Rwanda Home Expo Set for Next Week

[New Times] More than 50 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products and services at the inaugural annual ‘Rwanda Home Expo’ scheduled November 29 to December 4.

[New Times] More than 50 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products and services at the inaugural annual 'Rwanda Home Expo' scheduled November 29 to December 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Mulls Levying ‘Sin Taxes’

[The Herald] Government is considering introducing taxes on harmful products like alcohol and cigarettes to increase domestic financial resources for health, amid reports that the country requires about $7,6 million between 2015 and 2020 to improve nat…

[The Herald] Government is considering introducing taxes on harmful products like alcohol and cigarettes to increase domestic financial resources for health, amid reports that the country requires about $7,6 million between 2015 and 2020 to improve national health service provision. Addressing delegates at the Community Working Group on Health's 23rd annual meeting in Harare recently, planning and donor coordination officer in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Mr Gwati Gwati said current financial resources towards

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Firms Urged to Embrace Internships

[New Times] Organisations should integrate internship programmes into their workplaces to provide ample opportunities to young graduates and students, as well as link the academia and the job-market, David Karuletwa, chief operating officer at RSwitch,…

[New Times] Organisations should integrate internship programmes into their workplaces to provide ample opportunities to young graduates and students, as well as link the academia and the job-market, David Karuletwa, chief operating officer at RSwitch, Rwanda's electronic payments switch, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Unjust Dismissal – Army Boycotts Court

[Premium Times] More than three months after a top Army officer – who was dismissed from service without query or indictment – filed suit for redress at the National Industrial Court, Nigerian military has refused to enter appearance to defend its action.

[Premium Times] More than three months after a top Army officer - who was dismissed from service without query or indictment - filed suit for redress at the National Industrial Court, Nigerian military has refused to enter appearance to defend its action.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Warns It Will Close More Universities

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government announced yesterday that it is planning to close several higher learning institutions after a preliminary inspection report indicated that some are below standard.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government announced yesterday that it is planning to close several higher learning institutions after a preliminary inspection report indicated that some are below standard.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Co-Operative Marketing Helped Ngoma Residents Kick Out Poverty

[New Times] Poverty and food scarcity were for long associated with residents of Murama sector in Ngoma District. Though they had enough arable land, the residents of Murama sector had for years lacked food and struggled with poverty. Parents could not…

[New Times] Poverty and food scarcity were for long associated with residents of Murama sector in Ngoma District. Though they had enough arable land, the residents of Murama sector had for years lacked food and struggled with poverty. Parents could not afford to send their children to school. However, this was to become history following the introduction of co-operative farming in the area by one of the residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lightning Bolt Kills Boy

[The Herald] A LIGHTNING bolt killed a 10-year-old boy and injured his three friends and a teacher in Binga last week. The boy and his friends were playing under a tree when it started raining in Tinde Village. Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistan…

[The Herald] A LIGHTNING bolt killed a 10-year-old boy and injured his three friends and a teacher in Binga last week. The boy and his friends were playing under a tree when it started raining in Tinde Village. Chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the incident. "The boy was playing with three friends under a tree when it started raining. The boys were then struck by lightning including a teacher who was passing by and they all sustained injuries. They were ferried to hospit

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chimbetu Ready to Unleash ‘Jamboree’

[The Herald] Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu is ready to unleash a new offering titled “Jamboree” in Greendale on December 3. Jamboree can be defined as a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one. The launch will be held on t…

[The Herald] Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu is ready to unleash a new offering titled "Jamboree" in Greendale on December 3. Jamboree can be defined as a large celebration or party, typically a lavish and boisterous one. The launch will be held on the same day he ties the knot with his wife, Linda Samuriwo. Chimbetu has managed to keep the momentum in the showbiz.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe