Comesa Launches Harmonised Seed Laws

[The Herald] The Common Markets for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) this week launched the harmonised seed regulations aimed at improving seed production and certification across the region.National seed review teams from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Bu…

[The Herald] The Common Markets for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) this week launched the harmonised seed regulations aimed at improving seed production and certification across the region.National seed review teams from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi participated in the launch and will take part in a three-day meeting to discuss strategies to improve the movement of seeds across the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Political Crisis Deepens

[Deutsche Welle] For two years, parliament and Guinea-Bissau’s government have been at loggerheads. Meanwhile, frustration is rising among the people as public infrastructure falls apart.

[Deutsche Welle] For two years, parliament and Guinea-Bissau's government have been at loggerheads. Meanwhile, frustration is rising among the people as public infrastructure falls apart.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau

Justice Sector Outlines Priority Projects That Need Funding

[New Times] Although more funds have been allocated to the justice sector in the forthcoming 2017/18 budget to fast-track implementation of different priority projects, officials have called for continued resource mobilisation to ensure all pending pro…

[New Times] Although more funds have been allocated to the justice sector in the forthcoming 2017/18 budget to fast-track implementation of different priority projects, officials have called for continued resource mobilisation to ensure all pending projects are completed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Crime Act Saves State Millions

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Money exceeding P20 million has either been restrained or awarded to the state since the Proceeds and Instruments of Crime Act (PICA) came into operation in January 2015, Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Money exceeding P20 million has either been restrained or awarded to the state since the Proceeds and Instruments of Crime Act (PICA) came into operation in January 2015, Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Economics of Command Agric

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano Zimbabwe launched command agriculture which aims to harvest two million tonnes of maize. A lot has been said about the programme with some quarters labelling it a total failure.However, there seem to be a fundamental void le…

[The Herald] Dr Gift Mugano Zimbabwe launched command agriculture which aims to harvest two million tonnes of maize. A lot has been said about the programme with some quarters labelling it a total failure.However, there seem to be a fundamental void left by the critics is the economics of command agriculture. I must admit that under the normal circumstances we don't need command agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Use Govt Programmes – Agriculture Minister Ralotsia

[Botswana Daily News] Metlobo -Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Mr Patrick Ralotsia has appealed to farmers to use government programmes such as the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development (ISPAAD).

[Botswana Daily News] Metlobo -Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Mr Patrick Ralotsia has appealed to farmers to use government programmes such as the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development (ISPAAD).

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Chebukaka, Passenga Storm Last Four

[Nation] Chebukaka Girls from Western stormed into the girls’ football semi-finals of the Copa Coca-Cola Kenya Secondary Schools Term Two A Games with a narrow but deserved 2-1 victory over Jabini Secondary from Central in a tough Pool B match at Shanz…

[Nation] Chebukaka Girls from Western stormed into the girls' football semi-finals of the Copa Coca-Cola Kenya Secondary Schools Term Two A Games with a narrow but deserved 2-1 victory over Jabini Secondary from Central in a tough Pool B match at Shanzu Teachers College on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Political Leader Hints at Impending End for Unpopular President

[VOA] South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has been hurt by a new wave of corruption allegations targeting President Jacob Zuma, with the top party brass saying Wednesday that the end may be nearing for the increasingly unpopular leader.

[VOA] South Africa's ruling African National Congress has been hurt by a new wave of corruption allegations targeting President Jacob Zuma, with the top party brass saying Wednesday that the end may be nearing for the increasingly unpopular leader.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa