President Warns Looters

[The Herald] Individuals and companies who fail to return money and assets they externalised by March 16 will not only be named and shamed, but will also be referred to the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe, President Mnangagwa has said.

[The Herald] Individuals and companies who fail to return money and assets they externalised by March 16 will not only be named and shamed, but will also be referred to the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe, President Mnangagwa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uganda Shelves Pension Liberalization Plans, to Strengthen NSSF

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Government has shelved plans to liberalize the pension sector and will instead amend the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act Cap 222. NSSF will retain its monopoly as Uganda’s Basic National Scheme and the proposed…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Government has shelved plans to liberalize the pension sector and will instead amend the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act Cap 222. NSSF will retain its monopoly as Uganda's Basic National Scheme and the proposed amendments by cabinet will make it a mandatory scheme for all Ugandan in the formal and informal sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ruling Party Warns Mugabe To Not ‘Rock The Boat’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s ruling party and its allies have warned former president Robert Mugabe not to “rock the boat”, a day after he was reported to have met with the country’s newest opposition leader.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's ruling party and its allies have warned former president Robert Mugabe not to "rock the boat", a day after he was reported to have met with the country's newest opposition leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Celebri-Tea Makes It Into Marvel Comics

[News24Wire] Local celebri-tea, Rooibos, received a mention in the most recent edition of Marvel Comic’s She-Hulk when psychiatrist, Flo Mayer, offered Jennifer Walters a cup of Rooibos tea to calm her down.

[News24Wire] Local celebri-tea, Rooibos, received a mention in the most recent edition of Marvel Comic's She-Hulk when psychiatrist, Flo Mayer, offered Jennifer Walters a cup of Rooibos tea to calm her down.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

AMISOM Warns of Increased Al-Shabab Ambushes

[VOA] Al-Shabab attacks against African Union peacekeepers and Somali government forces could worsen as troops try to reopen Somalia’s main supply roads, currently cut off by the militants, a spokesman for the peacekeepers warns.

[VOA] Al-Shabab attacks against African Union peacekeepers and Somali government forces could worsen as troops try to reopen Somalia's main supply roads, currently cut off by the militants, a spokesman for the peacekeepers warns.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mpondwe Export Zone to Boost Trade Between Uganda and DR Congo

[Independent (Kampala)] The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Uganda’s export destinations ranking number three within the COMESA region. Uganda’s exports to DR Congo are valued at USD177m and these are mainly construction materials like lime and …

[Independent (Kampala)] The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Uganda's export destinations ranking number three within the COMESA region. Uganda's exports to DR Congo are valued at USD177m and these are mainly construction materials like lime and cement, iron and steel, cereals and fruits and vegetables. On the other hand, Uganda imports little from DR Congo with the values standing at USD2.5m and these are mainly essential oils, cosmetics and some iron and steel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Witness Tells Court That Treason Suspects Implicated Dr. Kiyingi in Rebel Activities

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala Monday heard that several suspects confessed that Austrian based cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi was supporting rebel activities of the Allied Democratic Force, under the leadership of captured…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala Monday heard that several suspects confessed that Austrian based cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi was supporting rebel activities of the Allied Democratic Force, under the leadership of captured Jamil Mukulu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

First Lady Donates to Elderly, Orphans

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa through her charity organisation — Angel of Hope Foundation — yesterday donated an assortment of goods that include blankets, linen, clothing and stationery to disadvantaged children and other vulnerable memb…

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa through her charity organisation -- Angel of Hope Foundation -- yesterday donated an assortment of goods that include blankets, linen, clothing and stationery to disadvantaged children and other vulnerable members of society at a colourful event held at Warren Park 1 in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Expired Drugs – Who Is to Blame?

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A Feb.12 Ministry of Health announcement that expired drugs to the tune of 1500 tons in stores at 6619 health facilities across the country would be incinerated has incensed many. Critics wonder how such a volume of dru…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A Feb.12 Ministry of Health announcement that expired drugs to the tune of 1500 tons in stores at 6619 health facilities across the country would be incinerated has incensed many. Critics wonder how such a volume of drugs can expire in a country that suffers constant stock outs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda