U.S. Says Two Al-Shabaab Killed in Latest Somalia Airstrike

[Shabelle] The U.S. military says it has killed two extremists and wounded another in an airstrike against al-Shabab fighters in Somalia. A statement from U.S. Africa Command on Tuesday said the airstrike was carried out Monday near Jilib in Middle Jub…

[Shabelle] The U.S. military says it has killed two extremists and wounded another in an airstrike against al-Shabab fighters in Somalia. A statement from U.S. Africa Command on Tuesday said the airstrike was carried out Monday near Jilib in Middle Juba region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Civil Engineering Graduate Tinashe Chipako Wins Award for Recycled Urine Project

[This is Africa] University of Cape Town Civil engineering graduate Tinashe Chipako won an award for his recycled urine project that could lead to less flushing and more water conservation. The project investigated the feasibility of implementing water…

[This is Africa] University of Cape Town Civil engineering graduate Tinashe Chipako won an award for his recycled urine project that could lead to less flushing and more water conservation. The project investigated the feasibility of implementing waterless urinals on UCT's upper campus, and also revealed that tons of fertiliser could be made from urine collected on campus.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Botswana Calls for Kabila to Relinquish Power

[This is Africa] The government of Botswana has called out Joseph Kabila for delaying elections urging the Democratic Republic of Congo’s leadership to relinquish power. Botswana has also urged the International community to put more pressure on the le…

[This is Africa] The government of Botswana has called out Joseph Kabila for delaying elections urging the Democratic Republic of Congo's leadership to relinquish power. Botswana has also urged the International community to put more pressure on the leadership in the DRC to relinquish power and pave way for the ushering in of a new political dispensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ecocash Savings Club Scoops Global Award

[CAJ News] Harare -ECO-CASH Savings Club, the offering by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Mahindra Comviva, has received a global award for empowering women in the developing world.

[CAJ News] Harare -ECO-CASH Savings Club, the offering by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Mahindra Comviva, has received a global award for empowering women in the developing world.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Virgin Money Revolutionises Money Transfers

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -ELECTRONIC Funds Transfer (EFT) could be a thing of the past as a local financial services provider plans to change the way friends exchange money.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -ELECTRONIC Funds Transfer (EFT) could be a thing of the past as a local financial services provider plans to change the way friends exchange money.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PM Share Dividends Under Scrutiny

[Swazi Media] Swaziland’s Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini stands to be paid E150,000 (US$13,000) from a company that has shares in controversial cell phone company MTN Swaziland.

[Swazi Media] Swaziland's Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini stands to be paid E150,000 (US$13,000) from a company that has shares in controversial cell phone company MTN Swaziland.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Stimulus Advances Another Funding to Solar Saver

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia Stock Exchange-listed private equity firm, Stimulus Investments, has concluded its second round funding to Khomas Solar-Saver. The company did not give figures of the loan but said that the funding would be used to grow Sola…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia Stock Exchange-listed private equity firm, Stimulus Investments, has concluded its second round funding to Khomas Solar-Saver. The company did not give figures of the loan but said that the funding would be used to grow Solar-Saver's extensive portfolio of solar rental assets throughout Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia