Nxesi Replaces Mbalula As Sport Minister

[News24Wire] Thembelani “Thulas” Nxesi has been moved from Minister of Public Works to Minister of Sport and Recreation in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Jacob Zuma in the early hours of Friday morning.

[News24Wire] Thembelani "Thulas" Nxesi has been moved from Minister of Public Works to Minister of Sport and Recreation in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Jacob Zuma in the early hours of Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We’re Ready to Rescue Airzim, Says Ethiopian Airlines Boss

[Zimbabwe Independent] Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest cargo and passenger carrier, is dreaming big. After generating revenue of US$2,43 billion in the 2016 financial year, which saw a 70% jump in net profit and an 18% increase in passenger number…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's largest cargo and passenger carrier, is dreaming big. After generating revenue of US$2,43 billion in the 2016 financial year, which saw a 70% jump in net profit and an 18% increase in passenger numbers to 7,6 million, the airline says it is buying an additional 55 aircraft, expanding its fleet to 142 planes. Zimbabwe Independent's assistant editor Brezhnev Malaba (BM) interviewed the Ethiopian Airlines managing director (international services), Esayas Woldemariam (EW), in Vict

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dar’s Electricity Access Doubles

[Daily News] NATIONWIDE access to electricity has more than doubled, from less than 30 per cent to 67.3 per cent during the past decade, Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo has said.

[Daily News] NATIONWIDE access to electricity has more than doubled, from less than 30 per cent to 67.3 per cent during the past decade, Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

For Letting Nairobi Sink Into Squalor, He Deserves the Sack

[Nation] Nairobi city, our home and capital, looks like a manyatta. There is dung in the alleys, and it’s not cow dung, and there are filthy, half-naked children hanging around, with plastic bottles stuck up their noses.

[Nation] Nairobi city, our home and capital, looks like a manyatta. There is dung in the alleys, and it's not cow dung, and there are filthy, half-naked children hanging around, with plastic bottles stuck up their noses.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Repression in Land Cases

[HRW] Nairobi -Military and civilian authorities in western Rwanda have arrested, beaten, or threatened people who challenged recent government decisions to force residents off their land, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Nairobi -Military and civilian authorities in western Rwanda have arrested, beaten, or threatened people who challenged recent government decisions to force residents off their land, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Vacates Order Against Premiere of Omoni Oboli’s ‘Okafor’s Law’

[Guardian] A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday vacated the interim order it issued on March 24, 2017 stopping the premiere of a movie titled: “Okafor’s Law”.Justice Ibrahim Buba had given an ex parte order halting the planned premiere of the movie …

[Guardian] A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday vacated the interim order it issued on March 24, 2017 stopping the premiere of a movie titled: "Okafor's Law".Justice Ibrahim Buba had given an ex parte order halting the planned premiere of the movie at the IMAX Cinema in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Military Admits Real Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Still Alive

[Guardian] Abuja -The military has confirmed the statement made by the Minister of Defence earlier in the week that the many faces of Abubakar Shekau as factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists have misled them, even as the real suspect is alive.

[Guardian] Abuja -The military has confirmed the statement made by the Minister of Defence earlier in the week that the many faces of Abubakar Shekau as factional leader of Boko Haram terrorists have misled them, even as the real suspect is alive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Power-Short Zambia Launches Switch to 100 Percent LED Bulbs

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lusaka -If all homes and industries switch to LED bulbs, Zambia could save up to 200 megawatts of electricity annually – about 30 percent of its power deficit

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lusaka -If all homes and industries switch to LED bulbs, Zambia could save up to 200 megawatts of electricity annually - about 30 percent of its power deficit

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Electoral Commission Tells MPs to Have Credible Monitors

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has advised Members of Parliament (MP) and ward councilors in Machinga to ensure they choose right people to represent them as monitors in the 2019 tripartite elections to avoid unnec…

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has advised Members of Parliament (MP) and ward councilors in Machinga to ensure they choose right people to represent them as monitors in the 2019 tripartite elections to avoid unnecessary squabbles during the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi