MTN Says Fine Not the Cause for Sacking of 259 Employees

[Guardian] Abuja -Telecommunications firm, MTN yesterday said the disengagement of 259 employees had nothing to do with the N1.04 trillion fine imposed on it by the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC).

[Guardian] Abuja -Telecommunications firm, MTN yesterday said the disengagement of 259 employees had nothing to do with the N1.04 trillion fine imposed on it by the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tigo, Ericsson Launch New Business Support System

[New Times] Tigo and Ericsson have launched a new Business Support System (BSS) ‘to support the service industry in the country. The system covers charging, billing, provisioning, mediation and roaming functionality combined with advanced customer care…

[New Times] Tigo and Ericsson have launched a new Business Support System (BSS) 'to support the service industry in the country. The system covers charging, billing, provisioning, mediation and roaming functionality combined with advanced customer care and self-care solutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Hearing Into ‘Afrikaner Christian’-Only Residence Postponed

[News24Wire] The hearing into a complaint that the University of Pretoria’s De Goede Hoop student residence allegedly only accepts Afrikaans Christians was postponed on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The hearing into a complaint that the University of Pretoria's De Goede Hoop student residence allegedly only accepts Afrikaans Christians was postponed on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soldiers Jailed Over Gold Robbery

[Monitor] Kampala -Two army officers were yesterday remanded to military prison in Makindye on charges of robbing a businessman of gold worth about Shs3b on gunpoint.

[Monitor] Kampala -Two army officers were yesterday remanded to military prison in Makindye on charges of robbing a businessman of gold worth about Shs3b on gunpoint.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Family Claims Part of Mulago Hospital Land

[Monitor] Kampala -Authorities at the only national referral hospital were yesterday involved in a standoff after a family emerged claiming to own part of Mulago hospital land.

[Monitor] Kampala -Authorities at the only national referral hospital were yesterday involved in a standoff after a family emerged claiming to own part of Mulago hospital land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Land Probe – 1,300 Complaints Filed in 2 Weeks

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 1,380 cases of land disputes have been registered before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters in the last two weeks, senior officials within the probe have said.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 1,380 cases of land disputes have been registered before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters in the last two weeks, senior officials within the probe have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kwibuka T20 Cricket – Coach Happy With National Team Performance

[New Times] The national cricket team head coach Davis Turinawe has hailed his team’s performance at the just-concluded Kwibuka T20 Peace Memorial Tournament despite finishing bottom.

[New Times] The national cricket team head coach Davis Turinawe has hailed his team's performance at the just-concluded Kwibuka T20 Peace Memorial Tournament despite finishing bottom.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Large Explosion Heard in Somali Capital, Mogadishu

[Shabelle] A Large explosion was heard in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu on Wednesday night, as the the main streets are patrolling an especial forces tasked with city’s stabilization.

[Shabelle] A Large explosion was heard in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Wednesday night, as the the main streets are patrolling an especial forces tasked with city's stabilization.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia