Govt Floats U.S.$59 Million Drug Tender

[The Herald] Government has floated a drug tender worth $59 million from the Health Levy, amid revelations that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased its foreign currency allocation for the procurement of medicine to about $4 million weekly.

[The Herald] Government has floated a drug tender worth $59 million from the Health Levy, amid revelations that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased its foreign currency allocation for the procurement of medicine to about $4 million weekly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Magufuli Urges Clerics . . . . Don’t Mix Religion, Politics

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday advised clerics to shun mixing politics and religion, insisting that by so doing they were likely to make the nation lose its direction. The President said it was high time for religious leaders to avoid u…

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday advised clerics to shun mixing politics and religion, insisting that by so doing they were likely to make the nation lose its direction. The President said it was high time for religious leaders to avoid using spokespersons who were purely not clerics, to avoid confusing their followers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

State Steps in As Cruelty Against Children Skyrockets

[Daily News] CRIMINAL acts involving cruelty against children are on the increase in Tanzania, just as the country joins the continent in observing the 42nd annual ‘International Day of the African Child,’ today.

[Daily News] CRIMINAL acts involving cruelty against children are on the increase in Tanzania, just as the country joins the continent in observing the 42nd annual 'International Day of the African Child,' today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UN Chief Welcomes Formation of Unity Govt

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the formation on Monday of a government of national unity in Madagascar led by a non-partisan Prime Minister, as requested by the nation’s leading constitutional court.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the formation on Monday of a government of national unity in Madagascar led by a non-partisan Prime Minister, as requested by the nation's leading constitutional court.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

SLAJ Pays Tribute to Journalist Ibrahim Samura

[Concord] The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) yesterday paid tribute to their fallen colleague Ibrahim Samura at their headquarters on Campbell Street in Freetown.

[Concord] The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) yesterday paid tribute to their fallen colleague Ibrahim Samura at their headquarters on Campbell Street in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘We Are Not a Threat to Council Operations’ – Kenema Town Chief

[Concord] Town Chief of Kenema, Chief Momoh Gombolongo, has in a an exclusive interview with Concord Times last Sunday called on the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to swiftly intervene into what he referred to as ‘persistent disresp…

[Concord] Town Chief of Kenema, Chief Momoh Gombolongo, has in a an exclusive interview with Concord Times last Sunday called on the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to swiftly intervene into what he referred to as 'persistent disrespect' meted out on the institution of chieftaincy by certain individuals and media institutions in the township, adding that they are not fairly treated as traditional authorities in that part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

President Bio’s Education Policy Put to Test At Eastern Polytechnic

[Concord] Usually reliable sources at Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema have alleged that the college administration is undermining the education policy of President Julius Maada Bio by violating the Revised Harmonised Conditions of Service for Senior Staf…

[Concord] Usually reliable sources at Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema have alleged that the college administration is undermining the education policy of President Julius Maada Bio by violating the Revised Harmonised Conditions of Service for Senior Staff of Polytechnics and Teacher Training Colleges in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Ebola Survivors End Income Generation Conference

[Concord] With funds from the Ministry of Social Welfare, the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) on Sunday, 10th June ended a four-day conference on Income Generation Activities (IGA) at the Companero Hotel, East of Freetown.

[Concord] With funds from the Ministry of Social Welfare, the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) on Sunday, 10th June ended a four-day conference on Income Generation Activities (IGA) at the Companero Hotel, East of Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone