Health Insurance for Youth Underscored

[Citizen] Access to health services has been cited as a major challenge facing the youth in the country with the National Health Insurance Funds (NHIF) urged to introduce a scheme for them, unlike the current one, which favours those in higher learning…

[Citizen] Access to health services has been cited as a major challenge facing the youth in the country with the National Health Insurance Funds (NHIF) urged to introduce a scheme for them, unlike the current one, which favours those in higher learning institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Despair As Demolition of 300 Dar Houses Looms

[Citizen] Residents of Toangoma, Masaki area in Temeke District were in a state of despair yesterday after learning of the government’s intention to start demolishing about 300 houses, which are in the government’s reserve (greenbelt).

[Citizen] Residents of Toangoma, Masaki area in Temeke District were in a state of despair yesterday after learning of the government's intention to start demolishing about 300 houses, which are in the government's reserve (greenbelt).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

23-Year-Old MP-Elect Who Overcame Odds Lays Out Igembe South Agenda

[Capital FM] Nairobi -“The idea of a single eureka moment is a dangerous lie. It makes us feel inadequate since we haven’t had ours. It prevents people with seeds of good ideas from getting started” – When Mark Zuckerberg said this during his Commencem…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -"The idea of a single eureka moment is a dangerous lie. It makes us feel inadequate since we haven't had ours. It prevents people with seeds of good ideas from getting started" - When Mark Zuckerberg said this during his Commencement Address at Harvard in May 2017, little did he know that miles away, in the August 8th elections in Kenya, in a remote constituency, a 23-year-old would live by the spirit and the letter of his words.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Student Spends Hundreds of Thousands of Accidental Financial Aid Deposit

[News24Wire] A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a whopping R14m pay-out from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has already spent about half a million of it, the university confirmed on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a whopping R14m pay-out from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme has already spent about half a million of it, the university confirmed on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tuwei Urges Elite Athletes to Run at Ndakaini

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ahead of the 14th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon, Athletics Kenya (AK) boss Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei has challenged elite athletes in the country to take part in the race slated for September 30 as way of inspiring upcom…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ahead of the 14th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon, Athletics Kenya (AK) boss Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei has challenged elite athletes in the country to take part in the race slated for September 30 as way of inspiring upcoming stars.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ugandan Pilgrims – We Were Conned

[Observer] Some Muslims who paid but failed to get visas to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, claim they were conned of $4,000 (Shs 14.5 million) each by some travel agents.

[Observer] Some Muslims who paid but failed to get visas to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, claim they were conned of $4,000 (Shs 14.5 million) each by some travel agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fall Armyworm Spreads to the Country

[VOA] Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north and the …

[VOA] Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north and the east of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Sudhir Demands Quick Court Win

[Observer] Nearly 19 days after he counter-sued Bank of Uganda (BOU) for $8 million and got no response, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia yesterday wrote to the Commercial court asking for a quick judgment in his favour.

[Observer] Nearly 19 days after he counter-sued Bank of Uganda (BOU) for $8 million and got no response, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia yesterday wrote to the Commercial court asking for a quick judgment in his favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda