Leading News Website TSA Partially Blocked in Algeria

[RSF] The TSA website has been inaccessible via Algérie Télécom, the country’s state-owned traditional Internet Service Provider, and via Mobilis, the state-owned mobile Internet provider, since 5 October.

[RSF] The TSA website has been inaccessible via Algérie Télécom, the country's state-owned traditional Internet Service Provider, and via Mobilis, the state-owned mobile Internet provider, since 5 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Will Govt Afford to Increase Old Persons Grants?

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Substantial increases in cash transfers for poor people are included in the plan and budget just sent to parliament, as the government attempts to fulfill its progressive social protection strategy approved last …

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Substantial increases in cash transfers for poor people are included in the plan and budget just sent to parliament, as the government attempts to fulfill its progressive social protection strategy approved last year. That strategy calls for expanding cash payments to most older people and small children. Cash transfers to the elderly and disabled will rise next year by 84% in Meticais terms and 131% in dollar terms. This is a large rise in real terms, from 0.21% to 0.32% of gross national product (GNP, PI

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Education Official Questions Churches Proprietorship of Public Primary Schools.

[Malawi News Agency] Dowa -The Education Division Manager (EDM) for the Central East Education Division (CEED), who has jurisdiction over schools in Kasungu, Dowa, Ntchisi, Nkhotakota and Salima districts, Billy Banda, has questioned the proprietorship…

[Malawi News Agency] Dowa -The Education Division Manager (EDM) for the Central East Education Division (CEED), who has jurisdiction over schools in Kasungu, Dowa, Ntchisi, Nkhotakota and Salima districts, Billy Banda, has questioned the proprietorship of some public primary schools by churches, wondering how a church which did not spend a single Tambala on a school project could own it.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Security Enhances Peace, Stability

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Mr Shaw Kgathi says peace and security are the fundamental aspects that maintain stability in the SADC region.

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Mr Shaw Kgathi says peace and security are the fundamental aspects that maintain stability in the SADC region.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

One in Four People Affected By Mental Health Problems

[263Chat] Ministry of Health and Child Care on Tuesday launched the World Health Mental day and World Suicide Prevention to raise awareness on mental health issues as well as mobilizing support of mental health care in the country.

[263Chat] Ministry of Health and Child Care on Tuesday launched the World Health Mental day and World Suicide Prevention to raise awareness on mental health issues as well as mobilizing support of mental health care in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AfDB to Complete Finance Systems Project By Year End

[The Herald] The African Development Bank targets to complete its $24 million Public Finance Management systems project by the end of the year. The bank also committed some additional funds towards developmental projects, which are consistent with Gove…

[The Herald] The African Development Bank targets to complete its $24 million Public Finance Management systems project by the end of the year. The bank also committed some additional funds towards developmental projects, which are consistent with Government's priorities enshrined in its Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Programme Manager Naome Chimbetete told The Herald Business that the Public Finance Management project was at its tail end.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe