Floods Hit Copperbelt

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has experienced a number of climatic hazards and extreme events that represent significant departures from the average state of climate system.

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has experienced a number of climatic hazards and extreme events that represent significant departures from the average state of climate system.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Water Shortage Hits Gulu Municipality

[Monitor] Gulu -Gulu Municipality residents are facing severe water shortage following inadequate supplies by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) to its 6,000 customers.

[Monitor] Gulu -Gulu Municipality residents are facing severe water shortage following inadequate supplies by the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) to its 6,000 customers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kagame Addresses EALA Session in Kigali

[New Times] President Paul Kagame is Monday morning set to address a Special Sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) as the Assembly starts a two-week session in Kigali.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame is Monday morning set to address a Special Sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) as the Assembly starts a two-week session in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Algorithms, Pensions and Desperation

[Daily Maverick] Net1’s Cash Paymaster Services built a breathtakingly complex and impressive ecosystem to enable pension payouts in a country with the uncommon challenges of poverty, illiteracy and spotty communication infrastructure. Then their contr…

[Daily Maverick] Net1's Cash Paymaster Services built a breathtakingly complex and impressive ecosystem to enable pension payouts in a country with the uncommon challenges of poverty, illiteracy and spotty communication infrastructure. Then their contract was revoked. Now the government and the country has come crawling back. What's a poor Nasdaq-listed company to do?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Development Minister Holds Press Conference on Grants Crisis

[Daily Maverick] On Sunday, after another week of high drama, apparent behind-the-scenes negotiations with service provider CPS, the resignation of her most senior official in the department, Zane Dangor, as well as Constitutional Court flip flops by S…

[Daily Maverick] On Sunday, after another week of high drama, apparent behind-the-scenes negotiations with service provider CPS, the resignation of her most senior official in the department, Zane Dangor, as well as Constitutional Court flip flops by Sassa, Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini called a press conference. This she did ostensibly to clear up doubts, to reassure the nation and set out what will happen after March 31 when the current illegal contract with CPS ends.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Local Poultry Industry ‘Being Destroyed’ by European Imports?

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s chicken industry is being destroyed by a flood of cut-price exports from the European Union, claim local chicken farmers. Except it’s not quite as simple as that. By SIMON ALLISON.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's chicken industry is being destroyed by a flood of cut-price exports from the European Union, claim local chicken farmers. Except it's not quite as simple as that. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zim Doctors Cite ‘Huge Compromise’ As Stoppage Ends – for Now

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s hospital doctors have announced an immediate end to their two-week strike over pay and conditions – but they’re still not happy with what President Robert Mugabe’s government has agreed to give them.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's hospital doctors have announced an immediate end to their two-week strike over pay and conditions - but they're still not happy with what President Robert Mugabe's government has agreed to give them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe