Uasu Vows Court Action After Matiangi Directive on Employment

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The University Academic staff Union (UASU) says the directive by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi that the management of all public universities should cease hiring staff on permanent and pensionable basis is ill advised …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The University Academic staff Union (UASU) says the directive by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi that the management of all public universities should cease hiring staff on permanent and pensionable basis is ill advised and it will move to court should it become policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Urges KDF to Stop Somalia Charcoal Export

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to implement a ban on charcoal exports which earns Al-Shabaab at least Sh1 billion ($10 million) a year.

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday urged the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to implement a ban on charcoal exports which earns Al-Shabaab at least Sh1 billion ($10 million) a year.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Unemployed Bayelsa Graduates Back Dickson Over Probe of Payroll Fraud

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Over 1000 unemployed graduates in Bayelsa State have supported Governor Seriake Dickson’s decision ?to probe and prosecute over 6,000 alleged pay roll fraudsters in the state.

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Over 1000 unemployed graduates in Bayelsa State have supported Governor Seriake Dickson's decision ?to probe and prosecute over 6,000 alleged pay roll fraudsters in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda, UK to Strengthen Trade Ties

[The Exchange] It is hardly possible to make a successful business without partnership. A stand-alone enterprise would not make as much progress as it would with an umbrella of support from other external avenues. The partnership brings about new cultu…

[The Exchange] It is hardly possible to make a successful business without partnership. A stand-alone enterprise would not make as much progress as it would with an umbrella of support from other external avenues. The partnership brings about new cultural ideas and fresh minds on the table to effect the business. With a number of conglomerates, a business would effectively grow and expand beyond borders to fresh grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Airline of the Year Award

[Leadership] Abuja -Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline has won the African Airlines Association (AFRAA)’s Airline of the Year Award, for the sixth consecutive year in a row, during its the orga…

[Leadership] Abuja -Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline has won the African Airlines Association (AFRAA)'s Airline of the Year Award, for the sixth consecutive year in a row, during its the organisation's 49th Annual General Assembly held on November 13, 2017, in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tobacco Exports Reach U.S.$615 Million

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has so far exported 135 million kilogrammes of semi processed flue-cured tobacco worth $615 million to various countries, with China being the top buyer. Statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show …

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has so far exported 135 million kilogrammes of semi processed flue-cured tobacco worth $615 million to various countries, with China being the top buyer. Statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show a decrease in prices compared to last year, which registered 125 million kilogrammes worth $683 million.TIMB statistics show that China, South Africa, Belgium, Indonesia and United Arab Emirates are among the top buyers of the flue-cured tobacco that is being bought at an

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mob Out Mete Instant Justice

[Namibian] MORE than 1000 residents of Johan Pandeni Consistuency in Okuryangava came out to deliver mob justice after hearing of a case of suspected kidnapping this morning.

[Namibian] MORE than 1000 residents of Johan Pandeni Consistuency in Okuryangava came out to deliver mob justice after hearing of a case of suspected kidnapping this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Communities Shun Child Marriage Research

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare is experiencing challenges in compiling data on child marriage, singling out non-compliance from the target communities.

[New Era] Ongwediva -The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare is experiencing challenges in compiling data on child marriage, singling out non-compliance from the target communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia