Bogus Soldier Mount Roadblock in Kasungu

[Nyasa Times] A 48-year-old man, who allegedly mounted an illegal roadblock in central region tobacco growing district of Kasungu, where he demanded spot fines from traffic offenders, is in police custody.

[Nyasa Times] A 48-year-old man, who allegedly mounted an illegal roadblock in central region tobacco growing district of Kasungu, where he demanded spot fines from traffic offenders, is in police custody.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Nothing Learnt, Nothing Forgotten

[Financial Gazette] Like the Bourbons who, upon their early 19th Century restoration in France after the revolution, showed they had learnt nothing and forgotten nothing from the violent upheaval, Zimbabwe seems doomed to repeat its own mistakes from l…

[Financial Gazette] Like the Bourbons who, upon their early 19th Century restoration in France after the revolution, showed they had learnt nothing and forgotten nothing from the violent upheaval, Zimbabwe seems doomed to repeat its own mistakes from last decade's crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KCCA Politicians Want Place On Contracts Committee

[Monitor] Kampala -The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) political wing is disgruntled that they have not been co-opted on the contracts committee, accusing its members of bias when it comes to the award of contracts.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) political wing is disgruntled that they have not been co-opted on the contracts committee, accusing its members of bias when it comes to the award of contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Envoy, Education Minister Inspect Book Printing Exercise

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka has said the textbooks meant for the country’s public schools in support of the National Reading Programme will help improve learning in upper primary school.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka has said the textbooks meant for the country's public schools in support of the National Reading Programme will help improve learning in upper primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Telecom Firm Loses Case, Must Pay Connection Fees to MTN

[Monitor] Kampala -Telecommunications firm, Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) has been ordered to pay its competitor, MTN Uganda Limited, more than Shs6b to settle an interconnection bill for March to December 2007.

[Monitor] Kampala -Telecommunications firm, Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) has been ordered to pay its competitor, MTN Uganda Limited, more than Shs6b to settle an interconnection bill for March to December 2007.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Health Minister Laments ‘Zero Authority’ to Help Ailing Hospitals

[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he has “zero authority” to improve the functioning of troubled state hospitals, which are all managed by provincial governments.

[News24Wire] Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he has "zero authority" to improve the functioning of troubled state hospitals, which are all managed by provincial governments.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tussle Over Flyafrica Continues

[Financial Gazette] An acronious dispute that once grounded budget airline, flyafrica Zimbabwe, two years ago is far from over, with former chief executive officer, Chakanyuka Karase and his company challenging the takeover of the airline by Mauritius-…

[Financial Gazette] An acronious dispute that once grounded budget airline, flyafrica Zimbabwe, two years ago is far from over, with former chief executive officer, Chakanyuka Karase and his company challenging the takeover of the airline by Mauritius- based Flyafrica Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hate Speech Precedes Genocide, Equality Court Hears

[News24Wire] The Rwandan genocide – in which between 800 000 and 1 000 000 people were butchered – was preceded by “hate speech” on national radio which characterised Tutsi people as “snakes” and not fit to be part of society.

[News24Wire] The Rwandan genocide - in which between 800 000 and 1 000 000 people were butchered - was preceded by "hate speech" on national radio which characterised Tutsi people as "snakes" and not fit to be part of society.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa