Workers Give Government Ultimatum Over Salary Increment

[Monitor] Workers have given the government up to the end of April to sort out their salary demands, or they will go on industrial action. The demand comes after the government said there was no money for pay-raise for the civil servants in the 2018/19…

[Monitor] Workers have given the government up to the end of April to sort out their salary demands, or they will go on industrial action. The demand comes after the government said there was no money for pay-raise for the civil servants in the 2018/19 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Arise Fund to Enter Moza Banco

[AIM] Maputo -Kuhanha, the company that manages the Bank of Mozambique’s pension fund on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding under which the investment company Arise Fund will enter the commercial bank Moza Banco as a minority shareholder.

[AIM] Maputo -Kuhanha, the company that manages the Bank of Mozambique's pension fund on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding under which the investment company Arise Fund will enter the commercial bank Moza Banco as a minority shareholder.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Kampala Boda Boda Accidents Kill 10 People Every Day – UN Report

[Monitor] A United Nations special report released yesterday about safety on Ugandan roads has shown that at least 10 people die daily on Kampala roads due to boda boda accidents.

[Monitor] A United Nations special report released yesterday about safety on Ugandan roads has shown that at least 10 people die daily on Kampala roads due to boda boda accidents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Big Sister – Zim’s Spin On Big Brother

[Financial Gazette] If you used to watch Big Brother Africa then you might be excited to know that Channel Yedu, a local production company is bringing a local version of the reality show, Big Sister.

[Financial Gazette] If you used to watch Big Brother Africa then you might be excited to know that Channel Yedu, a local production company is bringing a local version of the reality show, Big Sister.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trial Begins of Guards Who Facilitated Prison Escape

[AIM] Maputo -The trial began in the central Mozambican city of Beira on Tuesday of six people accused of facilitating the escape of 17 prisoners from Beira Central Prison in August 2017.

[AIM] Maputo -The trial began in the central Mozambican city of Beira on Tuesday of six people accused of facilitating the escape of 17 prisoners from Beira Central Prison in August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

I Joined Thieves to Grab Government Land – MP’s Aide

[Monitor] Personal assistant to Kasese Municipality MP Robert Centenary on Tuesday stunned the commission of inquiry into land matters when he said he grabbed land at Mubuku Irrigation Scheme in Kasese District because many government officials were al…

[Monitor] Personal assistant to Kasese Municipality MP Robert Centenary on Tuesday stunned the commission of inquiry into land matters when he said he grabbed land at Mubuku Irrigation Scheme in Kasese District because many government officials were also grabbing the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Differing Views of “decentralisation” On Display

[AIM] Maputo -At the opening on Wednesday of the first sitting in 2018 of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, both the ruling Frelimo Party, and the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, welcomed the consensus on “decen…

[AIM] Maputo -At the opening on Wednesday of the first sitting in 2018 of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, both the ruling Frelimo Party, and the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, welcomed the consensus on "decentralisation" reached in the long drawn-out negotiations between the government and Renamo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

DRC President Is a Brother to Me – Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly briefed his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Joseph Kabila on the transition that led to the end of former president Robert Mugabe’s rule last year.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly briefed his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Joseph Kabila on the transition that led to the end of former president Robert Mugabe's rule last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Freight Tariffs On Nacala-Lichinga Line Reduced

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has negotiated a significant reduction in the cost of transporting goods by rail from the northern port of Nacala to Lichinga, the capital of Niassa province.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has negotiated a significant reduction in the cost of transporting goods by rail from the northern port of Nacala to Lichinga, the capital of Niassa province.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique