Child Smuggling On Border With South Africa Surges

[The Herald] A total of 150 children were this year intercepted while being smuggled into either South Africa or Zimbabwe, while 79 local minors are being held at care centres in Limpopo province, an action committee has revealed. A quarterly meeting o…

[The Herald] A total of 150 children were this year intercepted while being smuggled into either South Africa or Zimbabwe, while 79 local minors are being held at care centres in Limpopo province, an action committee has revealed. A quarterly meeting of the Zimbabwe-South Africa Cross-Border Coordination Committee for Unaccompanied and Separated Migrant Children raised concern over the rampant smuggling of minors between the two countries' borders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Flames Coach Kinnah Hunts For Strikers

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawi Senior National Soccer Team Coach Kinnah Phiri who is currently the head coach for Tanzania’s top league side Mbeya FC has revealed plans to hunt for strikers in Malawi to boost his team’s striking force.

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawi Senior National Soccer Team Coach Kinnah Phiri who is currently the head coach for Tanzania's top league side Mbeya FC has revealed plans to hunt for strikers in Malawi to boost his team's striking force.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rwanda to Showcase Horticulture Sector Potential At Nairobi Meet

[New Times] Rwandan investment and agro-export promotion officials will this morning host an Investor Roundtable on opportunities in the floriculture sector in Rwanda targeting Kenyan investors in Nairobi, Kenya, a statement from the organisers indicates.

[New Times] Rwandan investment and agro-export promotion officials will this morning host an Investor Roundtable on opportunities in the floriculture sector in Rwanda targeting Kenyan investors in Nairobi, Kenya, a statement from the organisers indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Raises Panel for New Minimum Wage

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the constitution of a 29-man committee to review existing salaries and allowances of Nigerian workers.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the constitution of a 29-man committee to review existing salaries and allowances of Nigerian workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Schools’ Closure a ‘Reckless Political Plot’ – Lobby Groups

[New Zimbabwe] The government’s plan to close schools in Matabeleland South province due to claimed low enrolment levels is a reckless and sinister political which violates children’s right to education, pressure groups have warned.

[New Zimbabwe] The government's plan to close schools in Matabeleland South province due to claimed low enrolment levels is a reckless and sinister political which violates children's right to education, pressure groups have warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hygebat Quality Construction Works, Contributing to Rwanda’s Evolving Skyline

[New Times] Société d’Hydraulique, Génie Civil et Bâtiment (HYGEBAT) was established in 1995 to operate in the construction industry. Since then the company has gained very solid experience in this field and has won the confidence of many owners and or potential developers. With headquarters in Kigali, Rwanda, the company is involved in the fields of; building, civil engineering and hydraulics.

[New Times] Société d'Hydraulique, Génie Civil et Bâtiment (HYGEBAT) was established in 1995 to operate in the construction industry. Since then the company has gained very solid experience in this field and has won the confidence of many owners and or potential developers. With headquarters in Kigali, Rwanda, the company is involved in the fields of; building, civil engineering and hydraulics.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

What is Grace Mugabe’s Greatest Fear?

[News24Wire] Leader of Zanu-PF women’s wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in order to give her some political strength.

[News24Wire] Leader of Zanu-PF women's wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in order to give her some political strength.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Emir Sanusi and the Aborted Probe

[Guardian] With the abrupt termination of the probe of Emir of Kano Mallam Muhammad Sanusi 11, we have been denied the opportunity to witness a shamefaced confirmation or a smug rebuttal of the allegation of financial sleaze against him. Is the allegat…

[Guardian] With the abrupt termination of the probe of Emir of Kano Mallam Muhammad Sanusi 11, we have been denied the opportunity to witness a shamefaced confirmation or a smug rebuttal of the allegation of financial sleaze against him. Is the allegation that he mismanaged N6 billion of his emirate a mere canard peddled to sully his hard-earned reputation? This remains unresolved. It was the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission that first started a probe of Sanusi before the state House of Ass

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria