Ever Heard of ‘Sustainable’ Charcoal Production?

[Citizen] The charcoal business in Tanzania is in shambles today. Charcoal production and use leave the Environment as ordained by Mother Nature and Father Time in a state of great disorder at best – and of great destruction at worst.

[Citizen] The charcoal business in Tanzania is in shambles today. Charcoal production and use leave the Environment as ordained by Mother Nature and Father Time in a state of great disorder at best - and of great destruction at worst.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Surrenders Sh48 Billion to Promote Industries

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has made various amendments in the Value Added Tax Act. Speaking in Dodoma as he tabled the 2017/18 national budget, the minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango said that the government would exempt VAT on capital goods in…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has made various amendments in the Value Added Tax Act. Speaking in Dodoma as he tabled the 2017/18 national budget, the minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango said that the government would exempt VAT on capital goods in order to reduce procurement and importation costs on machines and plants used in production.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Summons Police Commander Over Torture

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judge Condemns Suspects Torture

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Firms Should Devise Survival Strategies’

[The Herald] Local companies should devise survival strategies which are long term in nature to ensure sustainability in an uncertain global environment, Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe chief executive Tafadzwa Chinamo has said. Mr China…

[The Herald] Local companies should devise survival strategies which are long term in nature to ensure sustainability in an uncertain global environment, Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe chief executive Tafadzwa Chinamo has said. Mr Chinamo told delegates at the third annual Actuarial Society of Zimbabwe convention that businesses should find ways of building resilience in uncertain times and be able to navigate through them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry of Health, City Council Differ Over 980 Recorded Deaths

[Zambia Reports] Government has refuted the recent statement by the Lusaka City Council (LCC) that the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) recorded 980 deaths in three weeks.

[Zambia Reports] Government has refuted the recent statement by the Lusaka City Council (LCC) that the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) recorded 980 deaths in three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Woman Up for Indecent Assault

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman accused of sucking the “manhood” of her boyfriend’s nine-year-old son pleaded not guilty yesterday, saying the boy’s mother was motivated by jealousy to plot against her. Nomsa Machona (38) pleaded not guilty to aggrava…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman accused of sucking the "manhood" of her boyfriend's nine-year-old son pleaded not guilty yesterday, saying the boy's mother was motivated by jealousy to plot against her. Nomsa Machona (38) pleaded not guilty to aggravated indecent assault before magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa. In her defence, Machona told the court that the allegations were "cooked up" by the mother of the minor for snatching her husband.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Power Projects Face Dark Future As Energy Fund Dries Up

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM’s 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates t…

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM's 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates to the consumer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda