TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

[Balancing Act] London -Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it’s good news that Mali’s relatively new media regulator has authorized Africable’s TNTSAT Africa to go ahead and start the transition.

[Balancing Act] London -Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized Africable's TNTSAT Africa to go ahead and start the transition.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

JKT Engineers Wall Off Mirerani Gemstone Mines in Record Time

[Daily News] Simanjiro -CONSTRUCTION works for the giant concrete fort to protect the rare Tanzanite gemstone mining quarries at the Mirerani Hills in Simanjiro District are now complete — two months ahead of schedule.

[Daily News] Simanjiro -CONSTRUCTION works for the giant concrete fort to protect the rare Tanzanite gemstone mining quarries at the Mirerani Hills in Simanjiro District are now complete -- two months ahead of schedule.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judge Says Heads Must Roll at Exams Body

[New Zimbabwe] High Court Judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo says she is surprised that after the leaking of Ordinary Level English Paper 2 last year, perpetrators at the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) have not been fired or prosecuted ove…

[New Zimbabwe] High Court Judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo says she is surprised that after the leaking of Ordinary Level English Paper 2 last year, perpetrators at the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) have not been fired or prosecuted over the scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suspected Separatists Abduct Government Official

[VOA] Cameroonian authorities continue to search for a senior regional official kidnapped Sunday by suspected separatist militants in the country’s English-speaking northwest. The abduction followed the killing of three gendarmes that same day amid vio…

[VOA] Cameroonian authorities continue to search for a senior regional official kidnapped Sunday by suspected separatist militants in the country's English-speaking northwest. The abduction followed the killing of three gendarmes that same day amid violence in other anglophone towns as officials tried to celebrate National Youth Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Secretary General of IORA Pays Farewell Call On PM

[Government of Mauritius] The Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Ambassador K. V Bhagirath, paid a farewell call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minis…

[Government of Mauritius] The Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Ambassador K. V Bhagirath, paid a farewell call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on Monday 12 February at the New Treasury building in Port Louis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Laura Miti Draws Parallels for Pres. Lungu in Zuma Fall

Political commentator Laura Miti has advised President Edgar Lungu to learn from the fall of South African President Jacob Zuma. Zuma has been recalled by the African National Congress looks certain to resign following in the footsteps of his predecessor … Continued

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Political commentator Laura Miti has advised President Edgar Lungu to learn from the fall of South African President Jacob Zuma. Zuma has been recalled by the African National Congress looks certain to resign following in the footsteps of his predecessor Thabo Mbeki. Miti reckons that the departure of erstwhile loyalists from Zuma’s side may happen to anyone once they exit office. Full posting: Zuma Lessons for Lungu If President Lungu is watching events in South Africa, I hope he understands that today was a long time in coming. There was a time when Jacob Zuma seemed untouchable. When first the Nkandla controversy broke, he was all arrogance. For years, it looked like there would never be a price to pay for his presidential choices. Important to note is that ALL the people involved in his recall today, were at one time vociferously protective of him. They were his praise team. His defenders. They did dirty battle for him. As members of the opposition, the media and general public looked on in frustrated helplessness, these people made arrogant annoying statement after arrogant annoying statement in defence of their President. Zuma was popular, strong, immovable, giving out godlike favours to those on his side. Important too for President Lungu to note is that, at no time did President Zuma take the chance to pull back from the issues that were making the public unhappy. He knew them. They were made clear by people he dismissed as unthinking critics, stooges of white capital. He refused to part ways with the corrupt Guptas. Instead, he instituted what he must have thought to be a fail-proof plan to be succeeded by someone who would continue to protect him after he left office. Then today arrived. A day that seemed utterly impossible a few short years ago. To President Lungu I would say, you have a few more years to pull back from all the things that are making the Zambian public unhappy with you. You know the issues. Don’t listen to the people around you. They are in it for themselves. They will leave you with not a second thought when finally, the day of reckoning comes. It always comes. The post Laura Miti Draws Parallels for Pres. Lungu in Zuma Fall appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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