Five New Rugby Law Changes in Effect in 2017

[News24Wire] Five changes to the Laws of Rugby will come into effect when the season kicks off in South Africa, following approval by the World Rugby Council late last year.

[News24Wire] Five changes to the Laws of Rugby will come into effect when the season kicks off in South Africa, following approval by the World Rugby Council late last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

College Closes to Make Way for ‘Militia’ Training

[New Zimbabwe] A vocational training centre here has stopped offering various courses to make way for the national youth militia training which was revived this year after a seven year-break, sources at the college have confirmed.

[New Zimbabwe] A vocational training centre here has stopped offering various courses to make way for the national youth militia training which was revived this year after a seven year-break, sources at the college have confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gay Rights Proposal in Football Draft Constitution

[Zambia Reports] Anybody who has followed the Zambian game closely over the years may have at one time wondered why there has been so many crises hinging around the constitution. Not too long ago there was an era of life bans for any critical voices th…

[Zambia Reports] Anybody who has followed the Zambian game closely over the years may have at one time wondered why there has been so many crises hinging around the constitution. Not too long ago there was an era of life bans for any critical voices that were dished out at the drop of the hat or maybe the more famous incident back in 2011 when FAZ witnessed a Vote of No Confidence motion that never took off under very controversial circumstances. As FAZ prepares to go to that Emergency Council Meeting on February 4, 2017 s

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Opposition Unity in Sight After Talks on Nasa Joint Ticket Begin

[Nation] The Opposition on Monday inched closer to unity under the National Super Alliance (Nasa) after the leaders of the four big parties met in Nairobi to plan a joint ticket.

[Nation] The Opposition on Monday inched closer to unity under the National Super Alliance (Nasa) after the leaders of the four big parties met in Nairobi to plan a joint ticket.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Poll Violence Fears Ahead of 2018 Vote

[New Zimbabwe] AS the country braces for the watershed 2018 general elections, the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged law enforcement agents to be on the lookout for human rights violations.

[New Zimbabwe] AS the country braces for the watershed 2018 general elections, the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged law enforcement agents to be on the lookout for human rights violations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Midwives Shortage Looms

[Nyasa Times] There is an acute shortage of midwives in health facilities across the country with a total of only 3233 midwives against the required 23 637, a recent study by White Ribbon Alliance for safe motherhood revealed.

[Nyasa Times] There is an acute shortage of midwives in health facilities across the country with a total of only 3233 midwives against the required 23 637, a recent study by White Ribbon Alliance for safe motherhood revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

AfDB Promises to Bring Down Electricity Prices

[Independent (Kampala)] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has assured President Yoweri Museveni that they are planning several interventions that will bring down the electricity tariffs in Uganda.

[Independent (Kampala)] The African Development Bank (AfDB) has assured President Yoweri Museveni that they are planning several interventions that will bring down the electricity tariffs in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Anger as National Broadcaster Few Get Pay Rise

[New Zimbabwe] MORALE is low at the state owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) after the management decided to award 50 percent salary increment to a section of staff members whom they say are “hard working”.

[New Zimbabwe] MORALE is low at the state owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) after the management decided to award 50 percent salary increment to a section of staff members whom they say are "hard working".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uganda’s Efforts On Refugees, Malaria, Child Marriages Hailed

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda has been described as one of the countless examples of governments leading society and acting decisively in building a better life for current and future generations despite challenges. The African Union singled out its c…

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda has been described as one of the countless examples of governments leading society and acting decisively in building a better life for current and future generations despite challenges. The African Union singled out its campaigns to end child marriages, give the other half of the population the opportunity to stay in school, to be healthy and to reach their full potential.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Wanderers Shifts Players Gala Awards Postponed

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers best performing players in the 2016-2017 Soccer Season will have to wait alittle longer before they are awarded for their achievements following the shifting of dates for the much anticipated Players Gala Award…

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers best performing players in the 2016-2017 Soccer Season will have to wait alittle longer before they are awarded for their achievements following the shifting of dates for the much anticipated Players Gala Award Ceremony.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi