Microsoft Recommits to Affordable Internet Access in Africa

[Guardian] Microsoft Corp. has renewed its Affordable Access Initiative (AAC) grant for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to under-served markets.

[Guardian] Microsoft Corp. has renewed its Affordable Access Initiative (AAC) grant for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to under-served markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UASU Says Pay Pact Must Be Signed By End of Current Financial Year

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities’ Academic Staff Union (UASU) has said lecturers risk being shortchanged should the government fail to sign and implement the proposed 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) by the end of the current finan…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities' Academic Staff Union (UASU) has said lecturers risk being shortchanged should the government fail to sign and implement the proposed 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) by the end of the current financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New-Look T20 Squad Eager to Make an Impact

[News24Wire] The Proteas T20 squad will be looking to continue with the winning trend set by the Test and ODI squads in the upcoming T20 International series against Sri Lanka starting at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

[News24Wire] The Proteas T20 squad will be looking to continue with the winning trend set by the Test and ODI squads in the upcoming T20 International series against Sri Lanka starting at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dirco Committee Chair Abusing Parliamentary Resources to Attack DA

[DA] It is an absolute disgrace that the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Siphosezwe Masango, is seeking to abuse parliamentary processes by manipulating the public participation process on the Forei…

[DA] It is an absolute disgrace that the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Siphosezwe Masango, is seeking to abuse parliamentary processes by manipulating the public participation process on the Foreign Services Bill, merely to attack DA public representatives who have travelled abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Woman Hacked, Wounded By Ex-Husband Over a Bag of Flour

[Nyasa Times] A 22 year woman from Ekesi village, Traditional Authority Mavwere in Mchinji district has been hacked and suffered injuries and fractures on her body by her ex husband after refusing to let him sell a bag of maize flour.

[Nyasa Times] A 22 year woman from Ekesi village, Traditional Authority Mavwere in Mchinji district has been hacked and suffered injuries and fractures on her body by her ex husband after refusing to let him sell a bag of maize flour.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi