First Lady Hosts Diabetes Campaign

[Lesotho Times] THE First Lady, Maesaiah Thabane, through the Maesaiah Thabane Trust Fund will host a diabetes education campaign in Moshoeshoe 1 statue in Maseru on Saturday.

[Lesotho Times] THE First Lady, Maesaiah Thabane, through the Maesaiah Thabane Trust Fund will host a diabetes education campaign in Moshoeshoe 1 statue in Maseru on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Are South Africa’s Anti-Corruption Crusaders Racist?

[Democracy Works] In the last few weeks, more attention has been focused on South African President Jacob Zuma than usual because of the release of an explosive new book — ‘The President’s Keepers’, by Jacques Pauw. The book details the extraordinary …

[Democracy Works] In the last few weeks, more attention has been focused on South African President Jacob Zuma than usual because of the release of an explosive new book -- 'The President's Keepers', by Jacques Pauw. The book details the extraordinary ways in which Zuma's alleged corruption is enabled by criminals and spies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R550 Million Bill for ‘Prestige’ Real Estate and Maintenance

[Daily Maverick] Parliament faces a bill of R550-million for work on what it calls its Prestige Programme, which falls under the Department of Public Works. But in a belt-tightening environment, is it necessary, for example, to build a huge dome roof f…

[Daily Maverick] Parliament faces a bill of R550-million for work on what it calls its Prestige Programme, which falls under the Department of Public Works. But in a belt-tightening environment, is it necessary, for example, to build a huge dome roof for the Good Hope Building and revamp Tuynhuys at a combined cost of more than R55.2-million, or a braai facility for a minister at more than R675,000? By MOIRA LEVY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Benguela – Haemodialysis Centres Workers End Strike

[ANGOP] Benguela -The workers of the Haemodialysis centres of Benguela and Lobito municipalities, in the centre-west Benguela Province, last Thursday resumed work after signing an agreement with the Angolan Kidney Institute (IAR), which put an end to a…

[ANGOP] Benguela -The workers of the Haemodialysis centres of Benguela and Lobito municipalities, in the centre-west Benguela Province, last Thursday resumed work after signing an agreement with the Angolan Kidney Institute (IAR), which put an end to a strike that began last Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Govt Comes Up With Action Plan for Takeover of Distressed DISCOs

[This Day] Abuja -The Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) recently developed by the federal government and the World Bank to revive Nigeria’s ailing power sector, has come up with an action plan for the sweeping restructuring of the 11 electricity d…

[This Day] Abuja -The Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) recently developed by the federal government and the World Bank to revive Nigeria's ailing power sector, has come up with an action plan for the sweeping restructuring of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) that would enable government to take over any Disco found to be insolvent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sonangol Must Focus On Its Core Business – Specialist

[ANGOP] Luanda -The new board of the state-owned National Fuel Society (Sonangol), led by Carlos Saturnino, besides the need to continue to implement policies to reduce costs, has also to do away with some of its businesses outside the oil sector.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The new board of the state-owned National Fuel Society (Sonangol), led by Carlos Saturnino, besides the need to continue to implement policies to reduce costs, has also to do away with some of its businesses outside the oil sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Expert Identifies Merger As Viable Option for Nigeria Airlines

[This Day] Former Secretary-General of Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA) and international aviation consultant, Nick Fadugba has attributed the stunted growth of the aviation industry in Nigeria to the small size of the country’s airlines, unprofitab…

[This Day] Former Secretary-General of Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA) and international aviation consultant, Nick Fadugba has attributed the stunted growth of the aviation industry in Nigeria to the small size of the country's airlines, unprofitable and very short lifespan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CSOs Unseal Peace Corps Office to Enforce Court Judgment

[This Day] Abuja -Following the refusal of Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, to unseal the headquarters of Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) as directed by Justice Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, the Coalition of Civil Society Orga…

[This Day] Abuja -Following the refusal of Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, to unseal the headquarters of Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) as directed by Justice Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Justice and Equity yesterday forced open the headquarters of the Corps.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria