Mozambique vows to raise power supply to meet demand

Mozambique vows to raise power supply to meet demand

Mozambique's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Pedro Couto, has said that increasing access to electricity is a fundamental priority for the government, but the electricity ...

Mozambique in good shape but must control state firms-IMF

Mozambique in good shape but must control state firms-IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said strong economic growth in Mozambique is supported by major investments in the coal mining and natural gas sectors but stricter control ...

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 ...

SADC in emergency meeting over Lesotho crisis

SADC in emergency meeting over Lesotho crisis

Botswana's President Ian Khama and other Southern African Development Community (SADC) heads of state are due in Pretoria, South Africa on Friday for an Extraordinary Summit on the ...

Sierra Leone Bank to investigate fire incident

Sierra Leone Bank to investigate fire incident

The management of the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) has on Thursday promised an investigation into the cause of a fire incident which engulfed its branch in the northern ...

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 ...

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 ...

Press focuses on insurgents’ killings, failure in electricity transmission

The killing of more than 100 people by insurgents in the North East, the collapse of electricity transmission facilities and the arrest of some traffickers in foreign currency are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday. According to the Vanguard newspaper, Boko Haram militants gunned  more...

July 3, 2015 at 8:22 am UTC

Mugabe attends emergency SADC summit on simmering Lesotho crisis

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe left Harare on Thursday night to attend an emergency summit of the Double Troika of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to discuss the fresh political instability in Lesotho.Mugabe, who is chairs the 15-member SADC bloc, is due to hold talks with other members  more...

July 3, 2015 at 6:12 am UTC

Malawi to build lab to test product standards

The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is expected to construct a laboratory worth US$3.5 million aimed at certifying the country's export goods.MBS chief executive Devlin Chokazinga said in the commercial city of Blantyre on Thursday that construction of the project had been delayed due to funding challenges.  more...

July 3, 2015 at 6:45 am UTC

Lesotho celebrates belated World TB Day

Lesotho Health Minister Molotsi Monyamane says civil society organisations should take part in the fight against Tuberculosis because they are able to reach remote areas where the government is unable to reach, APA has learnt Wednesday during belated World TB Day celebrations.The minister appealed to those  more...

July 1, 2015 at 4:25 pm UTC

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