Nation Told to Brace for Heavy Rains

[Nyasa Times] Heavy rains have caused some problems in some parts of the country particulary northern region district of Karonga where some roads have been submerged since the onset of the rain season.

[Nyasa Times] Heavy rains have caused some problems in some parts of the country particulary northern region district of Karonga where some roads have been submerged since the onset of the rain season.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

MPs Shine as Kenya Beat Uganda in Games

[Nation] Teso North Member of Parliament Arthur Odera on Tuesday inspired Kenya to a 2-0 sets victory over Uganda in men’s volleyball, keeping alive the home team’s hopes of retaining the title in East African Community Parliamentary Games in Mombasa.

[Nation] Teso North Member of Parliament Arthur Odera on Tuesday inspired Kenya to a 2-0 sets victory over Uganda in men's volleyball, keeping alive the home team's hopes of retaining the title in East African Community Parliamentary Games in Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gender Can Anchor Budgeting for National Development

[The Herald] Yolanda Ndlovu -Loud ululations capture the moment and joy reflected on the people’s faces. The local authority has just announced that it will invest in constructing a borehole for the community.Living in an arid area, the women have to t…

[The Herald] Yolanda Ndlovu -Loud ululations capture the moment and joy reflected on the people's faces. The local authority has just announced that it will invest in constructing a borehole for the community.Living in an arid area, the women have to travel about 3km to the nearest water source. In joy, the women clap and ululate at this development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dynamos Football Club Blame Economy

[The Herald] DYNAMOS acting secretary-general Webster Marechera says the Glamour Boys have not been spared by the harsh economic climate prevailing in the country and there is nothing much they can do to tie down players at the club.The Harare giants a…

[The Herald] DYNAMOS acting secretary-general Webster Marechera says the Glamour Boys have not been spared by the harsh economic climate prevailing in the country and there is nothing much they can do to tie down players at the club.The Harare giants are facing a player exodus following the expiry of contracts for half-a-dozen key players.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Probes Roads Authority Staff Party

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste says he will institute an investigation into how the Roads Authority (RA) recently spent approximately N$176 000 on four year-end staff functions.

[Namibian] PUBLIC enterprises minister Leon Jooste says he will institute an investigation into how the Roads Authority (RA) recently spent approximately N$176 000 on four year-end staff functions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

After UN Report, 12 Osun Communities Renounce Female Circumcision

[Premium Times] Efforts at eradicating the female genital mutilation, FGM, in Osun received a boost on Tuesday as 12 communities across four local governments declared their intentions to completely stop the practice.

[Premium Times] Efforts at eradicating the female genital mutilation, FGM, in Osun received a boost on Tuesday as 12 communities across four local governments declared their intentions to completely stop the practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s Under-20 Lads Dismiss Ligi Ndogo in Friendly Tie

[Nation] Kenya Under 20 football team thrashed Ligi Ndogo Under 17 side 4-1 in a warm up match at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on Tuesday in preparation for their friendly matches against Cameroon.

[Nation] Kenya Under 20 football team thrashed Ligi Ndogo Under 17 side 4-1 in a warm up match at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani on Tuesday in preparation for their friendly matches against Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya