Presidential Transition Act Surfaces At Legislature

[Observer] With the elections approximately six weeks away, the winner off the popular vote will be entitled to just a brief moment to gloat and then get down to the business of assuming leadership of the country. And from the day the President-elect a…

[Observer] With the elections approximately six weeks away, the winner off the popular vote will be entitled to just a brief moment to gloat and then get down to the business of assuming leadership of the country. And from the day the President-elect and Vice President-elect are announced, a series of transitional activities must take place leading up to inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘From Kwazulu-Natal With Love’ – Thousands of Animals Head for Mozambique

[News24Wire] More than 2 000 animals from KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland are on the move in a major wildlife shifting operation – to boost tourism in a depleted game reserve near the Mozambique capital, Maputo.

[News24Wire] More than 2 000 animals from KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland are on the move in a major wildlife shifting operation - to boost tourism in a depleted game reserve near the Mozambique capital, Maputo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Finds 4 Million ‘Ghost’ Subscribers in Nira System

[Observer] As the clock ticks fast toward another Sim card deregistration deadline, major telecom companies cannot account for at least four million subscribers in their system, a government official has said.

[Observer] As the clock ticks fast toward another Sim card deregistration deadline, major telecom companies cannot account for at least four million subscribers in their system, a government official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IGAD Consults Uganda On Migration Policy

[Observer] After more than three decades of delayed validation on its proposed migration policy, the seven-nation regional bloc, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), has begun consultations to pave way for harmonized laws to allow free mo…

[Observer] After more than three decades of delayed validation on its proposed migration policy, the seven-nation regional bloc, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), has begun consultations to pave way for harmonized laws to allow free movement of people across borders between member countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

United States Assures Africa That Agoa Pact Is Here to Stay

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States is determined to deepen trade with sub-Sahara Africa following assurances that the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) deal is safe under the Trump administration.

[Monitor] Kampala -The United States is determined to deepen trade with sub-Sahara Africa following assurances that the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) deal is safe under the Trump administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

URA Shuts Nakumatt’s Three Stores Over Taxes

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has added to the woes of struggling regional supermarket giant Nakumatt by shutting the chain’s main store at Oasis Mall in the heart of Kampala and two others, claiming unpaid taxes.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has added to the woes of struggling regional supermarket giant Nakumatt by shutting the chain's main store at Oasis Mall in the heart of Kampala and two others, claiming unpaid taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aspiring Prosecutor-General Disqualified

[The Herald] Having spent 14 hours in a waiting room preparing for a public interview, a Harare lawyer had his dreams of becoming the country’s Prosecutor-General shattered when the panel conveyed the shocking news of his automatic disqualification. Fo…

[The Herald] Having spent 14 hours in a waiting room preparing for a public interview, a Harare lawyer had his dreams of becoming the country's Prosecutor-General shattered when the panel conveyed the shocking news of his automatic disqualification. Former regional magistrate Mr Peter Mufunda was ushered into the interview room at Rainbow Towers on Monday at 11pm only to discover that he did not meet the standard requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

African Leaders At Crossroads Over Massive Youth Unemployment

[Monitor] When African leaders converge again for their next Summit on January 30 next year, they will hopefully be appending their signature on the document that will chart the path towards achieving the goals of the long-drawn theme: ‘Harnessing the …

[Monitor] When African leaders converge again for their next Summit on January 30 next year, they will hopefully be appending their signature on the document that will chart the path towards achieving the goals of the long-drawn theme: 'Harnessing the demographic dividend through investment in the youth.' The theme had been on the table for the past year and had witnessed various dimensions with the youth themselves fighting hard to be in the driving seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delta Beverages Trio Vanishes With U.S.$760 000

[The Herald] Three former Delta Beverages workers yesterday appeared in court on allegations of swindling their employer of more than $700 000. Jasi Ranjisi (32) the company’s former stock controller, Mufudzi Ndoro (34), who was employed as territory a…

[The Herald] Three former Delta Beverages workers yesterday appeared in court on allegations of swindling their employer of more than $700 000. Jasi Ranjisi (32) the company's former stock controller, Mufudzi Ndoro (34), who was employed as territory accountant, and Mavis Chipungare, the accounting officer, allegedly raised fraudulent expense claims amounting to $761 616, which they authorised and processed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe