Public Broadcaster Slams Brakes On 90% Local Content, Violent Footage and the New Age Breakfasts

[Daily Maverick] Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who tried to turn the SABC into a private fiefdom, was finally fired on Monday. The SABC’s interim board is only starting to come to terms with the havoc he inflicted. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who tried to turn the SABC into a private fiefdom, was finally fired on Monday. The SABC's interim board is only starting to come to terms with the havoc he inflicted. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Korean Self-Help Plan Transforming Lives in Mpigi

[Monitor] Mpigi -Two years ago, communities in Mpigi District could wait for government or district authorities to fix community feeder roads and to deliver services to them.

[Monitor] Mpigi -Two years ago, communities in Mpigi District could wait for government or district authorities to fix community feeder roads and to deliver services to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why People No Longer Lose Sleep Over Budget Speech

[Monitor] As is the norm, government annually sets priorities and allocates money for implementing them. In the Budget, the government also shows how it is going to raise money to spend on the various priority and non-priority activities within the fin…

[Monitor] As is the norm, government annually sets priorities and allocates money for implementing them. In the Budget, the government also shows how it is going to raise money to spend on the various priority and non-priority activities within the financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malawian Athletes Grab 3 Medals At Track and Field Championship Race

[Nyasa Times] An unprepared Malawi athletics team defied all odds to win three medals at Southern Africa Senior track and field championship held in Harare, Zimbabwe over the weekend.

[Nyasa Times] An unprepared Malawi athletics team defied all odds to win three medals at Southern Africa Senior track and field championship held in Harare, Zimbabwe over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Makerere University Researcher Gets Rwandan Citizenship

[Monitor] Born in 1966, in Uganda, Mr Golooba has conducted or participated in high-level panels on political settlements, elections, democracy, social and economic rights, governance, peace building and conflict prevention, and security, with international and regional organisations, including the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UN-DPA — 2011 & 2013); the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA — 2010).

[Monitor] Born in 1966, in Uganda, Mr Golooba has conducted or participated in high-level panels on political settlements, elections, democracy, social and economic rights, governance, peace building and conflict prevention, and security, with international and regional organisations, including the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UN-DPA -- 2011 & 2013); the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA -- 2010).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mutharika’s UK Trip An Opportunity Basket for Country

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has described his trip to Brussels in Belgium and Britain a success and full of opportunities after striking crucial deals with various international development partners.

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has described his trip to Brussels in Belgium and Britain a success and full of opportunities after striking crucial deals with various international development partners.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Polio – Global Leaders Pledge U.S.$1.2 Billion to Protect 450 Million Children – Unicef

[Premium Times] In its effort to completely eradicate polio, countries and partners have pledged $1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from the disease every year.

[Premium Times] In its effort to completely eradicate polio, countries and partners have pledged $1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from the disease every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria