Rwanda Fights Poverty and Hunger

[East African] Feted for Rwanda’s economic miracle, President Paul Kagame now faces the far larger task of reforming the country’s economy to make it more inclusive.

[East African] Feted for Rwanda's economic miracle, President Paul Kagame now faces the far larger task of reforming the country's economy to make it more inclusive.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Land Reform – DA Proposals ‘Attainable Without Amending Constitution’

[Daily Maverick] DA leader Mmusi Maimane addressed journalists gathered at Constitutional Hill on Monday to unpack why the party was opposed to expropriation of land without compensation. By PUSELETSO NTHATE.

[Daily Maverick] DA leader Mmusi Maimane addressed journalists gathered at Constitutional Hill on Monday to unpack why the party was opposed to expropriation of land without compensation. By PUSELETSO NTHATE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tumi Voster Honoured With Youth Excellence Award

[News24Wire] Radio and TV personality Tumi Voster was recognised as a trailblazer in Arts and Culture on Saturday when she was honoured with a Gauteng Province Premier Youth Excellence and Service Award.

[News24Wire] Radio and TV personality Tumi Voster was recognised as a trailblazer in Arts and Culture on Saturday when she was honoured with a Gauteng Province Premier Youth Excellence and Service Award.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Some 74,000 Years Ago, Mount Toba Exploded. Our Ancestors Survived a Long, Volcanic Winter

[Daily Maverick] The Mount Toba catastrophe is one of the world’s most notorious: it caused a six- to 10-year volcanic winter and a 1,000-year cooling period, and has been blamed for the near-extinction of humans. A new study finds that at least one po…

[Daily Maverick] The Mount Toba catastrophe is one of the world's most notorious: it caused a six- to 10-year volcanic winter and a 1,000-year cooling period, and has been blamed for the near-extinction of humans. A new study finds that at least one population of humans survived on the coast of South Africa. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Hall to Outsource Nairobi River Revival Plan

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government is set to outsource the Nairobi River Regeneration Program services in an initiative that seeks to ensure clean waterways as well as conserving the riparian environment.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government is set to outsource the Nairobi River Regeneration Program services in an initiative that seeks to ensure clean waterways as well as conserving the riparian environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sonko Opens Up for Grilling in Rare Phone Chat With Nairobians

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko surprised city residents on Tuesday morning by inviting them to share with him their challenges through telephone calls to his personal number.

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko surprised city residents on Tuesday morning by inviting them to share with him their challenges through telephone calls to his personal number.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Regulator Cran’s Decision to Approve Sale of MTC Investor Stake Leaves Telecoms Sector All in Government Hands

[Balancing Act] London -Namibia is now one of Africa’s strangest telecoms markets, having taken up position just below Ethiopia. Its regulator CRAN barred the sale of a 34% private investor state in MTC to Namibia Post and Telecommunications Holdings (…

[Balancing Act] London -Namibia is now one of Africa's strangest telecoms markets, having taken up position just below Ethiopia. Its regulator CRAN barred the sale of a 34% private investor state in MTC to Namibia Post and Telecommunications Holdings (NPTH) in November but has flip-flopped and allowed it to go ahead. Russell Southwood looks at what's happening.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Minister Says It Will Be Ready for Digital Transition Well Before 2020 Deadline

[Balancing Act] London -Bruno Nabagné Koné, Minister of Communications, Digital Economy and Post has announced that Cote d’Ivoire will have completed its digital transition by its new deadline, the end of June 2020. It will also liberalize its airwaves to allow private broadcasters to compete in the market. Russell Southwood put his ear to the ground to see what’s happening there and in other francophone countries making the transition.

[Balancing Act] London -Bruno Nabagné Koné, Minister of Communications, Digital Economy and Post has announced that Cote d'Ivoire will have completed its digital transition by its new deadline, the end of June 2020. It will also liberalize its airwaves to allow private broadcasters to compete in the market. Russell Southwood put his ear to the ground to see what's happening there and in other francophone countries making the transition.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire