North African girls receive US mentorship in technology

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American flag from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO – SOME 52 school girls from North Africa are in the United States to participate in the US Department of State’s TechGirls exchange programme. They joined their peers from Middle East and Central Asia in Washington for the initiative that aims to empower girls in the science, technology, More...

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Malawi's TNM
By On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Malawi’s profit making TNM targets data growth

Malawi’s TNM from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE – TELEKOM Networks Malawi (TNM) has recorded a 27 percent increase in profits to K16,6 billion (US$21,97 million in dividend for 2018 on the back More...

Angola oil & gas exploration
By On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Angola saving face after OPEC cuts extension

Angola oil & gas exploration from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA – TO the uninitiated, Angola is in support of the extension of the deadline for oil production cuts set by Organisation of Petroleum More...

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Zimbabwe approaches SA for more power supplies

Eskom power from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – ZIMBABWE, which is experiencing massive load-shedding, is making frantic efforts to secure power supplies from neighbouring countries despite More...

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By On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Re-introduction of Zimbabwe dollar legally challenged

Zimbabwe Bond Notes from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – THE spiraling economic crisis in Zimbabwe has taken a legal twist after a human rights lawyer applied for a High Court order to nullify More...

Funding for flood victims in Mozambique
By On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Funding secured for pupils affected by floods

Funding for flood victims in Mozambique from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – THOUSANDS of children in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe left without schools after deadly cyclones have received More...

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By On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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SA companies must guard against cyber crime

Epic ERP Managing Director, Stuart Scanlon by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African organisations must prioritise cloud security amid the spiralling cost of data breaches globally. An industry executive More...

Maize silos
By On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Lesotho bearing brunt of rising SA maize prices

Maize silos from TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU – PRICES of the staple maize meal in Lesotho have reached a five-year high as the country grapples with increasing grain prices in neighbouring More...

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By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Major broadband roll-out announced for Soweto

Frogfoot Head of Sales, Shane Chorley by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – UP to 20 000 homes in Soweto, west of Johannesburg, are set to benefit from access to affordable and reliable broadband connectivity. Frogfoot More...

Renewable energy
By On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Consortium finances access to solar energy

Renewable energy by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – EFFORTS to promote access to renewable energy in the African continent have received an investment boost of U$18 million from a consortium of lenders. D.light, More...