Special Report – Students Come Up With Solutions to Burning Social Problems

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Leckton Moris recounts his agony in primary school where he used to follow classes sitting on the floor. “Desks were scarce and I couldn’t get one,” he muses.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Leckton Moris recounts his agony in primary school where he used to follow classes sitting on the floor. "Desks were scarce and I couldn't get one," he muses.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CBN to Mop Up N1.2 Trillion in 12 Weeks

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will, this week, commence plans to mop up N1.23 trillion in the next 12 weeks. The apex bank disclosed this through its third quarterly Treasury Bills Issuance programme released on Friday.

[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will, this week, commence plans to mop up N1.23 trillion in the next 12 weeks. The apex bank disclosed this through its third quarterly Treasury Bills Issuance programme released on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

It’s Our Duty to Stop Road Carnage

[The Herald] At the last count on Friday, 44 people had died from the horrific King Lion bus accident which occurred last Wednesday night near Nyamakate shops along the Harare-Chirundu highway. The Government moved in quickly to declare the accident a …

[The Herald] At the last count on Friday, 44 people had died from the horrific King Lion bus accident which occurred last Wednesday night near Nyamakate shops along the Harare-Chirundu highway. The Government moved in quickly to declare the accident a state of disaster, meaning it would assist in the burial of the deceased.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How to Improve Insurance Penetration

[Citizen] With the fast-paced lives we are leading today, no one knows what could happen next and that should be a trigger for one to prepare for any outcome by taking an insurance cover. Unforeseen eventualities and uncertainties are so rampant that i…

[Citizen] With the fast-paced lives we are leading today, no one knows what could happen next and that should be a trigger for one to prepare for any outcome by taking an insurance cover. Unforeseen eventualities and uncertainties are so rampant that it has become imperative to look ahead - it could be a permanent injury, sickness, loss of property or an accident; the list is endless.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How I Got My Victims, Made Billions From Them – Evans

[Vanguard] The notorious kidnap gang leader, Chukwudi Onuamadike, a.k.a Evans, who was arrested, weekend, in Lagos, stunned the Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, during interrogation when he pleaded passionately, in tears, that he should be given …

[Vanguard] The notorious kidnap gang leader, Chukwudi Onuamadike, a.k.a Evans, who was arrested, weekend, in Lagos, stunned the Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, during interrogation when he pleaded passionately, in tears, that he should be given a second chance to change to a better person, and become a born-again Christian.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parenting – Talking About Violent Events in the News

[Citizen] Very few of us will ever be personally touched by a gunman who opens fire in public. But when one of these events hits the news, it can confuse and scare school-age kids, who need to see the world as a safe and predictable place.

[Citizen] Very few of us will ever be personally touched by a gunman who opens fire in public. But when one of these events hits the news, it can confuse and scare school-age kids, who need to see the world as a safe and predictable place.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S.$526 Million Budget Might Be Cut

[Observer] At the end of the formal hearing of the revenue component of the 2017/2018 Draft National Budget on Friday, June 9, the Joint Committee on Ways, Means, Finance & Budget and Public Accounts of the Liberian Legislature said it did not reach the targeted US$526m as submitted by the Executive.

[Observer] At the end of the formal hearing of the revenue component of the 2017/2018 Draft National Budget on Friday, June 9, the Joint Committee on Ways, Means, Finance & Budget and Public Accounts of the Liberian Legislature said it did not reach the targeted US$526m as submitted by the Executive.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

This Is Unfair – Barring Farmers From Selling Their Produce Is Injustice

[Citizen] It seems that every time there is a food shortage or signs of an impending food shortage, there is a wave of warnings, threats and barriers to farmers selling their products, particularly maize on the cob. Supposedly, selling maize on the cob…

[Citizen] It seems that every time there is a food shortage or signs of an impending food shortage, there is a wave of warnings, threats and barriers to farmers selling their products, particularly maize on the cob. Supposedly, selling maize on the cob invites hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kilifair – Gateway to East Africa Tourism

[Citizen] As much as I’ve enjoyed the landscapes of Moshi town with the towering peak, Mount Kilimanjaro and endless vistas, I didn’t really want to miss the smells, sounds and sights of ‘the Kilimanjaro Tourism & Industry Fair (Kilifair) recently.

[Citizen] As much as I've enjoyed the landscapes of Moshi town with the towering peak, Mount Kilimanjaro and endless vistas, I didn't really want to miss the smells, sounds and sights of 'the Kilimanjaro Tourism & Industry Fair (Kilifair) recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Spends N3.7 Billion On School Feeding in 9 States

[Vanguard] A total of N3, 770,688,144 has so far been released for the feeding of 1,287,270 school children in nine states under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Federal Government.

[Vanguard] A total of N3, 770,688,144 has so far been released for the feeding of 1,287,270 school children in nine states under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria