Tanesco Director Directed to Fix Turbines

[Citizen] Minister of Energy Medard Kalemani has directed Director of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco), Dr Tito Mwinuka, to remain in Mtwara Region for extra three days, while insisting on taking action against a power generation plant ma…

[Citizen] Minister of Energy Medard Kalemani has directed Director of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco), Dr Tito Mwinuka, to remain in Mtwara Region for extra three days, while insisting on taking action against a power generation plant manager.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parliament Calls for Action Against Sexual Abuse in Schools

[News24Wire] The recent spate of “alarming” reports of alleged sexual assault and rape of pupils requires immediate action, said Parliament’s select committee on education and recreation after cases of alleged sexual assault against pupils at schools i…

[News24Wire] The recent spate of "alarming" reports of alleged sexual assault and rape of pupils requires immediate action, said Parliament's select committee on education and recreation after cases of alleged sexual assault against pupils at schools in Gauteng and Limpopo were brought to light.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Law Must End Land Barons Menace

[The Herald] The revised Regional, Town and Country Planning Act being worked on by Government, which imposes a stiffer penalty on land barons is most welcome, but more needs to be done to ensure the menace is nipped in the bud. We have watched in asto…

[The Herald] The revised Regional, Town and Country Planning Act being worked on by Government, which imposes a stiffer penalty on land barons is most welcome, but more needs to be done to ensure the menace is nipped in the bud. We have watched in astonishment as land barons act as if they have free reign, especially in urban areas like Harare and Chitungwiza. At first we thought land barons are the easiest of criminals to deal with, because the occupation of any piece of land should have a clear paper trail. Without a

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Life Esidimeni – Social Worker Insists Patients Were Looked After

[News24Wire] A social worker at the Cullinan Care and Rehabilitation Centre has insisted patients were well looked after, despite the health ombudsman writing in October 2015 that there was a need for urgent intervention.

[News24Wire] A social worker at the Cullinan Care and Rehabilitation Centre has insisted patients were well looked after, despite the health ombudsman writing in October 2015 that there was a need for urgent intervention.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Turnout Excites Dar Tourism Expo Organizers

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The turn-out of exhibitors and tourist agents has thrilled the Tanzania Tourist Board — organisers of the just-ended Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE 2017) —- energising the board into planning another expo next year.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The turn-out of exhibitors and tourist agents has thrilled the Tanzania Tourist Board --- organisers of the just-ended Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE 2017) ---- energising the board into planning another expo next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tsvangirai Pardons Deputy Treasurer Hwende

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has lifted the suspension party deputy treasurer Charlton Hwende who had been sanctioned for apparently condoning violence in the opposition movement.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has lifted the suspension party deputy treasurer Charlton Hwende who had been sanctioned for apparently condoning violence in the opposition movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

75 to Launch Fresh Lawsuit Against DN International

[New Times] At least 75 people who formerly delivered supplies or bought homes from the defunct DN International estate developer are preparing to launch a fresh lawsuit against the realtor in a case that has drawn in Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and th…

[New Times] At least 75 people who formerly delivered supplies or bought homes from the defunct DN International estate developer are preparing to launch a fresh lawsuit against the realtor in a case that has drawn in Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Call for Mashariki Film Festival Submissions

[New Times] After three successful runs, the annual Mashariki African Film Festival is back for its fourth edition. The week-long festival will run from March 25 th to 31st, 2018 at a yet-to-be-identified venue in Kigali.

[New Times] After three successful runs, the annual Mashariki African Film Festival is back for its fourth edition. The week-long festival will run from March 25 th to 31st, 2018 at a yet-to-be-identified venue in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda