Facebook to Hold Contest for 15 Africa Start-Ups in Nairobi

[Nairobi News] Facebook is set to host in Nairobi a competition for 15 African start-ups that will culminate in the winner getting a Sh2.6 million ($25,000) award and a visit to San Francisco, the headquarters of the social media website.

[Nairobi News] Facebook is set to host in Nairobi a competition for 15 African start-ups that will culminate in the winner getting a Sh2.6 million ($25,000) award and a visit to San Francisco, the headquarters of the social media website.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Job Losses Loom in Chase Bank Takeover

[Nation] SBM Holdings of Mauritius’ looming takeover of Chase Bank is coming with possible loss of scores of jobs, according to a Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) statement issued Monday.

[Nation] SBM Holdings of Mauritius' looming takeover of Chase Bank is coming with possible loss of scores of jobs, according to a Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) statement issued Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lunda Sul – Official Defends Transformation of Universities Into Centers of Excellence

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Higher education institutions must become centers of excellence that provide the labour market with qualified and skilled staff, said Monday the provincial governor of Lunda Sul province.

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Higher education institutions must become centers of excellence that provide the labour market with qualified and skilled staff, said Monday the provincial governor of Lunda Sul province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

New Ranks for Harare

[The Herald] Harare City Council has announced new ranks for local and long-distance transporters and warned those who flout by-laws by picking and dropping off passengers at undesignated points that they risk having their route permits withdrawn. Coun…

[The Herald] Harare City Council has announced new ranks for local and long-distance transporters and warned those who flout by-laws by picking and dropping off passengers at undesignated points that they risk having their route permits withdrawn. Council officials said they are going to enforce the use of designated holding bays to de-congest the city. In a statement, City of Harare acting town clerk Mrs Josephine Ncube said council had developed a framework for inner city renewal, which was aimed at de-congesting the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Moves Staff After Mobs Kill Five in Vampire Scare

[Nyasa Times] The  United Nations  (UN)  has  withdrawn its workers for their safety from  Mulanje and Phalombe districts in the southern region due to fears of vampires which has inspired mob violence has left at least six dead since mid-September.

[Nyasa Times] The  United Nations  (UN)  has  withdrawn its workers for their safety from  Mulanje and Phalombe districts in the southern region due to fears of vampires which has inspired mob violence has left at least six dead since mid-September.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Angolan Nadir Tati Presents Collection At Modalisboa in Portugal

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan fashion designer Nadir Tati presented Sunday at the ModaLisboa edition at the Carlos Lopes Pavilion in Lisbon, her new collection of African haute couture.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan fashion designer Nadir Tati presented Sunday at the ModaLisboa edition at the Carlos Lopes Pavilion in Lisbon, her new collection of African haute couture.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola