Water Levels in Laúca Dam Increases

[ANGOP] Luanda -The water levels in the reservoir of Laúca hydroelectric dam are this reaching this Tuesday the quota of 800 meters in high, which will allow in the next days the tests of the first turbine with capacity to generate 334 Megawatts.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The water levels in the reservoir of Laúca hydroelectric dam are this reaching this Tuesday the quota of 800 meters in high, which will allow in the next days the tests of the first turbine with capacity to generate 334 Megawatts.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Govt’s Cash-Call Exit a Positive Development – NAEE

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Association for Energy Economists (NAEE) has described the federal government recent cash-call-exit-agreement as a positive development considering how provisions for the Joint venture (JV) cash call have impacted on federal …

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Association for Energy Economists (NAEE) has described the federal government recent cash-call-exit-agreement as a positive development considering how provisions for the Joint venture (JV) cash call have impacted on federal budget process and performance over the years

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Country Must Look Beyond Individuals to Solve the Current Crisis

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -When the axe finally fell on the embattled South Africa’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, the reactions played out as many people had predicted. The country was hit by an immediate drop in the value of the rand and a sovereign credit rating downgrade from rating agenciesS&P and Fitch. Widespread protest against President Jacob Zuma has since followed.

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -When the axe finally fell on the embattled South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas, the reactions played out as many people had predicted. The country was hit by an immediate drop in the value of the rand and a sovereign credit rating downgrade from rating agenciesS&P and Fitch. Widespread protest against President Jacob Zuma has since followed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fighting Injustice Helps in Creating Resilient Urban Spaces

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -Resilience is a word that’s thrown around a lot these days. It means different things to different people, but generally alludes to the ability of people or systems to bounce back from shocks, and, increasingly find…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -Resilience is a word that's thrown around a lot these days. It means different things to different people, but generally alludes to the ability of people or systems to bounce back from shocks, and, increasingly find ways to emerge stronger than before. Shocks might be acute - like floods or cholera outbreaks - or chronic - like stress because of poverty or insecurity. The term, that emerged from ecological literature, is concerned with how systems work. It has grown to be used in many fields including engi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tension in Delta Community As Gunmen, Soldiers Clash

[Guardian] Tension has risen in Egbama Kingdom in Warri North Local Council of Delta State following an exchange of gunfire between soldiers and unknown gunmen. A soldier was fatally wounded in the shoot-out.

[Guardian] Tension has risen in Egbama Kingdom in Warri North Local Council of Delta State following an exchange of gunfire between soldiers and unknown gunmen. A soldier was fatally wounded in the shoot-out.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Now is Not the Time for the UN to Run From the DRC

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will only have successful elections if the United Nations (UN) maintains its strong presence in the country. UN infrastructure and personnel are vital for a credible poll.

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will only have successful elections if the United Nations (UN) maintains its strong presence in the country. UN infrastructure and personnel are vital for a credible poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

BudgIT Backs El-Rufai Call for Open National Assembly

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A non-governmental organization BudgIT with support from the United Nations Democracy Funds has joined Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai in the call for open budget, especially in the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A non-governmental organization BudgIT with support from the United Nations Democracy Funds has joined Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai in the call for open budget, especially in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ghana – Realising Africa’s Agriculture Potential

[Daily Maverick] Ghana’s failure to develop a thriving agricultural sector reflects a trend across the continent. What can African countries do differently to harness their agricultural potential? By GREG MILLS, ROCCO FALCONER and SAUL MUSKER.

[Daily Maverick] Ghana's failure to develop a thriving agricultural sector reflects a trend across the continent. What can African countries do differently to harness their agricultural potential? By GREG MILLS, ROCCO FALCONER and SAUL MUSKER.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Experts Seek Standardisation of Illegal Refineries

[Guardian] Abuja -Energy experts have urged the Federal Government to standardise the operation of illegal refineries and expose them to international best practice to boost local refining capacity in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Energy experts have urged the Federal Government to standardise the operation of illegal refineries and expose them to international best practice to boost local refining capacity in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mokopane SAPS Searching for Missing Person

[SAPS] The Police in Mokopane outside Polokwane are still searching for missing Choshi Ramadimetja Maria Choshi (80) who was last seen on Friday, 21 April 2017 at 08:00 in extension 20 RDP houses near Mokopane.

[SAPS] The Police in Mokopane outside Polokwane are still searching for missing Choshi Ramadimetja Maria Choshi (80) who was last seen on Friday, 21 April 2017 at 08:00 in extension 20 RDP houses near Mokopane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa