Mokonyane Blames Municipalities’ R7 Billion Debt for Her Dept’s Financial Woes

[News24Wire] Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane had laid the blame for her department’s ailing finances on ill-equipped municipalities who could not implement their projects.

[News24Wire] Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane had laid the blame for her department's ailing finances on ill-equipped municipalities who could not implement their projects.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stott Rallying Paddling Support to Camps Drift

[News24Wire] Former K2 world champion Ant Stott is enthusiastically counting down the days to the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg, billing the event as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for paddling fans in the …

[News24Wire] Former K2 world champion Ant Stott is enthusiastically counting down the days to the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships at Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg, billing the event as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for paddling fans in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Banks Cut Lending Rates

[Times of Zambia] ALL the 18 commercial banks currently operating in Zambia have reduced the lending interest by at least 1.5 per cent following the reduction of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) a fortnight ago.

[Times of Zambia] ALL the 18 commercial banks currently operating in Zambia have reduced the lending interest by at least 1.5 per cent following the reduction of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) a fortnight ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

The 36 Names to Be Interviewed for SABC Board Posts

[News24Wire] Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications has shortlisted 36 names to be called in for parliamentary interviews for a position on the permanent SABC board.

[News24Wire] Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has shortlisted 36 names to be called in for parliamentary interviews for a position on the permanent SABC board.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Statement By His Excellency President Ernest Koroma At the Dignified Burial of the Victims of the Flooding and Landslides of 14 August, 2017

[Sierra Leone Government] My fellow compatriots, we have come here together in grief to pay our last respects to our loved ones, our neighbours, our friends and to our colleagues.

[Sierra Leone Government] My fellow compatriots, we have come here together in grief to pay our last respects to our loved ones, our neighbours, our friends and to our colleagues.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

AU Election Observation Mission to the 23 August 2017 General Elections in the Republic of Angola Arrival Statement Luanda

[African Union] Following the invitation by the Government of the Republic of Angola and the National Electoral Commission, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat has deployed an African Union Election Observation Missi…

[African Union] Following the invitation by the Government of the Republic of Angola and the National Electoral Commission, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat has deployed an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the General Elections scheduled to place on 23 August 2017. The African Union Short Term Election Observation Mission is led by H.E Jose Maria Neves, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde and comprises forty (40) election observers drawn from Memb

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Editors’ Forum Welcomes Appelas Panel Decision on Hate Speech Case

[SANEF] The SA National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) welcomes this week’s ruling by the Appeals Panel of the Press Council of SA which served to uphold the values of the constitution when it comes to media freedom and hate speech.

[SANEF] The SA National Editors' Forum (Sanef) welcomes this week's ruling by the Appeals Panel of the Press Council of SA which served to uphold the values of the constitution when it comes to media freedom and hate speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Khama Awards Excellence, Distinction

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Environment, Natural Resource Conservation and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama says budget constraints have hindered his ministry to deliver on its mandate.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Environment, Natural Resource Conservation and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama says budget constraints have hindered his ministry to deliver on its mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Athletics – Amos Matures With Time

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana 800 metres runner, Nijel Amos stamped his authority in the Diamond League circuit when he finished first with a time of 1:44.50, during the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham Diamond League meeting held at Alexander Stadium on Sunday.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana 800 metres runner, Nijel Amos stamped his authority in the Diamond League circuit when he finished first with a time of 1:44.50, during the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham Diamond League meeting held at Alexander Stadium on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

IJSO to Sell Botswana Tourism, Culture

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Basic Education has identified International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) event as an opportunity to sell the country’s tourism and culture hence the decision to host the 15th edition of the IJSO compet…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Basic Education has identified International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) event as an opportunity to sell the country's tourism and culture hence the decision to host the 15th edition of the IJSO competitions in Gaborone.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana