Five Billion Meticais On Road Maintenance This Year

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Public Works expects to spend five billion meticais (about 82 million US dollars, at current exchange rates) on routine road maintenance this year.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Ministry of Public Works expects to spend five billion meticais (about 82 million US dollars, at current exchange rates) on routine road maintenance this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Manica Misses Rural Water Supply Target

[AIM] Maputo -The central Mozambican province of Manica has surpassed its target for urban water supply for the first six months of this year, but fell seriously short of the target for rural water sources.

[AIM] Maputo -The central Mozambican province of Manica has surpassed its target for urban water supply for the first six months of this year, but fell seriously short of the target for rural water sources.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Bank Robbers Orchestrated Beira Prison Escape

[AIM] Maputo -The spectacular escape two weeks ago of 17 inmates from Beira Central Prison was, according to Sofala Provincial Attorney, Carolina Azarias, organized by two men awaiting trial in connection with the theft of over 28 million meticais (abo…

[AIM] Maputo -The spectacular escape two weeks ago of 17 inmates from Beira Central Prison was, according to Sofala Provincial Attorney, Carolina Azarias, organized by two men awaiting trial in connection with the theft of over 28 million meticais (about 459,000 US dollars) from a Beira branch of the country's largest commercial bank, the Millennium-BIM.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Two Policemen Shot in Niassa

[AIM] Maputo -A gang of criminals shot and injured two Mozambican policemen who interrupted an attempted robbery against a house in the city of cuamba, in the northernmost province of Niassa, on Monday.

[AIM] Maputo -A gang of criminals shot and injured two Mozambican policemen who interrupted an attempted robbery against a house in the city of cuamba, in the northernmost province of Niassa, on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Prosecutors Pursue Illegal Logging Cases

[AIM] Maputo -Prosecutors in the central Mozambican provinces of Sofala and Zambezia are pursuing 35 cases of illegal logging and expect the suspects to appear in court soon, reports Wednesdays issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -Prosecutors in the central Mozambican provinces of Sofala and Zambezia are pursuing 35 cases of illegal logging and expect the suspects to appear in court soon, reports Wednesdays issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Airline Chair Blames Carrier’s Woes on Historic Legacies

[Daily Maverick] SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni on Wednesday put the blame for much of the national carrier’s woes on historic legacies, including actions taken by “foreigners” like former CEO Coleman Andrews. But he resigned from the national airlin…

[Daily Maverick] SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni on Wednesday put the blame for much of the national carrier's woes on historic legacies, including actions taken by "foreigners" like former CEO Coleman Andrews. But he resigned from the national airline in 2001, while Myeni, who is also executive chairperson of the Jacob G Zuma Foundation, since 2012 has headed the board she joined in 2009. Faced with a litany of dodgy dealings, Parliament's watchdog on public spending, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), wa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mixed Fortunes for Uganda Banks in First Half of 2017

[East African] Stanbic Bank Uganda’s profits dropped by 11 per cent in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period last year, on the back of falling interest margins and tough economic conditions.

[East African] Stanbic Bank Uganda's profits dropped by 11 per cent in the first half of 2017, compared with the same period last year, on the back of falling interest margins and tough economic conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jewish Board Appalled By Lobby Group Leader’s Holocaust Tweet

[News24Wire] The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) expressed shock on Thursday at a tweet by Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama claiming that the legacy of the holocaust was not all negative.

[News24Wire] The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) expressed shock on Thursday at a tweet by Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama claiming that the legacy of the holocaust was not all negative.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa