Scrutiny of 2017/18 National Budget Bill Begins

[New Times] The parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has started review of the draft law for the 2017-18 National Budget to fine-tune plans laid out in the Bill before it is passed.

[New Times] The parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has started review of the draft law for the 2017-18 National Budget to fine-tune plans laid out in the Bill before it is passed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ombudsman’s Office Faces Gaps in Capacity to Fight Graft – Study

[New Times] There are some gaps that need to be plugged if the Office of the Ombudsman is to successfully play its role of combating corruption in the country, a new study has shown.

[New Times] There are some gaps that need to be plugged if the Office of the Ombudsman is to successfully play its role of combating corruption in the country, a new study has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Denies Alleged Quit Notice to Nigerians in South Africa

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government thursday dispelled rumours of a quit notice given to Nigerians leaving in South Africa to leave the country by June 16, 2017 or face dire consequences.

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government thursday dispelled rumours of a quit notice given to Nigerians leaving in South Africa to leave the country by June 16, 2017 or face dire consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Surprised by ‘Bad Economy’ Result in Afrobarometer Survey

[Nyasa Times] The research institution Afrobarometer report findings, reveals that the country’s economy is in bad shape but government says it is surprised with the survey results.

[Nyasa Times] The research institution Afrobarometer report findings, reveals that the country's economy is in bad shape but government says it is surprised with the survey results.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Date Set for Mawarire Coup Trial

[New Zimbabwe] THE trial of activist cleric Evan Mawarire on charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government will commence at the High Court in September this year.

[New Zimbabwe] THE trial of activist cleric Evan Mawarire on charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government will commence at the High Court in September this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suspension of Opposition MPs ‘Illegal’

[Zambia Reports] Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza says the 30 days suspension slapped on 48 UPND Members of Parliament by the Speaker of the National Assembly is illegal.

[Zambia Reports] Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza says the 30 days suspension slapped on 48 UPND Members of Parliament by the Speaker of the National Assembly is illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Call to Fire All Ruling Party Members Implicated in Corruption Scandals

[Citizen] Dodoma -Geita Rural Member of Parliament, Joseph Musukuma has asked the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) to root out all people who have been implicated in mega scandals in the country.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Geita Rural Member of Parliament, Joseph Musukuma has asked the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) to root out all people who have been implicated in mega scandals in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Grace Not Qualified to Be President – Mutambara

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara emerged from a lengthy political hiatus Wednesday to cast doubt over Grace Mugabe’s leadership credentials while urging Zanu PF’s feuding factions to stop dragging their politically fatigued …

[New Zimbabwe] FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara emerged from a lengthy political hiatus Wednesday to cast doubt over Grace Mugabe's leadership credentials while urging Zanu PF's feuding factions to stop dragging their politically fatigued leader into another election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe