An Alarming Picture Emerges As Eskom’s Liquidity Dries Up

[Daily Maverick] A final draft report from Eskom to its shareholders for the second quarter of 2017 ending 30 September 2017 paints an alarming picture of funding difficulties and declining liquidity (cash and cash equivalents plus investments in secur…

[Daily Maverick] A final draft report from Eskom to its shareholders for the second quarter of 2017 ending 30 September 2017 paints an alarming picture of funding difficulties and declining liquidity (cash and cash equivalents plus investments in securities), primarily driven by perceptions of poor governance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Lungu Heads to Egypt

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is today expected in Cairo Egypt for a three day State Visit. The Head of State will build on historic ties between Zambia and Egypt on his three day visit.

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is today expected in Cairo Egypt for a three day State Visit. The Head of State will build on historic ties between Zambia and Egypt on his three day visit.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Ambassador Named in Paradise Papers

[Namibian] Namibia’s ambassador to Germany, Andreas Guibeb, served as a director of two companies registered in Malta, a European island known for helping tax avoiders, money launderers, drug traffickers, kleptocrats and shady businesses.

[Namibian] Namibia's ambassador to Germany, Andreas Guibeb, served as a director of two companies registered in Malta, a European island known for helping tax avoiders, money launderers, drug traffickers, kleptocrats and shady businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

CAF to Consider Nigerian Proposal for World Cup Friendlies

[Vanguard] The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said Tuesday.

[Vanguard] The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Govt to Only Negotiate Pay Rise With Unions

[East African] With public servants increasingly threatening industrial action as a way to demand better pay, the Ugandan government has said it will only negotiate with unions and not workers’ associations.

[East African] With public servants increasingly threatening industrial action as a way to demand better pay, the Ugandan government has said it will only negotiate with unions and not workers' associations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda