[Nyasa Times] Parliamentary media committee which was tasked to scrutinise Access to Information (ATI) Bill has recommended that cabinet records should not be part of the information which citizens should be given chance to access inlinewith yet-to-be passed Bill.
[The Herald] Gift Mugano -President Mugabe on Tuesday presented the state of that nation address which resonate with the realities of the ground. What makes the address more pragmatic to me is the alignment address to issues raised in the ten point plan presented last year. From a policy implementation point of view, it shows that these are not just speeches but call to action. From the President's speech, I noted three key issues which I felt are interesting for this week's issue, that is, doing business reforms, enactment of the
[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe said reforms that the government is implementing to boost economic recovery and tackle poverty are beginning to bear fruit as he called on Zimbabweans to remain united and work hard for prosperity.
[Monitor] As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.
[Monitor] The Hague -The wife and two children of Dominic Ongwen are due to visit him in the Hague, Netherlands, after the former Lord's Resistances Army (LRA) rebel commander, who is being tried on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, insisted it was his right to have family visits.
[Monitor] Uganda's economic woes do not seem like they are about to end if the ongoing drought in some parts of the country continues. According to Mr Matia Kasaija, the finance minister, the ongoing drought in several parts of the country is the largest threat to the projected growth in the economy of five percent.
[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity - a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there - but on the main it has been business as usual.