Whatever It Takes, We’ll Rescue Chibok Girls – Buhari

[Leadership] As the country, nay, the world, commemorates the 1,000th day of the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted the Federal Government to securing the release o…

[Leadership] As the country, nay, the world, commemorates the 1,000th day of the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted the Federal Government to securing the release of the youngsters kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Recalls Doctors to the Negotiiation Table

[Nation] The government has said its 2013 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with doctors cannot be implemented as it did not have the “input and blessings” of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

[Nation] The government has said its 2013 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with doctors cannot be implemented as it did not have the "input and blessings" of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Family Planning Remains an Important Debate

[The Herald] Sometime in December 2016, Sekuru Tauzeni Mujaji (86), a traditional healer from Chipinge in Manicaland Province shared his story with the world, pleading for help as he could no longer afford to feed his 100 children and 10 wives.Acceptin…

[The Herald] Sometime in December 2016, Sekuru Tauzeni Mujaji (86), a traditional healer from Chipinge in Manicaland Province shared his story with the world, pleading for help as he could no longer afford to feed his 100 children and 10 wives.Accepting that he was not man enough to feed the hungry mouths he sired, the desperate man explained how life had become harder each day. In a desperate plea, he explained how the El Nino-induced drought had taken away his "macho man" status, reducing him to a beggar.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Launches U.S.$10 Million Youth Opportunities Project

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will today, January 9, launch a US$10m Youth Opportunities Project at the Paynesville Town Hall to improve access to income generation opportunities for targeted youth. This financing will also provide support…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will today, January 9, launch a US$10m Youth Opportunities Project at the Paynesville Town Hall to improve access to income generation opportunities for targeted youth. This financing will also provide support for strengthening the government's capacity to implement its Social Cash Transfer program, according to a press release yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Warriors Leave for Afcon

[The Herald] AFTER an explosive weekend during which their labour dispute with ZIFA reached boiling point, the Warriors were yesterday back to their jovial selves as they flew out of Harare for their African Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon.It might have been a low key farewell, compared to the pomp and funfair that characterised the departures of the classes of 2004 and 2006, but the atmosphere appeared to have done little to dampen their spirits as they left Harare International Airport for Yaoundé, Cameroon,

[The Herald] AFTER an explosive weekend during which their labour dispute with ZIFA reached boiling point, the Warriors were yesterday back to their jovial selves as they flew out of Harare for their African Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon.It might have been a low key farewell, compared to the pomp and funfair that characterised the departures of the classes of 2004 and 2006, but the atmosphere appeared to have done little to dampen their spirits as they left Harare International Airport for Yaoundé, Cameroon,

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rap Duo Street Fame Goes in On ‘Blessers’ in New Song ‘Papichulo’

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre rap duo Street Fame will on Monday release their new video Papichulo in which they go all out on ‘blessers’ (older guys with financial muscles dating young women).

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre rap duo Street Fame will on Monday release their new video Papichulo in which they go all out on 'blessers' (older guys with financial muscles dating young women).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rape-Accused Anti-Corruption Boss Off Remand

[The Herald] Anderson Chitsungo, the husband of suspended Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission boss Sukai Tongogara, who was accused of raping his wife’s 16-year-old niece, was last Friday removed from remand. Chitsungo (34) applied for removal from rem…

[The Herald] Anderson Chitsungo, the husband of suspended Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission boss Sukai Tongogara, who was accused of raping his wife's 16-year-old niece, was last Friday removed from remand. Chitsungo (34) applied for removal from remand after the State failed to furnish him with a trial date. In his application, Chitsungo said his continued remand was unreasonable.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zanzibar Brands Cloves, Other Spices to Win Market Share

[Daily News] SPICES grown in Zanzibar, including cloves, are set to increase their competitiveness in the world market following the inauguration of its branding under the name ‘Zanzibar Exotic Original.’

[Daily News] SPICES grown in Zanzibar, including cloves, are set to increase their competitiveness in the world market following the inauguration of its branding under the name 'Zanzibar Exotic Original.'

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Governors, ODM to Sue Over Kingi, Joho Security Row

[Nation] The Council of Governors and the ODM party on Sunday said they would move to court to compel the government to reinstate the security detail for Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and his Kilifi counterpart Amason Kingi.

[Nation] The Council of Governors and the ODM party on Sunday said they would move to court to compel the government to reinstate the security detail for Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and his Kilifi counterpart Amason Kingi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nation Unlikely to Ratify Controversial Seed Treaty

[The Herald] By breeding their own seed, farmers are able to create varieties that are suitable for their specific regions and climates, helping them cope better with the increasing shifts, experts say.

[The Herald] By breeding their own seed, farmers are able to create varieties that are suitable for their specific regions and climates, helping them cope better with the increasing shifts, experts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe