Reps Probe 37 Federal Varsities Over AUGF’s Queries

[Vanguard] Abuja -Members of the House of Representatives’ Public Accounts Committee, PAC, yesterday, commenced a large scale investigation into the finances and expenditures of the 37 federal universities across the country, with respect to their leve…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Members of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee, PAC, yesterday, commenced a large scale investigation into the finances and expenditures of the 37 federal universities across the country, with respect to their level of compliance with the Public Service Financial Regulation, PSFR.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Facebook Constitutes Africa’s First SME Council in Nigeria

[Vanguard] In its continuing bid to help boost small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, Facebook, last week, launched the Nigerian SME Council, first of its kind in the continent.

[Vanguard] In its continuing bid to help boost small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, Facebook, last week, launched the Nigerian SME Council, first of its kind in the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Football Legends Raise Funds for Mandigora

[The Herald] AT least $1 077 was raised from the David Mandigora fund-raising football match in Birmingham, England, on Saturday. The legendary Mandigora recently had his leg amputated and former Zimbabwean players, who are based in the UK, decided to …

[The Herald] AT least $1 077 was raised from the David Mandigora fund-raising football match in Birmingham, England, on Saturday. The legendary Mandigora recently had his leg amputated and former Zimbabwean players, who are based in the UK, decided to have a fund-raising day for the former Dynamos and Warriors ace. Former CAPS United midfielder Joe "Kode" Mugabe, Dynamos legend Memory Mucherahowa and former Black Aces defender Charles "Star Black" Kaseke were part of the show that saw the ex-footballers taking on Walsa

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rampant Deforestation Resurfaces in Mulanje Mountain

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Rampant deforestation activities have resurfaced around Mulanje Mountain with people of Phalombe and Mulanje districts turning part of the Mountain into a market place supplying illegal charcoal producers and timber sawye…

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Rampant deforestation activities have resurfaced around Mulanje Mountain with people of Phalombe and Mulanje districts turning part of the Mountain into a market place supplying illegal charcoal producers and timber sawyers with food stuffs.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Olunga Nominated, Wanyama Misses in Top CAF Award

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite struggling to find his footing in club football with Chinese side Guizhou Zhicheng and now Spanish club Girona, Harambee Stars forward Michael Olunga has been shortlisted for the CAF African Player of the year award.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite struggling to find his footing in club football with Chinese side Guizhou Zhicheng and now Spanish club Girona, Harambee Stars forward Michael Olunga has been shortlisted for the CAF African Player of the year award.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Vows to Tackle Armyworm

[The Herald] Government has secured knapsack sprayers that will be distributed to smallholder farmers in an attempt to fight the risk which might be caused by the fall armyworm this season. This development comes after chiefs told President Mugabe when…

[The Herald] Government has secured knapsack sprayers that will be distributed to smallholder farmers in an attempt to fight the risk which might be caused by the fall armyworm this season. This development comes after chiefs told President Mugabe when he attended their annual meeting in Bulawayo last week that their subjects almost lost their crop to the pest last season. The traditional leaders also said they wanted the District Development Fund to be revamped so that it could continue to offer tillage services to co

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pay for Interface Rally Venue, Ruling Party Told

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has lashed out at the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) for demanding payment for the party to use White City Stadium on Saturday for the Youth Presidential Interface Rally. According to the latest council report, city officials are dema…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has lashed out at the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) for demanding payment for the party to use White City Stadium on Saturday for the Youth Presidential Interface Rally. According to the latest council report, city officials are demanding payment for the use of the stadium, saying although President Mugabe will be the guest, the event was not national.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anti-Zuma Activists Arrested After Occupying Prosecuting Authority Offices

[News24Wire] Eight activists who occupied the NPA offices in Cape Town on Wednesday, demanding that President Jacob Zuma be arrested, were themselves arrested after refusing to budge.

[News24Wire] Eight activists who occupied the NPA offices in Cape Town on Wednesday, demanding that President Jacob Zuma be arrested, were themselves arrested after refusing to budge.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa