Supermarkets to Sell Reusable Paper Bags

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Consumers will from Tuesday next week buy environmentally-friendly packing paper for at least three shillings as the ban on plastic bag takes effect.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Consumers will from Tuesday next week buy environmentally-friendly packing paper for at least three shillings as the ban on plastic bag takes effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

FDC and the Dangerous Politics of Blackmail

[Observer] Last week, opposition chief whip and Kira municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda rattled some among the ranks and leadership of his party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

[Observer] Last week, opposition chief whip and Kira municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda rattled some among the ranks and leadership of his party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Report – Govt’s Youth Program Achieves 75 Percent Repayment Rate

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministr…

[Observer] At least Shs 12.1 billion loaned out to youth groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme has been recovered, accounting for a 75 per cent recovery rate, a programme update provided to this newspaper by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Gender, Pius Bigirimana, indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delta to Launch Non-Stop Service From Lagos to New York

[This Day] Delta Air Lines has announced the launching of a three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, effective March 25, 2018. When combined with the existing four-times a week nonstop service to Atlanta, Delta will offer a daily operat…

[This Day] Delta Air Lines has announced the launching of a three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, effective March 25, 2018. When combined with the existing four-times a week nonstop service to Atlanta, Delta will offer a daily operation from Nigeria to its US hubs.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Assistant Receives Governor East Darfur State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmud on Wednesday received the governor of East Darfur State, Anas Omar who briefed him on the situation in the state and the process of collecting unlicensed firearms a…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmud on Wednesday received the governor of East Darfur State, Anas Omar who briefed him on the situation in the state and the process of collecting unlicensed firearms at all localities, via the regular forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nyanza-Lac – 13 Suspected Cases of Cholera Detected

[Iwacu] Thirteen suspected cases of Cholera have been recorded in Nyanza-Lac Commune of Makamba southern province of Burundi since 18 August. Nyanza-Lac residents say the lack of clean water for the past two weeks is the main cause of the disease.

[Iwacu] Thirteen suspected cases of Cholera have been recorded in Nyanza-Lac Commune of Makamba southern province of Burundi since 18 August. Nyanza-Lac residents say the lack of clean water for the past two weeks is the main cause of the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi