Uncontrolled Constructions Threaten Green Spaces in Bujumbura

[Iwacu] Residents from different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura say green spaces, which are currently threatened by unregulated constructions, should be protected. They say that while the world celebrates the Earth Day on 22 April each year.

[Iwacu] Residents from different neighborhoods of the capital Bujumbura say green spaces, which are currently threatened by unregulated constructions, should be protected. They say that while the world celebrates the Earth Day on 22 April each year.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mutsvangwa Son Rape Accuser Jailed for Fraud

[New Zimbabwe] A BOGUS estate agent who once dragged former war veterans’ minister Chris Mutsvangwa’s son to court on rape allegations has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.

[New Zimbabwe] A BOGUS estate agent who once dragged former war veterans' minister Chris Mutsvangwa's son to court on rape allegations has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MPs Criticise Cuts in Budget for Vice President’s Office

[Citizen] Dodoma -Two Parliamentary Standing Committees and the Opposition Camp yesterday raised concern over proposed budget cuts at the Vice President’s Office for the next fiscal year, 2017/18.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Two Parliamentary Standing Committees and the Opposition Camp yesterday raised concern over proposed budget cuts at the Vice President's Office for the next fiscal year, 2017/18.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sign Pact On Torture, MPs Challenge Govt

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has been challenged to sign the International Convention against Torture in order to overcome the incidence of violation of human rights, which also in discordant with the Tanzanian Constitution.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has been challenged to sign the International Convention against Torture in order to overcome the incidence of violation of human rights, which also in discordant with the Tanzanian Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Minister’s Ultimatum On Land Rent

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has issued a 36-day ultimatum to land owners to pay land rent.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has issued a 36-day ultimatum to land owners to pay land rent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

What Britain and the West Did – and Didn’t – Do During the Massacres

[New Zimbabwe] Contrary to allegations that Western governments “did nothing” when Mugabe’s army went on the rampage in the early 1980s, they may have helped prevent total slaughter. But they also taught him that he could calibrate the violence and get…

[New Zimbabwe] Contrary to allegations that Western governments "did nothing" when Mugabe's army went on the rampage in the early 1980s, they may have helped prevent total slaughter. But they also taught him that he could calibrate the violence and get away with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Shadow Minister Cuts Short Speech in Protest

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Opposition spokesperson for the Vice President’s Office (Union Affairs), Mr Ally Saleh (Malindi-CUF), yesterday cut short his alternative budget speech in protest following an order by House chairperson Mussa Azzan Zungu to omit f…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Opposition spokesperson for the Vice President's Office (Union Affairs), Mr Ally Saleh (Malindi-CUF), yesterday cut short his alternative budget speech in protest following an order by House chairperson Mussa Azzan Zungu to omit four pages of his speech which contained unparliamentary language.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania Set to Streamline Policy On Neglected Diseases

[Citizen] Geneva -For the first time in Tanzania, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) will now be recognised in the National Health policy, which will enable the government to put in place a sufficient budget meant to control the public health menace, T…

[Citizen] Geneva -For the first time in Tanzania, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) will now be recognised in the National Health policy, which will enable the government to put in place a sufficient budget meant to control the public health menace, The Citizen has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Writer Ângelo Reis Defends Boosting of Literary Programmes

[ANGOP] Luanda -The writer Ângelo Reis, also nicknamed ?Barefoot Poet?, last Monday in Luanda defended the boosting of literary programmes, with a view to stimulating the appearance of new talents and authors, so that the national literature can improve its quality even more.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The writer Ângelo Reis, also nicknamed ?Barefoot Poet?, last Monday in Luanda defended the boosting of literary programmes, with a view to stimulating the appearance of new talents and authors, so that the national literature can improve its quality even more.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola