Museveni, Speaker Kadaga Criticize Police Over Torture

[Observer] The police leadership yesterday appeared to have run out of places and people to hide behind over alleged torture of suspected criminals, after President Museveni and Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga separately spoke out against the sordid …

[Observer] The police leadership yesterday appeared to have run out of places and people to hide behind over alleged torture of suspected criminals, after President Museveni and Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga separately spoke out against the sordid practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economic Team Approves First Quarter Financial Programme

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Balance Sheet for the Execution of Financial Programme of the 2017 First Quarter was approved by the 8th Ordinary Joint Meeting of the Economic Commission and the Commission for the Real Economy of the Cabinet Council.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Balance Sheet for the Execution of Financial Programme of the 2017 First Quarter was approved by the 8th Ordinary Joint Meeting of the Economic Commission and the Commission for the Real Economy of the Cabinet Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

NIEEB CEO Diverts Youth Funds

[The Herald] Nyanga -Personal Assistant to Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Mr Rangu Nyamurundira accessed $4 500 from the Youth Fund ostensibly to carry out a potato farming project here, but diverted the money t…

[The Herald] Nyanga -Personal Assistant to Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Mr Rangu Nyamurundira accessed $4 500 from the Youth Fund ostensibly to carry out a potato farming project here, but diverted the money to other uses. Mr Nyamurundira, who is also acting National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment board chief executive officer, has not repaid the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Wizkid Bags Seven Nominations for 2017 Billboard Music Awards

[Premium Times] Nigerian popstar, Wizkid, has been nominated for seven awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards scheduled to hold at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday.

[Premium Times] Nigerian popstar, Wizkid, has been nominated for seven awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards scheduled to hold at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Releases May Pay Dates For Civil Servants

[The Herald] Government has released May pay dates for civil servants, that will see members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police and the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services receiving their 2016 annual bonus. Members of the Zimbabwe National Army and…

[The Herald] Government has released May pay dates for civil servants, that will see members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police and the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services receiving their 2016 annual bonus. Members of the Zimbabwe National Army and Air Force of Zimbabwe, who got their bonuses last month, were paid their salaries for this month yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Approves Command Irrigation Project

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved a special irrigation rehabilitation and development programme, which will see an additional 300 000 hectares of land being put under maize production to ensure national food security. The programme, which is an extensi…

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved a special irrigation rehabilitation and development programme, which will see an additional 300 000 hectares of land being put under maize production to ensure national food security. The programme, which is an extension of the hugely successful Command Agriculture, is expected to produce around 2,1 million tonnes of maize that will be set aside for national strategic grain reserve.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tobacco Sales Reaches 113 Million kilogrammes

[The Herald] Tobacco sales have reached a 113 million kilogrammes, with contract system dominating the marketing season. At least 60 049 farmers have sold their tobacco through the contract system, while 20 938 have used the auction system. According t…

[The Herald] Tobacco sales have reached a 113 million kilogrammes, with contract system dominating the marketing season. At least 60 049 farmers have sold their tobacco through the contract system, while 20 938 have used the auction system. According to the statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board, farmers have to date realised $307 million, 27 percent higher than the $240 million realised during the same period last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Work on Robert Mugabe University Begins

[The Herald] Bulawayo -The government has begun the process of setting up the Robert Mugabe University with the University of Zimbabwe expected to play a part in its establishment. The specialised skills university will be built in honour of President …

[The Herald] Bulawayo -The government has begun the process of setting up the Robert Mugabe University with the University of Zimbabwe expected to play a part in its establishment. The specialised skills university will be built in honour of President Mugabe's sterling contribution to the education sector. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo recently said the university would be owned by the Robert Mugabe Foundation, which would be established in due course.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe