Monthly Archives: June 2013

Africa: Remarks By President Obama and President Zuma of South Africa at Joint Press Conference

[White House]PRESIDENT ZUMA: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen of the media — good friends also. Mr. President, let me welcome you, your family, and your delegation to South Africa. This is your second visit to South Africa, and your first as President of the United States. We are delighted to host you. read more

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Africa: Remarks By the First Lady At Connecting Continents Event

[White House]Transcript of an event at the Sci-Bono Discovery Center Johannesburg, South Africa: read more

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Sudan: Two Dead in Fresh Lakes State Clashes

[Sudan Tribune]Rumbek -Fresh inter-communal clashes in South Sudan’s Lakes state have left two dead, authorities told Sudan Tribune Friday. read more

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Angola: São Tome Assures Security for Angolan Investment

[ANGOP]Príncipe -The Government of São Tome and Príncipe, Friday assured that the country has political stability to welcome and keep safe Angolan investments. read more

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Angola: Kuando Kubango to Invest U.S 375 Million in Farming Projects

[ANGOP]Menongue -The Government of southeastern Kuando Kubango province will invest Usd 375 million in the first phase of agricultural projects, before another one billion in two later phases, Angop learned. read more

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Malawi: Brazil Extends Invitation to Malawi President Joyce Banda

[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -President Dr. Joyce Banda has been invited by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to visit her country to discuss on matters of strengthening the bilateral relations between the two countries. read more

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Zambia: Sata Wants Trade Fair Structures Improved

[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged the Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) board, management and exhibitors to work extra hard to improve the infrastructure in the Trade Fair grounds. read more

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Kenya: Ruto Calls for Reduction in Mobile Tariffs

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Deputy President, William Ruto, has called on mobile service providers to leverage on high innovation and new technologies to reduce tariffs and make them affordable to many. read more

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Nigeria: Three Hour Blackout At Airport Rectified – Faan

[Vanguard]The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has rectified the electrical problem responsible for Friday’s three-hour power outage at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja. read more

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Zambia: Zicta Wakes Up At Last

[Times of Zambia]AS the saying goes, ‘Thank God for small mercies!’ Since 2009 when the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) was established under Act No. 15 of 2009, there has been no law or regulation to guide and protect the users of Information and Communication Technology. read more

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Angola: Fil to Reach São Tomé and Príncipe

[ANGOP]Príncipe -The CEO of the Luanda International Fair (FIL), Matos Cardoso, said Friday here that a business fair could be installed soon in São Tome and Principe, should the local Government allow that. read more

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Angola: Construction of Municipal Culture Houses Recommended

[ANGOP]Baia Farta -The need for implementation of the programme of construction of culture houses in the ten municipalities of central Benguela province was defended Friday by the provincial director of Culture, Cristóvão Kajibanga. read more

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Malawi: Govt Loses U.S $7 Billion Annually to Unsustainable Natural Resources Use

[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Experts say Malawi loses over US$7 billion of its annual earnings every year due to unsustainable use of its natural resources. This was said by UNDP Assistant Resident Representative in Malawi Jan Ripjma at the launch of the Decentralised Climate Change Guidelines in Lilongwe. read more

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Sudan: Sudan Downplays Juba's Pursuit of New Oil Pipeline

[Sudan Tribune]Sudan’s oil minister, Awad Ahmed al-Jaz, has asserted the difficulty of building a new pipeline to transfer South Sudan’s oil through another country and said that it is not cost effective because the south needs two pipelines not a single line. read more

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