Zanzibar Tourism Investors Act On Skilled Labour Crisis

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors (Zati) is planning to hold a public-private partnership dialogue to seek a lasting solution for the shortage of skilled labour, which it says the sector is currently experiencing, to unleash…

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors (Zati) is planning to hold a public-private partnership dialogue to seek a lasting solution for the shortage of skilled labour, which it says the sector is currently experiencing, to unleash the potential of tourism in creating jobs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Media Personality Caroline Mutoko is Disappointed with Starehe Voters

[Nation] Media personality Caroline Mutoko has in her latest video on elections castigated voters in Starehe Constituency for their choice in the just concluded elections.

[Nation] Media personality Caroline Mutoko has in her latest video on elections castigated voters in Starehe Constituency for their choice in the just concluded elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Flavoured Hookah Tobacco Is Still Tobacco, Only Flavoured

[Addis Fortune] In February 2014, the House of Peoples’ Representatives, through Proclamation 822, ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to protect the health of all Ethiopians. The Ethiopian Food, Medicine & Healthcare Administration & Control Authority (FMHACA) is mandated to take all actions necessary to implement the Convention.

[Addis Fortune] In February 2014, the House of Peoples' Representatives, through Proclamation 822, ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to protect the health of all Ethiopians. The Ethiopian Food, Medicine & Healthcare Administration & Control Authority (FMHACA) is mandated to take all actions necessary to implement the Convention.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Struggle for the Soul of Nigeria

[Guardian] Any close watcher of events in the country in recent times would know that the country is passing through a very trying period. Never in the history of Nigeria has it faced this kind of troubles. The troubles are multifaceted. Over and above…

[Guardian] Any close watcher of events in the country in recent times would know that the country is passing through a very trying period. Never in the history of Nigeria has it faced this kind of troubles. The troubles are multifaceted. Over and above every other thing is the battle for the soul of Nigeria. The centrifugal forces from different sectors of Nigeria want to rip it apart. It looks like a joke. But never before has the country been so threatened to such an extent. Not even during the civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When the Ministry Wags the Minister

[Addis Fortune] The state of emergency that was declared on an October Sunday was lifted a little more than a week ago – after it was extended by four months – when members of Parliament attended an extraordinary urgent meeting, despite differences wit…

[Addis Fortune] The state of emergency that was declared on an October Sunday was lifted a little more than a week ago - after it was extended by four months - when members of Parliament attended an extraordinary urgent meeting, despite differences within the establishment over the decree's life span.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Alarm As Drought Kills Two Million Livestock

[Addis Fortune] Drought victims continue to live in fear and uncertainty as the recent severe drought has killed two million livestock so far, according to a report of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The primary reason for the death of the livestock is linked to a rise in drought affected areas and people.

[Addis Fortune] Drought victims continue to live in fear and uncertainty as the recent severe drought has killed two million livestock so far, according to a report of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The primary reason for the death of the livestock is linked to a rise in drought affected areas and people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hichilema Pleads Not Guilty to Treason Charges

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has set tomorrow as the day to commence trial in the much-awaited treason case involving opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others.

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has set tomorrow as the day to commence trial in the much-awaited treason case involving opposition United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

6 Policemen Arrested Over Defilement, Attempted Murder, Robbery

[Vanguard] Lagos -Six policemen have been arrested in Lagos over offences ranging from defilement, attempted murder, robbery and extortion in different parts of the state. Arrested alongside the policemen were two civilian accomplices.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Six policemen have been arrested in Lagos over offences ranging from defilement, attempted murder, robbery and extortion in different parts of the state. Arrested alongside the policemen were two civilian accomplices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANC Must Expel Gordhan, Hanekom, Khoza and Gungubele – KZN ANC

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has defended naming Makhosi Khoza, Pravin Gordhan, Mondli Gungubele and Derek Hanekom as “culprits” who supported the DA’s motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has defended naming Makhosi Khoza, Pravin Gordhan, Mondli Gungubele and Derek Hanekom as "culprits" who supported the DA's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Inflated Profit Puts Lion Insurance in Loss Trap, Again

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has discovered that the account of Lion Insurance Company was overstated by 13 million Br in 2015/16 owing to the understatement of the Firm’s legal provision during the same period, resulting in a lo…

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has discovered that the account of Lion Insurance Company was overstated by 13 million Br in 2015/16 owing to the understatement of the Firm's legal provision during the same period, resulting in a loss in the just-ended budget year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia