Van Rhyn to Lead Junior Boks, Bosch in

[News24Wire] Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux has named Ernst van Rhyn as captain of the SA Under-20 squad for the World Rugby U-20 Championship in Tbilisi, Georgia, with eight players amongst the chosen 28 who played in the same tournament last year.

[News24Wire] Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux has named Ernst van Rhyn as captain of the SA Under-20 squad for the World Rugby U-20 Championship in Tbilisi, Georgia, with eight players amongst the chosen 28 who played in the same tournament last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maize Shortage Raises Price of Poultry Feeds in Uganda

[East African] The current scarcity of maize in Uganda has driven many smallholder poultry farmers out of business due to the increasing prices of poultry feeds.The price of maize bran, a key byproduct of maize that is an essential ingredient in maize …

[East African] The current scarcity of maize in Uganda has driven many smallholder poultry farmers out of business due to the increasing prices of poultry feeds.The price of maize bran, a key byproduct of maize that is an essential ingredient in maize feed, has gone up.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I&M Ban Rwanda Share Price Edges Up

[East African] I&M Bank Rwanda’s stock has continued to trade above the offer price, gaining 21 per cent value from Rwf90 ($0.11) to reach Rwf109 ($0.13) on its 20th day of trading on the Rwanda stock Exchange (RSE).

[East African] I&M Bank Rwanda's stock has continued to trade above the offer price, gaining 21 per cent value from Rwf90 ($0.11) to reach Rwf109 ($0.13) on its 20th day of trading on the Rwanda stock Exchange (RSE).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Will Vodacom Tanzania Allow Foreigners to Buy Shares After Missing Target?

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania Plc, which recently offered 25 per cent of its shares in an initial public offering, has failed to meet the set threshold, raising questions about the ability of Tanzanians to absorb shares of the country’s largest telco.

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania Plc, which recently offered 25 per cent of its shares in an initial public offering, has failed to meet the set threshold, raising questions about the ability of Tanzanians to absorb shares of the country's largest telco.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya’s Solar Panel Law Takes Effect

[East African] Kenya is gearing up for a significant surge in the use of solar energy after the government started enforcing regulations that would see installation of water heating systems in residential buildings.

[East African] Kenya is gearing up for a significant surge in the use of solar energy after the government started enforcing regulations that would see installation of water heating systems in residential buildings.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Hope He Doesn’t Fall Again’ – Mugabe Is in Durban

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe arrived late on Tuesday in Durban to attend the 27th World Economic Forum for Africa – just as Zimbabwe’s economic crisis intensifies.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe arrived late on Tuesday in Durban to attend the 27th World Economic Forum for Africa - just as Zimbabwe's economic crisis intensifies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Dealmaker’ Equatorial Guinea’s Nguema Reaches Out to Museveni, Signs Oil and Gas Deals

[East African] Just weeks after linking an oil exploration company to South Sudan and signing an oil information sharing agreement with the government in Juba, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo flew to Kampala to sign a memorand…

[East African] Just weeks after linking an oil exploration company to South Sudan and signing an oil information sharing agreement with the government in Juba, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo flew to Kampala to sign a memorandum of understanding with Uganda on oil and gas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nasa Seeks Kenya Election Win On Anti-Government Sentiments

[East African] Strengthening anti-government sentiments and calling for a final liberation are at the core of the Kenya opposition’s strategy to defeat President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Jubilee Party in the August election.

[East African] Strengthening anti-government sentiments and calling for a final liberation are at the core of the Kenya opposition's strategy to defeat President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Jubilee Party in the August election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Region’s Largest Bank Plans to Fire 500 Workers to Save U.S.$20 Million

[East African] KCB Group, the region’s largest bank by assets, is offering a voluntary retirement package for its employees as it seeks to cut costs after taking a hit from technological changes and reduced income.

[East African] KCB Group, the region's largest bank by assets, is offering a voluntary retirement package for its employees as it seeks to cut costs after taking a hit from technological changes and reduced income.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fish Farming Projects to Begin Operation

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Aquaculture specialist also deputy coordinator -Poverty Eradication in the Office of the President Mr Ghulam Kibria, says fish farming projects under the poverty eradication programme would begin operations around June/July …

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Aquaculture specialist also deputy coordinator -Poverty Eradication in the Office of the President Mr Ghulam Kibria, says fish farming projects under the poverty eradication programme would begin operations around June/July this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana