EAC Gets Shs88b to Revive Maritime Services

[Monitor] Entebbe -The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved a loan of $25m (about Shs88b) for Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) for development of several infrastructures on Lake Victoria to oper…

[Monitor] Entebbe -The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved a loan of $25m (about Shs88b) for Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) for development of several infrastructures on Lake Victoria to operate functional maritime services.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Makerere Suspends Issuance of Transcripts, Closes Online Marks System

[Monitor] Makerere University has closed the online marks system and suspended the issuance of academic transcripts. The online marks system is used to enter and store student’s examination scores.

[Monitor] Makerere University has closed the online marks system and suspended the issuance of academic transcripts. The online marks system is used to enter and store student's examination scores.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mixed Reactions Trail Emir Sanusi’s Proposed Family Law

[Daily Trust] Kano -The recent proclamation by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll to present a bill regarding matrimonial issues at the state assembly has generated fierce debate between supporters and opposers of the bill.

[Daily Trust] Kano -The recent proclamation by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll to present a bill regarding matrimonial issues at the state assembly has generated fierce debate between supporters and opposers of the bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Financial Service to Make R4.6 Billion from New Grant Contract

[News24Wire] Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) wanted the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to pay R4.6bn for its services over the next two years, as it phased out its operations.

[News24Wire] Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) wanted the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to pay R4.6bn for its services over the next two years, as it phased out its operations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pirates Release Oil Tanker and Crew – Officials

[Shabelle] Pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker have released the ship without conditions, an official says. Security official Ahmed Mohamed said the pirates have left the ship, which is now heading to Bossaso port, the region’s commercial hub.

[Shabelle] Pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker have released the ship without conditions, an official says. Security official Ahmed Mohamed said the pirates have left the ship, which is now heading to Bossaso port, the region's commercial hub.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Concourt Orders Social Security Agency to Continue Paying Grants

[News24Wire] Sassa and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) must continue paying social grants until another entity which can do so is found, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.

[News24Wire] Sassa and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) must continue paying social grants until another entity which can do so is found, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Shortages Plague Major Cities

[VOA] World water day will be observed on March 22 but by far not every country enjoys easy access to the commodity. Among them is Cameroon where residents of major cities suffer frequent water cuts, with schools impacted in particular.

[VOA] World water day will be observed on March 22 but by far not every country enjoys easy access to the commodity. Among them is Cameroon where residents of major cities suffer frequent water cuts, with schools impacted in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon