About 900 Children Await Adoption From Orphanages

[New Times] Four years since the government embarked on a mission to close orphanages and other children’s institutions and reintegrate children into family based care, the National Commission for Children (NCC) says that nearly 900 children still awai…

[New Times] Four years since the government embarked on a mission to close orphanages and other children's institutions and reintegrate children into family based care, the National Commission for Children (NCC) says that nearly 900 children still await placement.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

64k Register in BVR Mop-Up Exercise

[The Herald] At least 64 670 people have registered to vote under the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s (ZEC) Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) mop-up exercise, bringing the total number of registrants to a cumulative 4 944 152. ZEC’s mop up exercise st…

[The Herald] At least 64 670 people have registered to vote under the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission's (ZEC) Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) mop-up exercise, bringing the total number of registrants to a cumulative 4 944 152. ZEC's mop up exercise started on January 10 this year, to cater for potential registrants who failed to register in the main exercise that ended on December 19 last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

It’s All About Choices

[Namibian] FORECASTS are that sub-Saharan African economies on the eastern side of the sub-continent, such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, will far outperform those of Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe, countries to the south.

[Namibian] FORECASTS are that sub-Saharan African economies on the eastern side of the sub-continent, such as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, will far outperform those of Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe, countries to the south.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Shaningwa Applauds Otjiwarongo for Housing Delivery

[Namibian] URBAN and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa has applauded the Otjiwarongo municipality and the town’s private sector for completing part of the Mass Housing initiative.

[Namibian] URBAN and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa has applauded the Otjiwarongo municipality and the town's private sector for completing part of the Mass Housing initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

We Were Not in Our Right Senses During Vote, Jubilee MPs Claim

[Nairobi News] The leadership of the National Assembly committee on Labour and Social Welfare has taken a new twist after Jubilee members wrote to speaker Justin Muturi requesting for a repeat election.

[Nairobi News] The leadership of the National Assembly committee on Labour and Social Welfare has taken a new twist after Jubilee members wrote to speaker Justin Muturi requesting for a repeat election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Inconsistent Evidence Hands Rape Convict His Freedom

[Nairobi News] The High Court in Kakamega has freed a man who has been serving a 14-year sentence after he was convicted of raping a high school student in Kakamega County two years ago.

[Nairobi News] The High Court in Kakamega has freed a man who has been serving a 14-year sentence after he was convicted of raping a high school student in Kakamega County two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya