 to 9 at the Pietermaritzburg Oval.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fish Excitement Comes to the Fore

[News24Wire] The 36th edition of the Fish River Canoe Marathon takes centre stage with paddlers from all over the country converging on the small Karoo town of Cradock for the two-day 82km race.

[News24Wire] The 36th edition of the Fish River Canoe Marathon takes centre stage with paddlers from all over the country converging on the small Karoo town of Cradock for the two-day 82km race.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspects Alleged to Be Bank Cards Syndicate Arrested

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -In a bid to reduce the level of serious crimes in the Province, three suspects between the ages of 29 and 49 were arrested on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 in Taung Central Business District (CBD) for possession of suspected stolen prop…

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -In a bid to reduce the level of serious crimes in the Province, three suspects between the ages of 29 and 49 were arrested on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 in Taung Central Business District (CBD) for possession of suspected stolen property and theft.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sexual Violence As Weapon of War

[HRW] New York -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have used rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war across the country during nearly five years of conflict, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Commanders have tolerated wid…

[HRW] New York -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have used rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war across the country during nearly five years of conflict, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Commanders have tolerated widespread sexual violence by their forces and, in some cases, appear to have ordered it or committed it themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic