As mobile phone technology is being embraced rapidly in African counties, Zimbabwe is missing out. Zimbabweans are purchasing a pay as you earn card at fifteen million
University of Nairobi SIFE Crowned the 2006 Kenya National Champions
Over 500 students converged at Panafric Hotel on Saturday June 24, 2006 for the 4th SIFE National Exposition. The event attracted over 40 judges with 13 competing teams. Each team presented a 24-minute multimedia summary of the projects they developed and implemented in various parts of Kenya throughout the year.
The event ended with University of Nairobi (UON) SIFE being crowned the 2006 National Champions. African Nazarene University took the second position while
Strike over High Cost of Living
Labor unions called for a national strike over the high cost of living in Niger capital of Niamey last week. The workers' coalition demanded that the government reduce electricity, water and telephone tariffs by between 30 and 50 percent. The coalition says that the economic policies of the government are putting basic utilities such as water and electricity out of their reach. The strike followed recent demonstrations at