Graca Machel Trust Women in Media Network Member Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

[Graça Machel Trust] Nairobi -Kenyan Journalist and the Graca Machel Trust Women in Media Network member Brenda Okoth is among this year’s recipients of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

[Graça Machel Trust] Nairobi -Kenyan Journalist and the Graca Machel Trust Women in Media Network member Brenda Okoth is among this year's recipients of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

89 CSOs Demand Full Implementation of Health Laws, 15% of Budget

[Daily Trust] Eighty-nine Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have urged the Federal Government to devote 15 percent of the nation’s total budget to fund health, saying Nigeria’s 52 years average life expectancy which is lower than 61 of Ghana and South…

[Daily Trust] Eighty-nine Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have urged the Federal Government to devote 15 percent of the nation's total budget to fund health, saying Nigeria's 52 years average life expectancy which is lower than 61 of Ghana and South Africa's 57 years among others is unacceptable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SIP – Govt Opts for Accounting Manual to Check Slow Disbursement of Funds

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government is on the verge of developing a template to guide the operational and accounting procedures of the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) with a view to checking the slow and manual process for the disbursemen…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government is on the verge of developing a template to guide the operational and accounting procedures of the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) with a view to checking the slow and manual process for the disbursement of funds in the Social Intervention Programmes(SIP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arnold Origi Back as Okumbi Names Foreign-Based Legion

[Nation] Norway’s Lillestroem SK goalkeeper Arnold Origi is among foreign-based players summoned by Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi ahead of the upcoming international friendly matches.

[Nation] Norway's Lillestroem SK goalkeeper Arnold Origi is among foreign-based players summoned by Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi ahead of the upcoming international friendly matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Government Urged to Hold Rebel Commanders Accountable for War Crimes

[Deutsche Welle] The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.

[Deutsche Welle] The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

PM Desalegn Slams Businesses Over Tax, Corruption

[Addis Fortune] Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, in the latest consultative meeting between the government and private businesses, scolded the private sector mainly on the issue of corruption and taxes, which were talking points in the country over…

[Addis Fortune] Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, in the latest consultative meeting between the government and private businesses, scolded the private sector mainly on the issue of corruption and taxes, which were talking points in the country over the past month.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia