Regional Councils to Replace District Councils Next Year in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] There will be no elections for district council in Seychelles in 2018. Instead, seven regional councils will be established in the island nation as of next year, the president’s office said last week.

[Seychelles News Agency] There will be no elections for district council in Seychelles in 2018. Instead, seven regional councils will be established in the island nation as of next year, the president's office said last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Basketball – Petro Beat Marinha De Guerra in Championship Opening

[ANGOP] Luanda: Petro de Luanda beat Desportivo da Marinha de Guerra by 83-76 on Sunday in Luanda, in the first round match of the national senior men’s basketball championship (Unitel Basket).

[ANGOP] Luanda: Petro de Luanda beat Desportivo da Marinha de Guerra by 83-76 on Sunday in Luanda, in the first round match of the national senior men's basketball championship (Unitel Basket).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Miner Dies In Dump Truck Accident

A 34-year-old miner at Kansanshi in Solwezi has died after a dump truck she was driving lost control and hit into another truck. Annet Kalolo of Mitec area died a few hours upon arrival at Meryburg Hospital in Solwezi after … Continued

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A 34-year-old miner at Kansanshi in Solwezi has died after a dump truck she was driving lost control and hit into another truck. Annet Kalolo of Mitec area died a few hours upon arrival at Meryburg Hospital in Solwezi after hitting into another truck that was going in the same direction. North Western Province Police Commissioner Auxensio Daka who confirmed the accident said the incident happened on Sunday around 05:45 hours when the deceased lost control of the truck and hit into another dump truck. “She was driving a huge heavy duty truck, fleet No. RD 85 in the direction of north to south, she lost control of it and hit into the rear part of another dump truck fleet number RD 95 which was also going into the same direction. “The impact extensively damaged front part and the driver’s cabin. Both legs of the driver were crushed and cut off. She died at Meryburg hospital in Solwezi some few hours later,†he said. The post Miner Dies In Dump Truck Accident appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Comesa Commends Uganda On Roads

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda has been commended for prioritizing infrastructure development especially energy and the road network which is a recipe for boosting regional trade.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda has been commended for prioritizing infrastructure development especially energy and the road network which is a recipe for boosting regional trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Paul Biya Clocks 35 Years in Office

[VOA] Monday marked 35 years since Cameroon’s President Paul Biya took office. His supporters are marking the anniversary with celebrations. His opponents are calling for him to stand aside when the country holds a presidential election next year.

[VOA] Monday marked 35 years since Cameroon’s President Paul Biya took office. His supporters are marking the anniversary with celebrations. His opponents are calling for him to stand aside when the country holds a presidential election next year.

Cotu Joins Calls Against Boycott of Safaricom Products

[Nation] The Central Organisation of Trade Unions has appealed to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) to consider its call to supporters to boycott products by some companies, saying the move would hurt workers.

[Nation] The Central Organisation of Trade Unions has appealed to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) to consider its call to supporters to boycott products by some companies, saying the move would hurt workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya