Govt Should Consider Help From the IMF to Fix Its Economy

[The Conversation Africa] The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country’s present predicament is also pretty much understood. The International Monetary Fund (IM…

[The Conversation Africa] The prognosis that the South African economy is in dire straits is pretty obvious even to the untrained eye. The solution to the country's present predicament is also pretty much understood. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recently produced a comprehensive view which deserves to be considered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Residents Angry Over Electricity Tariff Hike

[GroundUp] Debra Moses lives in Saxon Sea, Atlantis and is a domestic worker. When Moses bought R200 worth of electricity, she got over 170 units which lasts her for the entire month.

[GroundUp] Debra Moses lives in Saxon Sea, Atlantis and is a domestic worker. When Moses bought R200 worth of electricity, she got over 170 units which lasts her for the entire month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vice-President Roots for Clean Water, Better Environment

[Daily News] VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has called on officials managing water and environment projects to work harder and ensure better results so that people can live clean in line with the government’s goals come 2020.

[Daily News] VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has called on officials managing water and environment projects to work harder and ensure better results so that people can live clean in line with the government's goals come 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Used Book Sales Boom as Economic Recession Bites

[VOA] South Africa entered an economic recession in June, and the country’s unemployment rate is fast approaching 30 percent, according to the government statistics agency. But for the sellers of secondhand books, business has never been better.

[VOA] South Africa entered an economic recession in June, and the country's unemployment rate is fast approaching 30 percent, according to the government statistics agency. But for the sellers of secondhand books, business has never been better.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Elections2017 – Opposition Trains Delegates Ahead of Polls

[ANGOP] Moçâmedes -At least 502 delegates of list from the Social Renewal Party (PRS) are attending since Monday, August 4, in Moçâmedes, southern Namibe province, a training session on matters related to inspection in the polling desks, ahead of the next general elections of 23 August 23.

[ANGOP] Moçâmedes -At least 502 delegates of list from the Social Renewal Party (PRS) are attending since Monday, August 4, in Moçâmedes, southern Namibe province, a training session on matters related to inspection in the polling desks, ahead of the next general elections of 23 August 23.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Police Arrest More Than 100 in Election Protests

[VOA] Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have arrested more than 100 protesters in cities across the country who were calling for presidential elections to be held by the end of the year.

[VOA] Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have arrested more than 100 protesters in cities across the country who were calling for presidential elections to be held by the end of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Acacia Shares At DSE Tumble

[Daily News] ACACIA Mining shares at the Dar es Salaam Exchange plummeted towards the end of last week as its parent company prepares to meet the government to settle a long-standing dispute over export ban of its mineral concentrates.

[Daily News] ACACIA Mining shares at the Dar es Salaam Exchange plummeted towards the end of last week as its parent company prepares to meet the government to settle a long-standing dispute over export ban of its mineral concentrates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Searchlight On Barrick As Govt Seeks Fair Share of Mining Sector Revenues

[Daily News] FINALLY, the special team formed by President John Magufuli is down to business as it started, yesterday, discussions with officials from Barrick Gold, the parent company of Acacia Mining, on its operations in Tanzania as the government se…

[Daily News] FINALLY, the special team formed by President John Magufuli is down to business as it started, yesterday, discussions with officials from Barrick Gold, the parent company of Acacia Mining, on its operations in Tanzania as the government seeks to reap its fair share of proceeds from the lucrative mining industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania