Satellite Launch to Boost Telecoms Sector

[ANGOP] Luanda -The launch of the first Angolan satellite (Angosat) will boost the telecommunications sector in the country, said the Executive Director of Infrasat, Diogo de Carvalho.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The launch of the first Angolan satellite (Angosat) will boost the telecommunications sector in the country, said the Executive Director of Infrasat, Diogo de Carvalho.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Radio Station Raided, Forced Off Air for Allowing Hate Speech

[MFWA] The Bureau of National Investigations, BNI, on June 30, 2017, stormed the studios of Zaa Radio, located in Tamale, in the Northern Region of Ghana and forced the network to suspend broadcasting for about an hour over concerns that it was being u…

[MFWA] The Bureau of National Investigations, BNI, on June 30, 2017, stormed the studios of Zaa Radio, located in Tamale, in the Northern Region of Ghana and forced the network to suspend broadcasting for about an hour over concerns that it was being used to fan religious conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Trustco Group Revenues Now Exceed U.S.$90 Million

[Namibia Economist] The Trustco group announced this week it has increased operating profit by N$132 million, posting a profit before tax of N$581 million. This performance constitutes a 29% rise in EBIT.

[Namibia Economist] The Trustco group announced this week it has increased operating profit by N$132 million, posting a profit before tax of N$581 million. This performance constitutes a 29% rise in EBIT.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Anecdotes of Indefinite Anarchy

[Al Jazeera] If available at all, facts about many crucial issues in Eritrea fail to capture the reality in the country. Reading the news about Eritrea, an outsider would not understand the extent and complexity of its transformation: from a country wi…

[Al Jazeera] If available at all, facts about many crucial issues in Eritrea fail to capture the reality in the country. Reading the news about Eritrea, an outsider would not understand the extent and complexity of its transformation: from a country with a promising future into the personal fiefdom of President Isaias Afwerki and his clique at the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ).

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Govt Should Stop Threatening Rights Groups

[HRW] Nairobi -The government of Tanzania should end its hostile rhetoric toward civil society groups and threats to obstruct their work, 18 national and international nongovernmental organizations said today. The comments have targeted groups helping …

[HRW] Nairobi -The government of Tanzania should end its hostile rhetoric toward civil society groups and threats to obstruct their work, 18 national and international nongovernmental organizations said today. The comments have targeted groups helping pregnant girls finish their education and those working to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Cosafa Boss Chiyangwa Roams the World

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa is scheduled to leave the country tomorrow for the first leg of a whirlwind tour that will also see him traveling to the United Nations, Canada, the United Kingdom, Morocco and various West Africa…

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa is scheduled to leave the country tomorrow for the first leg of a whirlwind tour that will also see him traveling to the United Nations, Canada, the United Kingdom, Morocco and various West African nations. The Harare businessman is likely to be on the road until the end of next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Campaign to Spread Positive Message About Albinism

[Namibia Economist] Ambassadors for Albinism, Hope and Ndeshi arrived in the country from the Netherlands this week and for the next couple of weeks will travel throughout the country on a campaign to spread a positive message about albinism.

[Namibia Economist] Ambassadors for Albinism, Hope and Ndeshi arrived in the country from the Netherlands this week and for the next couple of weeks will travel throughout the country on a campaign to spread a positive message about albinism.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Media Still Not Free At 53 Years of Independence’

[Nyasa Times] There is a feeling that significant changes to guarantee freedom of the press have not yet been put in place, Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi Chapter chairperson Tereza Ndanga has said.

[Nyasa Times] There is a feeling that significant changes to guarantee freedom of the press have not yet been put in place, Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi Chapter chairperson Tereza Ndanga has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi