Strengthening Farmers’ Seed System Through ‘Open Source’

[Citizen] The National Plant Genetic Resources Centre (NPGRC-Tanzania), in collaboration with Hivos, Bioversity International, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Africa and other partners are currently implementing a project, which…

[Citizen] The National Plant Genetic Resources Centre (NPGRC-Tanzania), in collaboration with Hivos, Bioversity International, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Africa and other partners are currently implementing a project, which explores possibilities of the 'open source seed systems'.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Untapped Treasure of the Treasure Base of Nigeria

[Vanguard] Rivers State, the treasure base of the nation, is celebrated its Golden Jubilee at a time when Governor Nyesom Wike is turning the State into projects site of some sort in unmistakable demonstration that even now is no time to think of what …

[Vanguard] Rivers State, the treasure base of the nation, is celebrated its Golden Jubilee at a time when Governor Nyesom Wike is turning the State into projects site of some sort in unmistakable demonstration that even now is no time to think of what you do not have but to think of what you can do with what there is. The plethora of quintessential projects including construction of Jetties, roads, bridges, edifices, parks and gardens, amongst others, which take in hand infrastructure gaps to accelerate economic grow

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Loses Shs18 Billion in Irregular Salary Payments

[Monitor] Parliament -The government will lose Shs18b that was irregularly used for the payment of salary arrears and increment for teachers and head teachers and the recruitment of health workers by districts in the financial year 2015/16.

[Monitor] Parliament -The government will lose Shs18b that was irregularly used for the payment of salary arrears and increment for teachers and head teachers and the recruitment of health workers by districts in the financial year 2015/16.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Holds That Expatriates Must Pay Tax to KRA

[Nation] Expatriates working for local charity organisations but drawing salaries from head offices outside the country will have to continue paying taxes to the Kenya Revenue Authority following a court ruling.

[Nation] Expatriates working for local charity organisations but drawing salaries from head offices outside the country will have to continue paying taxes to the Kenya Revenue Authority following a court ruling.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

4 Women Stripped, Killed in City Suburb

[Monitor] Kampala -Fear has gripped residents of Kibulooka and Masitoowa zones in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, after four bodies of women, all in their 20s, were recovered in the area in a space of only three days.

[Monitor] Kampala -Fear has gripped residents of Kibulooka and Masitoowa zones in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, after four bodies of women, all in their 20s, were recovered in the area in a space of only three days.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Mocks Opposition Over Free Secondary Education

[Kenya Presidency] NAKURU, 4 June 2017 (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta mocked the opposition today for copying his plan to implement free secondary education next year, and then pledging to do it a few months earlier.

[Kenya Presidency] NAKURU, 4 June 2017 (PSCU) - President Uhuru Kenyatta mocked the opposition today for copying his plan to implement free secondary education next year, and then pledging to do it a few months earlier.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya