Rwandan President Says ICT Should Unite Us, Not Deepen Divides

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the transformation of the African continent through ICT ought to be inclusive and serve to reduce divisions rather than widen them.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that the transformation of the African continent through ICT ought to be inclusive and serve to reduce divisions rather than widen them.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Collymore Gets Two More Years At Safaricom

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom’s Board of Directors has extended Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore’s tenure by two years from August 2017 for steering the firm through difficult times.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom's Board of Directors has extended Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore's tenure by two years from August 2017 for steering the firm through difficult times.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Marketers Accuse State Oil Firm of Nepotism

[Premium Times] A new petrol import scheme put in place by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is enmeshed in controversy as marketers accuse the management of the state oil firm of nepotism and of favouring indigenous oil firms that hav…

[Premium Times] A new petrol import scheme put in place by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is enmeshed in controversy as marketers accuse the management of the state oil firm of nepotism and of favouring indigenous oil firms that have godfathers in the Buhari administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

8 Things We Love About Bob Collymore

[Nation] Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore’s contract has been renewed for two more years! The board decided to extend his contract, which was due to expire in August 2017. Board chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a said, “Bob will be with us to continue the good work…

[Nation] Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore's contract has been renewed for two more years! The board decided to extend his contract, which was due to expire in August 2017. Board chairman Nicholas Ng'ang'a said, "Bob will be with us to continue the good work he has become known for."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Inflation Eases to 7.3 Percent Year On Year in April

[New Times] Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, eased to 7.3 percent year on year in April 2017 down from 7.7 percent registered the previous month.

[New Times] Rwanda's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, eased to 7.3 percent year on year in April 2017 down from 7.7 percent registered the previous month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Safaricom Reports 27.1% Profit Growth

[Nation] Safaricom on Wednesday reported a 27.1 per cent growth in net profit to a record Sh48.4 billion, driven by increased customer spending on mobile money and Internet services.

[Nation] Safaricom on Wednesday reported a 27.1 per cent growth in net profit to a record Sh48.4 billion, driven by increased customer spending on mobile money and Internet services.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Women Have Always Been Ready to Lead – Molewa

[News24Wire] It would be a mistake for two women to be pitted against each other in the ANC’s succession, said ANC International Relations subcommittee chairperson and ANC Women’s League national executive committee member Edna Molewa.

[News24Wire] It would be a mistake for two women to be pitted against each other in the ANC's succession, said ANC International Relations subcommittee chairperson and ANC Women's League national executive committee member Edna Molewa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa