Raising Agricultural Ministry’s Budget to Benefit Rural Folks

[Daily News] “Poverty afflicts rural areas most, where people engage in agricultural activities as small holder farmers. As such , all efforts to bring development must target the sector while the government lays emphasis on the role of women, ” this i…

[Daily News] "Poverty afflicts rural areas most, where people engage in agricultural activities as small holder farmers. As such , all efforts to bring development must target the sector while the government lays emphasis on the role of women, " this is the general view of development stakeholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Diplomat Rwabiita Laid to Rest

[Monitor] Ibanda -Homesteads cleared, village paths conveyed and the compound filled. Residents, relatives, friends, government and religious officials and people of diverse backgrounds from across the country on Monday converged at Kyaruhimbi village …

[Monitor] Ibanda -Homesteads cleared, village paths conveyed and the compound filled. Residents, relatives, friends, government and religious officials and people of diverse backgrounds from across the country on Monday converged at Kyaruhimbi village in Nyabuhikye, Ibanda district to bid the final farewell to former Ibanda South MP and Ambassador Deo Kajunzire Rwabiita.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man Steals 100kgs Maize From Finance Minister

[New Zimbabwe] A 73-year-old HIV+ grandpa who stole 100kg of maize cobs worth $15 from a cabinet’s minister’s farm in Headlands walked from the court a free man after he was slapped with a wholly suspended three months jail term.

[New Zimbabwe] A 73-year-old HIV+ grandpa who stole 100kg of maize cobs worth $15 from a cabinet's minister's farm in Headlands walked from the court a free man after he was slapped with a wholly suspended three months jail term.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Bans Grain Imports From Neighbouring Countries

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe has banned the import of grain after enjoying a bumper crop that authorities hope will be enough to feed the nation and stimulate home-grown production, according to a report.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe has banned the import of grain after enjoying a bumper crop that authorities hope will be enough to feed the nation and stimulate home-grown production, according to a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Want ‘Equal Sharing of the Country’s Wealth’ – Opposition

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) says it is working towards the “equal sharing of the country’s wealth”, after it “successfully” held a meeting of its steering committee members in Midrand over the weekend.

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) says it is working towards the "equal sharing of the country's wealth", after it "successfully" held a meeting of its steering committee members in Midrand over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

People With Albinism in Mbeya Fail to Commemorate Their Day

[Citizen] The International Albinism Awareness Day was marked on Tuesday in Mbeya Region without the presence of the targeted group on claim that there was no money for fare to enable their travel from the areas they were living.

[Citizen] The International Albinism Awareness Day was marked on Tuesday in Mbeya Region without the presence of the targeted group on claim that there was no money for fare to enable their travel from the areas they were living.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Albinism Society Society Wants Govt to Up Awareness Campaign On Albinism

[Citizen] Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) has urged the government to raise public awareness of albinism and preventing attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism.

[Citizen] Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) has urged the government to raise public awareness of albinism and preventing attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Speaker Ndugai Warns Suspended MPs

[Citizen] Speaker of Parliament, Mr Job Ndugai has warned suspended Members of Parliament (MPs) against making what he termed as ‘unpleasant’ statements outside legal channels.

[Citizen] Speaker of Parliament, Mr Job Ndugai has warned suspended Members of Parliament (MPs) against making what he termed as 'unpleasant' statements outside legal channels.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania