Toilets Not Emptied for a Year, Say Residents

[GroundUp] On Monday, residents in Pietermaritzburg barricaded roads leading to Edendale in protest action after weeks of water and electricity disruptions. The residents from Slangspruit, Buffer, Denmark and other parts of ward 13, also say that their…

[GroundUp] On Monday, residents in Pietermaritzburg barricaded roads leading to Edendale in protest action after weeks of water and electricity disruptions. The residents from Slangspruit, Buffer, Denmark and other parts of ward 13, also say that their toilets have not been emptied for a year and they have to relieve themselves in the bush.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange Turnover Soars

[Daily News] Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) market turnover jumped to 50.48bn/-last week compared to 1.2bn/- posted in the preceding period with the Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) dominating the market share by 98 per cent.

[Daily News] Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) market turnover jumped to 50.48bn/-last week compared to 1.2bn/- posted in the preceding period with the Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) dominating the market share by 98 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Budget 2017-2018 – Ensuring Smooth Operation of Local Authorities

[Government of Mauritius] Government wants to ensure that local authorities are well on track to provide the best services to the citizen. The 2017- 2018 budget outlines a series measures to be put in place to cater for every segment of the society.

[Government of Mauritius] Government wants to ensure that local authorities are well on track to provide the best services to the citizen. The 2017- 2018 budget outlines a series measures to be put in place to cater for every segment of the society.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Deaths Down, but Albinos Suffer Stigma

[Daily News] Despite a decrease in the killings of the people with albinism, both stigma and discrimination are still rising across society, the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance has unveiled.

[Daily News] Despite a decrease in the killings of the people with albinism, both stigma and discrimination are still rising across society, the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance has unveiled.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mauritius Tops 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index

[Government of Mauritius] The Republic of Mauritius is the top ranked country in the African region on the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) for 2017 and positions itself 6th globally. Mauritius scores particularly high in the legal and technical areas.

[Government of Mauritius] The Republic of Mauritius is the top ranked country in the African region on the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) for 2017 and positions itself 6th globally. Mauritius scores particularly high in the legal and technical areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

National Observatory Disputed

[Iwacu] The National Assembly will shortly analyze the bill on the national observatory for the prevention and eradication of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Meanwhile, this organ is subject to controversy.

[Iwacu] The National Assembly will shortly analyze the bill on the national observatory for the prevention and eradication of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Meanwhile, this organ is subject to controversy.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Sugar Import Has Produced Its Effects

[Iwacu] Sugar price has gone down since the start of June. This decrease is due to the import of 7.000 tons of sugar and the increase of SOSUMO supply to the market.

[Iwacu] Sugar price has gone down since the start of June. This decrease is due to the import of 7.000 tons of sugar and the increase of SOSUMO supply to the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

About 144,795 Pupils Will Pass National Test, 2017 Edition

[Iwacu] “We have finished all programs and exercises. We think that we will get the chance to succeed”, says Glory Verra, a candidate of grade nine at “Lycée Ngagara” basic school. She says she will do all the best to have good results otherwise she will spend a year at home waiting for the next national test. With the new system, the failed candidates don’t have the opportunity to repeat the class. About 80,000 students who failed the national test, edition 2016, will be allowed to pass again the national

[Iwacu] "We have finished all programs and exercises. We think that we will get the chance to succeed", says Glory Verra, a candidate of grade nine at "Lycée Ngagara" basic school. She says she will do all the best to have good results otherwise she will spend a year at home waiting for the next national test. With the new system, the failed candidates don't have the opportunity to repeat the class. About 80,000 students who failed the national test, edition 2016, will be allowed to pass again the national

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi