Energy Minister Insists On Nuclear

[GroundUp] The new Minister of Energy, David Mahlobo, appears determined to push ahead with nuclear procurement at an unspecified future date. This is despite the Minister of Finance announcing categorically in the October Medium Term Budget Policy Sta…

[GroundUp] The new Minister of Energy, David Mahlobo, appears determined to push ahead with nuclear procurement at an unspecified future date. This is despite the Minister of Finance announcing categorically in the October Medium Term Budget Policy Statement that the country could not afford a nuclear programme and does not have the money to fund one. Also, in April, the Cape High Court ruled that the pending nuclear deal with Russia was "unlawful and unconstitutional". But Mahlobo insists a nuclear deal is on the ca

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CSA Launch Black Friday Ticket Sales Promotion

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced its participation in this year’s Black Friday festivities with 50 percent off select tickets to this summer’s international and domestic matches.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced its participation in this year's Black Friday festivities with 50 percent off select tickets to this summer's international and domestic matches.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NNPC Has Obtained $3.7 Billion Alternative Funding in Three Years – GMD

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has obtained $3.7 billion in alternative financing agreements in the last three years, the Group Managing Director of the corporation, Maikanti Baru, has said.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has obtained $3.7 billion in alternative financing agreements in the last three years, the Group Managing Director of the corporation, Maikanti Baru, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Look Bank Windhoek ATMs Offers Three Additional Languages

[Namibia Economist] Local bank, Bank Windhoek this week unveiled their new look ATM’s. The upgrade includes a new vibrant look and feel adapting the Bank’s corporate identity with modern animated screens and three languages, Oshiwambo, Otjiherero and G…

[Namibia Economist] Local bank, Bank Windhoek this week unveiled their new look ATM's. The upgrade includes a new vibrant look and feel adapting the Bank's corporate identity with modern animated screens and three languages, Oshiwambo, Otjiherero and German.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Fashion – of Uganda’s Originals, High Copies and Fakes

[Observer] Last week we discussed paying a little more for a better product. The idea was that we should not focus on saving some little money by compromising on quality. Now making up your mind to follow those words of wisdom may sound like the hard p…

[Observer] Last week we discussed paying a little more for a better product. The idea was that we should not focus on saving some little money by compromising on quality. Now making up your mind to follow those words of wisdom may sound like the hard part. It is not.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ekwueme – a Cultured Man Takes a Bow

[Guardian] It was 7 a.m. on New Year day in 1999 and I was seated in front of Dr. Alex Ekwueme in his country home in Oko, Anambra State. The interview had been scheduled to take place the previous evening. But after waiting for him till midnight and h…

[Guardian] It was 7 a.m. on New Year day in 1999 and I was seated in front of Dr. Alex Ekwueme in his country home in Oko, Anambra State. The interview had been scheduled to take place the previous evening. But after waiting for him till midnight and he had still not returned - there was no GSM then -- we decided to call it a day and I went back to my room in the nearby hotel.

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