Mozambique invests US$530m in rural electrification

Mozambique invests US$530m in rural electrification

The Mozambican government has spent US$530 million during the past five years on a programme to electrify rural areas, Energy Minister Salvador Namburete revealed on ...

Botswana police chief discounts foul play in missing copter incident

Botswana police chief discounts foul play in missing copter incident

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe on Wednesday ruled out foul play in the disappearance of a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend.The helicopter, which ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

Asian firm scolds B/Faso over alleged breach of contract

Asian firm scolds B/Faso over alleged breach of contract

The Indo-Chinese General Nice Ressources (GNR) group, has scolded the Burkina Faso government for not meeting its commitments in manganese mining.The mining site is located at 400 ...

S/Sudan opposition accuses Kiir for massacre

S/Sudan opposition accuses Kiir for massacre

The South Sudan SPLM/SPLA military leadership has distanced itself from what its described as "repeated and baseless accusations"over the killing of hundreds of civilians in ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP) has urged French companies to up their investments in Senegal. CCIP President Pierre Antoine Gailly told an investors' forum ...

S/Sudan opposition accuses Kiir for massacre

The South Sudan SPLM/SPLA military leadership has distanced itself from what its described as "repeated and baseless accusations"over the killing of hundreds of civilians in Bentiu.A statement on Tuesday by the SPLM/A spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Lul Koang said the allegations were fabricated by enemies of war  more...

April 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

Botswana police chief discounts foul play in missing copter incident

Botswana police commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe on Wednesday ruled out foul play in the disappearance of a police helicopter that went missing at the weekend.The helicopter, which had three crew members, left Gumare village in the Okavango Delta in the evening of 20 April for Maun town but never reached its  more...

April 23, 2014 at 7:41 am

Mozambique invests US$530m in rural electrification

The Mozambican government has spent US$530 million during the past five years on a programme to electrify rural areas, Energy Minister Salvador Namburete revealed on Tuesday.According to the minister, the programme has seen the proportion of Mozambicans with access to electricity rising from seven percent in  more...

April 23, 2014 at 8:43 am

Work underway for new US$100m S/African medical varsity

Work is underway for the establishment of a US$100-million comprehensive health and allied sciences university in South Africa, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande announced on Tuesday.The planned university, whose first development phase is from 2014 to 2019, would be incorporated into the  more...

April 22, 2014 at 6:09 pm

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