25,000 Pensioners to Be Deleted From Payroll

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 25,000 pensioners are unaccounted for, and for that reason, the authorities at the Ministry of Public Service, are in the process of either declaring them ‘ghosts’ or dead, before they are removed from the government payroll.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 25,000 pensioners are unaccounted for, and for that reason, the authorities at the Ministry of Public Service, are in the process of either declaring them 'ghosts' or dead, before they are removed from the government payroll.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fishermen Accuse Government of Aiding Illegal Fishing

[Monitor] Masaka -The fishing community at Iambu Landing Site in Masaka District has blamed government for failure to end the persistent illegal fishing methods on Lake Victoria.

[Monitor] Masaka -The fishing community at Iambu Landing Site in Masaka District has blamed government for failure to end the persistent illegal fishing methods on Lake Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda, South Sudan Agree On Plan to Redraw Border

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and South Sudan have agreed on a blueprint to guide redrawing of the boundary separating the two countries, which ostensibly is expected to bring to an end the long-simmering border conflicts.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and South Sudan have agreed on a blueprint to guide redrawing of the boundary separating the two countries, which ostensibly is expected to bring to an end the long-simmering border conflicts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Information Minister Mushohwe Launches Nine-Language News Bulletins

[The Herald] Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Chris Mushohwe yesterday officially launched Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) television news bulletins for nine languages.

[The Herald] Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Chris Mushohwe yesterday officially launched Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) television news bulletins for nine languages.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Giving Up On American Slave Literature for Now

[The Herald] For quite some time I have been obsessed with literature by black writers. At one point I restricted it specifically to African authors and consumed the works of the Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Ghana’s Taiye Selasi and Zimbabwe’s Peti…

[The Herald] For quite some time I have been obsessed with literature by black writers. At one point I restricted it specifically to African authors and consumed the works of the Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ghana's Taiye Selasi and Zimbabwe's Petina Gappah among many others.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Receives 400 Money Laundering Cases

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe received over 400 cases of suspicious transactions linked to money laundering in the financial services sector in the second half of last year.

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe received over 400 cases of suspicious transactions linked to money laundering in the financial services sector in the second half of last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Date With ‘Obama’ in Kibera

[Citizen] Folks, last week, this third-rate column was missing. I am still in Ayany Estate that borders Kibera slums in Nai-robbery (or Nairobi if like). As you all know, this part of the world is on election hyper mode and guys have gone bananas with …

[Citizen] Folks, last week, this third-rate column was missing. I am still in Ayany Estate that borders Kibera slums in Nai-robbery (or Nairobi if like). As you all know, this part of the world is on election hyper mode and guys have gone bananas with their sloppy politicking. That's where I am cooling my heels for the time being, as I make plans to make a grand comeback to my usual Uswaz where rats sing hallelujah on their way to heaven.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar and Our Past

[Citizen] About a month ago, an old photo circulated online. The explanation given on the identities of those on that photo was John Rupia, Mwalimu and Zuberi Mtemvu; all seated.

[Citizen] About a month ago, an old photo circulated online. The explanation given on the identities of those on that photo was John Rupia, Mwalimu and Zuberi Mtemvu; all seated.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Climate Change and Global Warming Pose Threat to Ecosystems

[Citizen] This article on climate change and global warming starts with a reference to what the scriptures state. When all was set to put humans on earth in the creation process, two gases – oxygen and carbon dioxide – were considered essential to sust…

[Citizen] This article on climate change and global warming starts with a reference to what the scriptures state. When all was set to put humans on earth in the creation process, two gases - oxygen and carbon dioxide - were considered essential to sustain life in humans and plants.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania