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Don’t Overcharge Clients, Power Developers Warned.

Don’t Overcharge Clients, Power Developers Warned.

Renewable energy power developers providing mini (off)-grid electricity in rural areas should not milk their customers through overcharging as the move would render the idea of attracting the private sector in power generation irrelevant, a senior government official has warned. Dr Juliana Pallangyo, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, said in [&hellip

Pakistan Passenger Plane Crashes With 48 On Board.

Pakistan Passenger Plane Crashes With 48 On Board.

Peshawar, Pakistan — A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 48 people on board, including a famous former pop singer, crashed near Abbottabad in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, government officials and the airline said. The flight, PK 661, was traveling to Islamabad, the capital, from Chitral, a northern tourist destination near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, when it [&hellip

Same Council moves to curb school pregnancies.

Same Council moves to curb school pregnancies.

Same District Council has reported that 63 secondary school students have been found pregnant between January and October this year. District Education Officer responsible for secondary schools, Happiness Laiser, revealed this in a report she presented to the Council Chamber for deliberation. She attributed the high number of pregnancies to long distances girl students walk [&hellip

Ghanaians casting ballots in presidential, parliamentary elections.

Ghanaians casting ballots in presidential, parliamentary elections.

Voters in Ghana are casting their ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections amid an economic downturn in the West African country. Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT and will close at 1700 GMT, with some 15 million people eligible to vote for president and parliament members for the next four years. In the presidential election, [&hellip

Sammy Lee has left his position as England assistant manager.

Sammy Lee has left his position as England assistant manager.

The 57-year-old was appointed as Sam Allardyce’s assistant in July and kept the role following the manager’s sacking and during Gareth Southgate’s subsequent time as interim boss. Southgate was given a four-year deal by the Football Association last Wednesday and decided against keeping Lee. “I felt it was important for me to bring in my [&hellip

Trump: Cancel Boeing’s contract for Air Force One.

Trump: Cancel Boeing’s contract for Air Force One.

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped Boeing for the cost of a new Air Force One plane, calling for the contract to be canceled. “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Trump tweeted. Speaking to reporters in [&hellip

Indonesia: Rescuers search rubble after earthquake kills dozens.

Indonesia: Rescuers search rubble after earthquake kills dozens.

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for survivors after an earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Wednesday morning. At least 52 people were killed, including young children, and 73 seriously injured, according to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management. The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake damaged many homes, shops and mosques, in the district of Pidie Jaya, [&hellip

Uganda’s LRA Senior Commander Goes on Trial at ICC.

Uganda’s LRA Senior Commander Goes on Trial at ICC.

The International Criminal Court has begun its first trial against a senior member of the Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army, and its first against a former child soldier. The procedures raise complex ethical questions as defendant Dominic Ongwen, who has pled not guilty, was both a victim and an alleged perpetrator of the rebel group’s brutality. [&hellip

Doctors’ strike leads to 87 patients escaping Kenya’s only psychiatric hospital.

Doctors’ strike leads to 87 patients escaping Kenya’s only psychiatric hospital.

NAIROBI, Kenya – At least 87 patients escaped from Kenya’s only psychiatric hospital after they were left unattended when medical workers at public hospitals went on strike nationwide, officials said Monday. “They scaled up the walls surrounding the wards and … they just wandered away,” said Dr. Julius Odago, medical superintendent at Mathari National Teaching [&hellip

Five TASAF Officials Suspended Over Ineligible Households.

Five TASAF Officials Suspended Over Ineligible Households.

The Minister of State in the President’s Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance, Ms Angellah Kairuki, has ordered the suspension of five top officials of Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF), after a verification exercise unearthed a total of 55,692 ineligible TASAF’s scheme households. She also directed the suspension of 106 Community Based Conditional Cash [&hellip