‘I Am Calling the Shots Here’ – New ANN7 Boss Manyi

[News24Wire] Former government spokesperson and the new owner of television station ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, Mzwanele Manyi, on Monday rubbished claims of fronting. He said he believed that he was being targeted because he was black.

[News24Wire] Former government spokesperson and the new owner of television station ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, Mzwanele Manyi, on Monday rubbished claims of fronting. He said he believed that he was being targeted because he was black.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FCC Continues to Implement SDGs

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Francistown mayor, Ms Sylvia Muzila says the city will continue to intensify efforts to end poverty in all its forms through the Poverty Eradication Programme.

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Francistown mayor, Ms Sylvia Muzila says the city will continue to intensify efforts to end poverty in all its forms through the Poverty Eradication Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

48 Municipalities Still Owe Eskom Billions – Minister

[News24Wire] Forty-eight municipalities still owe Eskom billions of rand in combined debt, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Forty-eight municipalities still owe Eskom billions of rand in combined debt, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KRA Turns Spotlight on Non-Alcoholic Drinks Segment

[East African] Manufacturers of non-alcoholic beverages in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance.

[East African] Manufacturers of non-alcoholic beverages in Kenya will be required to affix excise duty stamps on their products as the government rolls out a system to broaden tax compliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tanzania Proposes Higher Petroleum Levy to Fund Budget

[East African] Tanzania’s Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency is seeking permission from the energy regulator to increase fees for oil marketing companies to help plug a Tsh2.2 billion ($9.8 million) budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year.

[East African] Tanzania's Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency is seeking permission from the energy regulator to increase fees for oil marketing companies to help plug a Tsh2.2 billion ($9.8 million) budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Better Street Lights Would Reduce Crime, Say Khayelitsha Residents

[GroundUp] Residents of Khayelitsha, Marikana and Kraaifontein demanded better street lighting in their communities at an imbizo last week. They say the high-mast lights in some places are not enough.

[GroundUp] Residents of Khayelitsha, Marikana and Kraaifontein demanded better street lighting in their communities at an imbizo last week. They say the high-mast lights in some places are not enough.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Aid Chief Allocates U.S.$45 Million to Tackle Neglected Emergencies in Four Countries

[UN News] The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries “struggling in crises away from the headlines” – Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan – where more …

[UN News] The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries "struggling in crises away from the headlines" - Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan - where more than 21 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad