Looters to Have Day in Court, Says Finance Minister Chinamasa

[The Herald] All companies and individuals that were recently named by Government for allegedly externalising funds and assets were contacted by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to explain their transactions, but failed and will soon have their day i…

[The Herald] All companies and individuals that were recently named by Government for allegedly externalising funds and assets were contacted by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to explain their transactions, but failed and will soon have their day in court, a Cabinet minister has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Lifts Uganda Poultry Ban After 15 Months

[East African] The Kenyan government will lift the ban on poultry products from Uganda in totality after a 15-month embargo that saw chicken and eggs prohibited from accessing Kenya’s Ksh500 million ($5 million) market after outbreak of a viral disease.

[East African] The Kenyan government will lift the ban on poultry products from Uganda in totality after a 15-month embargo that saw chicken and eggs prohibited from accessing Kenya's Ksh500 million ($5 million) market after outbreak of a viral disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Unbans South Africa Music Group

[New Zimbabwe] The once deported and barred popular Cape Town (South Africa)-based musical group Freshly Ground will this year perform at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), event executive Director Maria Wilson said on Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] The once deported and barred popular Cape Town (South Africa)-based musical group Freshly Ground will this year perform at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), event executive Director Maria Wilson said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gor Mahia Wiser After Esperance Outing – Kerr

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr believes the lessons his charges picked from their short-lived Caf Champions League campaign will help them in the Confederation Cup play-off against South Africa’s SuperSport United.

[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Dylan Kerr believes the lessons his charges picked from their short-lived Caf Champions League campaign will help them in the Confederation Cup play-off against South Africa's SuperSport United.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta Directs Transport CS to Work With Sonko to Improve City Drainage

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to work with the Nairobi County Government to improve the drainage in Nairobi city to curb flooding.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to work with the Nairobi County Government to improve the drainage in Nairobi city to curb flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Pirls Debacle – Literacy, Language and Standards in Schools in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] There are problems with literacy tests and what they can tell us. The tests work with greatly limited constructs of both literacy and language and are neither sensitive enough nor grounded enough in actual classroom literacy practices …

[Daily Maverick] There are problems with literacy tests and what they can tell us. The tests work with greatly limited constructs of both literacy and language and are neither sensitive enough nor grounded enough in actual classroom literacy practices to be of any use beyond pointing to what we all already know in broad outline – schooling is a problem in South Africa, characterised by systemic inequalities, widespread inefficiencies and by national curricula that are blunt instruments, responding to the differences and pa

House Threatens to Sever Ties With Judiciary Over Undue Interference

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, thursday warned that it could resort to disobeying court injunctions issued against the lower chamber if the judiciary continues to interfere with the activities of parl…

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, thursday warned that it could resort to disobeying court injunctions issued against the lower chamber if the judiciary continues to interfere with the activities of parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Grill Chadema Leaders

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe and four other party officials yesterday reported at Central Police Station for further questioning in connection with the February 16 demonstrations in the city.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe and four other party officials yesterday reported at Central Police Station for further questioning in connection with the February 16 demonstrations in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judge’s Absence Stalls Anti-Open Grazing Law Suit

[This Day] Abuja -The absence of Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja thursday stalled the hearing of the law suit challenging the promulgation of the Anti Open grazing law in Benue State.

[This Day] Abuja -The absence of Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja thursday stalled the hearing of the law suit challenging the promulgation of the Anti Open grazing law in Benue State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judiciary Says Warsame Won’t Be Vetted By Parliament for JSC Slot

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Judiciary says that the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Service Commission Justice Mohamed Warsame will not subject himself to the process of approval by the National Assembly.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Judiciary says that the representative of the Court of Appeal to the Judicial Service Commission Justice Mohamed Warsame will not subject himself to the process of approval by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya