Recent Attacks Show Pirates Still a Potent Threat – UN Agency

[UN News] Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged ships to follow advice of navies and that of the International Ma…

[UN News] Noting that recent attacks on commercial ships off the coast of Somalia highlight the continued threat of piracy, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has urged ships to follow advice of navies and that of the International Maritime Organization while planning passage through the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former Parastatal Boss Dube Won’t Give Up On U.S.$3,5 Million ‘Windfall’

[The Herald] Former Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube is seeking leave to appeal the Labour Court ruling that reversed a $3,5 million arbitral award he had won.

[The Herald] Former Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube is seeking leave to appeal the Labour Court ruling that reversed a $3,5 million arbitral award he had won.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cosafa Boss Chiyangwa Meets CAF President Ahmad

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa will lead his region’s leaders for their inaugural meeting with new CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in South Africa with expectations high that the Southern African bloc could finally play a more influe…

[The Herald] ZIFA and COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa will lead his region's leaders for their inaugural meeting with new CAF president Ahmad Ahmad in South Africa with expectations high that the Southern African bloc could finally play a more influential role in the development of the continental game.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Council Pledges Support for Efforts to Stabilize CAR

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic (CAR) to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative …

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic (CAR) to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative to find a political solution to the situation in the crisis-torn country.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

We Should All Be Drivers of Change

[Citizen] President John Magufuli scores very highly in three priority areas, namely zero tolerance to corruption, indifference to work ethic as well as being action-oriented.

[Citizen] President John Magufuli scores very highly in three priority areas, namely zero tolerance to corruption, indifference to work ethic as well as being action-oriented.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete Sworn In as MP

[Daily News] Dodoma -FORMER First Lady, Salma Kikwete, made a history in the country’s political atmosphere here yesterday when she took oath as a Member of Parliament (MP) of the United Republic of Tanzania before the Speaker of the National Assembly.

[Daily News] Dodoma -FORMER First Lady, Salma Kikwete, made a history in the country's political atmosphere here yesterday when she took oath as a Member of Parliament (MP) of the United Republic of Tanzania before the Speaker of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Mbeya Struggles to Attain Education Target

[Citizen] “What is the product of three times three,” Mr Ezron Kyejo asks one of his standard four pupils at Madaraka Primary School in Rungwe district, Mbeya during Mathematics lesson at around 12:30pm The pupil remains mum.

[Citizen] "What is the product of three times three," Mr Ezron Kyejo asks one of his standard four pupils at Madaraka Primary School in Rungwe district, Mbeya during Mathematics lesson at around 12:30pm The pupil remains mum.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Certificate Forgery – Rights Group Wants Forensic Audit

[Daily Trust] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the clerk of the National Assembly and the leadership of the National Assembly headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to invite independent forensic analysts to verify t…

[Daily Trust] The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the clerk of the National Assembly and the leadership of the National Assembly headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to invite independent forensic analysts to verify the certificates tendered by members of both chambers before running for offices.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Land Commission Out of Bounds for Chiefs’

[The Herald] Traditional leaders cannot be part of the Land Commission because their role is restricted to communal lands as defined in the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee has said.

[The Herald] Traditional leaders cannot be part of the Land Commission because their role is restricted to communal lands as defined in the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe