Government Power Projects Face Dark Future As Energy Fund Dries Up

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM’s 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates t…

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM's 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates to the consumer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Miss Mount Pleasant Queen Receives Prize

[The Herald] Miss Mount Pleasant pageant organiser Jaison Pasade stood by his word when he handed over a Honda Fit car to inaugural Miss Mt Pleasant queen Sikhulile Shumba on Wednesday. In an era where most beauty queens have been promised prizes that …

[The Herald] Miss Mount Pleasant pageant organiser Jaison Pasade stood by his word when he handed over a Honda Fit car to inaugural Miss Mt Pleasant queen Sikhulile Shumba on Wednesday. In an era where most beauty queens have been promised prizes that never come, the ceremony was held barely a week after the pageant that took place last weekend at 7Arts Theatre in Avondale.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prosecution Asks Court to Cancel Activist Nyanzi’s Bail

[Monitor] Kampala -The state prosecution on Thursday asked court to cancel the bail granted to suspended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi on account that she defied the sub-judice rule in her new Facebook posts.

[Monitor] Kampala -The state prosecution on Thursday asked court to cancel the bail granted to suspended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi on account that she defied the sub-judice rule in her new Facebook posts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jumbo Trust Hosts ‘Dinner Under the Stars’

[The Herald] South Africa-based designer Thembani Mbochwa will continue with his passion to spread environmental conservation message when he joins hands with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate as well as Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Managem…

[The Herald] South Africa-based designer Thembani Mbochwa will continue with his passion to spread environmental conservation message when he joins hands with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate as well as Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority for a campaign centred on elephants. Through the Afro Jumbo Trust, Mubochwa and his partners will on June 14 work with the ministry and the authority to host a fundraising dinner for the campaign to raise awareness about elephants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Govt Addresses Concerns Raised During Conference’

[Nyasa Times] Government says it will soon address concerns raised by stakeholders during the ongoing Public Affairs Committee (PAC) 5+1 All-Inclusive Stakeholders conference in Blantyre.

[Nyasa Times] Government says it will soon address concerns raised by stakeholders during the ongoing Public Affairs Committee (PAC) 5+1 All-Inclusive Stakeholders conference in Blantyre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Bus Accident Survivors Accuse Driver of Speeding

[The Herald] The driver of the 69-seater King Lion bus which killed 43 people mostly cross border traders and injured 31 others on Wednesday night was reportedly speeding despite pleas from passengers to exercise caution. The driver, whose name could n…

[The Herald] The driver of the 69-seater King Lion bus which killed 43 people mostly cross border traders and injured 31 others on Wednesday night was reportedly speeding despite pleas from passengers to exercise caution. The driver, whose name could not be established at the time of going to print, also died in the horror crash at the 257 km peg on the Harare-Chirundu highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hichilema’s Treason Trial ‘A Political Witch Hunt’ – Maimane

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has described Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s treason trial as “a political witch hunt by an increasingly threatened President [Edgar] Lungu”.

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has described Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema's treason trial as "a political witch hunt by an increasingly threatened President [Edgar] Lungu".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa