Madaraka Express Commuters Can Now Buy Tickets Via SMS

[Nation] Passengers travelling on the Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) train between Nairobi to Mombasa will from Saturday book, cancel and pay for their tickets through their mobile phones following introduction of a SMS-based payment platform.

[Nation] Passengers travelling on the Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) train between Nairobi to Mombasa will from Saturday book, cancel and pay for their tickets through their mobile phones following introduction of a SMS-based payment platform.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Owner of Dogs Which Killed Gachagua Grandson Charged

[Nation] The owner and handler of six dogs that mauled to death a two-year-old grandson of former Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua have been charged with negligence in a Nyeri court.

[Nation] The owner and handler of six dogs that mauled to death a two-year-old grandson of former Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua have been charged with negligence in a Nyeri court.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Finance Minister Responds to KPMG Developments

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance would like to express deep concern about audit matters currently surrounding KPMG. These developments have created a bad image and have undermined the reputation of good governance and audit independence in one of t…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance would like to express deep concern about audit matters currently surrounding KPMG. These developments have created a bad image and have undermined the reputation of good governance and audit independence in one of the key sectors and institutions in our economy. These developments further threaten to undermine our efforts in reinforcing confidence and enhancing a climate for investments, both domestic and international.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ministry Revises School Calendar as Election Nears

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has issued a new calendar for the third term as it postponed the Home Science practical examination paper because of the presidential election.

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has issued a new calendar for the third term as it postponed the Home Science practical examination paper because of the presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banyana Banyana Stage the Greatest Comeback to Book Spot in Cosafa Final

[SAFA] Banyana Banyana staged the greatest comeback against a strong and determined Zambia side to book their spot in the final of the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

[SAFA] Banyana Banyana staged the greatest comeback against a strong and determined Zambia side to book their spot in the final of the 2017 COSAFA Women's Championship currently underway in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Standard Bank Group Tips Entrepreneurs

[Nyasa Times] Standard Bank says it is well positioned to uplift small and medium enterprises reap the benefits from Malawi’s current economic growth and positive outlook for Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

[Nyasa Times] Standard Bank says it is well positioned to uplift small and medium enterprises reap the benefits from Malawi's current economic growth and positive outlook for Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Thousands of Dockets Need to Be Traced in Massive Guns-to-Gangs Court Case

[News24Wire] More than 2 800 dockets need to be traced in the mammoth gun smuggling case in which firearms meant to be destroyed by police were allegedly instead smuggled – with the help of cops – to others who handed them over to gangsters.

[News24Wire] More than 2 800 dockets need to be traced in the mammoth gun smuggling case in which firearms meant to be destroyed by police were allegedly instead smuggled - with the help of cops - to others who handed them over to gangsters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Adopting the Rand Was a Better Economic Option

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Employers’ Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) last week held its annual congress in Victoria Falls. Matthew Chimbghandha was elected new Emcoz president, taking over from Josephat Kahwema. Business reporter Kudzai Kuwaza (KK) …

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Employers' Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) last week held its annual congress in Victoria Falls. Matthew Chimbghandha was elected new Emcoz president, taking over from Josephat Kahwema. Business reporter Kudzai Kuwaza (KK) caught up with Chimbghandha (MC) at the resort town to discuss several issues, including challenges ahead, government's resistance to formally adopt the rand as the anchor currency, cash shortages and ease of doing business problems in Zimbabwe. Find below interview excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Eskom Should Submit Supplementary Affidavits to Existing DA Charges Against Execs

[DA] The DA notes reports that Eskom is currently considering taking legal action against “at least three senior managers and two senior executives with misconduct for their alleged involvement in the [McKinsey] scandal”.

[DA] The DA notes reports that Eskom is currently considering taking legal action against "at least three senior managers and two senior executives with misconduct for their alleged involvement in the [McKinsey] scandal".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa