Govt Waives U.S.$3,500 Fee for Grading Hotels

[East African] Tanzania has waived a $3,500 fee hotel owners are expected to pay for their facilities to be rated under the joint criteria of the East African Community that seeks to market the region as a single tourism destination.

[East African] Tanzania has waived a $3,500 fee hotel owners are expected to pay for their facilities to be rated under the joint criteria of the East African Community that seeks to market the region as a single tourism destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Odinga’s Brother Oburu and Kalonzo’s Son Kennedy Still Our Picks for EALA – Nasa

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee Party and the National Super Alliance are set to renew their protracted political battle over nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly after MPs approved the formation of the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee t…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee Party and the National Super Alliance are set to renew their protracted political battle over nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly after MPs approved the formation of the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee to conduct the nomination and vetting process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Last Straw for Minister Showkutally Soodhun?

[L’Express] Showkutally Soodhun, vice prime minister and minister of housing and lands, could face significant sanctions after getting involved in yet another major incident. In a video currently in the possession of l’express – that was not shared due…

[L'Express] Showkutally Soodhun, vice prime minister and minister of housing and lands, could face significant sanctions after getting involved in yet another major incident. In a video currently in the possession of l'express - that was not shared due to the possible consequences arising from it - Soodhun is heard making comments that could be interpreted as trying to stir up racial hatred.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Cape Town Water Crisis – Seven Myths That Must Be Bust

[The Conversation Africa] One of South Africa’s biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic. People are haunted by the idea that they may soon have to queue for water, carefully rationed out by local authorities under the watchful eye of th…

[The Conversation Africa] One of South Africa's biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic. People are haunted by the idea that they may soon have to queue for water, carefully rationed out by local authorities under the watchful eye of the army.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agriculture Training in South Africa Badly Needs an Overhaul. Here Are Some Ideas

[The Conversation Africa] Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other productive sector. If the entire agriculture value chain is considered in South Africa, its contribution to GDP reaches approximately 12%.

[The Conversation Africa] Agriculture delivers more jobs per rand invested than any other productive sector. If the entire agriculture value chain is considered in South Africa, its contribution to GDP reaches approximately 12%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Books That Tell the Unsettling Tale of South Africa’s Descent

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hunger Rises in ‘Man-Made Tragedy’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -More than 1.1 mln children under five children are forecast to be malnourished in 2018 including nearly 300,000 “at a heightened risk of death”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -More than 1.1 mln children under five children are forecast to be malnourished in 2018 including nearly 300,000 "at a heightened risk of death"

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

All Set for Stanchart Marathon November 26

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Organisers of this year’s Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon are optimistic they will realise the projected 25,000 participates in the annual event that will run November 26 in the capital city.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Organisers of this year's Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon are optimistic they will realise the projected 25,000 participates in the annual event that will run November 26 in the capital city.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gauteng Hosts Roundtable Discussion On Effectiveness of Integrated Criminal Justice System, 9 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Community Safety chaired by Honourable Sochayile Khanyile, will on Thursday, 9 November 2017 host a roundtable discussion on the effectiveness of the Integrated Criminal Justice S…

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Provincial Legislature's Portfolio Committee on Community Safety chaired by Honourable Sochayile Khanyile, will on Thursday, 9 November 2017 host a roundtable discussion on the effectiveness of the Integrated Criminal Justice System in Gauteng.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa