Mandera Elders Wade Into Budget Debate

[Nation] Elders in Mandera have waded into the controversy surrounding the rejection of Sh1.7 billion supplementary budget as Senator Billow Kerrow supported the assembly’s decision.

[Nation] Elders in Mandera have waded into the controversy surrounding the rejection of Sh1.7 billion supplementary budget as Senator Billow Kerrow supported the assembly's decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Child Petrol Smugglers Spend Their Money On Computer Games

[GroundUp] Isaiah* says he is 15, but he looks several years younger. He lives in a rural village outside Espungabeira, on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Isaiah’s father works and lives 1,400 km away in South Africa; he thinks his son is in sch…

[GroundUp] Isaiah* says he is 15, but he looks several years younger. He lives in a rural village outside Espungabeira, on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Isaiah's father works and lives 1,400 km away in South Africa; he thinks his son is in school. But Isaiah is out earning a rough living as a smuggler.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malawi Deserves Good Leaders Not These Thieves – Lunguzi

[Nyasa Times] Dedza East Member of Parliament Juliana Lunguzi (Malawi Congress Party-MCP) says Malawi deserves good leaders and that 2019 elections should be credible to enable citizens put in powers people who would serve them better.

[Nyasa Times] Dedza East Member of Parliament Juliana Lunguzi (Malawi Congress Party-MCP) says Malawi deserves good leaders and that 2019 elections should be credible to enable citizens put in powers people who would serve them better.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Youth Trained in Various Professions

[Shabait] Dekemhare -85 youth in Dekemhare sub-zone, who have been trained in wood and metal works, computer science and graphics as well as in beauty salon have graduated on 3rd March.

[Shabait] Dekemhare -85 youth in Dekemhare sub-zone, who have been trained in wood and metal works, computer science and graphics as well as in beauty salon have graduated on 3rd March.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Parties Search for Running Mates

[New Dawn] Several political parties here are in search of running mates for the upcoming 2017 October Presidential and Legislative elections. This comes amidst speculated names within the local media linking individuals with parties’ standard bearer a…

[New Dawn] Several political parties here are in search of running mates for the upcoming 2017 October Presidential and Legislative elections. This comes amidst speculated names within the local media linking individuals with parties' standard bearer as suitable running mates.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UN Chief Says Time International Community Wakes Up and Smells Coffee On Amisom

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was a theme on his visit. Again and again he called on the international community to up their support for the African Union Mission in Somalia.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -It was a theme on his visit. Again and again he called on the international community to up their support for the African Union Mission in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Landmark Court Ruling On Climate Change

[GroundUp] The Department of Environmental Affairs erred in granting authorisation for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station in Limpopo without first having established what impact it would have on climate change, the North Gauteng High Cour…

[GroundUp] The Department of Environmental Affairs erred in granting authorisation for the proposed Thabametsi coal-fired power station in Limpopo without first having established what impact it would have on climate change, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stop Gender Based-Violence, Indignity On Women – VP

[Daily News] VICE-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has condemned the most oppressive forms of indignity and violence subjected to women, including Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and rape, calling upon the public to join hands in ending the vile acts.

[Daily News] VICE-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has condemned the most oppressive forms of indignity and violence subjected to women, including Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and rape, calling upon the public to join hands in ending the vile acts.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Seychelles Recognized As World Leader in Early Childhood Care and Education

[Seychelles News Agency] The recognition of Seychelles as a world leader in best practices in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) is the result of good programming and hard work in the education sector, said a top official of the local Institute …

[Seychelles News Agency] The recognition of Seychelles as a world leader in best practices in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) is the result of good programming and hard work in the education sector, said a top official of the local Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD).

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles