Kenya’s First Female Train Drivers Dazzle Social Media Ahead of SGR Launch

[Nation] The launch of the Standard Gauge Railway is scheduled for Wednesday and will be graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta; but that is not what netizens are excited about.

[Nation] The launch of the Standard Gauge Railway is scheduled for Wednesday and will be graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta; but that is not what netizens are excited about.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Veterans of Liberation War Urge Frelimo to ‘Wake Up’

[AIM] Maputo -Veterans of Mozambique’s national liberation struggle against Portuguese colonial rule, unhappy at the current state of the ruling Frelimo Party, on Friday urged Frelimo to “wake up”.

[AIM] Maputo -Veterans of Mozambique's national liberation struggle against Portuguese colonial rule, unhappy at the current state of the ruling Frelimo Party, on Friday urged Frelimo to "wake up".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Australia Seeks Support for UN Bid

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Monday received a special envoy from the Australian government, Philip Ruddock, who was seeking Mozambican support for Australia’s bid for membership of the United Nations Human Rig…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Monday received a special envoy from the Australian government, Philip Ruddock, who was seeking Mozambican support for Australia's bid for membership of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Attempt to Export Logs From Nacala Aborted

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government’s Forestry and Wild Life Services in the northern province of Nampula have frustrated an attempt to export timber illegally from the port of Nacala, reports Monday’s issue of the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government's Forestry and Wild Life Services in the northern province of Nampula have frustrated an attempt to export timber illegally from the port of Nacala, reports Monday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Inspectors Detect Violations On Bridge Over Maputo Bay

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s General Inspectorate of Labour (IGT) has detected various violations of health and safety norms during construction of the suspension bridge that will span the Bay of Maputo, linking the centre of the city with the outlying n…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's General Inspectorate of Labour (IGT) has detected various violations of health and safety norms during construction of the suspension bridge that will span the Bay of Maputo, linking the centre of the city with the outlying neighbourhood of Catembe - but it also denied that an image circulating on social media of a man crushed in a building accident had anything to do with the bridge.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

People With Disabilities, Older People Face Danger

[HRW] Nairobi -People with disabilities and older people in South Sudan face greater risks of being caught in fighting and greater challenges in getting necessary humanitarian assistance, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Nairobi -People with disabilities and older people in South Sudan face greater risks of being caught in fighting and greater challenges in getting necessary humanitarian assistance, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

No Sign of Company Meeting Repayment Deadline

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has made it very clear that it will not make the payment of 133 million US dollars on the loan to the security-related company MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) that falls due on Tuesday.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has made it very clear that it will not make the payment of 133 million US dollars on the loan to the security-related company MAM (Mozambique Asset Management) that falls due on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Beware of Forgeries, Warns Attorney-General’s Office

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Attorney-General’s Office (PGR) on Wednesday warned that forgers are planting in social media supposed documents from the PGR, and even what purports to be the report of the audit into the security-related companies Ematum,…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Attorney-General's Office (PGR) on Wednesday warned that forgers are planting in social media supposed documents from the PGR, and even what purports to be the report of the audit into the security-related companies Ematum, Proindicus and MAM.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Quality of Higher Education Poor, Says Minister

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s Minister of Science. Technology and Higher Education, Jorge Nhambiu, has admitted that the quality of the country’s higher education is poor, reports Tuesday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Minister of Science. Technology and Higher Education, Jorge Nhambiu, has admitted that the quality of the country's higher education is poor, reports Tuesday's issue of the independent daily "O Pais".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique