Angola Denies Alleged Captivity of Mauritanian Businessman

[ANGOP] Nouakchott -Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto on Monday denied reports that the businessman and former Mauritanian presidential candidate Rachid Mustafa was in captivity in Angola.

[ANGOP] Nouakchott -Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto on Monday denied reports that the businessman and former Mauritanian presidential candidate Rachid Mustafa was in captivity in Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Carjacker to Spend 38 Years in Jail

[SAPS] A 24-year-old Thabane Sigadla from KwaDabeka has been sentenced to an effective 38 years imprisonment for carjacking, possession of unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition.

[SAPS] A 24-year-old Thabane Sigadla from KwaDabeka has been sentenced to an effective 38 years imprisonment for carjacking, possession of unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Roof Slab Grant Scheme – Cheques Amounting to Rs 14 Million Remitted to 242 Families

[Government of Mauritius] Some 242 families received yesterday their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 14 million, disbursed by Government under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held at Rabita Hall, Port Louis, in the presence of the Min…

[Government of Mauritius] Some 242 families received yesterday their cheques, amounting to a total of Rs 14 million, disbursed by Government under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme, during a ceremony held at Rabita Hall, Port Louis, in the presence of the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, and other personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Minister Bodha Highlights Ecological Features of the Metro Express Project

[Government of Mauritius] The Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) is designed to be eco-friendly and energy efficient, with no pollution and greenhouse emission. It will have Energy Saving devices for a lighting control system with occupancy sensors and timers, a…

[Government of Mauritius] The Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) is designed to be eco-friendly and energy efficient, with no pollution and greenhouse emission. It will have Energy Saving devices for a lighting control system with occupancy sensors and timers, amongst others. High efficacy LED light fixtures will be used in the Metro Stations and buildings; and regenerative braking will be utilised for the LRV to conserve energy for the purpose of air conditioning in office building.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Government to Collect Over Shs100 Billion From Social Media Tax This Year

[Monitor] As Ugandan netizens continue to express concerns over the newly introduced excise duty, government says it expects to collect over Shs100 billion from the infamous social media tax this year.

[Monitor] As Ugandan netizens continue to express concerns over the newly introduced excise duty, government says it expects to collect over Shs100 billion from the infamous social media tax this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

50 Secondary Students Suspended Over Strike

[Monitor] Nebbi -The Angal Secondary School administration has suspended 50 students who allegedly masterminded and involved in a strike that left school property worth millions destroyed over the weekend.

[Monitor] Nebbi -The Angal Secondary School administration has suspended 50 students who allegedly masterminded and involved in a strike that left school property worth millions destroyed over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

4 Cops Implicated in Briton’s Death Fail to Appear in Court

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Four police officers, who are linked to the murder of the son of Alexander Monson, son of British aristocrat Nicholas Monson, failed to appear before the Mombasa High Court on Wednesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Four police officers, who are linked to the murder of the son of Alexander Monson, son of British aristocrat Nicholas Monson, failed to appear before the Mombasa High Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Pain and Awe of Being John Obi Mikel At the World Cup

[Daily Maverick] Before Nigeria were due to play Argentina in a crunch group clash, captain John Obi Mikel was told his elderly father had been kidnapped. He told no one and played on.

[Daily Maverick] Before Nigeria were due to play Argentina in a crunch group clash, captain John Obi Mikel was told his elderly father had been kidnapped. He told no one and played on.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria