MEC warns politicians against claiming victory | Malawi 24

MEC warns politicians against claiming victory | Malawi 24

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has warned political parties against claiming victory as vote counting continues following Tuesday’s elections. Ansah: issued the warning The commission has also told political leaders to refrain from stirring public pressure against the Commission to release the results without considering the due process. MEC chairperson Jane Ansah said this on […]

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Opinion | China’s Orwellian War on Religion

Opinion | China’s Orwellian War on Religion

The system isn’t focused on religious people, and some argue that it isn’t as menacing as it is sometimes portrayed, but it’s easy to see how the Social Credit System could punish faith communities — especially if it is integrated with a mass surveillance network. The Xinjiang mass surveillance system explicitly targets people who collect […]

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Chakwera threatens to reject Malawi presidential election results

Chakwera threatens to reject Malawi presidential election results

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential candidate Lazarus Chakwera  has said he will dispute the May 21  presidential election results unless the electoral body ensure his party monitors get the signed copies of the results as he accuses  unnamed people of trying to tamper with poll outcome. Chakwera: I will reject the results if not credible Chakwera […]

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Electric planes ready for take-off? SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft

Electric planes ready for take-off? SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is teaming up with aircraft maker Airbus to research ecosystem and infrastructure needs for hybrid and electric aircraft. The partnership would involve a joint research project where the two companies work together to investigate challenges “regarding operations and infrastructure linked to large scale introduction of hybrid and electric aircraft in commercial […]

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NMAT by GMAC™ Exam Available in Nigeria for First Time

JOHANNESBURG & LAGOS, Nigeria-Wednesday 22 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] Exam Adoption Grows Among Schools in Nigeria and South Africa, NMAT by GMAC™ Exam Now Available for On-Demand Testing   (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, announced today 13 leading South African and Nigerian […]

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Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines

Boeing Faces Compensation Demand From China’s Biggest Airlines

BEIJING — Boeing is facing compensation claims from the three biggest airlines in China, which have grounded dozens of 737 Max jetliners since the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight in March. The airlines, Air China, China Eastern and China Southern, which are all state-controlled, said on Wednesday that they had asked for payouts, […]

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Zimbabwe increases fuel prices as economic crisis deepens | News

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices as economic crisis deepens | News

Zimbabwe has announced a fresh increase in fuel prices, four months after a price hike triggered nationwide protests and a brutal security crackdown. Increasing prices by about 46 percent on Tuesday, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said petrol would cost 4.97 a litre in the local RTGS dollar currency ($1.42/1.27 euro) and diesel would cost […]

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Gay flag at UK embassy irks Malawian pastor | Malawi 24

Gay flag at UK embassy irks Malawian pastor | Malawi 24

Malawian pastor, Zacc Kawalala, has condemned the British Embassy for hoisting the gay flag at its embassy premises in Lilongwe. Kawalala who leads Word Alive Ministries International says the United Kingdom is advancing cultural imperialism. The gay flag at the British High Commission On Saturday, the British High Commission in Lilongwe hoisted the rainbow flag […]

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Coca-Cola Updates Plans for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, Including Intent to Retain Majority Stake in Bottler

TLANTA-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it will maintain its majority stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa for the foreseeable future. With the change, Coca-Cola will begin presenting the financial statements of CCBA within its results from continuing operations in the second quarter of 2019, […]

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