Global Fund Board Approves Transfer of Funds Within the 2014-2016 Allocation to Burkina Faso

[GFO] The Global Fund Board has approved the transfer of ? 2.6 million from within the 2014-2016 allocation to Burkina Faso. The funds are being transferred from a TB/HIV grant and an RSSH grant, where they were projected to remain unused, to a malaria…

[GFO] The Global Fund Board has approved the transfer of ? 2.6 million from within the 2014-2016 allocation to Burkina Faso. The funds are being transferred from a TB/HIV grant and an RSSH grant, where they were projected to remain unused, to a malaria grant (BFA-M-PADS) to cover a significant gap that has materialized in the malaria program. The Board was acting on a recommendation from its Grant Approvals Committee (GAC).

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

MTN Explains Scrapped Me2U Service Fee

[New Times] MTN Rwanda has cancelled the 10 per cent service fee recently imposed on its Me2U product following numerous complaints from users that also attracted the regulator’s attention.

[New Times] MTN Rwanda has cancelled the 10 per cent service fee recently imposed on its Me2U product following numerous complaints from users that also attracted the regulator's attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Engineering Study Dispels Myths On Grid Limits to Renewable Energy

[Daily Maverick] A serious engineering study and report has dispelled the myths and propaganda peddled by fired former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko on the limits and costs of accommodating significant levels of va…

[Daily Maverick] A serious engineering study and report has dispelled the myths and propaganda peddled by fired former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko on the limits and costs of accommodating significant levels of variable renewable energy capacity in the South African power grid. By CHRIS YELLAND, investigative editor, EE Publishers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mighty Warriors’ Coach Hails Striker Makore

[The Herald] As Zimbabwe prepares to take on Kenya tomorrow in the COSAFA Women’s Championship semi-finals at Barbourfields, coach Sithethelelwe Sibanda has hailed striker Rutendo Makore for her outstanding performance so far.

[The Herald] As Zimbabwe prepares to take on Kenya tomorrow in the COSAFA Women's Championship semi-finals at Barbourfields, coach Sithethelelwe Sibanda has hailed striker Rutendo Makore for her outstanding performance so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sahrawi Delegation Attends Danish Social Democratic Party Annual Conference

[SPS] Copenhagen -A delegation led by the POLISARIO’s representative in Denmark, Mohamed Lamam Mohamed Ali, gas attended the annual conference of the Danish Social Democratic Party, which was held recently at the official invitation of the party.

[SPS] Copenhagen -A delegation led by the POLISARIO's representative in Denmark, Mohamed Lamam Mohamed Ali, gas attended the annual conference of the Danish Social Democratic Party, which was held recently at the official invitation of the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

A Re Sebetseng – Building a Cleaner and Better Joburg Together

[Daily Maverick] If we are to turn Johannesburg as a whole into a city that works, we must start with ourselves. We must take ownership of our city. We will achieve this when we start in our streets, and keep our communities clean by working together.

[Daily Maverick] If we are to turn Johannesburg as a whole into a city that works, we must start with ourselves. We must take ownership of our city. We will achieve this when we start in our streets, and keep our communities clean by working together.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dr Bawumia Opens 2017 SOE Policy & Governance Forum

[Ghana Govt.] As part of the overall drive to reform the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) sector and help them achieve commercial viability, Government is considering the possibility of listing as many SOEs on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE).

[Ghana Govt.] As part of the overall drive to reform the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) sector and help them achieve commercial viability, Government is considering the possibility of listing as many SOEs on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Fights Over Water Worsening Lake Chad Conflict

[CAJ News] Maiduguri -REPEATED conflicts among nationals of different countries over control of the remaining water in the drying Lake Chad are worsening insecurity in the terror-prone region.

[CAJ News] Maiduguri -REPEATED conflicts among nationals of different countries over control of the remaining water in the drying Lake Chad are worsening insecurity in the terror-prone region.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Hundreds Killed, Displaced After Floods

[CAJ News] Khartoum -PERSISTENT floods have left over 300 people dead and some 119 000 displaced in the war-torn South Sudan. The deaths are linked to subsequent water-borne diseases such as cholera. Heavy rainfall in 11 administrative regions of Aweil…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -PERSISTENT floods have left over 300 people dead and some 119 000 displaced in the war-torn South Sudan. The deaths are linked to subsequent water-borne diseases such as cholera. Heavy rainfall in 11 administrative regions of Aweil North and Aweil West of former Northern Bahr el Ghazal State triggered the flooding. Eight villages in the Upper Nile State are also affected. The floods have destroyed roads, schools, homes and crops. It is feared the situation will worsen in the coming days with more people ne

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Editor Languishes in Prison Without Trial

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MEDIA groups are demanding the release of a Congolese editor jailed since January for publishing a statement by a former rebel leader. Security services arrested Ghys Fortuné Dombé Bemba in the capital Brazzaville. Public Prosecutor, André Oko Ngakala, charged the editor of “complicity in undermining state security” in connection with the privately-owned Talassa newspaper’s publication of a statement by an ex-rebel leader, Frédéric Bintsamou, also known as Pastor Ntumi. N

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MEDIA groups are demanding the release of a Congolese editor jailed since January for publishing a statement by a former rebel leader. Security services arrested Ghys Fortuné Dombé Bemba in the capital Brazzaville. Public Prosecutor, André Oko Ngakala, charged the editor of "complicity in undermining state security" in connection with the privately-owned Talassa newspaper's publication of a statement by an ex-rebel leader, Frédéric Bintsamou, also known as Pastor Ntumi. N

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa