Action Plan Urged to Stamp Out Violence Against Women, Children

[Citizen] Violence against women and children remains high in most remote areas in the country due to the persistence of poor traditional practices, ignorance and unwillingness to shun such tendencies.

[Citizen] Violence against women and children remains high in most remote areas in the country due to the persistence of poor traditional practices, ignorance and unwillingness to shun such tendencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

A Foreign Firm Arbitrates Between Federal States and UAE

[Shabelle] According to a leaked letter released by Galmudug Presidency, and obtained by Shabelle Media Network, President, Ahmed Dualle Gelle “Haaf” wrote to Thomas B. Coleman, Managing Director, Levant Suez Consulting Corp based in Houston, Texas USA.

[Shabelle] According to a leaked letter released by Galmudug Presidency, and obtained by Shabelle Media Network, President, Ahmed Dualle Gelle "Haaf" wrote to Thomas B. Coleman, Managing Director, Levant Suez Consulting Corp based in Houston, Texas USA.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

States Urged to Increase Funding for Nutrition

[Leadership] Abuja -The minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, and development partners in the health sector yesterday urged the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory,…

[Leadership] Abuja -The minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, and development partners in the health sector yesterday urged the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, to increase funding for nutrition of children under the age of five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dogara Backs Buhari on Federalism

[Leadership] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s position that the National Assembly is the only organ of government to restructure the country.

[Leadership] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, yesterday, backed President Muhammadu Buhari's position that the National Assembly is the only organ of government to restructure the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Opens 5-Star Pearl of Africa Hotel

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A week after the Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala officially opened its doors with fireworks, President Yoweri Museveni launched the 5-star facility at a colourful ceremony on Tuesday night.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A week after the Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala officially opened its doors with fireworks, President Yoweri Museveni launched the 5-star facility at a colourful ceremony on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Six Misses in Proposed Election Laws

[Nation] The Election Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in the National Assembly have been the subject of public discussion, examination and input.

[Nation] The Election Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in the National Assembly have been the subject of public discussion, examination and input.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parents’ Pain As Baby Born With Exposed Brain

[Nation] When Maureen Achieng’ went into labour on Sunday, her husband William Nyauru, a farmer in Homa Bay County, expected their new member of the family to be just like their three other children.

[Nation] When Maureen Achieng' went into labour on Sunday, her husband William Nyauru, a farmer in Homa Bay County, expected their new member of the family to be just like their three other children.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda to Host 25th Nile Basin Council of Ministers Meeting

[Independent (Kampala)] Ministers in charge of Water Affairs from the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) member states are due to meet on Thursday October 12, 2017 to discuss and consider approval of key NBI reports and plans, among which is the NBI 10-Year S…

[Independent (Kampala)] Ministers in charge of Water Affairs from the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) member states are due to meet on Thursday October 12, 2017 to discuss and consider approval of key NBI reports and plans, among which is the NBI 10-Year Strategy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda