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

Govt to Solve Solar Land Tenure Issues

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is working on solving land tenure issues for solar farms after it emerged that some investors were being given five-year leases, too short for investors to recoup their investments. Solar is one of the major renewable sources of…

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is working on solving land tenure issues for solar farms after it emerged that some investors were being given five-year leases, too short for investors to recoup their investments. Solar is one of the major renewable sources of energy expected to help ease the power shortages in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe requires about 1 400MW, but current generation is around 1 000MW with the balance being accounted for through imports from regional power utilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Don’t Blow Budgets, Councils Warned

[The Herald] Government has warned local authorities against spending money outside their budgets after audits made at the instigation of the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing showed that some councils were not sticking to…

[The Herald] Government has warned local authorities against spending money outside their budgets after audits made at the instigation of the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing showed that some councils were not sticking to their budgets. In an interview, Permanent Secretary Engineer George Mlilo said his ministry would be strict when approving local authority budgets to ensure they conform to the set guidelines.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Caps Dare to Dream

[The Herald] Robson Sharuko -THE last time CAPS United completed the season unbeaten at home in the league, the Green Machine powered to their first Premiership title after Independence and — on the 20th anniversary of that landmark success — the Cla…

[The Herald] Robson Sharuko -THE last time CAPS United completed the season unbeaten at home in the league, the Green Machine powered to their first Premiership title after Independence and -- on the 20th anniversary of that landmark success -- the Class of 2016 have matched the Immortals of '96 with their invincibility in their backyard this season. And that has fuelled expectations among their fans that coach Lloyd Chitembwe and his men will end 11 years of waiting for the Green Machine in their quest for the glory that comes with w

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe