Govt Will Not Hesitate to Fire Lazy Teachers – Minister Dokora

[The Herald] Hurungwe -Government will not hesitate to fire lazy teachers and replace them with 16 000 trained teachers on its waiting list as it moves to improve quality service under the new curriculum. This was said by Primary and Secondary Educatio…

[The Herald] Hurungwe -Government will not hesitate to fire lazy teachers and replace them with 16 000 trained teachers on its waiting list as it moves to improve quality service under the new curriculum. This was said by Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora yesterday while officiating at a ceremony organised by Hurungwe East MP Cde Sarah Mahoka to celebrate development achieved in schools in her constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Information Law to Boost Transparency in Councils – Govt

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi, has lauded the newly passed access to information (ATI) law saying it is going to improve transparency and accountability in the way public funds are used in councils.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Nicholas Dausi, has lauded the newly passed access to information (ATI) law saying it is going to improve transparency and accountability in the way public funds are used in councils.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

There’s ‘No Leave’ to Appeal From Anyone, Appeals Court Now Rules

[Daily News] The Court of Appeal has finally resolved a controversy on mandatory requirement of seeking leave to appeal against decisions of the High Court on labour disputes, ending debate that has existed for over seven years in the country’s judicia…

[Daily News] The Court of Appeal has finally resolved a controversy on mandatory requirement of seeking leave to appeal against decisions of the High Court on labour disputes, ending debate that has existed for over seven years in the country's judicial system.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

IEBC, MPs Plead for the Judiciary’s Indulgence on Ballot Papers Tender

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of Parliament and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba are now pleading with the courts not to issue injunction against the ballot paper printing contract saying the dela…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of Parliament and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba are now pleading with the courts not to issue injunction against the ballot paper printing contract saying the delay would make it impossible to hold elections on August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tobacco Farmers Gross in U.S.$450 Million

[The Herald] Tobacco farmers have grossed more than $450 million from 154,9 million kilogrammes that have been delivered after 58 days into the 2017 marketing season. This is a gain of more than $25 million on revenues realised over the same period a y…

[The Herald] Tobacco farmers have grossed more than $450 million from 154,9 million kilogrammes that have been delivered after 58 days into the 2017 marketing season. This is a gain of more than $25 million on revenues realised over the same period a year ago. Cumulatively, the country has so far earned $672 million compared to $673 million in 2016, while exports have dropped to $222 million from $248 million last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Weak Tax Law Cited As Cause of 3.6 Billion/ – Loss

[Daily News] Faulty provisions in the Income Tax Act denied the government revenue to the tune of 3.6bn/- payable by Pan Africa Energy (Tanzania) Limited, for analyzing natural gas samples in the United Kingdom obtained from drilled wells at Songosongo…

[Daily News] Faulty provisions in the Income Tax Act denied the government revenue to the tune of 3.6bn/- payable by Pan Africa Energy (Tanzania) Limited, for analyzing natural gas samples in the United Kingdom obtained from drilled wells at Songosongo gas fields in Lindi Region, Southern Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania