‘Payment of Outstanding Invoices Critical for Industry’

[New Era] Windhoek -The Construction Industries Federation (CIF) says government’s pledge to pay outstanding invoices by the end of August means the construction industry will be able to meet their financial obligations, which will keep many businesses…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Construction Industries Federation (CIF) says government's pledge to pay outstanding invoices by the end of August means the construction industry will be able to meet their financial obligations, which will keep many businesses from going under.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kenya’s Long Journey to Electronic Voting System

[Nation] When President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill into law in January this year and allowed the use of a manual back-up in case the electronic system failed, the Opposition threatened to call for mass action.

[Nation] When President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill into law in January this year and allowed the use of a manual back-up in case the electronic system failed, the Opposition threatened to call for mass action.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bank Floats U.S.$60 Million Bond for Road Repairs

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara), through ZB Bank, is floating a $60 million bond to spruce up the country’s road network, half of which was recently damaged by rains, ZB Financial Holdings Chief Executive Officer Ron Mutand…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara), through ZB Bank, is floating a $60 million bond to spruce up the country's road network, half of which was recently damaged by rains, ZB Financial Holdings Chief Executive Officer Ron Mutandagayi said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Cries Foul Over Alleged Elections Cheating, But at What Cost?

[Daily Maverick] Minutes after contender for Kenya’s presidency Raila Odinga held another televised press briefing on Wednesday alleging serious vote-rigging by President Uhuru Kenyatta, protests and clashes were reported in hotspots like Nairobi’s Mat…

[Daily Maverick] Minutes after contender for Kenya's presidency Raila Odinga held another televised press briefing on Wednesday alleging serious vote-rigging by President Uhuru Kenyatta, protests and clashes were reported in hotspots like Nairobi's Mathare, where two people have been shot dead and another five were wounded by police, and Kibera slums, as well as in Kisumu in the west. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Agricultural Output Gone Down Since Land Reform’

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) has admitted agricultural production in the country has been on a downward trend and on Tuesday announced it would introduce a new section aimed at encouraging farmers to improve their yields.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Agricultural Society (ZAS) has admitted agricultural production in the country has been on a downward trend and on Tuesday announced it would introduce a new section aimed at encouraging farmers to improve their yields.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dangote Cement to Start Using Gas to Power Tanzania Plant

[East African] Dangote Cement plans to start using its own gas-powered plant in Tanzania by September to reduce its reliance on diesel gensets and reduce its operational costs.

[East African] Dangote Cement plans to start using its own gas-powered plant in Tanzania by September to reduce its reliance on diesel gensets and reduce its operational costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Return to Work as IEBC Does Its Work, Matiangi Tells Kenyans

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Acting Cabinet Secretary for Interior Fred Matiangi has urged Kenyans to resume work and await the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission to complete collating results after Tuesday’s polls saying that the country is safe.He …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Acting Cabinet Secretary for Interior Fred Matiangi has urged Kenyans to resume work and await the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission to complete collating results after Tuesday's polls saying that the country is safe.He asked Kenyans to avoid rumors and speculation amid reports of some violence in the Opposition stronghold of Kisumu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya