Textbook With Content Trivialising Genocide Recalled

[New Times] Rwanda Education Board (REB) has recalled a textbook, ‘General Studies and Communication Skills’, from schools for “having content that trivialise the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.”

[New Times] Rwanda Education Board (REB) has recalled a textbook, 'General Studies and Communication Skills', from schools for "having content that trivialise the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi."

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

RB Urges Hichilema To Recognize President Lungu’s Victory

Former President Rupiah Banda has advised incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema to recognize President Edgar Lungu as the winner of the August 2016 elections. Banda who himself conceded defeat to late President Michael Sata said that Hichilema should accept results … Continued

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Former President Rupiah Banda has advised incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema to recognize President Edgar Lungu as the winner of the August 2016 elections. Banda who himself conceded defeat to late President Michael Sata said that Hichilema should accept results as others would also be expected to do the same if he won. Hichilema and his UPND have strong headedly refused to accept the outcome of the results that President Lungu won. “When we have had an election and it has been declared we are supposed to accept… Dr Kaunda did it, I did it and I hope the others will learn to do that,” Banda said. “Let’s assume he wins the election in five years and the current government loses and he wins, our brother who is in prison we will expect that people should accept. If he does not accept now why would he expect people to accept when he wins?” “When I said it last time I was attacked by Mweetwa from UPND. I felt sorry for him because I was trying to open a discussion. The elections are over let us move on.†He urged the church to counsel Hichilema over his refusal to accept the outcome of results. Banda also rubbished claims that Zambia had slid into a dictatorship The post RB Urges Hichilema To Recognize President Lungu’s Victory appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Pig Farmer Dares to Defy Stereotypes

[Lesotho Times] WHEN Thabang Tlhapi opted for agriculture, and not the more popular woodwork at secondary school, little did he know that he had chosen his life’s passion.

[Lesotho Times] WHEN Thabang Tlhapi opted for agriculture, and not the more popular woodwork at secondary school, little did he know that he had chosen his life's passion.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Rwamagana City, Isonga Back in Top Flight

[New Times] Rwamagana City FC and Isonga FC have made a sensational return to the Azam Rwanda Premier League after emerging the winners in their respective two-legged semi-final playoffs in the second-tier league.

[New Times] Rwamagana City FC and Isonga FC have made a sensational return to the Azam Rwanda Premier League after emerging the winners in their respective two-legged semi-final playoffs in the second-tier league.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Human Rights in Isles Need Improvement, Says Judge

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Although there have been noticeable achievements in respect to human rights in the country, the Chairperson of the Zanzibar Laws Review Commission, Judge Mshibe Ali Bakari, said more should be done to make the Islands a better pl…

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Although there have been noticeable achievements in respect to human rights in the country, the Chairperson of the Zanzibar Laws Review Commission, Judge Mshibe Ali Bakari, said more should be done to make the Islands a better place for all to live.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Paul Kagame Heads to Zambia on State Visit

Rwanda President Paul Kagame is expected in the country today on a two day State Visit. President Kagame will join President Edgar Lungu in bilateral talks with a state banquet scheduled for Inter Continental Hotel in the evening. On Tuesday … Continued

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Rwanda President Paul Kagame is expected in the country today on a two day State Visit. President Kagame will join President Edgar Lungu in bilateral talks with a state banquet scheduled for Inter Continental Hotel in the evening. On Tuesday the two Heads of State will tour the Kafue Steel Plant before Kagame heads back to his country. The President of Rwanda is also expected to visit and lay wreaths at the Presidential burial place at the Embassy Park where three late Zambian Presidents are buried. The post Paul Kagame Heads to Zambia on State Visit appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Youth in Desperate Cancer Battle

[Lesotho Times] TWENTY-ONE year-old Maseabata Khaile of Lithabaneng in Maseru says she has become increasingly hopeless, fearful and frustrated in her fight against oral cancer which has not only caused her physical and mental pain but has also affecte…

[Lesotho Times] TWENTY-ONE year-old Maseabata Khaile of Lithabaneng in Maseru says she has become increasingly hopeless, fearful and frustrated in her fight against oral cancer which has not only caused her physical and mental pain but has also affected her appearance.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Teak Tree Farming Lucrative, but One Should Be Patient

[Citizen] In this interview The Citizen Correspondent Patrick Kisembo speaks with one of the investors, Hans Lemm, the general manager of Kilombero Valley Teak Company, or KVTC in short,on challenges and opportunities of tree farming. Thousands of farm…

[Citizen] In this interview The Citizen Correspondent Patrick Kisembo speaks with one of the investors, Hans Lemm, the general manager of Kilombero Valley Teak Company, or KVTC in short,on challenges and opportunities of tree farming. Thousands of farmers in Kilombero, Ulanga and Malinyi districts in Morogoro Region earn their living growing trees, the business that has also attracted foreign investors who work close with farmers in fulfilling the demands of the timber industry. In this interview The Citizen Corresp

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania