ICC Authorizes Investigation Into Burundi

[Iwacu] The Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court issued a public redacted version of its decision authorizing the ICC Prosecutor to open an investigation regarding crimes committed in Burundi from 26 April 2015 to 26 October 2017.

[Iwacu] The Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court issued a public redacted version of its decision authorizing the ICC Prosecutor to open an investigation regarding crimes committed in Burundi from 26 April 2015 to 26 October 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Fashola Responds to Dino Melaye’s Corruption Allegations

[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has condemned what he described as ‘unverified allegations’ raised by a senator against his ministry.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has condemned what he described as 'unverified allegations' raised by a senator against his ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Trade Promotion Body, German Firm Sign MOU

[The Herald] Zimtrade, the country’s premier trade promotion body, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Senior Experten Services (SES) – a Germany based firm – which will see local companies mainly SMEs getting technical assist…

[The Herald] Zimtrade, the country's premier trade promotion body, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Senior Experten Services (SES) - a Germany based firm - which will see local companies mainly SMEs getting technical assistance in their manufacturing processes. Through the technical assistance, the products SMEs produce will now meet standards demanded by the targeted international markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Economy is Bouncing Back, Says Finance Minister

[New Times] Rwanda’s growth rate slowed in 2016 and the first half of 2017 as a result of drought and the completion of large projects like the construction of Kigali Convention Centre but it is now set for a rebound.

[New Times] Rwanda's growth rate slowed in 2016 and the first half of 2017 as a result of drought and the completion of large projects like the construction of Kigali Convention Centre but it is now set for a rebound.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lilian Muttakyawa Vying for Miss Africa USA

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The African in the United States is set to crown Miss Africa US at the Bowie State University at the Martin Luther Jr auditorium hosted by Dr Ako Tabetah.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The African in the United States is set to crown Miss Africa US at the Bowie State University at the Martin Luther Jr auditorium hosted by Dr Ako Tabetah.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Health Minister Blames Age Limit Cash for Sparking Doctors Strike

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that the Sh29 million given to Members of Parliament (MPs) to consult on the proposal to amend the constitution, sparked the ongoing industrial strike of go…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that the Sh29 million given to Members of Parliament (MPs) to consult on the proposal to amend the constitution, sparked the ongoing industrial strike of government doctors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Public Varsities Staff Warn of Strike in Two Weeks

[Observer] Non-teaching staff at public universities yesterday issued an ultimatum of two weeks to the government to include their Shs 60 billion in wage arrears in the 2018/19 financial year budget.

[Observer] Non-teaching staff at public universities yesterday issued an ultimatum of two weeks to the government to include their Shs 60 billion in wage arrears in the 2018/19 financial year budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Musicians Brown, Magacha to Unleash Albums

[The Herald] Afro-pop diva Ammara Brown and award winning gospel musician Sabastian Magacha are set to launch their much-anticipated albums tonight at The Venue and Theatre in the Park in Harare Gardens respectively. Ammara’s 14-track album titled “Amm…

[The Herald] Afro-pop diva Ammara Brown and award winning gospel musician Sabastian Magacha are set to launch their much-anticipated albums tonight at The Venue and Theatre in the Park in Harare Gardens respectively. Ammara's 14-track album titled "Ammartia" was done by a number of producers, among them Simba Tagz, Mr Kamera, Oskid and DJ Tamuka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe