State to Cover Macrocephaly Medical Bills

[Daily News] THE government has declared that it is ready to foot treatment costs for children born with bigger-than-average heads (macrocephaly), calling on parents not to hide the affected babies.

[Daily News] THE government has declared that it is ready to foot treatment costs for children born with bigger-than-average heads (macrocephaly), calling on parents not to hide the affected babies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

“If the metro were on stilts, it would be the best case scenario”

[L’Express] With construction for the Metro Express making the headlines by causing havoc in Rose Hill, Weekly speaks to Sidharth Sharma, Group CEO and executive director of Rose Hill Transport, to find out what the new transport system will mean for t…

[L’Express] With construction for the Metro Express making the headlines by causing havoc in Rose Hill, Weekly speaks to Sidharth Sharma, Group CEO and executive director of Rose Hill Transport, to find out what the new transport system will mean for the future of buses. Through his very politically correct answers, Sharma sheds light on the necessity for overhauling public transport and decongesting our roads.

‘Dodoma Legal City Status Procedures On’

[Daily News] in Dodoma -THE Government is fasttracking procedures that will yield legal recognition of Dodoma as a city after President John Magufuli elevated it to that status last week. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa gave an assurance yesterday that …

[Daily News] in Dodoma -THE Government is fasttracking procedures that will yield legal recognition of Dodoma as a city after President John Magufuli elevated it to that status last week. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa gave an assurance yesterday that the government would soon table a bill in Parliament to that end.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Minister Wong Reiterates Government’s Commitment to Provide Housing to Low-Income Families

[Government of Mauritius] The Prefab housing unit project of the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment in collaboration with the National Empowerment Foundation will provide low-income families with eco-friendly and cost effective hou…

[Government of Mauritius] The Prefab housing unit project of the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment in collaboration with the National Empowerment Foundation will provide low-income families with eco-friendly and cost effective housing units to improve their socio-economic and living conditions. The project is in line with Government's policy to eradicate poverty by providing a decent housing to disadvantaged families at the lower rung of the social ladder.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Workshop Focuses On ‘Women in Business and Gender Mainstreaming’

[Government of Mauritius] ‘Women in business and gender mainstreaming’ was the focus of a workshop held yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène. The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mr Ashit Kumar Gungah, and the Head of ITC Women and Trade Programme of the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva, Mrs Vanessa Erogbogbo, as well as other eminent personalities were present on the occasion.

[Government of Mauritius] ‘Women in business and gender mainstreaming’ was the focus of a workshop held yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène. The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mr Ashit Kumar Gungah, and the Head of ITC Women and Trade Programme of the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva, Mrs Vanessa Erogbogbo, as well as other eminent personalities were present on the occasion.

Digital Revolution Key to Media Relevance in Tanzania, Expert Says

[Citizen] Dubai -Tanzania’s media industry must embrace the ongoing digital change in their operations if they are to remain relevant to their audiences going forward, an expert has said.

[Citizen] Dubai -Tanzania's media industry must embrace the ongoing digital change in their operations if they are to remain relevant to their audiences going forward, an expert has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Seychelles Monitoring Abuses Against Foreign Workers, Some Living in ‘Deplorable’ Conditions

[Seychelles News Agency] The Ministry of Employment, Immigration & Civil Status has put together a task force to deal with cases of human rights violations against foreign workers in Seychelles.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Ministry of Employment, Immigration & Civil Status has put together a task force to deal with cases of human rights violations against foreign workers in Seychelles.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Free Expression Suffered Double in Build-Up to Last Year’s Polls – Lobby

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The number of violations against journalists in the course of duty almost doubled in the period leading to last year’s elections, a new report by Article 19, a lobby for free expression and access to information now shows.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The number of violations against journalists in the course of duty almost doubled in the period leading to last year's elections, a new report by Article 19, a lobby for free expression and access to information now shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya