DPR Charges Oil, Gas Laboratory Practitioners On Quality

[Guardian] The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has charged laboratory operators in the oil and gas industry on quality, saying reports and data emanating from their operations are used for policy guides and decision-making.

[Guardian] The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has charged laboratory operators in the oil and gas industry on quality, saying reports and data emanating from their operations are used for policy guides and decision-making.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Ministers Sworn in

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday swore in three new Cabinet ministers and three Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs at State House following a reshuffle announced on Monday. The three Cabinet ministers are Retired Major-General Happyton Bo…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday swore in three new Cabinet ministers and three Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs at State House following a reshuffle announced on Monday. The three Cabinet ministers are Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe (Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs) and Cdes Edgar Mbwembwe (Tourism, Environment and Hospitality Industry) and Chiratidzo Mabuwa (Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Four Sentenced to 30 Years in Robbery With Violence

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced four bandits to 30 years imprisonment and 12 strokes of the cane for armed robbery of mobile phones and other items worth 2.05m/- during Saba Saba Day in 2013.

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced four bandits to 30 years imprisonment and 12 strokes of the cane for armed robbery of mobile phones and other items worth 2.05m/- during Saba Saba Day in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Katavi Region Leads in Teenage Pregnancies Prevalence – Report

[Daily News] Mpanda -AS the world observes International Day of the Girl Child today, Katavi Region is reported to be leading in teenage pregnancies in the country, with a prevalence of 45 per cent.

[Daily News] Mpanda -AS the world observes International Day of the Girl Child today, Katavi Region is reported to be leading in teenage pregnancies in the country, with a prevalence of 45 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition Senior Officials Fight Over Tsvangirai Health Status

[The Herald] MDC-T is in turmoil after one of its senior officials Mr Eddie Cross alleged early this week that Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was seriously ill and “might not handle the election” claims which angered other opposition party politicians who feel h…

[The Herald] MDC-T is in turmoil after one of its senior officials Mr Eddie Cross alleged early this week that Mr Morgan Tsvangirai was seriously ill and "might not handle the election" claims which angered other opposition party politicians who feel he has crossed the red line. Mr Tsvangirai was flown to South Africa last month after he fell ill at a workshop in Kadoma. He has not returned home ever since despite claims by his spokesperson Mr Luke Tamborinyoka a fortnight ago that he had fully recovered.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Before States Take Over Federal Roads

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of the deplorable condition of roads infrastructure across the country, the request by the 36 state governors to President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over federal roads in their states to them for reconstruction, maintenan…

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of the deplorable condition of roads infrastructure across the country, the request by the 36 state governors to President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over federal roads in their states to them for reconstruction, maintenance and control would have been sensible if the states had been credibly exemplary in maintaining the roads in their jurisdictions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Central Bank Steps Up to Implement Zero Balance Account

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank, in its financial inclusion strategy, launched a week ago, envisaged all the banks to implement a no-frills or zero balance account in the next three years. The primary aim of the account is to raise the percentage of t…

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank, in its financial inclusion strategy, launched a week ago, envisaged all the banks to implement a no-frills or zero balance account in the next three years. The primary aim of the account is to raise the percentage of the banked population in low-income areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia