88-Year-Old Woman Drops Dead After Receiving Shs50,000 Government Grant

[Monitor] Shock gripped elders who had converged in Morugatuny Sub County, Amuria District to receive their elderly monthly emoluments under the Social Assistance grant for empowerment (SAGE) after one of their members dropped to death.

[Monitor] Shock gripped elders who had converged in Morugatuny Sub County, Amuria District to receive their elderly monthly emoluments under the Social Assistance grant for empowerment (SAGE) after one of their members dropped to death.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Makarau Fighting a Lost Battle

[The Herald] Joram Nyathi -I WANT to believe a free and fair election should be one which reflects the will of the people, not the wishes of a political party. That means every political party wishing to contest in an election must appeal to what a maj…

[The Herald] Joram Nyathi -I WANT to believe a free and fair election should be one which reflects the will of the people, not the wishes of a political party. That means every political party wishing to contest in an election must appeal to what a majority of people who qualify and are willing to vote want.That being the case, an electoral system must allow for the greatest possible number of eligible voters to do so on election day.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Sirleaf Receives Audit Report On Executive Mansion Renovation – Assures Action to Ensure Accountability for Public Resources

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received from the General Auditing Commission, the Audit Report on renovation works at the Executive Mansion. The audit was commissioned by the Liberian leader earlier in 2016.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received from the General Auditing Commission, the Audit Report on renovation works at the Executive Mansion. The audit was commissioned by the Liberian leader earlier in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Golf – Stapleton Flies Flag for SA in India

[Sascoc] Shaun Stapleton is the last man standing in the 116th Amateur Golf Championship of India after Western Province senior Francois le Roux was eliminated in the first round of the match play stage on Thursday.

[Sascoc] Shaun Stapleton is the last man standing in the 116th Amateur Golf Championship of India after Western Province senior Francois le Roux was eliminated in the first round of the match play stage on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation Must Get It Right On Doing Business Reforms

[The Herald] As Zimbabwe continues to implement measures and policies that will promote the inflow of investment into the economy, it has become imperative that Government accelerates reforms to the ease of doing business as this has been a drawback in…

[The Herald] As Zimbabwe continues to implement measures and policies that will promote the inflow of investment into the economy, it has become imperative that Government accelerates reforms to the ease of doing business as this has been a drawback in achieving that goal. Not only has the country been persistently ranked poorly on the Global Competitiveness Report, but on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report and the Global Corruption Index as well, just to mention a few.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Burkina Faso By Far Exceeds Its Objectives for Its Development Plan

[AMA] The President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, and the government of Burkina Faso, managed to mobilise almost 28 billion euros (18,500 billion CFA francs) within the framework of the conference of partners for the financing of the National Economic and Social Development Plan.

[AMA] The President, His Excellency Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, and the government of Burkina Faso, managed to mobilise almost 28 billion euros (18,500 billion CFA francs) within the framework of the conference of partners for the financing of the National Economic and Social Development Plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Tribute to a Forgotten Football Playing Political Activist

[New Era] Death has robbed Namibia of one of its most recognizable shot-stoppers in the shape of former Black Africa’ Football Club lanky goalkeeper Naftalie Cakes Naobeb.

[New Era] Death has robbed Namibia of one of its most recognizable shot-stoppers in the shape of former Black Africa' Football Club lanky goalkeeper Naftalie Cakes Naobeb.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia