Senator Pushes for Law to Protect Pregnant Learners in Schools

[Nation] It will be illegal for a head teacher to expel a pupil on grounds that they are pregnant and would be a bad example to other learners, if a Bill before Parliament becomes law.

[Nation] It will be illegal for a head teacher to expel a pupil on grounds that they are pregnant and would be a bad example to other learners, if a Bill before Parliament becomes law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt, Civil Servants Seal Stands Deal

[The Herald] Government and civil servants yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves way for the implementation of the residential stands scheme being worked out by the employer.The empowerment tool is part of Government’s non-monetary …

[The Herald] Government and civil servants yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves way for the implementation of the residential stands scheme being worked out by the employer.The empowerment tool is part of Government's non-monetary incentives to workers and it fulfils goals spelt out in Zim-Asset. Under Zim-Asset, the Government intends to provide 300 000 housing units to the people by 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

One Tonne Fish Seized

[The Herald] At least four Zambians illegally camped in Zimbabwean territory have been arrested in Kariba and a tonne of fish recovered. The arrest follows joint operations and patrols by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority and the Bum…

[The Herald] At least four Zambians illegally camped in Zimbabwean territory have been arrested in Kariba and a tonne of fish recovered. The arrest follows joint operations and patrols by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority and the Bumi Hills Anti-Poaching Unit recently.The identity particulars of the four; two men and two women believed to be their wives, could not be established immediately. Patrols around the Kota Kota area established that there were illegal fishing camps suspected to belong to Zam

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Judge Bemoans Govt Defiance of Court Orders

[The Herald] RETIRED High Court judge Justice November Mtshiya has bemoaned flagrant disregard of court orders by some arms of the Government, which has an effect of eroding the people’s confidence in the country’s Judiciary.Court orders are binding on…

[The Herald] RETIRED High Court judge Justice November Mtshiya has bemoaned flagrant disregard of court orders by some arms of the Government, which has an effect of eroding the people's confidence in the country's Judiciary.Court orders are binding on all State organs and therefore judicially enforceable in terms of the supreme law of the land. Justice Mtshiya and Supreme Court judge Justice Vernanda Ziyambi, called it quits on November 30 this year at the age of 70.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

All Set for Cycling Race

[The Herald] Sports Reprter -ALL is set for the inaugural edition of the Tour de Machipisa cycling race scheduled for this Saturday in Harare’s high-density suburb of Highfield. The event will see kids below the age of 16 taking part in the 2,7km race …

[The Herald] Sports Reprter -ALL is set for the inaugural edition of the Tour de Machipisa cycling race scheduled for this Saturday in Harare's high-density suburb of Highfield. The event will see kids below the age of 16 taking part in the 2,7km race which will have three laps.Race general manager, Judith Mavhunga, said they want to see cycling return to high-density suburbs and will not end there.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Conference Venue Almost Ready

[The Herald] The venue of the Zanu-PF 16th Annual National People’s Conference to be held at the Masvingo Showgrounds next week is almost ready, with workmen now putting final touches on structures.The ruling party’s indaba will run from the 13 to 17 D…

[The Herald] The venue of the Zanu-PF 16th Annual National People's Conference to be held at the Masvingo Showgrounds next week is almost ready, with workmen now putting final touches on structures.The ruling party's indaba will run from the 13 to 17 December at the showgrounds located near the Masvingo-Harare Highway and an estimated 5 000 delegates are expected to attend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economy On Recovery Path

[The Herald] Government has introduced measures to promote local content requirements across all economic sectors in line with Zim-Asset and the 10-Point Plan, President Mugabe has said.He said the major objective was to increase local capacity, create…

[The Herald] Government has introduced measures to promote local content requirements across all economic sectors in line with Zim-Asset and the 10-Point Plan, President Mugabe has said.He said the major objective was to increase local capacity, create a skilled workforce and become a competitive supplier base in sectors such as agro-processing, mining, manufacturing, construction and tourism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

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