Police Launched Manhunt for Police Killer, Nelson Mandela Bay

[SAPS] On 12 June 2018, 35-year-old Constable Bonga Ngcingwana was killed while on duty in New Brighton. For the past 48 hours police in both policing clusters in Nelson Mandela Bay have been working round the clock with task teams comprising senior an…

[SAPS] On 12 June 2018, 35-year-old Constable Bonga Ngcingwana was killed while on duty in New Brighton. For the past 48 hours police in both policing clusters in Nelson Mandela Bay have been working round the clock with task teams comprising senior and experienced detectives to investigate and identify the culprits involved.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Think Tank Appointment for Johnson Sirleaf

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who stepped down as Liberian president earlier this year, has been appointed to the advisory board of an elite African think tank which explores ways of financing Africa’s development and boosting its compe…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who stepped down as Liberian president earlier this year, has been appointed to the advisory board of an elite African think tank which explores ways of financing Africa's development and boosting its competitiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mother, 1-Year-Old Daughter Die After Roof Collapses On Them

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating an inquest docket after the roof of a house that was being renovated collapsed on a 37-year-old mother and her one-year-old daughter, killing them both, police said on Friday.

[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating an inquest docket after the roof of a house that was being renovated collapsed on a 37-year-old mother and her one-year-old daughter, killing them both, police said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Budget 2018: The taxes you face

[Observer] There are no big surprises in respect to budgetary allocations but it is clear every item you will put your hand on next financial year will likely be taxed, writes ALON MWESIGWA.

[Observer] There are no big surprises in respect to budgetary allocations but it is clear every item you will put your hand on next financial year will likely be taxed, writes ALON MWESIGWA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What to Look for When Assessing President Ramaphosa

[The Conversation Africa] Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his performance. Some have argued that he’s doing a great job others are less impressed.

[The Conversation Africa] Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his performance. Some have argued that he’s doing a great job others are less impressed.

Challenges of Administering Ebola Vaccine in Remote Areas

[The Conversation Africa] No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.

[The Conversation Africa] No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

6,800 Delegates Expected At APC June 23 Convention – Party

[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that about 6,800 delegates will be at its national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja, to elect the new National Working Committee (NWC).

[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that about 6,800 delegates will be at its national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja, to elect the new National Working Committee (NWC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Who is Financing 2018/19 Budget?

[Monitor] In the last 10 years government has been reducing dependence on donors. Indeed, the 2018/19 budget that was presented yesterday mirrors that effort. According to the budget speech, domestic revenue is projected to grow by Shs1.9 trillion to a…

[Monitor] In the last 10 years government has been reducing dependence on donors. Indeed, the 2018/19 budget that was presented yesterday mirrors that effort. According to the budget speech, domestic revenue is projected to grow by Shs1.9 trillion to a total mobilisation of Shs16.358 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hope for Lower Electricity Bills As Kenya Seeks to Use Local Currency in Pricing

[East African] In a move aimed at shielding consumers from foreign-exchange volatility — one of the components that contribute to high electricity costs — Kenya will start using the local currency in power purchase agreements (PPAs) between investors…

[East African] In a move aimed at shielding consumers from foreign-exchange volatility -- one of the components that contribute to high electricity costs -- Kenya will start using the local currency in power purchase agreements (PPAs) between investors and the utility firm, Kenya Power.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

For Lamu Coal Plant, It’s Hurdle After Hurdle – Now, U.S. Opposes Plan

[East African] Kenya’s plan to put up a $2 billion coal-fired electricity generation plant in Lamu County on Kenya’s Coast continued to face hurdles last week, as US Senators moved to block it from receiving funding from the African Development Bank (A…

[East African] Kenya's plan to put up a $2 billion coal-fired electricity generation plant in Lamu County on Kenya's Coast continued to face hurdles last week, as US Senators moved to block it from receiving funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The senators argue that it would emit millions of tonnes of carbon annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya