Caster Overwhelmed By Laureus Honour

[News24Wire] Whether she wins or not, South Africa’s Caster Semenya is already overwhelmed at being nominated for the Sportswoman of the Year at Tuesday night’s Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

[News24Wire] Whether she wins or not, South Africa's Caster Semenya is already overwhelmed at being nominated for the Sportswoman of the Year at Tuesday night's Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Steel Companies Appeal Against UNBS Directive

[Monitor] Kampala -Companies accused of producing 9,000 substandard iron bars impounded by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have petitioned the government standards agency to reverse its order.

[Monitor] Kampala -Companies accused of producing 9,000 substandard iron bars impounded by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have petitioned the government standards agency to reverse its order.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ganduje’s Aides Fight Over Office Space

[Vanguard] Kano -Special Adviser to Kano State Governor on New Media, Salihu Yakasai, yesterday, said it will be foolhardy of him to vacate his former office for the Director General, Media Strategy, Aminu Yassar, a junior officer.

[Vanguard] Kano -Special Adviser to Kano State Governor on New Media, Salihu Yakasai, yesterday, said it will be foolhardy of him to vacate his former office for the Director General, Media Strategy, Aminu Yassar, a junior officer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SC Villa, KCCA Itching to Dethrone Leaders Vipers

[Monitor] Kampala -SC Villa have their minds set on regaining the Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) summit but they will have to be more efficient than they were in the 1-0 defeat to KCCA in the Jogoos last outing.

[Monitor] Kampala -SC Villa have their minds set on regaining the Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) summit but they will have to be more efficient than they were in the 1-0 defeat to KCCA in the Jogoos last outing.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Unveils $10 Bn Private Sector Investment Initiative for N-Delta

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government yesterday, received a $10 billion private sector investment proposal aimed at fast-tracking the development of infrastructure and social wellbeing of the people of the Niger Delta region.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government yesterday, received a $10 billion private sector investment proposal aimed at fast-tracking the development of infrastructure and social wellbeing of the people of the Niger Delta region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Investments in Smart City Enabling Techs Hit $80 Billion in 2018’

[Vanguard] Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is estimated to reach $80 billion in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

[Vanguard] Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is estimated to reach $80 billion in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ramaphosa’s New Cabinet – a Team That Will Help Him Assert His Authority

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced his Cabinet. As widely expected, he either fired or demoted almost all cabinet ministers implicated in corruption or considered incompetent who served under Jacob Zu…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced his Cabinet. As widely expected, he either fired or demoted almost all cabinet ministers implicated in corruption or considered incompetent who served under Jacob Zuma. In their stead Ramaphosa appointed his dream team to key ministries, bringing back former finance ministers Nhlanhla Nene and Pravin Gordhan both of whom had been fired by Zuma. But, contrary to expectations, he still kept some ministers widely believed to have made a hash of thei

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Suspected Herdsmen Storm Makurdi, Sack 5,000 Inhabitants

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Despite the commencement of Exercise Ayem A’ Kpatuma by the military to check the incursion of herdsmen into parts of Benue State, suspected herdsmen have reportedly sacked Mbatoho Chile, an island close to Benue State Government Ho…

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Despite the commencement of Exercise Ayem A' Kpatuma by the military to check the incursion of herdsmen into parts of Benue State, suspected herdsmen have reportedly sacked Mbatoho Chile, an island close to Benue State Government House, at Mbalagh council ward of Makurdi local government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ugandans Urged to Donate Blood Amid Crisis

[Monitor] Ugandans have been encouraged to embrace the practice of voluntary blood donation to help Uganda blood transfusion services, the government agency mandated to collect blood meet the ever growing demand. Many Ugandans have never donated blood …

[Monitor] Ugandans have been encouraged to embrace the practice of voluntary blood donation to help Uganda blood transfusion services, the government agency mandated to collect blood meet the ever growing demand. Many Ugandans have never donated blood despite several campaigns by Uganda blood transfusion services and corporate social responsibility by companies across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda