Govt Steps Up Reforestation Efforts – but Forest Loss Continues

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -Forest restoration is welcome, but it’s more critical to protect existing forests, which provide the greatest benefits in terms of limiting climate change and protecting biodiversity

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -Forest restoration is welcome, but it's more critical to protect existing forests, which provide the greatest benefits in terms of limiting climate change and protecting biodiversity

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Graduate Schools in Uganda Increasing, but Lack of Funding, Low Staff Morale Still Major Setbacks

[East African] The liberalisation of university education in Uganda has over the past two decades given way to phenomenal growth both in the number of institutions and enrolment of students, but debate about the quality of education in these institutio…

[East African] The liberalisation of university education in Uganda has over the past two decades given way to phenomenal growth both in the number of institutions and enrolment of students, but debate about the quality of education in these institutions still rages on.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Varsity Body Revokes 8,000 Student Admissions

[East African] Early this month, the Tanzania Universities Commission (TCU) revoked the admission of 8,000 students it had earlier admitted to various universities, citing “lack of academic qualifications.”

[East African] Early this month, the Tanzania Universities Commission (TCU) revoked the admission of 8,000 students it had earlier admitted to various universities, citing "lack of academic qualifications."

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Ayade Locked Out SSG, Others for Reporting Late to Work

[Vanguard] Workers in the Governor’s Office, Calabar, Cross River State, were yesterday, locked out of their offices on the instruction of the state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, at 7.33a.m., when he arrived his office and found that most workers were yet…

[Vanguard] Workers in the Governor's Office, Calabar, Cross River State, were yesterday, locked out of their offices on the instruction of the state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, at 7.33a.m., when he arrived his office and found that most workers were yet to report for work.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

N110 Billion Debt – Total Blackout Looms As Egbin Threatens Shutdown

[Vanguard] Nigeria may soon face power crisis as the management of Egbin Power Plc has threatened to shut down operations due to non-settlement of N110 billion debt, inadequate gas supply and inefficiency in operations of the Transmission Company of Ni…

[Vanguard] Nigeria may soon face power crisis as the management of Egbin Power Plc has threatened to shut down operations due to non-settlement of N110 billion debt, inadequate gas supply and inefficiency in operations of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Power Company to Shut Down Nkula Power Stations

[Nyasa Times] Malawians should brace for long hours of no electricity during this year’s Easter holidays following plans by the Electricity Generation Company Malawi Limited (Egenco) to completely shut down Nkula A and B Hydro Power Plants for planned …

[Nyasa Times] Malawians should brace for long hours of no electricity during this year's Easter holidays following plans by the Electricity Generation Company Malawi Limited (Egenco) to completely shut down Nkula A and B Hydro Power Plants for planned maintenance works.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chasing the Elusive Dollar

[Financial Gazette] ONE of the world greatest writers William Shakespeare once wrote: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

[Financial Gazette] ONE of the world greatest writers William Shakespeare once wrote: "Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Okey Nwosu – Court Issues Bench Warrant Against Witnesses

[Vanguard] Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday issued a bench warrant against the witnesses in the trial of a former Managing Director of the defunct Finbank Plc, Mr. Okey Nwosu, who was charged with N10.9 bill…

[Vanguard] Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday issued a bench warrant against the witnesses in the trial of a former Managing Director of the defunct Finbank Plc, Mr. Okey Nwosu, who was charged with N10.9 billion fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria