FiberGuide Schedules Certified Optical Network Training Event in Zimbabwe

[CIO] FiberGuide has announced today that it has scheduled its first certified optical network training event in Zimbabwe. The 5-day certified optical network associate (CONA) training will take place at the Rainbow Towers hotel in Harare from Septembe…

[CIO] FiberGuide has announced today that it has scheduled its first certified optical network training event in Zimbabwe. The 5-day certified optical network associate (CONA) training will take place at the Rainbow Towers hotel in Harare from September 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

DA-Led Jozi Plans to Upgrade 51 Informal Settlements

[DA] The City announced an allocation of R574 million of capital expenditure and R115 million of operational expenditure for the upgrading of 10 informal settlements throughout the City in this financial year.

[DA] The City announced an allocation of R574 million of capital expenditure and R115 million of operational expenditure for the upgrading of 10 informal settlements throughout the City in this financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Snapshot – ANC’s Above the Line and Below the Belt – Final Stretch Promises a Big and Dirty Fight

[Daily Maverick] ANC policy conference out of the way, it is by now surely accepted that the next five months in our politics could determine the coming decade. The stakes are high, and it is still difficult to make predictions about what will happen, …

[Daily Maverick] ANC policy conference out of the way, it is by now surely accepted that the next five months in our politics could determine the coming decade. The stakes are high, and it is still difficult to make predictions about what will happen, and who will eventually prevail. But there are some indications, on the surface at least, that the balance of power is shifting, that one side has managed to build some momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ombudsman to Probe Stadium Stampede

[Nyasa Times] As the public protector, the Office of the Ombudsman, has said it will open an investigation into a Bingu National Stadium stapempede during the 53rd Independence Anniversary on 6 July 2017 where eight people – including seven children.

[Nyasa Times] As the public protector, the Office of the Ombudsman, has said it will open an investigation into a Bingu National Stadium stapempede during the 53rd Independence Anniversary on 6 July 2017 where eight people - including seven children.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Former Finance Minister Mphwiyo in Dock Over Cashgate

[Nyasa Times] Former Ministry of Finance budget director Paul Mphwiyo and 17 others on Monday appeared in court in Lilongwe with a senior government official telling the court that the suspects’ action in Cashgate–the plunder of resources at Capital H…

[Nyasa Times] Former Ministry of Finance budget director Paul Mphwiyo and 17 others on Monday appeared in court in Lilongwe with a senior government official telling the court that the suspects' action in Cashgate--the plunder of resources at Capital Hill through dubious payments exposed in September 2013-- led to the loss of aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rising Violence Forces 40,000 More to Flee East

[Al Jazeera] A fresh wave of violence has forced 40,000 more people to flee from their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR), bringing the number of refugees in the country’s east to 100,000, an NGO says.

[Al Jazeera] A fresh wave of violence has forced 40,000 more people to flee from their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR), bringing the number of refugees in the country's east to 100,000, an NGO says.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Elections Likely to Worsen Political Crisis

[ISS] The Republic of the Congo will proceed with legislative and local elections on 16 July despite complex political and economic challenges, and an ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Pool region in the south east of the country.

[ISS] The Republic of the Congo will proceed with legislative and local elections on 16 July despite complex political and economic challenges, and an ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Pool region in the south east of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Semi State of Emergency Goes to Parliament

[Zambia Reports] Vice President Inonge Wina is today expected to lay on the table of the house a motion to confirm and extend the declaration of a state of threatened public emergency by President Edgar Lungu.

[Zambia Reports] Vice President Inonge Wina is today expected to lay on the table of the house a motion to confirm and extend the declaration of a state of threatened public emergency by President Edgar Lungu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia