Inside the Fight Over U.S.$12 Billion in Mobile Money

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A fight is raging between telecom operators on one side, and the Uganda Communications Commissions (UCC), the Uganda Police Force, and State House on the other, over moves to monitor the Shs44 trillion mobile money busi…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A fight is raging between telecom operators on one side, and the Uganda Communications Commissions (UCC), the Uganda Police Force, and State House on the other, over moves to monitor the Shs44 trillion mobile money business.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Khama Bids Angolan Ambassador Farewell

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on February 23 bid farewell to the outgoing Angolan Ambassador to Botswana, Mr José Agostinho Neto.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on February 23 bid farewell to the outgoing Angolan Ambassador to Botswana, Mr José Agostinho Neto.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Comic Absurdity of Day Zero

[Daily Maverick] Veteran underground cartoonist N.D. MAZIN pokes his head above the parapet with a new online comic, DAY ZERO, his first foray into the public space for quite a while. “It was all that mucking about with grey water and bucket flushes th…

[Daily Maverick] Veteran underground cartoonist N.D. MAZIN pokes his head above the parapet with a new online comic, DAY ZERO, his first foray into the public space for quite a while. "It was all that mucking about with grey water and bucket flushes that did it", he says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Farmers Grapple With Cheap Imported Wheat

[New Times] Farmers and other players in the agriculture sector have blamed the high cost of production, and low productivity per farm that makes locally produced wheat more costly imported one.

[New Times] Farmers and other players in the agriculture sector have blamed the high cost of production, and low productivity per farm that makes locally produced wheat more costly imported one.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

ANC’s Inner War – After the New Hope, Remnants of the Empire Strike Back

[Daily Maverick] In the twin environments of the ANC and the State, these days the question that matters is how much power President Cyril Ramaphosa really has. Can he appoint the Cabinet he wants, send state capturers to jail, clean up and reform gove…

[Daily Maverick] In the twin environments of the ANC and the State, these days the question that matters is how much power President Cyril Ramaphosa really has. Can he appoint the Cabinet he wants, send state capturers to jail, clean up and reform government? Or is he in such political debt, so reliant on people like his deputy David Mabuza, that the ANC is likely to lumber on for much longer? Sunday afternoon's announcement of the ANC sub-committee chairs suggests Ramaphosa has less political power than previously assumed

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Batswana Continue to Study in Japan

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ambassador of Japan to Botswana, Mr Kozo Takeda says it is pleasing to learn that there are 49 members of Friends of Japan, comprising of Batswana students who studied in Japan through various scholarships and exchange p…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ambassador of Japan to Botswana, Mr Kozo Takeda says it is pleasing to learn that there are 49 members of Friends of Japan, comprising of Batswana students who studied in Japan through various scholarships and exchange programmes.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Troubled Mbeya Legislator to Learn His Fate

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya Urban legislator will learn his fate tomorrow as the Mbeya resident magistrate court delivers its ruling on the opposition legislator, Mr Joseph Mbilinyi (Chedema) and party’s secretary general for Southern Highlands Zone, Mr Emm…

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya Urban legislator will learn his fate tomorrow as the Mbeya resident magistrate court delivers its ruling on the opposition legislator, Mr Joseph Mbilinyi (Chedema) and party's secretary general for Southern Highlands Zone, Mr Emmanuel Masonga.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MTN Reduces Data Rates

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -MTN Uganda has revised data rates to continue the drive towards ensuring offering affordable internet to Ugandans. The reduction in data is expected to drive further internet connectivity, facilitate business growth and…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -MTN Uganda has revised data rates to continue the drive towards ensuring offering affordable internet to Ugandans. The reduction in data is expected to drive further internet connectivity, facilitate business growth and enable communication through internet-based channels.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gor Overcome Sharks Scare to Pick Third Win

[Capital FM] Machakos -Ephraim Guikan’s 71st minute goal gave Gor Mahia their third win of the 2018 Kenyan Premier League season with a 2-1 victory over Kariobangi Sharks at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday.

[Capital FM] Machakos -Ephraim Guikan's 71st minute goal gave Gor Mahia their third win of the 2018 Kenyan Premier League season with a 2-1 victory over Kariobangi Sharks at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parliament Defends Move to Establish Own TV, Radio Station

[Monitor] The Parliament Director for Communication and Public Affairs Chris Obore has defended the move by parliament to establish its own Radio and Television Station. Obore says the institution needs to complement what other private media houses do …

[Monitor] The Parliament Director for Communication and Public Affairs Chris Obore has defended the move by parliament to establish its own Radio and Television Station. Obore says the institution needs to complement what other private media houses do in reporting Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda