Three Prisoners Escape From Polokwane Holding Cells, Manhunt Launched

[News24Wire] Three awaiting trial prisoners – including a man on trial for allegedly helping businessman Rameez Patel murder his mother – have escaped from police holding cells in Polokwane, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Three awaiting trial prisoners - including a man on trial for allegedly helping businessman Rameez Patel murder his mother - have escaped from police holding cells in Polokwane, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Angola for SADC Troika Summit

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has arrived in Angola to attend the Summit of the SADC Organ Troika plus Chairperson of SADC which will take place in Luanda, Angola today,…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has arrived in Angola to attend the Summit of the SADC Organ Troika plus Chairperson of SADC which will take place in Luanda, Angola today, 21 November 2017.

Telecom Introduces Electronic Payment System

[Addis Fortune] Ethio telecom, the nation’s sole telecom provider, has introduced electronic payment services for prepaid mobile recharging. The new system has been made available for customers across the telecom’s 214 service centres, while the existi…

[Addis Fortune] Ethio telecom, the nation's sole telecom provider, has introduced electronic payment services for prepaid mobile recharging. The new system has been made available for customers across the telecom's 214 service centres, while the existing manual payment system will remain functional.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Is Isabel dos Santos’ Sacking The First of Many Lourenço Moves?

[This is Africa] Isabel Dos Santos; daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos and Africa’s most powerful woman according to 2017 Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women has been fired from Sonangol, the State Oil Company.

[This is Africa] Isabel Dos Santos; daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos and Africa's most powerful woman according to 2017 Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women has been fired from Sonangol, the State Oil Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Education Minister Prones Leadership and Diversity Acceptance Among Young People

[Government of Mauritius] Leadership, communication, knowledge and acceptance of diversity are crucial values that have to be inculcated in the youth who are to become the responsible citizens of tomorrow.

[Government of Mauritius] Leadership, communication, knowledge and acceptance of diversity are crucial values that have to be inculcated in the youth who are to become the responsible citizens of tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Angola and Zambia Co-Ordinate Stance On Zimbabwe

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, and his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu, last Monday in Luanda co-ordinated positions on the situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe, a southern Africa country whose president was placed under house arrest by top army officials since 13 November.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, and his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu, last Monday in Luanda co-ordinated positions on the situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe, a southern Africa country whose president was placed under house arrest by top army officials since 13 November.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Water and Sanitation On World Toilet Day Activities

[Govt of SA] As a build up to World Toilet Day, The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Stellenbosch Local Municipality and community volunteers embarked on door-to-door visits in Enkanini and Groenendal informal settlements to…

[Govt of SA] As a build up to World Toilet Day, The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Stellenbosch Local Municipality and community volunteers embarked on door-to-door visits in Enkanini and Groenendal informal settlements to educate the communities about health and hygiene.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Attorney-General Confirms Detention of Treasury Director

[ANGOP] Soyo -The Deputy Attorney-General, Pascoal António Joaquim, last Monday in Soyo City, northern Zaire Province, confirmed that the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) detained last Friday the national director for the Treasury, Edson Augusto dos Santos Vaz, on accusation of embezzlement.

[ANGOP] Soyo -The Deputy Attorney-General, Pascoal António Joaquim, last Monday in Soyo City, northern Zaire Province, confirmed that the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) detained last Friday the national director for the Treasury, Edson Augusto dos Santos Vaz, on accusation of embezzlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

26 Countries to Participate in 2017 Calabar Carnival – Official

[Vanguard] No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said.

[Vanguard] No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UAE, Somalia Discuss Increasing Cooperation in Fighting Terrorism

[Shabelle] Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Monday discussed with visiting Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo ways to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in fighting terrorism.

[Shabelle] Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Monday discussed with visiting Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo ways to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in fighting terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia