New Communication Towers Set Up in Windhoek

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s largest mobile telecommunication operator, MTC, says they have commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek as part of its major network and infrastructure upgrade project. The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's largest mobile telecommunication operator, MTC, says they have commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek as part of its major network and infrastructure upgrade project. The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and 4G in order to cater for a substantial network coverage and capacity, especially in around the central business district of Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Muhammadu Buhari and His Unfaithful Mistress

[Guardian] Absolute power loves to come in the benign habiliment of profound understatement. When General Yakubu Gowon came to power after the coup of July 29, 1966, he was called the Supreme Commander and Head of the Federal Military Government. Yet h…

[Guardian] Absolute power loves to come in the benign habiliment of profound understatement. When General Yakubu Gowon came to power after the coup of July 29, 1966, he was called the Supreme Commander and Head of the Federal Military Government. Yet his supremacy was heavily contested and the military government was deeply divided. Then the soldiers went to Ghana under the auspices of the new military ruler of that country and they met in Aburi. From that point on, Gowon took on the title of Head of State and Comman

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Recommended as 2023 Rugby World Cup Hosts

[Daily Maverick] South Africa pipped Ireland and France to be “unanimously recommended” as World Rugby’s preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup. The decision will now go to vote, but it would be highly irregular for the preferred candidate to b…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa pipped Ireland and France to be "unanimously recommended" as World Rugby's preferred candidate to host the 2023 World Cup. The decision will now go to vote, but it would be highly irregular for the preferred candidate to be trumped. BY ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Police Condemns Rapes of Minor Children

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba is again condemning the prevalence of incidents of sexual offences perpetrated against minors especially girls in this Province.

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba is again condemning the prevalence of incidents of sexual offences perpetrated against minors especially girls in this Province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Murder and Attempted Murder At Bonte Heuwel Farm in Griekwastad

[SAPS] The police in Griekwastad have arrested a 32 year old farm worker in connection with the murder of a 35 year old farm owner at Bonte Heuwel Farm, Griekwastad. It is alleged the two had a heated argument yesterday at about 15:00 which led to the …

[SAPS] The police in Griekwastad have arrested a 32 year old farm worker in connection with the murder of a 35 year old farm owner at Bonte Heuwel Farm, Griekwastad. It is alleged the two had a heated argument yesterday at about 15:00 which led to the fatal shooting of the farm owner. The victim was allegedly shot in the chest with a .22 rifle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa Can’t Afford to See Its Universities Pitch Over the Precipice

[The Conversation Africa] For the past two years the actions of government and protesting students have slowly started squeezing South Africa’s universities into a shadow of their former selves.

[The Conversation Africa] For the past two years the actions of government and protesting students have slowly started squeezing South Africa's universities into a shadow of their former selves.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Farmers in Tug-of-War With Housing Contractor

[New Era] Rundu -A project intended to reduce the housing backlog in Rundu is well on track despite efforts by some community members to try to stall the project on grounds it has affected their mahangu fields.

[New Era] Rundu -A project intended to reduce the housing backlog in Rundu is well on track despite efforts by some community members to try to stall the project on grounds it has affected their mahangu fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

South African Crime Stats Show Police Struggling to Close Cases

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s latest crime statistics released by the country’s police service reflect a continued long-term decline in levels of non-violent property crime, a possible stabilisation following four years of increase in murder…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's latest crime statistics released by the country's police service reflect a continued long-term decline in levels of non-violent property crime, a possible stabilisation following four years of increase in murder, and a sustained rise in violent property crime.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Statistics South Africa Releases Quarterly Labour Force Survey for Third Quarter of 2017

[Govt of SA] The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 92 000 in Q3:2017, however this was offset by an additional 33 000 job-seeker…

[Govt of SA] The results of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2017 released by Statistics South Africa today, indicate that employment grew by 92 000 in Q3:2017, however this was offset by an additional 33 000 job-seekers during the same period, resulting in a stable unemployment rate of 27,7%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa