Govt Takes Plunge to Improve Traceability of Speciality Coffee Beans

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia, the world’s fifth-largest coffee producer and home of Arabica, has overhauled the way it markets the commodity in an effort to increase export earnings and clamp down on a thriving domestic black market.

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia, the world's fifth-largest coffee producer and home of Arabica, has overhauled the way it markets the commodity in an effort to increase export earnings and clamp down on a thriving domestic black market.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Work Begins on Africa’s Tallest Building

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Work has begun on Africa’s tallest building with the laying of the foundation of a 70-floor mixed-use twin tower development in Nairobi’s Upperhill.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Work has begun on Africa's tallest building with the laying of the foundation of a 70-floor mixed-use twin tower development in Nairobi's Upperhill.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gauteng Working to Serve Its Growing Population

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government says despite increasing population numbers, it continues to work tirelessly to ensure that the basic needs of the people are met.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government says despite increasing population numbers, it continues to work tirelessly to ensure that the basic needs of the people are met.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Villagers On Grace Mugabe Farm Beaten On Soles of Feet’

[News24Wire] Riot police knocking down homes on a farm taken over by Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe tied a rope round the cottages and used a truck to pull them down, Human Rights Watch is reporting.

[News24Wire] Riot police knocking down homes on a farm taken over by Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe tied a rope round the cottages and used a truck to pull them down, Human Rights Watch is reporting.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Five-Star Airport Hotel Unveiled At JKIA

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya’s first five-star airport hotel – the Lazizi Premier – has officially been launched at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's first five-star airport hotel - the Lazizi Premier - has officially been launched at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nurses Take Board to Task Over Grading Anomaly

[The Herald] There is chaos in the health services sector’s remuneration system, which has seen nurses being all lumped in grade D1, the entry grade for the civil service, despite their qualifications and experience. This means many senior nurses, degr…

[The Herald] There is chaos in the health services sector's remuneration system, which has seen nurses being all lumped in grade D1, the entry grade for the civil service, despite their qualifications and experience. This means many senior nurses, degreed nurses and junior nurses have been earning the same salaries, with the senior workers sometimes earning far less than their juniors like sweepers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe