Why Mbeya Struggles to Attain Education Target

[Citizen] “What is the product of three times three,” Mr Ezron Kyejo asks one of his standard four pupils at Madaraka Primary School in Rungwe district, Mbeya during Mathematics lesson at around 12:30pm The pupil remains mum.

[Citizen] "What is the product of three times three," Mr Ezron Kyejo asks one of his standard four pupils at Madaraka Primary School in Rungwe district, Mbeya during Mathematics lesson at around 12:30pm The pupil remains mum.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Certificate Forgery – Rights Group Wants Forensic Audit

[Daily Trust] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the clerk of the National Assembly and the leadership of the National Assembly headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to invite independent forensic analysts to verify t…

[Daily Trust] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the clerk of the National Assembly and the leadership of the National Assembly headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to invite independent forensic analysts to verify the certificates tendered by members of both chambers before running for offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Land Commission Out of Bounds for Chiefs’

[The Herald] Traditional leaders cannot be part of the Land Commission because their role is restricted to communal lands as defined in the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee has said.

[The Herald] Traditional leaders cannot be part of the Land Commission because their role is restricted to communal lands as defined in the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Call for Investigation into Spate of Killings By Armed Groups

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups have carried out a wave of killings in central Mali since January 2017. The killings, by Islamist armed groups, self-defense militias, and, to a lesser extent, government soldiers, have resulted in at least 52 deaths, led to…

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups have carried out a wave of killings in central Mali since January 2017. The killings, by Islamist armed groups, self-defense militias, and, to a lesser extent, government soldiers, have resulted in at least 52 deaths, led to the displacement of over 10,000 people, and dramatically elevated ethnic tensions. Malian authorities should investigate and prosecute all those responsible.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

One Shot Dead, Mob Clobbers Security Guard in Mistaken Identity Scenario

[Monitor] A private security guard has been arrested after shooting a man dead and injuring five others in a city protest against rent increment at Superior Complex building on Ben Kiwanuka Street.

[Monitor] A private security guard has been arrested after shooting a man dead and injuring five others in a city protest against rent increment at Superior Complex building on Ben Kiwanuka Street.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Rainy Season Ends’

[The Herald] The 2016-17 rainfall season in Zimbabwe officially ends this week, with winter features expected to set in after Friday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said.

[The Herald] The 2016-17 rainfall season in Zimbabwe officially ends this week, with winter features expected to set in after Friday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Equity Bank Signs Shs74 Billion Facility for Small Businesses

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda