Local Netballers Shine in England

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda,is in England on a short-term contract with top side, Hertfordshire Mavericks, together with S…

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda,is in England on a short-term contract with top side, Hertfordshire Mavericks, together with Sharo Kaiche.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Spends Shs35b On Feeding Inmates – Report

[Monitor] Mbale -The government spends Shs35 billion annually on feeding crime suspects who are on remand in prisons, the report released by Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), indicates.

[Monitor] Mbale -The government spends Shs35 billion annually on feeding crime suspects who are on remand in prisons, the report released by Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANC Leadership Race – Kwazulu-Natal Is Ground Zero

[Daily Maverick] KwaZulu-Natal ANC’s current leadership is set to fight for survival in a week that will see fierce lobbying and counter-lobbying to stay the effects of a court ruling last week that would see it disbanded. The “rebel” branches that bro…

[Daily Maverick] KwaZulu-Natal ANC's current leadership is set to fight for survival in a week that will see fierce lobbying and counter-lobbying to stay the effects of a court ruling last week that would see it disbanded. The "rebel" branches that brought the case are trying, on the other hand, to push for the leadership to be disabled as soon as is possible. Much of this will depend on a meeting of the ANC's national executive committee, which is only starting on Friday. Prepare for another very long week in politics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

1,300 PLE Candidates Fail Mock Examinations

[Monitor] Amolotar -At least 1,387 out of 2,493 Primary Seven candidates in Amolatar District, who are now preparing for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) due in November have failed mock examinations.

[Monitor] Amolotar -At least 1,387 out of 2,493 Primary Seven candidates in Amolatar District, who are now preparing for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) due in November have failed mock examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Monthly Survey Indicates Continued Economic Growth

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager’s index (PMI) for August has shown.

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager's index (PMI) for August has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda