NEC Registers 1,120 Election Observers

[New Times] A total of 1,120 observers have so far been registered ahead of the August 4 presidential elections, the president of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Prof. Kalisa Mbanda, said yesterday.

[New Times] A total of 1,120 observers have so far been registered ahead of the August 4 presidential elections, the president of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Prof. Kalisa Mbanda, said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Aga Khan Introduces New Degree Programme

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Aga Khan University is introducing a Master’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery for Tanzanian doctors with hopes that it will help bring quality healthcare services in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Aga Khan University is introducing a Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery for Tanzanian doctors with hopes that it will help bring quality healthcare services in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition’s Atupele to Set Political Tone At Zomba Rally

[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi is expected in Zomba at Songani Trading Centre on Sunday with a political rally that will set the tone of his party ahead on 2019 elections.

[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi is expected in Zomba at Songani Trading Centre on Sunday with a political rally that will set the tone of his party ahead on 2019 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Darfuri Students ‘Systematically Targeted’ Across the Country

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The grievances of the Darfuri students at the University of Bakht El Rida highlight an ongoing problem for Darfuri students at universities across Sudan, according to the Association of Darfur Students at the University of the…

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The grievances of the Darfuri students at the University of Bakht El Rida highlight an ongoing problem for Darfuri students at universities across Sudan, according to the Association of Darfur Students at the University of the Holy Koran in Omdurman.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

U.S. Fails to Locate Continent’s Question, Again

[The Herald] The election of United States president Donald Trump was greeted with cautious pragmatism by a majority of African states, since he had failed to enunciate his Africa policy while campaigning. Six months on, we are beginning to understand …

[The Herald] The election of United States president Donald Trump was greeted with cautious pragmatism by a majority of African states, since he had failed to enunciate his Africa policy while campaigning. Six months on, we are beginning to understand how the Trump administration views Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Challenges Await ZIFF’s 20th Edition

[Daily News] Many questions went through Fabrizio Colombo’s mind, before the actual opening of this year’s Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), earlier this month. He was used to feeling some kind of pressure, at this juncture in previous episo…

[Daily News] Many questions went through Fabrizio Colombo's mind, before the actual opening of this year's Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), earlier this month. He was used to feeling some kind of pressure, at this juncture in previous episodes, when he held the position of Assistant Festival Director.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Has Paid U.S.$134 Million to Evicted White Farmers – Report

[New Zimbabwe] Government has so far paid $134 million in compensation to white farmers who lost their properties during the land grab programme, said Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa.

[New Zimbabwe] Government has so far paid $134 million in compensation to white farmers who lost their properties during the land grab programme, said Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Victims of Anti-Regime Riots Remembered

[Nyasa Times] Civil Society organisations on Thursday led commemorations of July 20 massacre when 20 people were mercilessly gunned down in anti-government protests of the previous Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regime under late president Bingu wa…

[Nyasa Times] Civil Society organisations on Thursday led commemorations of July 20 massacre when 20 people were mercilessly gunned down in anti-government protests of the previous Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) regime under late president Bingu wa Mutharika six years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Freeze On Wages Stays, Mugabe’s Office to Decide Way Forward

[New Zimbabwe] Civil servants will have to wait for an unspecified period before they get a salary increase from the cash strapped government which is working on a remuneration framework being coordinated by the Office of the President and Cabinet.

[New Zimbabwe] Civil servants will have to wait for an unspecified period before they get a salary increase from the cash strapped government which is working on a remuneration framework being coordinated by the Office of the President and Cabinet.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe