EAC Roots for More Kiswahili Presence

[Daily News] Zanzibar -MEMBER states within the East African Community now wish to establish National Kiswahili Councils within their respective countries to show commitment in promoting the language in the region.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -MEMBER states within the East African Community now wish to establish National Kiswahili Councils within their respective countries to show commitment in promoting the language in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Media Houses to Bid for Match Broadcasting Rights

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM), in collaboration with its member affiliate, the Super League of Malawi (SULOM) is inviting television and radio media houses or marketing agencies with capacities and competencies to broadcast live or…

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM), in collaboration with its member affiliate, the Super League of Malawi (SULOM) is inviting television and radio media houses or marketing agencies with capacities and competencies to broadcast live or delayed local and international football matches on to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Seven Days Later, Suzan Magara Still Missing

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The search for the whereabouts of Suzan Magara, 28 years, a cashier at the Bwendero Dairy Farm in Kampala continues a week after she was reported missing.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The search for the whereabouts of Suzan Magara, 28 years, a cashier at the Bwendero Dairy Farm in Kampala continues a week after she was reported missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tourism Board Bemoans Govt Underfunding

[Namibian] Namibia Tourism Board chairperson Paul Brinkmann last week bemoaned government underfunding, which he said led to cost-cutting measures like keeping posts vacant in the hope of reducing the para-stastal’s N$25 million wage bill.

[Namibian] Namibia Tourism Board chairperson Paul Brinkmann last week bemoaned government underfunding, which he said led to cost-cutting measures like keeping posts vacant in the hope of reducing the para-stastal's N$25 million wage bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Coffee Conference to Boost Uganda’s Targets

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Officials from Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) are optimistic that the discussions and resolutions that will emerge from the 16th African Fine Coffee Conference and exhibition week will support Uganda’s big c…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Officials from Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) are optimistic that the discussions and resolutions that will emerge from the 16th African Fine Coffee Conference and exhibition week will support Uganda's big coffee sector targets.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

80% of Zambezi Households Have No Toilets – Report

[Namibian] A report released by the Namibia Intercensal Demographic Survey in 2016 shows that about 80% of households in the Zambezi region have no toilets, forcing residents to use the bush, riverbeds and fields to answer nature.

[Namibian] A report released by the Namibia Intercensal Demographic Survey in 2016 shows that about 80% of households in the Zambezi region have no toilets, forcing residents to use the bush, riverbeds and fields to answer nature.

Police Officer SSP Agasirwe Denied Bail in Army Court

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The General Court Martial has refused to grant bail to SSP Nixon Agasirwe Karuhanga, the former commandant of the police’s special operations unit, who is charged with kidnap of three Rwandan nationals.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The General Court Martial has refused to grant bail to SSP Nixon Agasirwe Karuhanga, the former commandant of the police's special operations unit, who is charged with kidnap of three Rwandan nationals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ghana Beats Nigeria, Others, Launches Oil Contracts Register

[Daily Trust] While Nigeria has been trying to set up an open accessible register of oil contracts for years now, the Ghanaian government last week launched a public register of petroleum contracts, agreements, authorizations and permits in a bid to en…

[Daily Trust] While Nigeria has been trying to set up an open accessible register of oil contracts for years now, the Ghanaian government last week launched a public register of petroleum contracts, agreements, authorizations and permits in a bid to enhance transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana