Senate Expresses Concern On Resumption of Presidential Nominees Without Confirmation

[Premium Times] The Senate on Wednesday mandated its committee on judiciary to investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged resumption of Tony Ojukwu as the acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

[Premium Times] The Senate on Wednesday mandated its committee on judiciary to investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged resumption of Tony Ojukwu as the acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mini earthquake felt in Mauritius

[L’Express] In an official communiqué from the Mauritius Meteorological Services, it was confirmed that an earthquake occurred in Mauritius on Tuesday 27 February. People across the island felt the shaking for a few seconds and immediately took to social media to find out what happened.

[L'Express] In an official communiqué from the Mauritius Meteorological Services, it was confirmed that an earthquake occurred in Mauritius on Tuesday 27 February. People across the island felt the shaking for a few seconds and immediately took to social media to find out what happened.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Council Blamed for Wetlands Destruction

[263Chat] A cross section of Harare residents have blamed the Harare City Council for double standards which have led to corrupt allocation of land on undesignated sites such as wetlands.

[263Chat] A cross section of Harare residents have blamed the Harare City Council for double standards which have led to corrupt allocation of land on undesignated sites such as wetlands.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya Bets on Colombia Transport Model to Decongest Nairobi

[East African] Kenya is moving to borrow from Colombia’s bus rapid transit model in Bogota that will see construction of special lanes for high-capacity buses in efforts to decongest Nairobi roads.

[East African] Kenya is moving to borrow from Colombia's bus rapid transit model in Bogota that will see construction of special lanes for high-capacity buses in efforts to decongest Nairobi roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stakeholders Welcome Electoral Reform Bills

[Times of Zambia] Various stakeholders have welcomed the move by the Government to present the Electoral Reform Bills to Parliament aimed at enhancing the country’s democracy, saying that it has been long overdue.

[Times of Zambia] Various stakeholders have welcomed the move by the Government to present the Electoral Reform Bills to Parliament aimed at enhancing the country's democracy, saying that it has been long overdue.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Rights Watchdog Condemns Violence At Tsvangirai’s Burial

[263Chat] The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) , which was commissioned early this year, has had it’s credibility questioned as there are no clear steps the commission will take towards national healing.

[263Chat] The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) , which was commissioned early this year, has had it's credibility questioned as there are no clear steps the commission will take towards national healing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ekuru Aukot Suffers Setback in Bid to Cut Number of MPs

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has turned down a meeting request by Thirdway Alliance leader and self-proclaimed opposition chief Ekuru Aukot over his bid to amend the Constitution.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has turned down a meeting request by Thirdway Alliance leader and self-proclaimed opposition chief Ekuru Aukot over his bid to amend the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zadran Takes Hat-Trick Blow Windies Away

[263Chat] Fast bowler Dawlat Zadran took a hat-trick as Afghanistan came from behind to beat two-time former world champions Windies by 29 runs in an ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 warm-up match at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.

[263Chat] Fast bowler Dawlat Zadran took a hat-trick as Afghanistan came from behind to beat two-time former world champions Windies by 29 runs in an ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 warm-up match at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Village Banking Scheme to Empower Women

[Times of Zambia] The economic matrix of saving money comes in many forms with the Village banks, which come in form of loans designed to empower people including vulnerable members of society, was a value to household economies.

[Times of Zambia] The economic matrix of saving money comes in many forms with the Village banks, which come in form of loans designed to empower people including vulnerable members of society, was a value to household economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia