Banana High Yields Seeds in the Offing

[Daily News] Banana breeders are inching closer to develop ‘mshale’ and ‘matoke’ hybrids for Tanzania and Uganda with high yields and resistance to major pests and diseases.

[Daily News] Banana breeders are inching closer to develop 'mshale' and 'matoke' hybrids for Tanzania and Uganda with high yields and resistance to major pests and diseases.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Eight Rwandan Killers Still On ‘Wanted’ List

[Daily News] Arusha -Eight fugitives suspected to have taken part in the mass killings of Rwandans during the infamous 1994 genocide are still being hunted down and upon arrest, three of them will be tried in Arusha.

[Daily News] Arusha -Eight fugitives suspected to have taken part in the mass killings of Rwandans during the infamous 1994 genocide are still being hunted down and upon arrest, three of them will be tried in Arusha.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

On Museveni and Stella Nyanzi

[Independent (Kampala)] Dr. Stella Nyanzi, an academic at Makerere University, has been jailed for using foul language to criticise President Yoweri Museveni and his wife, Janet. It is permissible to call the president a dictator or corrupt. I find it …

[Independent (Kampala)] Dr. Stella Nyanzi, an academic at Makerere University, has been jailed for using foul language to criticise President Yoweri Museveni and his wife, Janet. It is permissible to call the president a dictator or corrupt. I find it morally reprehensible for Nyanzi to refer to their sexual organs in a vulgar way to express her frustration with their power though I disagree that such language should be criminalised. Mrs Museveni responded to Nyanzi's insults with grace and dignity. Instead of seeing this as an o

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fresh Panic in Luweero As Suspected Criminal Gangs Drop New Letters

[Observer] There is fresh panic in Luweero district following new anonymous letters dropped by unidentified thugs warning of an impending against residents in the area. The copy of the letter URN has seen, threatens hack residents from Bamunanika in Ba…

[Observer] There is fresh panic in Luweero district following new anonymous letters dropped by unidentified thugs warning of an impending against residents in the area. The copy of the letter URN has seen, threatens hack residents from Bamunanika in Bamunanika county up to Busula village in Katikamu sub-county.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chiwenga, Reaching for History, Missing the Future

[Zimbabwe Standard] The recently-published interview given by the Commander of Zimbabwe’s Defence Forces (ZDF) General Constantino Chiwenga to state-controlled media was a politically significant one. Not only for the ruling party, but more as an indic…

[Zimbabwe Standard] The recently-published interview given by the Commander of Zimbabwe's Defence Forces (ZDF) General Constantino Chiwenga to state-controlled media was a politically significant one. Not only for the ruling party, but more as an indicator of how the ZDF leadership perceives its role in Zimbabwe's contemporary national politics as determined by their role in our then collective struggle for national liberation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prince Edward’s Tigers Maul Churchill’s Bulldogs in Rugby Festival

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRINCE Edward School got their revenge on their arch-rivals Churchill in spectacular fashion, registering a comfortable 24-8 victory in an intriguing contest at the Jubilee Field which brought the curtain down on this year’s edition…

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRINCE Edward School got their revenge on their arch-rivals Churchill in spectacular fashion, registering a comfortable 24-8 victory in an intriguing contest at the Jubilee Field which brought the curtain down on this year's edition of the Dairiboard Schools' Rugby Festival yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Supervise Chinese Building New Parliament Complex

[Zimbabwe Standard] Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has said government will strictly supervise the construction of the new $450 million parliament building by Chinese contractors to ensure that high standards are met.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda has said government will strictly supervise the construction of the new $450 million parliament building by Chinese contractors to ensure that high standards are met.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

University Lecturer Threatens to Fail Student, Extorts U.S.$200

[New Zimbabwe] A lecturer at the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU)’s department of Commerce and Law was arrested after he extorted $200 from a student in order to give him good grades.

[New Zimbabwe] A lecturer at the Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU)'s department of Commerce and Law was arrested after he extorted $200 from a student in order to give him good grades.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Vehicles Donation Set to Speed-Up Ministry’s Dodoma Relocation Drive

[Daily News] More than 50 per cent of officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation have relocated to Dodoma, in response to the government’s plan to shift to the capital from the port city of Dar es Salaam.

[Daily News] More than 50 per cent of officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation have relocated to Dodoma, in response to the government's plan to shift to the capital from the port city of Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania