Female Lawyers Rise 35%

[The Herald] The proportion of women in the legal profession has almost trebled in the last three years, the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has said.

[The Herald] The proportion of women in the legal profession has almost trebled in the last three years, the Law Society of Zimbabwe (LSZ) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

First Lady Advocates for Girl Child Education

[Nyasa Times] First Lady Getrude Mutharika has called on her fellow women in the country to inspire each other and work together towards women empowerment with emphasis on girl education.

[Nyasa Times] First Lady Getrude Mutharika has called on her fellow women in the country to inspire each other and work together towards women empowerment with emphasis on girl education.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Why It Is Time to Re-Examine Role of Election Observers

[Monitor] It was late in the afternoon of March 31, 1994. Journalists were waiting impatiently for an announcement from international election observers. UN officials stated for the third time their argument that the observers should declare the March …

[Monitor] It was late in the afternoon of March 31, 1994. Journalists were waiting impatiently for an announcement from international election observers. UN officials stated for the third time their argument that the observers should declare the March 28 elections for Uganda Constituent Assembly 'free and fair'.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Independent MP Mliswa Attends Mugabe Rally

[New Zimbabwe] Independent MP for Norton, Temba Mliswa’s suspected links with Zanu PF are back on the spotlight after he was Friday spotted at President Robert Mugabe’s youth interface rally in Gweru.

[New Zimbabwe] Independent MP for Norton, Temba Mliswa's suspected links with Zanu PF are back on the spotlight after he was Friday spotted at President Robert Mugabe's youth interface rally in Gweru.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Open Letter to the President On the Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill 2012

[Monitor] I would like to appreciate your continuous, relentless efforts to harness science, technology and innovation in Uganda for socio-economic transformation. We scientists appreciate your recent intervention by the creating of a fully-fledged min…

[Monitor] I would like to appreciate your continuous, relentless efforts to harness science, technology and innovation in Uganda for socio-economic transformation. We scientists appreciate your recent intervention by the creating of a fully-fledged ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoTI). As the ministry puts its foot on the ground, it needs your continuous support to build this sector that is a cornerstone of Uganda's transformation into a middle status economy in the near future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ruling Party Unveils Candidate in Lilongwe By-Election

[Nyasa Times] The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday unveiled its parliamentary candidate for the forthcoming October 17 by-election in Lilongwe City South East Constituency, Reuben Ngwenya.

[Nyasa Times] The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Sunday unveiled its parliamentary candidate for the forthcoming October 17 by-election in Lilongwe City South East Constituency, Reuben Ngwenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ruling Party Bigwigs Steer Clear of Witchcraft Talk

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial executive has distanced itself from elements trying to soil the image of the First Family by claiming that Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Shuvai Mahofa succumbed to poisoned food supplied by pe…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial executive has distanced itself from elements trying to soil the image of the First Family by claiming that Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Shuvai Mahofa succumbed to poisoned food supplied by people dabbling in witchcraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Foreign Airlines’ Funds Repatriation Weakens the Economy

[This Day] Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, has said that one of the major factors that contribute to the low value of the naira is the over $1billion, which foreign airlines repatriate yearly from the country and almost the same amou…

[This Day] Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, has said that one of the major factors that contribute to the low value of the naira is the over $1billion, which foreign airlines repatriate yearly from the country and almost the same amount which the country's airlines spend overseas for major maintenance of their aircraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC Crashes Petrol, Cooking Gas Prices Nationwide

[This Day] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said sustained strategic intervention in the efficient supply and distribution of petroleum products has led to significant fall in the prices of petrol, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG…

[This Day] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said sustained strategic intervention in the efficient supply and distribution of petroleum products has led to significant fall in the prices of petrol, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria