More Initiatives Needed to Boost Agriculture

[Citizen] Agriculture remains the mainstay of Tanzania’s economy. The sector contributes close to 30 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is also the source of livelihoods for more than three-quarters of the population.

[Citizen] Agriculture remains the mainstay of Tanzania's economy. The sector contributes close to 30 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is also the source of livelihoods for more than three-quarters of the population.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chilima Applauds Contractors As M5 Road Reopens

[Malawi News Agency] Vice President, Dr Saulos Chilima has applauded contractors that are working on the damage on the M5 road at Lingadzi River Bridge in Salima for quickly reconnecting the road.

[Malawi News Agency] Vice President, Dr Saulos Chilima has applauded contractors that are working on the damage on the M5 road at Lingadzi River Bridge in Salima for quickly reconnecting the road.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Lungu Appoints New Finance, Mining Ministers

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has made his first major Cabinet reshuffle which has seen Finance Minister Felix Mutati moved to Works and Supply and his place taken by Commerce Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe.

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has made his first major Cabinet reshuffle which has seen Finance Minister Felix Mutati moved to Works and Supply and his place taken by Commerce Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Divorce Rate Alarming

[Citizen] The family, as an institution, remains the single most important building block of society. When families are strong, society is most likely to be stable.

[Citizen] The family, as an institution, remains the single most important building block of society. When families are strong, society is most likely to be stable.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Former President Mkapa Calls Upon Public to Support Aids Fund

[Daily News] Former President, Benjamin Mkapa has called upon the public to be active when it comes to contributing towards the Aids Trust Fund (ATF), as there is a deficit of 520bn/- to reach the targeted goals in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

[Daily News] Former President, Benjamin Mkapa has called upon the public to be active when it comes to contributing towards the Aids Trust Fund (ATF), as there is a deficit of 520bn/- to reach the targeted goals in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Namibia to Finally Export Beef to China

[New Era] Windhoek -China has finally agreed to lift the argumentative clause on lumpy skin disease (LSD), which has prevented Namibia from exporting beef to that country, the former agriculture minister John Mutorwa has revealed.

[New Era] Windhoek -China has finally agreed to lift the argumentative clause on lumpy skin disease (LSD), which has prevented Namibia from exporting beef to that country, the former agriculture minister John Mutorwa has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Medical Stores Receive Trucks From World Bank

[Nyasa Times] Central Medical Stores Trust (CMST) is still operating with a shortage of 19 000 cubic metres storage space even after the inauguration of the new warehouse last November which added 3000 cubic metres to its existing storage space.

[Nyasa Times] Central Medical Stores Trust (CMST) is still operating with a shortage of 19 000 cubic metres storage space even after the inauguration of the new warehouse last November which added 3000 cubic metres to its existing storage space.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

President Lungu’s Reshuffles – Hits and Misses

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has shaken up his cabinet with some radical switches announced while others have been long overdue. The motivation behind some of the changes is unclear while some of them could be read as a direct response from a…

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has shaken up his cabinet with some radical switches announced while others have been long overdue. The motivation behind some of the changes is unclear while some of them could be read as a direct response from a public outcry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Govt to Implement Five Projects in Nkhata Bay North West

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -The government will soon embark on five development projects in Nkhata Bay North West Constituency as a way of continued provision of social amenities to its citizens, Presidential Advisor on Youth affairs, Vuwa Kaunda discl…

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -The government will soon embark on five development projects in Nkhata Bay North West Constituency as a way of continued provision of social amenities to its citizens, Presidential Advisor on Youth affairs, Vuwa Kaunda disclosed this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Carnival – Organisers Cancel Saturday Parade

[ANGOP] Luanda -The groups União 10 de Dezembro, União 54, and Juventude do Kapalanga will no longer perform on Saturday morning, February 17, as it had been announced by the organisers of the Luanda Carnival following the interruption of the main parade last Tuesday due to the heavy rain that befell the city on that day, thus cancelling the performances of the mentioned groups.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The groups União 10 de Dezembro, União 54, and Juventude do Kapalanga will no longer perform on Saturday morning, February 17, as it had been announced by the organisers of the Luanda Carnival following the interruption of the main parade last Tuesday due to the heavy rain that befell the city on that day, thus cancelling the performances of the mentioned groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola