Cahora Bassa Reduces Output

[AIM] The Cahora Bassa dam on the Zambezi River, in the western province of Tete, has suffered a break down in one of its five generator groups, which is reducing the generation of electricity by 18 per cent.

[AIM] The Cahora Bassa dam on the Zambezi River, in the western province of Tete, has suffered a break down in one of its five generator groups, which is reducing the generation of electricity by 18 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Somaliland Elder Denies Demanding Bribe From Candidate Fowzia

[Dalsan Radio] A Somaliland traditional elder accused of soliciting a USD 50000 bribe from former Foreign Affairs minister Fowzia Yusuf has denied the allegations and instead accused the candidate of stalling the elections.

[Dalsan Radio] A Somaliland traditional elder accused of soliciting a USD 50000 bribe from former Foreign Affairs minister Fowzia Yusuf has denied the allegations and instead accused the candidate of stalling the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Man Robbed, Murdered

[The Herald] A Harare man was robbed and murdered at the weekend by unknown suspects while he was walking along a footpath on his way to Mbare Musika. The murder comes as police continue to urge the public to be wary of criminals during the festive sea…

[The Herald] A Harare man was robbed and murdered at the weekend by unknown suspects while he was walking along a footpath on his way to Mbare Musika. The murder comes as police continue to urge the public to be wary of criminals during the festive season.The incident occurred last Friday at around 7:45pm in Matapi, Mbare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Hails Success of Cashew Export Surtax

[AIM] The imposition of a surtax on the export of raw, unprocessed cashew nuts has been a success in stimulating the growth of the cashew processing industry, declared President Filipe Nyusi on 9 December.

[AIM] The imposition of a surtax on the export of raw, unprocessed cashew nuts has been a success in stimulating the growth of the cashew processing industry, declared President Filipe Nyusi on 9 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Safeguard Right to Shelter for People With Disabilities

[The Herald] Peter Banga -WHEN I entered Cheshire Home in Harare one Friday night, I was suddenly struck by something that is difficult to explain. A sombre silence hung about the place which houses at least thirty people with various disabilities incl…

[The Herald] Peter Banga -WHEN I entered Cheshire Home in Harare one Friday night, I was suddenly struck by something that is difficult to explain. A sombre silence hung about the place which houses at least thirty people with various disabilities including those with cerebral palsy, spinal injuries and amputees.The people at the home are self-reliant through ventures such as selling fruits, flowers, cooking and selling sadza and providing mobile money transfer services. They pay for their own electricity, water and salary for the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

37 Nigerian ISPs Share 390,794 Subscribers

[Guardian] Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have shown that 37 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country provide services for 390, 794 subscribers. This excludes the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) including MTN, Glob…

[Guardian] Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have shown that 37 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country provide services for 390, 794 subscribers. This excludes the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) including MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat, which also provide Internet services.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Urged to Restore Confidence in the Economy

[This Day] A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has stressed that the current economic recession facing the country as well as the profound structural challenges posed by the dependence of the economy on…

[This Day] A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has stressed that the current economic recession facing the country as well as the profound structural challenges posed by the dependence of the economy on oil, calls for a serious political response.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Calls for SGF’s Resignation, Prosecution Over Mismanagement of IDP Funds

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate yesterday called for immediate resignation and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, over allegations that he exploited his vantage position to award contracts on North-east…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate yesterday called for immediate resignation and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, over allegations that he exploited his vantage position to award contracts on North-east rehabilitation project to his company, Rholavision.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Presents N7.3 Trillion Budget to N’Assembly

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a N7.298 trillion 2017 budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, stating that the budget was designed to drive infrastructure, enhance growth and investment, boost local productio…

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a N7.298 trillion 2017 budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, stating that the budget was designed to drive infrastructure, enhance growth and investment, boost local production and consumption and create jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria