Buhari’s School Feeding Programme Takes Off in Anambra

[Premium Times] In another rollout of one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration, the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme has entered implementation stage with the feeding of primary school pupils in Anambra State Thursday.

[Premium Times] In another rollout of one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration, the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme has entered implementation stage with the feeding of primary school pupils in Anambra State Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unpaid Super Falcons Withhold Nations Cup Trophy in Protest

[Premium Times] The Nigeria national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, are still holding on to the Africa Women’s Nations Cup won last weekend in Cameroon in protest against the government’s failure to pay them.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria national women's football team, the Super Falcons, are still holding on to the Africa Women's Nations Cup won last weekend in Cameroon in protest against the government's failure to pay them.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell 3 Babies

[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) in Ebonyi State has taken custody of a woman, Odinaka Ali, arrested by the police for alleged attempt to sell her three children in Enugu State.

[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP) in Ebonyi State has taken custody of a woman, Odinaka Ali, arrested by the police for alleged attempt to sell her three children in Enugu State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Was Mugabe’s State Address Spot On?

[The Herald] Gift Mugano -President Mugabe on Tuesday presented the state of that nation address which resonate with the realities of the ground. What makes the address more pragmatic to me is the alignment address to issues raised in the ten point pla…

[The Herald] Gift Mugano -President Mugabe on Tuesday presented the state of that nation address which resonate with the realities of the ground. What makes the address more pragmatic to me is the alignment address to issues raised in the ten point plan presented last year. From a policy implementation point of view, it shows that these are not just speeches but call to action. From the President's speech, I noted three key issues which I felt are interesting for this week's issue, that is, doing business reforms, enactment of the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Hints On Possible Job Cuts

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe said reforms that the government is implementing to boost economic recovery and tackle poverty are beginning to bear fruit as he called on Zimbabweans to remain united and work hard for prosperity.

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe said reforms that the government is implementing to boost economic recovery and tackle poverty are beginning to bear fruit as he called on Zimbabweans to remain united and work hard for prosperity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Provide Better Healthcare for Women

[Monitor] As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental h…

[Monitor] As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Wife, Children to Visit Former Rebel Leader Ongwen

[Monitor] The Hague -The wife and two children of Dominic Ongwen are due to visit him in the Hague, Netherlands, after the former Lord’s Resistances Army (LRA) rebel commander, who is being tried on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, …

[Monitor] The Hague -The wife and two children of Dominic Ongwen are due to visit him in the Hague, Netherlands, after the former Lord's Resistances Army (LRA) rebel commander, who is being tried on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, insisted it was his right to have family visits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Drought Largest Threat to Uganda’s Growth – Kasaija

[Monitor] Uganda’s economic woes do not seem like they are about to end if the ongoing drought in some parts of the country continues. According to Mr Matia Kasaija, the finance minister, the ongoing drought in several parts of the country is the large…

[Monitor] Uganda's economic woes do not seem like they are about to end if the ongoing drought in some parts of the country continues. According to Mr Matia Kasaija, the finance minister, the ongoing drought in several parts of the country is the largest threat to the projected growth in the economy of five percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Broke Professors, Rich Gamblers and the Death of Intellectualism

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity – a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there – but on t…

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity - a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there - but on the main it has been business as usual.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda