Funds Sought to Revive War-Torn DRC ICT Sector

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Diamond, Mum Shower DJ Rommy Jones With Generous Gifts

[Nation] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz, who is currently riding high with his latest jam “Sikomi” has splashed Tsh100 million (Sh4.5 Million) on a new mansion as a gift to his newly married cousin DJ Rommy Jones.

[Nation] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz, who is currently riding high with his latest jam "Sikomi" has splashed Tsh100 million (Sh4.5 Million) on a new mansion as a gift to his newly married cousin DJ Rommy Jones.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Speaker Refers Malawi ‘Spy’ Bill to Parliamentary Committee for Security

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has referred the gazetted National Intelligence Service Bill, with critics condemn its sweeping powers they warn could be used to crack down on political opponents and stifle civil liberties, to the j…

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has referred the gazetted National Intelligence Service Bill, with critics condemn its sweeping powers they warn could be used to crack down on political opponents and stifle civil liberties, to the joint Legal Affairs and Defence and Internal Security committees for further scrutiny.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

M-Kopa Secures U.S.$80 Million for Kenya, Uganda Solar Power

[Observer] M-KOPA Solar, a provider of solar energy solutions, recently secured $80 million to finance the access to solar energy in at least a million homes in Kenya and Uganda.

[Observer] M-KOPA Solar, a provider of solar energy solutions, recently secured $80 million to finance the access to solar energy in at least a million homes in Kenya and Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda Plans to Import 320,000 Tonnes of Coal

[Observer] Uganda plans to import at least 320,000 tonnes of coal from Tanzania each year in order to support its iron and steel industry, according to the National Planning Authority.

[Observer] Uganda plans to import at least 320,000 tonnes of coal from Tanzania each year in order to support its iron and steel industry, according to the National Planning Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

4-Year-Old in Seychelles Author of Book Warning of Dangers of Junk Food

[Seychelles News Agency] A 4-year old Sri-Lankan boy living in Seychelles has set a new Guinness World Record for being the youngest author to ever publish a book.

[Seychelles News Agency] A 4-year old Sri-Lankan boy living in Seychelles has set a new Guinness World Record for being the youngest author to ever publish a book.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of U.S.$4.760 Million Penthouses Linked to Alison-Madueke

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that two penthouses linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and valued at $4.760million, be temporarily forfeited to the federal government.

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that two penthouses linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and valued at $4.760million, be temporarily forfeited to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria