Budget 2017-2018 Highlights – Measures for Women Empowerment and Child Development

[Government of Mauritius] Government is aiming to promote gender equality and cater for the rights and development of children as well as providing adequate social protection to the poor and vulnerable families, the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance …

[Government of Mauritius] Government is aiming to promote gender equality and cater for the rights and development of children as well as providing adequate social protection to the poor and vulnerable families, the Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Jugnauth, underlined in the 2017-2018 Budget speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

National Champions St John’s Launch Title Hunt

[Nation] Depleted reigning national secondary schools girls’ football defending champions St John’s Kaloleni have a date with Kajembe secondary of Mombasa this morning as the Coast Region games begin at Kilifi on Thursday.

[Nation] Depleted reigning national secondary schools girls' football defending champions St John's Kaloleni have a date with Kajembe secondary of Mombasa this morning as the Coast Region games begin at Kilifi on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Suspension of Opposition MPs Paves Way for One-Way Legislation

[Zambia Reports] The suspension of 48 United Party for National Development was long coming. For a long time they had been pushing to see how far the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini could go in tolerating their innuendos and at times …

[Zambia Reports] The suspension of 48 United Party for National Development was long coming. For a long time they had been pushing to see how far the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini could go in tolerating their innuendos and at times full blown outright provocative stunts. Matibini had occasionally in the past come close to meting out maximum punishment but has been retrained.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Vet Lab’s Karano Wins Stanbic Title

[Nation] Vet Lab Sports Club lady captain Mary Karano clinched the first division title in the Stanbic Bank Muthaiga Ladies Open played at the par 71 Muthaiga Golf Club course at the weekend.

[Nation] Vet Lab Sports Club lady captain Mary Karano clinched the first division title in the Stanbic Bank Muthaiga Ladies Open played at the par 71 Muthaiga Golf Club course at the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Army Report – Senior Military Officers Denied U.S., UK Visas Over Rights Abuses

[This Day] Abuja -The United States and British embassies in Nigeria has withdrawn and denied entry visa to some serving and retired Nigerian Army (NA) officers, a report of a Board of Inquiry set up by the army to investigate allegations of human righ…

[This Day] Abuja -The United States and British embassies in Nigeria has withdrawn and denied entry visa to some serving and retired Nigerian Army (NA) officers, a report of a Board of Inquiry set up by the army to investigate allegations of human rights abuses by the military in the country, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nasa Wants Ballot Contract to Dubai Company Revoked

[Nation] Nasa has broadened the war over the printing of ballot papers, prompting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to call a crisis meeting of presidential candidates.

[Nation] Nasa has broadened the war over the printing of ballot papers, prompting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to call a crisis meeting of presidential candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta and Ruto Compelled to Talk About Flour Shortage

[Nation] Kenya’s top leadership was on Wednesday compelled to talk about shortage of maize flour in parts of the country while on a campaign tour of Busia to drum up support for their re-election.

[Nation] Kenya's top leadership was on Wednesday compelled to talk about shortage of maize flour in parts of the country while on a campaign tour of Busia to drum up support for their re-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CIBN, Liberia Partner On Capacity Building Initiatives

[Guardian] The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has signed an agreement with the Central Bank of Liberia and the Liberia Bankers Association for the establishment of a CIBN examination center and provision of technical assistance for th…

[Guardian] The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has signed an agreement with the Central Bank of Liberia and the Liberia Bankers Association for the establishment of a CIBN examination center and provision of technical assistance for the proposed Bankers Institute of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia