Universities to Benefit From World Bank Shs469 Billion Support

[Monitor] Uganda has been selected among eight Eastern and Southern African Countries to benefit from the $140m (Shs469b) credit of the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.

[Monitor] Uganda has been selected among eight Eastern and Southern African Countries to benefit from the $140m (Shs469b) credit of the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Luapula Will Give Pres. Edgar Lungu 90% Votes, says Dr Kambwili

Information minister Chishimba Kambwili says Luapula will give President Edgar Lungu a landslide electoral vote in the August 11 polls. Dr Kambwili predicts President Lungu, who is winding up the tour of that province, will get no less than 90% … Continued

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Information minister Chishimba Kambwili says Luapula will give President Edgar Lungu a landslide electoral vote in the August 11 polls. Dr Kambwili predicts President Lungu, who is winding up the tour of that province, will get no less than 90% of the total votes. In our usual style we have brought laughter and joy to the campaigns. People are genuinely happy and attentive at the public meetings and rallies. Kambwili says all constituencies visited have pledged 90% + 1 votes. “We are genuinely together with the Zambian people, we don’t pretend nor try too hard. The bond between the people and PF stems from the hearts of all of us. “Encouraging to know that former president FTJ has been honoured with a university being named after him, wonderful sign of respect to the people of Luapula. “Meanwhile Kawambwa reaffirms its love for Lungu… Dununa reverse (the happiness this song has brought is overewhelming.. I’m so proud of JK and his team) “Do it with a smile, nothing beats a smile!! Let us vote wisELy “Senga Hill was on fire this afternoon. The people of Senga Hill are extremely happy with their government and have pledged 90+1 for Edgar Chagwa Lungu,” he said. Dr Kambwili is recontesting his seat in Roan. The post Luapula Will Give Pres. Edgar Lungu 90% Votes, says Dr Kambwili appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Pockets Of Electoral Violence Recorded in Luapula

Supporters of one of the three independent candidates in Luapula were attacked yesterday by suspected ruling party cadres leaving some women with serious wounds. Zambia’s electoral violence with a few deaths already recorded. A PF supporter was murdered by UPND … Continued

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Supporters of one of the three independent candidates in Luapula were attacked yesterday by suspected ruling party cadres leaving some women with serious wounds. Zambia’s electoral violence with a few deaths already recorded. A PF supporter was murdered by UPND cadres in Chongwe while a UPND sympathiser also died after being spotted in Hakainde Hichilema’s t-shirt. Stakeholders are calling on leaders of all opposition parties to calm their supporters and bring the situation under control. Zambia heads to the polls on August 11 with tension rising in the country. The post Pockets Of Electoral Violence Recorded in Luapula appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Republic of Congo President’s China Visit to Deepen Bilateral Ties – Ambassador

[Focac] Brazzaville -Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso will make a State Visit to China between July 4 to 8, 2016, Chinese ambassador to Congo Xia Huang said on Tuesday in Brazzaville.

[Focac] Brazzaville -Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso will make a State Visit to China between July 4 to 8, 2016, Chinese ambassador to Congo Xia Huang said on Tuesday in Brazzaville.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Mulago Split to Create Kampala Referral

[Monitor] The old section of the Mulago National Referral Hospital is to be transformed into a regional referral hospital for Kampala central, the hospital administrators have said.

[Monitor] The old section of the Mulago National Referral Hospital is to be transformed into a regional referral hospital for Kampala central, the hospital administrators have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Statement By the Government of Rwanda On the State Department’s 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

[Rwanda Govt] The Government of Rwanda today described the characterisation of Rwanda’s efforts to tackle the issue of human trafficking affecting our region contained in this year’s State Department’s report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) as a gross …

[Rwanda Govt] The Government of Rwanda today described the characterisation of Rwanda's efforts to tackle the issue of human trafficking affecting our region contained in this year's State Department's report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) as a gross misrepresentation of the reality.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ariston Records 32% Loss

[The Herald] AGRO-CONCERN, Ariston Holdings revenue for the half-year ended March 2016 slipped 32 percent to $3,8 million on reduced potato production due to the poor start to the rainy season and erratic utility supplies. Zimbabwe experienced a late o…

[The Herald] AGRO-CONCERN, Ariston Holdings revenue for the half-year ended March 2016 slipped 32 percent to $3,8 million on reduced potato production due to the poor start to the rainy season and erratic utility supplies. Zimbabwe experienced a late onset to the rainy season due to the El Nino weather phenomenon which affected agriculture production in the 2015/ 16 season.As a result, Ariston missed its potato planting schedule in the first-quarter which had a knock on effect on the group's revenue streams.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Women and Youth Activism a Let Down

[Zambia Reports] I have the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in our country. The love for money and lacking of knowledge of what to do has contributed to this la…

[Zambia Reports] I have the opinion that the work and voice of human rights and civil rights activists has been compromised by the political happenings in our country. The love for money and lacking of knowledge of what to do has contributed to this lack of focus and zeal to be active.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia