Long Holidays Need to End!

[Citizen] Like many teachers, I was among those who complained that last August Holidays were the shortest in the history of mankind, and that the Minister for Education, Dr Fred Matiang’i, aka Magufuli, had made a big mistake by not giving us enough r…

[Citizen] Like many teachers, I was among those who complained that last August Holidays were the shortest in the history of mankind, and that the Minister for Education, Dr Fred Matiang'i, aka Magufuli, had made a big mistake by not giving us enough rest.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ekumbo in Police Custody as Rio Fiasco Probe Continues

[Nation] Team Kenya’s Deputy Chef de Mission for the 2016 Olympics, Ben Ekumbo, will cool his heels in police custody for three days to allow police to complete investigations into the mismanagement of Kenyan athletes at the Games in Rio de Janeiro.

[Nation] Team Kenya's Deputy Chef de Mission for the 2016 Olympics, Ben Ekumbo, will cool his heels in police custody for three days to allow police to complete investigations into the mismanagement of Kenyan athletes at the Games in Rio de Janeiro.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zanzibar Pension Scheme Timely for Poor Elderly

[Citizen] With the introduction of universal pension, Zanzibar has become the first country in Eastern and Southern Africa region to roll out a cash pay plan for its elderly population.

[Citizen] With the introduction of universal pension, Zanzibar has become the first country in Eastern and Southern Africa region to roll out a cash pay plan for its elderly population.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Law Governing Agriculture Board Seeks to Boost Research

[New Times] Members of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment want the Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) to work more efficiently to benefit agriculture and livestock sectors.

[New Times] Members of Parliament's Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment want the Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) to work more efficiently to benefit agriculture and livestock sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stock Markets – Old Idea, Yet New Idea for Us

[Citizen] Back in the sixteen to eighteen century, slave trade was not fully controlled by any state or government. It was a purely economic enterprise organised and financed by the stock markets, supporting the ideas of free markets, according to the …

[Citizen] Back in the sixteen to eighteen century, slave trade was not fully controlled by any state or government. It was a purely economic enterprise organised and financed by the stock markets, supporting the ideas of free markets, according to the laws of demand and supply.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mliswa Says Tsvangirai Betrayed Him, MDC-T Leader Should Have Sent His Deputy to Norton Rally

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON MP Temba Mliswa says he is still angry with MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai after his failure to attend the “Thank you rally” for Norton people who voted for him in the recent by-election.

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON MP Temba Mliswa says he is still angry with MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai after his failure to attend the "Thank you rally" for Norton people who voted for him in the recent by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sunrise Keen to Bounce Back After Rayon Defeat

[New Times] After suffering their first loss of the season against Rayon Sports at home last week, Sunrise FC head coach Andrew Ibeh has urged his players to recover and return to winning ways when they take on Etincelles this weekend.

[New Times] After suffering their first loss of the season against Rayon Sports at home last week, Sunrise FC head coach Andrew Ibeh has urged his players to recover and return to winning ways when they take on Etincelles this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Address Challenges Facing Agriculture

[Nation] Food security continues to be a major challenge to the nation. Currently, a large section of the population is facing starvation. However, some of the diagnoses and suggested remedies appear to be quite simplistic.

[Nation] Food security continues to be a major challenge to the nation. Currently, a large section of the population is facing starvation. However, some of the diagnoses and suggested remedies appear to be quite simplistic.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya