Screams and wails punctured the crowd at Rwanda’s Amahoro stadium in Kigali on Monday, as people were overcome with grief while listening to a survivor of the 1994 genocide tell his story. – RFI.
Kenyan police have been carrying out raids in Nairobi’s mainly Somali neighbourhood of Eastleigh since three grenade blasts killed at least six people in the area last Monday. – BBC.
The R25-billion mixed-use development of housing, commercial and industrial sites is set to change the skyline between Durban and King Shaka International Airport. – SouthAfrica.info.
HM King Mohammed VI launched on Thursday in the urban commune of Gueznaya (prefecture of Tangiers) construction works of Ibn Khaldoun integrated housing project, consisting of 766 low-cost lodging units. – Agence Marocaine de Press.
Al-Fan Midan denounced on Monday the closure of a Saturday night concert hosted at the Bayram el-Tunsi Theater, and arresting some of the concert organizers and activists who attended. – The Cairo Post.
Some residents of Somalia’s capital have been experiencing a form of “culture shock” since fibre optic services launched over the last week, an internet provider has told the BBC. Earlier this year, 3G mobile phone services were cut off because of a threat from Islamist militants. – BBC.
Major retail investors like South African grocer Shoprite and Wal-Mart unit Massmart Holdings are opening stores in Kano, the northern commercial hub of Nigeria, Africa’s number one oil producer, and since Sunday, its largest economy. – AllAfrica.
As part of the World Design Capital 2014 legacy programme, some of Cape Town’s design schools have collaborated to create a programme that will leave a mark on the country’s future design landscape. Called Platform 6, the programme is part of the Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 project, and is designed to train and equip teachers to engage high school learners in the purpose and practice of design and to share technical knowledge and create a renewed passion for the potential design offers. – Biz Community.
YooMee Côte d’Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is launching its LTE services to individuals and businesses. These services are based on the latest global technology TD-LTE, which ensures a new, faster Internet experience with more stability and better reliability for Ivorian users. – Prlog.
There are two main reasons people shop online: it’s cheaper or they can’t be bothered with a trip to the store. And in Lagos, a city of 21 million people, a trip to the store can kill your entire day if you lose the traffic lottery. – Reuters.
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