Borehole Drilling Progressing Steadily in Eastern Cape

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Des van Rooyen has officially handed over boreholes to the community of OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Des van Rooyen has officially handed over boreholes to the community of OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City of Cape Town to Try Flexi-Time, Work From Home, to Reduce Gridlock

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town will introduce flexi-hours and an option for working from home for some employees to help reduce the city’s infamous rush-hour gridlock. The city also wants bosses in private companies to consider doing the same.

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town will introduce flexi-hours and an option for working from home for some employees to help reduce the city's infamous rush-hour gridlock. The city also wants bosses in private companies to consider doing the same.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Urges Govt to Implement December Political Deal

[VOA] The United Nations said Tuesday that nearly three months after a political agreement was signed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, its implementation remains stalled, threatening security and stability.

[VOA] The United Nations said Tuesday that nearly three months after a political agreement was signed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, its implementation remains stalled, threatening security and stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Call to Help End South Sudan War

[East African] South Sudan’s neighbours have been urged to help end the war in the young nation or pay a heavy price. A legal presidential advisor in Juba, Dr Lawrence Korbandy, said South Sudan required quick intervention to tame the spillover consequ…

[East African] South Sudan's neighbours have been urged to help end the war in the young nation or pay a heavy price. A legal presidential advisor in Juba, Dr Lawrence Korbandy, said South Sudan required quick intervention to tame the spillover consequences of the war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

New Ugandan Bourse Online Portal to Spur More Trading

[East African] The Uganda Securities Exchange has rolled out an online trading window — Easy Portal — that offers investors opportunities for faster transactions at no fee to spur trading activity.

[East African] The Uganda Securities Exchange has rolled out an online trading window -- Easy Portal -- that offers investors opportunities for faster transactions at no fee to spur trading activity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Estimated Bills Reduce Kenya Power’s Earnings

[East African] Kenyan electricity transmission and distribution firm Kenya Power has recorded a negative working capital of Ksh7 billion ($70 million) in the six months to December 31, 2016, suggesting that the firm does not have cash to repay short-te…

[East African] Kenyan electricity transmission and distribution firm Kenya Power has recorded a negative working capital of Ksh7 billion ($70 million) in the six months to December 31, 2016, suggesting that the firm does not have cash to repay short-term debts and finance its day-to-day operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Book Seizure Puts NRM Conduct in the Spotlight

[East African] The decision by government to seize an anthology that critiques last year’s general elections is likely to reignite the contestations that marked Uganda’s third multiparty polls.

[East African] The decision by government to seize an anthology that critiques last year's general elections is likely to reignite the contestations that marked Uganda's third multiparty polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni in New Push for Peace in South Sudan

[East African] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has stepped up efforts to end conflict in South Sudan, in separate meetings with key leaders from the UK and China.The first meeting was between President Museveni and Boris Johnson, the UK Secretary of…

[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has stepped up efforts to end conflict in South Sudan, in separate meetings with key leaders from the UK and China.The first meeting was between President Museveni and Boris Johnson, the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on March 15, where conflict in South Sudan was discussed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan