Renewed Drive to Increase Power Generation Capacity

[New Times] The Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) is promoting a diversified power generation strategy to ease access to electricity and increase the country’s generation capacity, Emmanuel Kamanzi, the managing director, has said.

[New Times] The Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) is promoting a diversified power generation strategy to ease access to electricity and increase the country's generation capacity, Emmanuel Kamanzi, the managing director, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Beta TV Goes Off Air, Leaving Staff Unpaid

[Nyasa Times] One of the country’s private-owned televisions, Beta TV has suddenly vanished from the airwaves due to financial constraints despite acquiring a K266 million per season rights to broadcast live TNM Super League Games in 2016, Nyasa Times …

[Nyasa Times] One of the country's private-owned televisions, Beta TV has suddenly vanished from the airwaves due to financial constraints despite acquiring a K266 million per season rights to broadcast live TNM Super League Games in 2016, Nyasa Times can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Sauti Sol – Why We Used Emojis in ‘Friendzone’

[Nation] Sauti Sol’s new song “Friendzone” has some people scratching their heads in confusion, while others are praising it. The sound and video are definitely different from there other products, the animated emoji video being different from anything…

[Nation] Sauti Sol's new song "Friendzone" has some people scratching their heads in confusion, while others are praising it. The sound and video are definitely different from there other products, the animated emoji video being different from anything out in the Eastern African region. The group says the track and video were inspired by everyday things.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Obiano Urges More Igbo Investment in South East

[Guardian] Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged more Ndigbo to invest in the South East, as he commissioned a state of the art ultra modern Stanel mega centre in Awka, the state capital.

[Guardian] Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged more Ndigbo to invest in the South East, as he commissioned a state of the art ultra modern Stanel mega centre in Awka, the state capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Social Media Fury As UK Paper Describes Dar Es Salaam as ‘A Fishing Village’

[News24Wire] Social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fury after a British tabloid newspaper, Daily Mail, published a story that described Tanzania’s capital city as a “fishing village of Dar es Salaam”.

[News24Wire] Social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fury after a British tabloid newspaper, Daily Mail, published a story that described Tanzania's capital city as a "fishing village of Dar es Salaam".

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Israel and Rwanda, Partners in Persecution

[Fahamu] Despite Kagame’s totalitarian regime being infamous for horrendous human rights abuses inside the country and in DR Congo, Rwanda is now a member of the UN Human Rights Council. Rwanda has signaled that it will use its seat to defend its frien…

[Fahamu] Despite Kagame's totalitarian regime being infamous for horrendous human rights abuses inside the country and in DR Congo, Rwanda is now a member of the UN Human Rights Council. Rwanda has signaled that it will use its seat to defend its friend, the colonial state of Israel.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

ICPC Arraigns Whistle Blower Over False Information On Namadi Sambo

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Abubakar Sani Chindo, alias Abdullahi Mohammed, an alleged whistle blower for giving false information to the commission, claiming hu…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Abubakar Sani Chindo, alias Abdullahi Mohammed, an alleged whistle blower for giving false information to the commission, claiming huge sums of money lying in boxes in a house in Kaduna.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria