Ruling Party MP Abandons Developmental Projects a Month After Election

[New Zimbabwe] MASVINGO: A local pressure group, the Community Tolerance and Development Trust (COTRAD), has urged the newly elected Mwenezi East legislator Joosbi Omar to seriously consider the plight of his electorate as he has abandoned all developm…

[New Zimbabwe] MASVINGO: A local pressure group, the Community Tolerance and Development Trust (COTRAD), has urged the newly elected Mwenezi East legislator Joosbi Omar to seriously consider the plight of his electorate as he has abandoned all developmental projects he initiated during the campaign period.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sudan’s Silent Conflicts – State Censorship in the War Zones

[Nuba Reports] in the restive Jebel Marra region of Darfur. As many as 250 people were killed, and countless others injured. Two separate independent chemical weapons experts concluded the reported injuries and symptoms suggest a chemical attack from b…

[Nuba Reports] in the restive Jebel Marra region of Darfur. As many as 250 people were killed, and countless others injured. Two separate independent chemical weapons experts concluded the reported injuries and symptoms suggest a chemical attack from blister agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Nation to Cluster Value Chains

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is working on re-arranging the 12 value chains it identified into the three clusters that have been prioritised by Sadc under its Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE is working on re-arranging the 12 value chains it identified into the three clusters that have been prioritised by Sadc under its Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pension Fund Membership Down 24% – report

[The Herald] The Insurance and Pension Commission said total pension funds membership fell by 24 percent during the full year to December 31, 2016 to 262 085 members compared to the prior year figure of 344,198.

[The Herald] The Insurance and Pension Commission said total pension funds membership fell by 24 percent during the full year to December 31, 2016 to 262 085 members compared to the prior year figure of 344,198.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fuel Shortage Still Unsolved, Say Bujumbura Residents

[Iwacu] The Minister of Energy and Mining announced yesterday that petroleum products will now be distributed only at fuel stations and in daytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The decision is taken after a serious lack of fuel that has been observed in the co…

[Iwacu] The Minister of Energy and Mining announced yesterday that petroleum products will now be distributed only at fuel stations and in daytime from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The decision is taken after a serious lack of fuel that has been observed in the country since the last few days.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

President Kagame Hails Partnership With Global Fund

[Rwanda Govt] Kigali, 03 May 2017 – President Paul Kagame has lauded partnership with Global Fund in enhancing disease prevention and ensuring adequate treatment nationwide in a bid to improve the lives of Rwandans.

[Rwanda Govt] Kigali, 03 May 2017 - President Paul Kagame has lauded partnership with Global Fund in enhancing disease prevention and ensuring adequate treatment nationwide in a bid to improve the lives of Rwandans.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Clark Tackles Obasanjo Over Jonathan

[Premium Times] A former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, on Wednesday accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of deliberately inciting Nigerians against former President Goodluck Jonathan and other Ijaw leaders.

[Premium Times] A former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, on Wednesday accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of deliberately inciting Nigerians against former President Goodluck Jonathan and other Ijaw leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kagina Bars Journalist From Recording Her Parliament Submission

[Monitor] Journalists and Members of Parliament were yesterday treated to a shocker when Uganda National Roads Authority Executive Director Allen Kagina barred a journalist from recording her submission to the Budget Committee.

[Monitor] Journalists and Members of Parliament were yesterday treated to a shocker when Uganda National Roads Authority Executive Director Allen Kagina barred a journalist from recording her submission to the Budget Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda