Some 170 Families Receive Cheques Totalling Rs 11 M Under Roof Slab Grant Scheme

[Government of Mauritius] Cheques totalling Rs 11 million were remitted to some 170 families under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme during a ceremony held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister…

[Government of Mauritius] Cheques totalling Rs 11 million were remitted to some 170 families under the Roof Slab Grant Scheme during a ceremony held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in Port Louis in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Age Limit Debate Favours Museveni – Dr Besigye

[Monitor] The planned amendment of the 1995 Constitution is illegitimate unless it made under a new political environment that would transit Uganda to a new leader, former Presidential candidate Col. Dr Kizza Besigye has said.

[Monitor] The planned amendment of the 1995 Constitution is illegitimate unless it made under a new political environment that would transit Uganda to a new leader, former Presidential candidate Col. Dr Kizza Besigye has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Industrial Sector Growth Projected to Improve Despite Slight Drop in Q1

[New Times] The slight decline of the industrial sector growth during the first quarter of the year should not be cause for alarm; the development also reflects the general performance of the sector globally.

[New Times] The slight decline of the industrial sector growth during the first quarter of the year should not be cause for alarm; the development also reflects the general performance of the sector globally.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Cape Town’s Emergency Water Plans Making Progress

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town says plans of potentially partnering with the private sector to create a short-term emergency water supply using desalination, storm water capture or aquifer extraction are progressing well.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town says plans of potentially partnering with the private sector to create a short-term emergency water supply using desalination, storm water capture or aquifer extraction are progressing well.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Air Seychelles Wins ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ At World Travel Awards

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the archipelago, has won four awards including the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean.

[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the archipelago, has won four awards including the 'Indian Ocean's Leading Airline' at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Ethiopia to Inaugurate 2 Chinese Built Industrial Parks

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to inaugurate two Chinese built industrial parks in September, as the East African nation strives to become the continent’s manufacturing hub.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to inaugurate two Chinese built industrial parks in September, as the East African nation strives to become the continent's manufacturing hub.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Zinwa Bemoans Councils’ Non-Payment of Bills

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Water Authority says it is failing to carry out infrastructural maintenance owing to poor payments by water consumers, especially local authorities.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Water Authority says it is failing to carry out infrastructural maintenance owing to poor payments by water consumers, especially local authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe