Govt Hailed for Doubling PPF Pension

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Retirees, who receive their pension from the PPF Pensions Fund, have hailed the government’s decision to double their minimum monthly package from Sh50,114.43 to Sh100,125 as previously promised.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Retirees, who receive their pension from the PPF Pensions Fund, have hailed the government's decision to double their minimum monthly package from Sh50,114.43 to Sh100,125 as previously promised.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

We Need Strategies to Safeguard Schoolgirls

[Citizen] Action Plan, a non-governmental organisation, has come up with a project aimed at safeguarding the welfare of schoolgirls in Mafia District. The move comes in the wake of a report indicating that 10 per cent of schoolgirls in the district hav…

[Citizen] Action Plan, a non-governmental organisation, has come up with a project aimed at safeguarding the welfare of schoolgirls in Mafia District. The move comes in the wake of a report indicating that 10 per cent of schoolgirls in the district have been dropping out of school every year due to pregnancy or early marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kiswahili Gets High Passes

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta) has announced that 77. 75 per cent of students who sat for Form Four national exam in Kiswahili passed.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Examinations Council of Tanzania (Necta) has announced that 77. 75 per cent of students who sat for Form Four national exam in Kiswahili passed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Drops Plans to Buy Out Bujagali Dam Over Cash Constraints

[East African] Uganda has dropped plans to take over the Bujagali dam due to financial constraints, even as it continues to explore options to make power from the 250MW reservoir more affordable.

[East African] Uganda has dropped plans to take over the Bujagali dam due to financial constraints, even as it continues to explore options to make power from the 250MW reservoir more affordable.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Commitment to Leverage ICT ‘Must Reflect Gains for Citizenry’

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that Africa’s growing commitment to leverage information and communication technologies for transformation and growth ought to be matched by wins and gains for citizens.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that Africa's growing commitment to leverage information and communication technologies for transformation and growth ought to be matched by wins and gains for citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

First Lady Calls for Renewed Efforts in Fighting HIV/Aids Prevalence in Africa

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged fellow African first ladies to forge new ways and partnerships to fight HIV/AIDS disease among the youth on the continent.

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged fellow African first ladies to forge new ways and partnerships to fight HIV/AIDS disease among the youth on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Governance Scorecard – Security, Accountability Are Best Performers

[New Times] Safety and security emerged the best performer while control of corruption, transparency and accountability leapfrogged others into second best out of eight governance indicators.

[New Times] Safety and security emerged the best performer while control of corruption, transparency and accountability leapfrogged others into second best out of eight governance indicators.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda