For How Long Will Internet Shutdown Be a Solution?

[Addis Standard] For the third time in less than one year, authorities in Ethiopia have imposed a blanket blackout of access to internet for ordinary Ethiopians. The blackout is total for ordinary citizens because for the last six days, a few people, e…

[Addis Standard] For the third time in less than one year, authorities in Ethiopia have imposed a blanket blackout of access to internet for ordinary Ethiopians. The blackout is total for ordinary citizens because for the last six days, a few people, especially those who are willing to pay extraordinary amounts of money to luxury hotels to access Wi-Fi, those who are employees of major international organizations including embassies, the African Union, and United Nations affiliate offices and tech savvy ones who know how t

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Daliso Chaponda Cruises to Britain’s Got Talent Final – Takes a Jibe At ‘Corrupt’ Malawi Media

[Nyasa Times] Malawian comedy royalty export in Britan, Daliso Chaponda Friday night deservedly cruised through to the final leg UK’s most prized talent show, Britain’s Got Talent.

[Nyasa Times] Malawian comedy royalty export in Britan, Daliso Chaponda Friday night deservedly cruised through to the final leg UK's most prized talent show, Britain's Got Talent.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Private Sector Urged on Service Delivery

[New Times] The government has embarked on a service delivery campaign dubbed “Nk’uwikorera” in a bid to sensitize members of the private sector to adjust and improve their customer care services.

[New Times] The government has embarked on a service delivery campaign dubbed "Nk'uwikorera" in a bid to sensitize members of the private sector to adjust and improve their customer care services.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Biggest Political Organisations Back Kagame

[New Times] Two of the biggest political organisations in the country have separately decided to back the incumbent President Paul Kagame as their candidate of choice in the forthcoming presidential elections to be held in August.

[New Times] Two of the biggest political organisations in the country have separately decided to back the incumbent President Paul Kagame as their candidate of choice in the forthcoming presidential elections to be held in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Handball Club Wins Genocide Memorial Tourney

[New Times] The Rwanda National Police (RNP) handball club has won this year’s Genocide Memorial tournament after overcoming APR in the finals played at Kimisagara Youth Centre.

[New Times] The Rwanda National Police (RNP) handball club has won this year's Genocide Memorial tournament after overcoming APR in the finals played at Kimisagara Youth Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

St Anthony’s, Wiyeta Seek to Retain Titles

[Nation] St Anthony’s Boys Kitale and Wiyeta Girls are favourites to retain the boys’ and girls’ under 16 football titles at this year’s National Secondary Schools Term Two A Games that start on Tuesday at Shimo la Tewa, Mombasa.

[Nation] St Anthony's Boys Kitale and Wiyeta Girls are favourites to retain the boys' and girls' under 16 football titles at this year's National Secondary Schools Term Two A Games that start on Tuesday at Shimo la Tewa, Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Three Ex-NPA Officials, Jonathan’s Aide Named in $20 Million Bribery Scandal in Switzerland

[This Day] Three former top officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and a former special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan have been named in a massive foreign bribery scandal that has led to the conviction of a company and some of its top…

[This Day] Three former top officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and a former special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan have been named in a massive foreign bribery scandal that has led to the conviction of a company and some of its top officials in Switzerland.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Joss Stone Wows Harare

[The Herald] They came, they sang, they entertained. It is true that if women in music are given a chance, they can do wonders in this world. This was the case with the Joss Stone concert at 7Arts Theatre over the weekend which lived up to its billing …

[The Herald] They came, they sang, they entertained. It is true that if women in music are given a chance, they can do wonders in this world. This was the case with the Joss Stone concert at 7Arts Theatre over the weekend which lived up to its billing as all acts put up a dazzling performance. The concert, which featured local songstress Ammara Brown, Tammy Moyo and Gemma Griffiths, was headlined by British singer Joss Stone.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe