Legislators Want Increased Media Coverage

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Member of Parliament for Kgalagadi North Mr Itumeleng Moipisi has complained about poor Radio Botswana reception in Ukhwi and Zutshwa saying people there were not up to date about government programmes.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Member of Parliament for Kgalagadi North Mr Itumeleng Moipisi has complained about poor Radio Botswana reception in Ukhwi and Zutshwa saying people there were not up to date about government programmes.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

National Debt Shoots Up to Crisis Levels

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s debt situation is worrying after Ministry of Finance spokesperson Nations Msowoya confirmed that the country is owing foreign institutions $1.9 billion (about K1.31 trillion) while domestic borrowing is at K0.7 trillion.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's debt situation is worrying after Ministry of Finance spokesperson Nations Msowoya confirmed that the country is owing foreign institutions $1.9 billion (about K1.31 trillion) while domestic borrowing is at K0.7 trillion.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Businessman Charged With Sh1 Billion Fraud

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A prominent businessman, Mr Ndama Shaban Hussein, popularly known was “Ndama Mtoto wa Ng’ombe” was yesterday charged at the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court with several counts, including forgery and over Sh1 billion money la…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A prominent businessman, Mr Ndama Shaban Hussein, popularly known was "Ndama Mtoto wa Ng'ombe" was yesterday charged at the Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court with several counts, including forgery and over Sh1 billion money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lawyers, Teachers Strike for More English in Anglophone Regions

[VOA] Strikes intended to increase the use of English in Cameroon have extended to schools and universities after lawyers and teachers in English-speaking regions refused to call off the protests. Talks about the official use of English have been held …

[VOA] Strikes intended to increase the use of English in Cameroon have extended to schools and universities after lawyers and teachers in English-speaking regions refused to call off the protests. Talks about the official use of English have been held with Prime Minister Philemon Yang, other government officials and traditional rulers.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Labour Leaders, Presidential Committee Clash At Meeting

[Premium Times] An executive of the Trade Union Congress stirred up a hornet’s nest during a Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption meeting in Lagos, Tuesday, when he suggested the workers’ union be incorporated into the committee.

[Premium Times] An executive of the Trade Union Congress stirred up a hornet's nest during a Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption meeting in Lagos, Tuesday, when he suggested the workers' union be incorporated into the committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dariye’s Trial – Court Admits Documents On Payment of N250 Million to Private Company

[Premium Times] Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Gudu, Abuja, on November 29 admitted in evidence, documents confirming the payment of N250 million for contract awarded to Pinnacle Communications Limited by t…

[Premium Times] Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Gudu, Abuja, on November 29 admitted in evidence, documents confirming the payment of N250 million for contract awarded to Pinnacle Communications Limited by the Joshua Dariye-led Plateau State government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Let’s Keep Politics Out of Dar-Lusaka Economic Ties

[Citizen] Tanzania and Zambia have agreed on strategies that would make the two country’s joint projects work for the benefit of their people. Agreements signed during the three-day state visit by Zambian President Edgar Lungu aimed at revitalising Tan…

[Citizen] Tanzania and Zambia have agreed on strategies that would make the two country's joint projects work for the benefit of their people. Agreements signed during the three-day state visit by Zambian President Edgar Lungu aimed at revitalising Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) as well as Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (Tazama) projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Police Refuse to Sanction Anti-Bond Notes Protests

[VOA] Zimbabwean police have declined to grant the country’s largest labor movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), permission to stage nationwide protests against bond notes introduced on Monday.

[VOA] Zimbabwean police have declined to grant the country's largest labor movement, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), permission to stage nationwide protests against bond notes introduced on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Not Enough Being Done to Address Urban Squalor in Africa

[Citizen] As 2016 draws to a close, I am looking back at my travels across Africa during the course of the year. In total, I was able to visit about 30 countries this year.

[Citizen] As 2016 draws to a close, I am looking back at my travels across Africa during the course of the year. In total, I was able to visit about 30 countries this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania