Progressive Communication and the Defence of Good Governance

[Guardian] As a postgraduate student some years back, I chose to do a thesis on Politics and the New Media. This decision was inspired then by what I envisioned was going to be a boom in new communication religion with the burgeoning fortunes of teleph…

[Guardian] As a postgraduate student some years back, I chose to do a thesis on Politics and the New Media. This decision was inspired then by what I envisioned was going to be a boom in new communication religion with the burgeoning fortunes of telephony in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. With the advent of the Global System of Mobile Communication (GSM) and the growing availability of internet facilities across our continent, I had no doubt that the future of politics was going to be determined and shaped by a wide

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmaker Lauds Response to Aviation Sector’s Near Mishaps

[Guardian] The lawmaker representing Lagos East in the upper chamber of the nation’s legislature, senator Gbenga Ashafa, has commended government’s swift response to the series of recent near mishaps in the aviation industry.

[Guardian] The lawmaker representing Lagos East in the upper chamber of the nation's legislature, senator Gbenga Ashafa, has commended government's swift response to the series of recent near mishaps in the aviation industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SADC Updates Bird Flu Disaster Response Plan

[The Herald] Southern African countries, jolted by a debilitating avian influenza outbreak in 2017, which left an extensive effect on the region including in Zimbabwe, have reviewed and updated the regional preparedness and response plan, which is expe…

[The Herald] Southern African countries, jolted by a debilitating avian influenza outbreak in 2017, which left an extensive effect on the region including in Zimbabwe, have reviewed and updated the regional preparedness and response plan, which is expected to guide management and control of the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Wants to Know How It Can Support Elections

[New Zimbabwe] A senior United Nations Development Program (UNDP) officer will visit Zimbabwe this week where he will meet President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two aides, vice presidents Kembo Mohadi and Constantino Chiwenga, and find out how the agenc…

[New Zimbabwe] A senior United Nations Development Program (UNDP) officer will visit Zimbabwe this week where he will meet President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two aides, vice presidents Kembo Mohadi and Constantino Chiwenga, and find out how the agency can assist Zimbabwe during the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Basic Education Hosts Training Workshop On New National Policy On HIV, STIs and TB in Durban, 4 Mar

[Govt of SA] The Department of Basic Education will on Wednesday 14 March 2018 take advocacy and training workshops on the new DBE National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB for all Learners, Educators, School Support Staff and Officials in all Primary and Se…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Basic Education will on Wednesday 14 March 2018 take advocacy and training workshops on the new DBE National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB for all Learners, Educators, School Support Staff and Officials in all Primary and Secondary Schools (DBE HIV and TB Policy) to Durban in KwaZulu Natal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minerals Board Was Forced to Donate to Ruling Party – Report

[New Zimbabwe] Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) officials told the Public Accounts Committee that they were constantly forced to donate towards Zanu PF events during president Robert Mugabe’s era.

[New Zimbabwe] Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) officials told the Public Accounts Committee that they were constantly forced to donate towards Zanu PF events during president Robert Mugabe's era.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Cyril Ramaphosa Meets Chief Executive Officers of State-Owned Companies

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa held brief discussions yesterday, Tuesday 13 March 2018, with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of a number of state-owned companies.

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa held brief discussions yesterday, Tuesday 13 March 2018, with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of a number of state-owned companies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Varsity Cup Issues Statement On PE Pitch Invasion

[News24Wire] Varsity Cup organisers have issued a statement following the early stoppage due to a pitch invasion of Monday’s clash between the Madibaz and Maties in Port Elizabeth.

[News24Wire] Varsity Cup organisers have issued a statement following the early stoppage due to a pitch invasion of Monday's clash between the Madibaz and Maties in Port Elizabeth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa