Vice-President Inaugurates Service Projects in Nyala

[SNA] Nyala -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Andul-Rahman inaugurated Saturday a number of service projects in Nyala city, capital of South Darfur State, including Nyala University library, As-Shrouq Basic School, Domaya Health Cen…

[SNA] Nyala -The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohammed Andul-Rahman inaugurated Saturday a number of service projects in Nyala city, capital of South Darfur State, including Nyala University library, As-Shrouq Basic School, Domaya Health Center, and project of school textbook and seating.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

New Pension Proposal Will Increase Benefits – RSSB

[New Times] The Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) has said that a new pension proposal will increase benefits for pensioners after months of protracted calls by pensioners to have their monthly benefits increased so that they can lead a decent life.

[New Times] The Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) has said that a new pension proposal will increase benefits for pensioners after months of protracted calls by pensioners to have their monthly benefits increased so that they can lead a decent life.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ndayisenga Edges Closer to Second Tour Du Rwanda Title

[New Times] Rwanda’s Valens Ndayisenga has edged closer to doing what other riders have failed to do in the last seven editions of Tour du Rwanda, to win the UCI Africa Tour category 2.2 road race more than once.

[New Times] Rwanda's Valens Ndayisenga has edged closer to doing what other riders have failed to do in the last seven editions of Tour du Rwanda, to win the UCI Africa Tour category 2.2 road race more than once.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rural Health System Should Be Improved

[Citizen] Nearly 70 per cent of 48 million Tanzanians live in rural areas where challenges abound: poor infrastructure, low agricultural productivity, creaky health system, inadequate agro-processing industries, wanting service delivery and insufficien…

[Citizen] Nearly 70 per cent of 48 million Tanzanians live in rural areas where challenges abound: poor infrastructure, low agricultural productivity, creaky health system, inadequate agro-processing industries, wanting service delivery and insufficient skilled workforce.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Out-Trumping Trump – Zuma Boards Another Populist Flight of Fancy

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has gone from linking the ANC’s political term to the return of the Son of God to now comparing himself to Jesus. He is however revising the new New Testament to include “zombies”, “witches” and “Western Powers” wh…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has gone from linking the ANC's political term to the return of the Son of God to now comparing himself to Jesus. He is however revising the new New Testament to include "zombies", "witches" and "Western Powers" who might not be denying God but are apparently trying to destroy the BRICS bloc. Zuma might have watched and marvelled at how demagoguery transported Donald Trump to a stunning victory in the US presidential elections and decided to shake out his old bag of party tricks. But i

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why South Africa’s Plan to Boost Breast-Feeding Fails

[Al Jazeera] Ayanda is anxious. Her four months of maternity leave are almost over, and she has to return to her job as an accounts consultant at one of South Africa’s large banking firms.

[Al Jazeera] Ayanda is anxious. Her four months of maternity leave are almost over, and she has to return to her job as an accounts consultant at one of South Africa's large banking firms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hope for the Forgotten Generation in Central Corridor

[Citizen] Paul, in his 20s, dropped out of secondary school and is currently engaged in small business. He wants to grow his business but he lacks capital. He does not qualify for a bank loan because his company is not registered. But thanks to his col…

[Citizen] Paul, in his 20s, dropped out of secondary school and is currently engaged in small business. He wants to grow his business but he lacks capital. He does not qualify for a bank loan because his company is not registered. But thanks to his colleagues in Mpwapwa where he lives, Paul will soon be able to get some credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Family Bank on Track to Hit 100 Branches With Three New Outlets

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Family Bank is opening three new branches in Nairobi to push its branch network from 93 to 96 in an expansion plan that will see the bank achieve its target of 100 branches in the first quarter of 2017.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Family Bank is opening three new branches in Nairobi to push its branch network from 93 to 96 in an expansion plan that will see the bank achieve its target of 100 branches in the first quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya