World Bank to Change Development Assistance Approaches

[New Times] The World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim has said that the bank is shifting its approach to development in order to have a greater impact as well as reduce levels of poverty.

[New Times] The World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim has said that the bank is shifting its approach to development in order to have a greater impact as well as reduce levels of poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt, Millers Strike Grain Deal

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has already secured funds to buy grain from farmers while millers have availed $8 million for the repair of damaged Grain Marketing Board silos. This was revealed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week at a din…

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has already secured funds to buy grain from farmers while millers have availed $8 million for the repair of damaged Grain Marketing Board silos. This was revealed by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week at a dinner in Geneva held in his honour by Zimbabwe's ambassador to the United Nations and World Trade Organisation, Mr Taonga Mushayavanhu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Water Crisis Hit Tumu Over Debt

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tumu -A water crisis has hit the residents of Tumu in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region, following the decision by the Volta River Authority (VRA) to cut power supply to the water treatment plant, because the Tumu Water Board owed it GH¢80,000.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tumu -A water crisis has hit the residents of Tumu in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region, following the decision by the Volta River Authority (VRA) to cut power supply to the water treatment plant, because the Tumu Water Board owed it GH¢80,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Multi-Tier Pricing Model Illegal – Central Bank

[The Herald] RETAILERS who are using a multi-tier pricing system for different payment systems are violating the Bank Use Promotion Act and risk the full wrath of the law, a senior Reserve Bank official has said.

[The Herald] RETAILERS who are using a multi-tier pricing system for different payment systems are violating the Bank Use Promotion Act and risk the full wrath of the law, a senior Reserve Bank official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Magic of Storytelling

[New Times] Young Rwandan writers, shortlisted for the Huza Press Prize for Fiction, came together last weekend to explore beautiful and difficult themes in their stories. In a workshop at Kigali Public Library, they spoke about their passion for story…

[New Times] Young Rwandan writers, shortlisted for the Huza Press Prize for Fiction, came together last weekend to explore beautiful and difficult themes in their stories. In a workshop at Kigali Public Library, they spoke about their passion for storytelling.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda