U.S.$1.7 Billion Needed for Humanitarian Crisis – UN

[VOA] International donors will meet next month in Geneva to address the growing humanitarian disaster in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the lack of funding for 13 million people in dire need.

[VOA] International donors will meet next month in Geneva to address the growing humanitarian disaster in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the lack of funding for 13 million people in dire need.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Who Wins in the Proposed National Security Fund Monopoly?

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda’s National Social Security Fund finally won the battle to retain its status as a mandatory scheme for all employees in informal and formal sectors as cabinet announced plans to withdraw the proposed liberalizatio…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda's National Social Security Fund finally won the battle to retain its status as a mandatory scheme for all employees in informal and formal sectors as cabinet announced plans to withdraw the proposed liberalization bill from parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eight Private Kampala Hospitals Named to Handle Hepatitis B Vaccine

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Ministry of Health has named eight Kampala private health facilities to provide the Hepatitis B vaccine as they put in place measures to halt supply of fake drugs on the market.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Ministry of Health has named eight Kampala private health facilities to provide the Hepatitis B vaccine as they put in place measures to halt supply of fake drugs on the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

21 Army Officers Promoted

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has promoted 21 Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) officers to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel with effect from March 10.

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has promoted 21 Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) officers to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel with effect from March 10.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Transfers – New Police Boss Ochola Makes First Move

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Okoth Ochola has transferred and appointed 23 gazetted officers. The major changes see seven moved out of the IGP’s office.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Okoth Ochola has transferred and appointed 23 gazetted officers. The major changes see seven moved out of the IGP's office.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Prime Minister Pledges to Address Business Challenges

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured members of the business community that the government will revisit all business challenges that were outlined during Monday’s National Business Council (NBC) meeting held at State House.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured members of the business community that the government will revisit all business challenges that were outlined during Monday's National Business Council (NBC) meeting held at State House.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Government to Buy Off Mabira Forest Residents

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is in advanced stages of buying off 16 villages within Mabira Rain Forest, Buikwe District, to manage encroachment on the largest natural forest in the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is in advanced stages of buying off 16 villages within Mabira Rain Forest, Buikwe District, to manage encroachment on the largest natural forest in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Armed Anglophone Separatists Kidnap 40

[VOA] Armed separatists in Cameroon have abducted 40 people, including a government official. The abductions occurred as President Paul Biya dispatched a minister to the troubled English speaking regions on a peace building mission.

[VOA] Armed separatists in Cameroon have abducted 40 people, including a government official. The abductions occurred as President Paul Biya dispatched a minister to the troubled English speaking regions on a peace building mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Tanzania Is Working On Basic Education for All Youth

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has revealed its plan to establish Qualifying Test (QT) centers in every district across the country targeting to accommodate adolescent school dropouts, especially girls.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has revealed its plan to establish Qualifying Test (QT) centers in every district across the country targeting to accommodate adolescent school dropouts, especially girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania