Former President Joyce Banda’s Sister Granted Bail

[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe Magisrtrate Court has ordered the release on bail of Cecilia Kumpukwe, sister to Malawi’s former president, Joyce Banda and two others following their arrest in connection to a fake resignation letter allegedly written by Vice Pr…

[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe Magisrtrate Court has ordered the release on bail of Cecilia Kumpukwe, sister to Malawi's former president, Joyce Banda and two others following their arrest in connection to a fake resignation letter allegedly written by Vice President Saulos Chilima.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights to Hear 84 Cases

[Daily News] The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) is set to determine 84 cases in its 45th Ordinary Session to be held in Arusha City starting early next month, it has been announced.

[Daily News] The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) is set to determine 84 cases in its 45th Ordinary Session to be held in Arusha City starting early next month, it has been announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Minister Calls for Continued International Support for Electoral Process

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan minister of Territory Administration Bornito de Sousa has called on the international community to continue supporting the ongoing electoral process in the country.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan minister of Territory Administration Bornito de Sousa has called on the international community to continue supporting the ongoing electoral process in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Regional Body Saves U.S.$3.4 Million From Travel Expenses

[Daily News] The East African Community Secretariat has saved 3.4 m/ US dollar by cutting down travel expenses in 10 month period. The EAC secretariat said in a statement on Wednesday that it had significantly reduced traveling expenses in the period r…

[Daily News] The East African Community Secretariat has saved 3.4 m/ US dollar by cutting down travel expenses in 10 month period. The EAC secretariat said in a statement on Wednesday that it had significantly reduced traveling expenses in the period running from May 2016 to February 2017 compared to a similar period from May 2015 to February 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

State Security Service in Recruitment Scandal

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s internal secret service, the State Security Service (SSS), is enmeshed in a recruitment scandal following the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness in the composition of the new officers recently absorbed into the agency.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's internal secret service, the State Security Service (SSS), is enmeshed in a recruitment scandal following the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness in the composition of the new officers recently absorbed into the agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Promotes Production of Sweet Potatoes

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -People in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chowe in Mangochi have embraced the cultivation of orange fleshed sweet potatoes being advocated by the Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP).

[Malawi News Agency] Mangochi -People in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Chowe in Mangochi have embraced the cultivation of orange fleshed sweet potatoes being advocated by the Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Barclays Bank Staffing Down 171 As Rates Cap Bites

[Nation] Barclays Bank of Kenya’s #ticker:BBK staff count dropped by 171 workers last year, joining a long list of lenders that have either retrenched or failed to replace retiring employees in the wake of interest rates cap law.

[Nation] Barclays Bank of Kenya's #ticker:BBK staff count dropped by 171 workers last year, joining a long list of lenders that have either retrenched or failed to replace retiring employees in the wake of interest rates cap law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Governor Calls On Citizens to Participate in Elections

[ANGOP] Malanje -The governor of the northern Malanje, Norberto dos Santos, Wednesday praised the participation of citizens in the electoral registration process, in what he described as an evidence of a patriotic sense and interest in exercising the r…

[ANGOP] Malanje -The governor of the northern Malanje, Norberto dos Santos, Wednesday praised the participation of citizens in the electoral registration process, in what he described as an evidence of a patriotic sense and interest in exercising the right to vote in the country's election set for August 23, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Tabora Residents Access Clean Borehole Water

[Daily News] More than 40,000 residents in Tabora Region will benefit from clean and safe water to be supplied through a project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) at a cost of 36.6bn/-.

[Daily News] More than 40,000 residents in Tabora Region will benefit from clean and safe water to be supplied through a project funded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) at a cost of 36.6bn/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania