Ruling Party Makes Radical Changes

[East African] Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approve…

[East African] Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approved proposed changes that saw various party organs reduced and a number of their meetings minimised.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Waiting for a Fibre Upgrade and Price Drops Before Its Users Make the Big Move to Digital Services

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transiti…

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transition. Russell Southwood spoke to Robert Aoud, Founder and CEO, Isocel Telecom about the upgrades he has planned.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Three to Appear in Court Over Chief Justice Burglary

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Three men arrested in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand will appear in court in Mamelodi today, Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), Lieutena…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Three men arrested in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand will appear in court in Mamelodi today, Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safa – Ref Ban Has Nothing to Do With Us

[News24Wire] The South African Football Association (SAFA) says that the life-long ban of Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey, who was found guilty of influencing the match result in Bafana Bafana’s 2-1 win over Senegal in November last year, has “nothing …

[News24Wire] The South African Football Association (SAFA) says that the life-long ban of Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey, who was found guilty of influencing the match result in Bafana Bafana's 2-1 win over Senegal in November last year, has "nothing to do with them".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kamuina Nsapu Insurgency Adds to Dangers in DR Congo

[ICG] Conflict in the impoverished Kasai region was sparked by local grievances but has spread to reflect wider discontent, including frustration over the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis.

[ICG] Conflict in the impoverished Kasai region was sparked by local grievances but has spread to reflect wider discontent, including frustration over the country's ongoing political and economic crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

New Pay Package for Kenyan Doctors to Rival South Africa and Namibia’s

[East African] Kenyan doctors will remain the highest paid in East Africa, after signing a return-to-work formula that will see them get an additional $560 to $700 a month in the form of a risk allowance backdated to January this year.

[East African] Kenyan doctors will remain the highest paid in East Africa, after signing a return-to-work formula that will see them get an additional $560 to $700 a month in the form of a risk allowance backdated to January this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Namibia Deliberates Suing Germany Over Reparations

[Deutsche Welle] Pressure is growing for Germany to compensate victims of a genocide in colonial-era Namibia. The government in Windhoek wants to sue Berlin but both sides are still set on continuing with ongoing negotiations.

[Deutsche Welle] Pressure is growing for Germany to compensate victims of a genocide in colonial-era Namibia. The government in Windhoek wants to sue Berlin but both sides are still set on continuing with ongoing negotiations.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia