Age-Limit – Battle Lines Drawn As Opposition Unveils New Combat Plan

[Monitor] Parliament -MPs opposed to the proposed amendment of Article 102(b) to remove age limits have unveiled a raft of activities to fight the amendment, putting them on a potential collision course with security agencies.

[Monitor] Parliament -MPs opposed to the proposed amendment of Article 102(b) to remove age limits have unveiled a raft of activities to fight the amendment, putting them on a potential collision course with security agencies.

Matrons, Nurses Call Off Strike

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Central Hospital’s striking matrons and nurses resumed work on Tuesday after meeting with management to resolve an impasse following a picket over the shortage of resources. Nursing staff downed tools last Friday. In an intervi…

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Central Hospital's striking matrons and nurses resumed work on Tuesday after meeting with management to resolve an impasse following a picket over the shortage of resources. Nursing staff downed tools last Friday. In an interview on Tuesday, the hospital's chief executive officer Dr Obadiah Moyo said all was now well.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NCIC Proposes Sh10 Million Fine for Governors Who Fail to Hire Non-Locals

[Nation] The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) has proposed a Sh10 million fine for governors who fail to employ non-locals in a bid to promote ethnic balance in public service.

[Nation] The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) has proposed a Sh10 million fine for governors who fail to employ non-locals in a bid to promote ethnic balance in public service.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Elikem, Pokello Split?

[The Herald] There is a dark cloud hovering over Africa’s Fashion first couple Pokello Nare and Elikem Kumordzi with reports of a possible divorce. The former Big brother housemates who were once all over social media, showing public affection seem to …

[The Herald] There is a dark cloud hovering over Africa's Fashion first couple Pokello Nare and Elikem Kumordzi with reports of a possible divorce. The former Big brother housemates who were once all over social media, showing public affection seem to have fallen out of love. Rumours started swirling last month when the queen of swagger failed to acknowledge her husband's birthday on November 7.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Waive Taxes On Seeds Producers

[Citizen] Morogoro -The government has promised to waive some levies and taxes imposed on seed-producing firms in the country, a move that would boost commercial competition with neighboring countries.

[Citizen] Morogoro -The government has promised to waive some levies and taxes imposed on seed-producing firms in the country, a move that would boost commercial competition with neighboring countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tobacco Hectarage Declines

[The Herald] MANICALAND has registered a decline in the area put under tobacco for the 2017-2018 summer cropping season, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.

[The Herald] MANICALAND has registered a decline in the area put under tobacco for the 2017-2018 summer cropping season, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sh15 Billion Earmarked for Medical Training Colleges

[Nation] The government will spend Sh15 billion on the expansion of medical training colleges to meet the country’s demand for skilled health staff, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

[Nation] The government will spend Sh15 billion on the expansion of medical training colleges to meet the country's demand for skilled health staff, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Supermarkets in Uasin Gishu to Provide Free Carrier Bags for Shoppers

[Nation] Uasin Gishu ward representatives have passed a motion that will force supermarkets in the county to provide alternative free carrier bags following the ban on plastic bags.

[Nation] Uasin Gishu ward representatives have passed a motion that will force supermarkets in the county to provide alternative free carrier bags following the ban on plastic bags.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya