Many Govt Schools Lack Water – NGO

[Citizen] Only 40 per cent of primary schools and 56 secondary schools in the country have a reliable supply of water, according to HakiElimu managing director John Kalage.

[Citizen] Only 40 per cent of primary schools and 56 secondary schools in the country have a reliable supply of water, according to HakiElimu managing director John Kalage.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Over 600 Residents Rendered Homeless As 200 Houses Destroyed

[Citizen] Over 600 pastoralists and farmers in Mbuzi Village, Kambikatoto Ward, in Chunya District have been rendered homeless after 200 households were destroyed by the district administration.

[Citizen] Over 600 pastoralists and farmers in Mbuzi Village, Kambikatoto Ward, in Chunya District have been rendered homeless after 200 households were destroyed by the district administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Taking Stock of Uganda’s Economy 55 Years After Independence

[The Conversation Africa] October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda’s independence in 1962. The country’s economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of political instability, civil war, fluctuating global commodity prices, and vari…

[The Conversation Africa] October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda's independence in 1962. The country's economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of political instability, civil war, fluctuating global commodity prices, and various economic reforms. Trends in recent years are positive, although some key challenges remain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Imihigo – Kagame Calls for Improved Services to Citizens

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called for improved service delivery to citizens, emphasising that Imihigo (performance contracts) would mean nothing if they do not directly translate into better welfare for the people.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called for improved service delivery to citizens, emphasising that Imihigo (performance contracts) would mean nothing if they do not directly translate into better welfare for the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Forces Shoot and Kill Iranian Sailor in Indian Ocean

[VOA] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

[VOA] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Deadly Blast – Are Fuel Stations Too Close to Schools, Hospitals?

[East African] Ghanaians on Sunday pushed the government to improve safety at fuel stations after four people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the nation’s capital, triggering explosions.

[East African] Ghanaians on Sunday pushed the government to improve safety at fuel stations after four people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the nation's capital, triggering explosions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana