Airtel Tigo Dismisses About 50 Workers, Cites Redundancy

[New Times] Barely three months after the formalisation of acquisition of Tigo Rwanda Ltd by Bharti Airtel Limited – the parent company for Airtel Rwanda – and the consequent merger of the two telecommunication companies, Airtel last week terminated em…

[New Times] Barely three months after the formalisation of acquisition of Tigo Rwanda Ltd by Bharti Airtel Limited - the parent company for Airtel Rwanda - and the consequent merger of the two telecommunication companies, Airtel last week terminated employment of 49 employees.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Local Piracy Level Shocks Thomas Mapfumo

[The Herald] He obviously heard about how piracy is growing back home when he was in the United States, but he did not know about the alarming level at which the evil is galloping away. When he last visited the country, legendary musician Thomas “Mukan…

[The Herald] He obviously heard about how piracy is growing back home when he was in the United States, but he did not know about the alarming level at which the evil is galloping away. When he last visited the country, legendary musician Thomas "Mukanya" Mapfumo saw piracy growing on the local music market and it seems he did not anticipate it would get out of hand like a ferocious veld fire.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miss Beitbridge 2018 Crowned

[The Herald] Vivacious model, Ruvimbo Mukandatsama (19) was crowned Miss Beitbridge 2018 at a colourful event held at Purple Heart Hall in the border town on Friday evening. Mukandatsama shrugged off a stiff challenge from seven other supermodels among…

[The Herald] Vivacious model, Ruvimbo Mukandatsama (19) was crowned Miss Beitbridge 2018 at a colourful event held at Purple Heart Hall in the border town on Friday evening. Mukandatsama shrugged off a stiff challenge from seven other supermodels among them Amanda Makate (17), who made her intention of walking away with the crown clear from the onset.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Survey Highlights Likely Effects of Higher Inflation Rate On Economy

[This Day] Respondents to a survey conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) believe the economy would end up weaker if prices of goods and services begin to rise faster than they are presently.

[This Day] Respondents to a survey conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) believe the economy would end up weaker if prices of goods and services begin to rise faster than they are presently.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Gets Ultimatum to Retract ‘Lazy’ Comment Against Youths

[Guardian] Kaduna -A group, the Unified Nigeria Youth Forum (UNYF) has given President Muhammadu Buhari a seven-day ultimatum to retract his comment that Nigeria youths are lazy.

[Guardian] Kaduna -A group, the Unified Nigeria Youth Forum (UNYF) has given President Muhammadu Buhari a seven-day ultimatum to retract his comment that Nigeria youths are lazy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why the Film ‘Winnie’ Met All the Criteria of a Good Documentary

[The Conversation Africa] In life as well as in death, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has sharply divided South Africans. This was evident in responses to a documentary about her that was released in 2017 and broadcast on an independent TV channel in the c…

[The Conversation Africa] In life as well as in death, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has sharply divided South Africans. This was evident in responses to a documentary about her that was released in 2017 and broadcast on an independent TV channel in the country a fortnight after her death on April 2 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dismissed Nurses Return to Work

[263Chat] Government has pardoned and permitted thousands of dismissed nurses to resume their duties pending approval of their applications for re-engagement, Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has said.

[263Chat] Government has pardoned and permitted thousands of dismissed nurses to resume their duties pending approval of their applications for re-engagement, Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Protests Killing of Citizens in South Africa

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says it has written a protest letter to the country’s authorities over the latest killings of Nigerians in that country.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says it has written a protest letter to the country’s authorities over the latest killings of Nigerians in that country.