Lack of Determination and Will to Protect Lake Tanganyika,Vice President Says

[Iwacu] The Second Vice President, Joseph Butore, alongside other high level government officials carried out a field visit along the shores of Lake Tanganyika to notice the current situation on the pollution of Lake Tanganyika and its biodiversity. He…

[Iwacu] The Second Vice President, Joseph Butore, alongside other high level government officials carried out a field visit along the shores of Lake Tanganyika to notice the current situation on the pollution of Lake Tanganyika and its biodiversity. He said there is a lack of determination and will to protect Lake Tanganyika

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Fighting Street Children Phenomenon Must Respect Children Rights, Says Activist

[Iwacu] Burundi police arrested over 150 people including children who come from other provinces in Bujumbura city center. The police plan to bring them back to their provinces of origin. Children’s rights activist says street children must be first se…

[Iwacu] Burundi police arrested over 150 people including children who come from other provinces in Bujumbura city center. The police plan to bring them back to their provinces of origin. Children's rights activist says street children must be first sensitized to the importance of their return to their families.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Ruling Party’s Wadyajena Denounces Violence

[The Herald] Gokwe Nembudziya legislator Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena has denounced violence and implored party supporters to campaign peacefully and not use violence against political rivals ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections.Cde Wadyajena, who is …

[The Herald] Gokwe Nembudziya legislator Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena has denounced violence and implored party supporters to campaign peacefully and not use violence against political rivals ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections.Cde Wadyajena, who is also Zanu-PF Midlands provincial secretary for Administration in the Youth League, said opposition parties might use violence as an excuse to discredit elections they are bound to lose.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harare International Carnival Lures Werrason

[The Herald] After hosting Congolese rhumba giant Koffi Olomide at an exciting show during last year’s Harare International Carnival, organisers of the annual fete are luring Werrason, another rhumba expert from the DRC for this year’s carnival.

[The Herald] After hosting Congolese rhumba giant Koffi Olomide at an exciting show during last year's Harare International Carnival, organisers of the annual fete are luring Werrason, another rhumba expert from the DRC for this year's carnival.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agribank, FBC to Raise U.S.$20 Million Agro Bills

[The Herald] Agribank and FBC are getting into the market to raise $20 million through agro bills so as to support agricultural activities in the impending 2017/18 summer cropping season.

[The Herald] Agribank and FBC are getting into the market to raise $20 million through agro bills so as to support agricultural activities in the impending 2017/18 summer cropping season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kipyegon Bett Bags Bronze in 800m

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London’s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

After 16 Years of Glitz and Glamour, Kemboi Finally Quits Steeplechase

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world’s most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world's most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya