Silver Lining At SABC After Hlaudi Sacked – Mwasa

[News24Wire] Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s dismissal from the SABC presents an opportunity to rebuild the public broadcaster in a fast changing world, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Hlaudi Motsoeneng's dismissal from the SABC presents an opportunity to rebuild the public broadcaster in a fast changing world, the Media Workers Association of SA (Mwasa) said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Telecommunication Ministry Reassures Theft Victims Through Foreign Calls

[Iwacu] Many Burundians say they have got missed calls by the following foreign numbers: +22478000546, +22478000542, +22478000556 and +5321647912 from 9 June. They say they lost all their airtime credits when they tried to call back the numbers. The mi…

[Iwacu] Many Burundians say they have got missed calls by the following foreign numbers: +22478000546, +22478000542, +22478000556 and +5321647912 from 9 June. They say they lost all their airtime credits when they tried to call back the numbers. The ministry of telecommunication reassures the victims and says the issue is being dealt with.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

IGAD Appreciates the Great Role Played By the Sudan in Hosting JubaRefugees

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The extraordinary IGAD summit meeting which concluded session here Monday, has appreciated Sudan’s role in hosting south Sudanese refugees who fled their country following the clashes there and for treating them on the same ground as…

[SNA] Addis Ababa -The extraordinary IGAD summit meeting which concluded session here Monday, has appreciated Sudan's role in hosting south Sudanese refugees who fled their country following the clashes there and for treating them on the same ground as Sudanese citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Broadcaster Paid Millions for Guptas’ Breakfast Briefings

[News24Wire] The SABC paid R20m for the broadcasting of the Gupta-owned newspaper The New Age’s breakfast briefings, in contradiction to earlier testimony before Parliament.

[News24Wire] The SABC paid R20m for the broadcasting of the Gupta-owned newspaper The New Age's breakfast briefings, in contradiction to earlier testimony before Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lovers and Haters of Nigeria

[Guardian] One character of the Nigerian political leadership that has become entrenched and which has not been in the overall interest of the country since independence in 1960 is the penchant to always brush serious national issues aside. The reason …

[Guardian] One character of the Nigerian political leadership that has become entrenched and which has not been in the overall interest of the country since independence in 1960 is the penchant to always brush serious national issues aside. The reason is because Nigeria has passed through many turbulent times and managed to survive but not without serious and enduring injuries. This attitude of the leaders has more or less postponed the evil day and keeps postponing it while the country remains in limbo. I want to sa

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Notore Boosts CCC League, As Ibeju Lekki Wins Title

[This Day] Dominant force in Nigerian cricket scene, Ibeju/Lekki team last Sunday confirmed their supremacy in the sport by winning the coveted Club Cricket Committee (CCC) League title which was rounded up at the Tafawa Balewa Cricket Oval in Lagos.

[This Day] Dominant force in Nigerian cricket scene, Ibeju/Lekki team last Sunday confirmed their supremacy in the sport by winning the coveted Club Cricket Committee (CCC) League title which was rounded up at the Tafawa Balewa Cricket Oval in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Biafra Palaver…

[Daily Trust] Once again, I am tempted to draw inspiration from the music of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti in my reaction to another contemporary Nigerian tragedy. Given the near excellent economic conditions of the age, Fela was widely regarded as a re…

[Daily Trust] Once again, I am tempted to draw inspiration from the music of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti in my reaction to another contemporary Nigerian tragedy. Given the near excellent economic conditions of the age, Fela was widely regarded as a rebel without a cause! In those days, Nigerians did not require visas to visit Britain. The British encouraged us to visit with tons of our petro-Naira. The Naira was at par, if not even of superior value to the dollar. Not only that; Fela also hailed from an upper middle cl

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria