Rugby – Three Wins for Blitzboks in Stellenbosch

[Sascoc] The Blitzboks Sevens team secured a quarter-final berth against Maties Sevens at the Assupol International Sevens tournament on Sunday after scoring three wins on day one of the tournament – against England Academy, Namibia and Scotland at the Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch.

[Sascoc] The Blitzboks Sevens team secured a quarter-final berth against Maties Sevens at the Assupol International Sevens tournament on Sunday after scoring three wins on day one of the tournament - against England Academy, Namibia and Scotland at the Markötter Stadium in Stellenbosch.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trade Unions Urge Speedy Review of Minimum Wage

[New Times] Rwanda’s minimum wage has been a paltry Rwf100 (a day) since the 1980s despite the changes in the cost of living over the three decades. Calls to review the minimum wage by trade unions have often been answered with, “we are working on it,”…

[New Times] Rwanda's minimum wage has been a paltry Rwf100 (a day) since the 1980s despite the changes in the cost of living over the three decades. Calls to review the minimum wage by trade unions have often been answered with, "we are working on it," which has seen the progress drag over five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

NSSF Wins Global Awards

[Observer] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has won the 2017 International Social Security Association (ISSA) Good Practice Award and Financial Literacy initiative.

[Observer] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has won the 2017 International Social Security Association (ISSA) Good Practice Award and Financial Literacy initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I’m Still Consulting On Age Limit, Says Nantaba

[Observer] State Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Idah Nantaba has said she is yet to have a position on the now acrimonious proposal to lift the presidential age limit.

[Observer] State Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Idah Nantaba has said she is yet to have a position on the now acrimonious proposal to lift the presidential age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘In U.S. Tsvangirai, Mugabe Wouldn’t Be Allowed to Contest’

[New Zimbabwe] Former Industry and International Trade Minister Nkosana Moyo Friday dismissed President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai as unsuitable for the 2018 Presidential race because of their poor state of health.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Industry and International Trade Minister Nkosana Moyo Friday dismissed President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai as unsuitable for the 2018 Presidential race because of their poor state of health.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Classroom Iron Sheets Kill School Girl

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -A Standard eight girl at Katambasula Primary School in Machinga has died after iron sheets blown off from a classroom block injured her following a strong wind that forced learners to scamper in all directions for safety.

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -A Standard eight girl at Katambasula Primary School in Machinga has died after iron sheets blown off from a classroom block injured her following a strong wind that forced learners to scamper in all directions for safety.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mugabe Very Shallow, Intellectually Inadequate – Mutambara

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe’s carefully constructed, and diligently guarded, cult of personality presents him as a formidable intellectual, a principled and incorruptible leader, a crafty political operator and black liberation icon.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe's carefully constructed, and diligently guarded, cult of personality presents him as a formidable intellectual, a principled and incorruptible leader, a crafty political operator and black liberation icon.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe