Education Dept Stands By 2016 Matric Results

[News24Wire] The Basic Education Department is standing by its 2016 matric results, due to be released on Thursday, despite DA MP Gavin Davis questioning the way some averages were increased.

[News24Wire] The Basic Education Department is standing by its 2016 matric results, due to be released on Thursday, despite DA MP Gavin Davis questioning the way some averages were increased.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Meets Doctors Over Strike

[Nation] The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPPDU) led by Secretary General Ouma Oluga and the negotiation team from the government are meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Mombasa over doctor’s strike.

[Nation] The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPPDU) led by Secretary General Ouma Oluga and the negotiation team from the government are meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Mombasa over doctor's strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kenyatta to Meet Doctors, Ministry Officials Over Strike

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday set to meet with striking doctors and Ministry of Health officials in a bid to end the strike that has paralysed services in public hospitals for a month.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday set to meet with striking doctors and Ministry of Health officials in a bid to end the strike that has paralysed services in public hospitals for a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Deacons Expansion on Ice as Profit Set to Fall

[Nation] Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)-listed fashion retailer Deacons has hit the brakes on expansion plans after it issued a profit warning for the year to December 2016 attributed to depressed Christmas sales and delays in opening its stores at …

[Nation] Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)-listed fashion retailer Deacons has hit the brakes on expansion plans after it issued a profit warning for the year to December 2016 attributed to depressed Christmas sales and delays in opening its stores at The Hub in Karen and Two Rivers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Amb. Albert Muchanga: Zambia’s Candidate For AU Commissioner For Trade & Industry

Zambia’s candidate for the position of A­frican Union Commissioner for Trade and ­Industry Ambassador Albert Muchanga says he wants to t­ransform the aspiration of the continent into reality. Ambassador Muchanga says his mission is to influence and become an effective … Continued

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Zambia’s candidate for the position of A­frican Union Commissioner for Trade and ­Industry Ambassador Albert Muchanga says he wants to t­ransform the aspiration of the continent into reality. Ambassador Muchanga says his mission is to influence and become an effective team player­ to ensuring Africa emerges with a superior and sustainab­le economic value. “At the level of the senior management te­rm, I will promote synergies across port­folios, departments and units so that th­e African Union Commission achieves alig­nment of programmes, structures and reso­urces to enable it deliver the best valu­e to its stakeholders; set the proper to­ne and style to create a strong organiza­tional culture; as well as communicate e­ffectively to stakeholders and other con­stituencies. Our key stakeholders are th­e African Union Member States and the pe­ople that they represent. Superior performance is a key ingredient­ in building a positive and clear intern­al and external image of the African Uni­on as it strives to build partnerships w­ithin and across continents. In this res­pect, I will aspire for the highest stan­dards of performance for myself and the ­colleagues that I will lead. This will b­e achieved by, inter-alia; defining, ide­ntifying and exploiting strong strategic­ capabilities in the portfolio and the d­epartments and units working under it. T­his will also involve mobilizing and sus­taining learning and growth, as well as ­leading innovation and change in order t­o ensure that the core competencies in t­he portfolio and department do not ossif­y into core rigidities,” he says. BELOW IS AMBASSADOR MUCHANGA’S ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION ·­ ­1976 — 1980:­ ­Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Business­ Administration) (1980), University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia,­ ·­ ­1984 — 1986:­ ­Master of Arts (Economics). Vanderbilt U­niversity, Nashville TN USA, · ­9 — 21 July, 2000: Training in Internati­onal Economic Diplomacy, London School of Economics and Political Science, Londo­n, United Kingdom. ·­ ­7 — 12 December, 2003. Training in Leadi­ng and Managing Change, Columbia Busines­s School, Columbia University, New York ­USA. ·­ ­Participated in other short-term trainin­g programmes, seminars and workshops in ­fields like Commodities and Sustainable ­Development; Trade Policy, Financial Flo­ws, International Investment and Develop­ment, Environmental Policy, Planning and­ Regional Integration. ·­ ­2014, Advanced Diploma in Leading Innova­tion and Change, York St John University­, UK and Robert Kennedy College, Zurich,­ focused on four modules (Leading Change­ and Innovation, Essence of Leadership, ­Culture and Leadership and Strategic Thi­nking and Strategic Leadership). ·­ ­2016, Certificate in Speech writing, Bes­poke Speechwriting Services, London, Uni­ted Kingdom. The post Amb. Albert Muchanga: Zambia’s Candidate For AU Commissioner For Trade & Industry appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Former Steeplechase Champion Inzikuru to Tutor Victoria Academy Talent

[Monitor] Kampala -At 34, it is pretty sad Dorcus Inzikuru does not still participate in highly competitive athletics. One may only take as that’s the plight of many careers of Ugandan sportsmen.

[Monitor] Kampala -At 34, it is pretty sad Dorcus Inzikuru does not still participate in highly competitive athletics. One may only take as that's the plight of many careers of Ugandan sportsmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Money Taps for NRM Offices Rent Dry Up Forcing Landlords to Lock Out the Party

[Monitor] Masaka -Offices of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party in at least 14 districts across the country have either been closed or are facing closure over unpaid rent, a survey by this newspaper shows.

[Monitor] Masaka -Offices of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party in at least 14 districts across the country have either been closed or are facing closure over unpaid rent, a survey by this newspaper shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda