Bingeing On the Carol Burnett Show(s)

[Daily Maverick] Now that television is no longer necessarily linear, how contemporaneous a show is has become less important. Instead of watching the show that’s on now followed by the one that comes next, we can YouTubeSurf to anywhere – and even any…

[Daily Maverick] Now that television is no longer necessarily linear, how contemporaneous a show is has become less important. Instead of watching the show that's on now followed by the one that comes next, we can YouTubeSurf to anywhere - and even any time - we want. So let's go all the way back to the Seventies and eavesdrop on what they'all were watching back then, when, for half of the decade, South Africa didn't even have TV yet. It's The Carol Burnett Show.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bunge Queries 3% Minerals Devt Funds Allocation

[Citizen] Dodoma -The development expenditure for the Ministry of Minerals was only 3.83 per cent of the estimates in the current financial year, raising concern over the fate of some projects planned for implementation.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The development expenditure for the Ministry of Minerals was only 3.83 per cent of the estimates in the current financial year, raising concern over the fate of some projects planned for implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CEO Matjila Says He’s Staying Put At Embattled PIC While the Pressure Builds for Greater Transparency

[Daily Maverick] Claims of Dan Matjila’s looming suspension arose earlier this week when it emerged that the PIC’s investment committee is looking again at the corporation’s recent R4.3-billion Ayo Technology Solutions Ltd transaction, according to Fin24.

[Daily Maverick] Claims of Dan Matjila's looming suspension arose earlier this week when it emerged that the PIC's investment committee is looking again at the corporation's recent R4.3-billion Ayo Technology Solutions Ltd transaction, according to Fin24.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New IPP Projects to Inject Up to R50 Billion Into Economy

[News24Wire] A new bidding window for the next phase of independent power producers (IPP) will be launched in November, and is expected to inject R40bn – R50bn investment into the country, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Friday.

[News24Wire] A new bidding window for the next phase of independent power producers (IPP) will be launched in November, and is expected to inject R40bn - R50bn investment into the country, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NCS Calls for Inclusive Digital Development

[Guardian] Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has called for an inclusive digital development, to enable the thriving democracy achieve sustainable growth.Prof. Sola Aderounmu, NCS President, said this in a statement he signed in Lagos, adding that “While …

[Guardian] Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has called for an inclusive digital development, to enable the thriving democracy achieve sustainable growth.Prof. Sola Aderounmu, NCS President, said this in a statement he signed in Lagos, adding that "While Information Technology (IT) deployment and development in Nigeria continues to increase, experiences and benefits of IT and the Internet have largely not been widespread.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Wait Untill 2023, Buhari Tells Nigerian Youths

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigerian’s youths eyeing the presidency will have to wait until 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday, as he signed into law the Not Too Young To Run bill.The act, signed in the presence of selected y¬ouths from the 36 states of t-he federation and the Federal Capital Te¬rritory (FCT), reduces the minimum age requirement for elective positions in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigerian's youths eyeing the presidency will have to wait until 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday, as he signed into law the Not Too Young To Run bill.The act, signed in the presence of selected y¬ouths from the 36 states of t-he federation and the Federal Capital Te¬rritory (FCT), reduces the minimum age requirement for elective positions in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital Protests Could Have Been Avoided Had Government Acted

[Daily Maverick] Workers who trashed the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital on Thursday have been condemned, but what about the provincial department of health that has repeatedly failed to honour its commitments?

[Daily Maverick] Workers who trashed the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital on Thursday have been condemned, but what about the provincial department of health that has repeatedly failed to honour its commitments?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S.$300 Million From Acacia Not Yet Paid, Says Minister

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs Prof PalamagambaKabudi told the National Assembly yesterday that talks between the government of Tanzania and Acacia are in final stages and expected to complete between end of June and …

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs Prof PalamagambaKabudi told the National Assembly yesterday that talks between the government of Tanzania and Acacia are in final stages and expected to complete between end of June and mid-July this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania