Tanzania Blocks 19 Local, Foreign Varsities From Enrolling Students

[East African] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has blocked 19 local and foreign higher learning institutions from enrolling new students from September for failure to meet standards.

[East African] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has blocked 19 local and foreign higher learning institutions from enrolling new students from September for failure to meet standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

National Bank Posts 42% Drop in Profit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has posted a 42 percent decline in net profit in its first of 2017 to Sh179 million compared to Sh311 million same periods 2016.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has posted a 42 percent decline in net profit in its first of 2017 to Sh179 million compared to Sh311 million same periods 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Diplomats Urge Kenya to Ensure Free, Fair and Credible Polls

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of the diplomatic corps in Kenya on Wednesday met with Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, where they raised their concerns ahead of the next month’s General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of the diplomatic corps in Kenya on Wednesday met with Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, where they raised their concerns ahead of the next month's General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nyirarukundo Set for IAAF World Championships Debut

[New Times] Rwanda’s middle-distance female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified preparations ahead of her highly anticipated debut at the forthcoming 16th edition of IAAF World Championships. scheduled for August 4-13 in London, United Kingdom.

[New Times] Rwanda's middle-distance female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified preparations ahead of her highly anticipated debut at the forthcoming 16th edition of IAAF World Championships. scheduled for August 4-13 in London, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ugandans Take Chinese Firm to Court in Latest HIV Workplace Battle

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager’s office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chine…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chinese employer for unfair dismissal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

REG Fired Up Ahead of Game Three in Playoff Finals

[New Times] The reigning regular basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are optimistic to retain the lead in playoff games finals as they face Patriots in Game 3 of the best-of-five finals series this Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

[New Times] The reigning regular basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are optimistic to retain the lead in playoff games finals as they face Patriots in Game 3 of the best-of-five finals series this Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

As RPF Draws Crowds, the Greens and the Independents Face Empty Venues

[East African] On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Philippe Mpayimana and his “entourage” of two people and an announcer strolled into a playground at Mahoko in Rubavu district, where was supposed to hold a campaign rally. The venue was empty, save for a co…

[East African] On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Philippe Mpayimana and his "entourage" of two people and an announcer strolled into a playground at Mahoko in Rubavu district, where was supposed to hold a campaign rally. The venue was empty, save for a couple of chairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Volleyball – Bitok Optimistic Despite Zone V Upset

[New Times] The national volleyball team head coach, Paul Bitok, has insisted that the team’s future is bright following a fairly convincing performance at the just- concluded Zone V Championships, which was staged at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

[New Times] The national volleyball team head coach, Paul Bitok, has insisted that the team's future is bright following a fairly convincing performance at the just- concluded Zone V Championships, which was staged at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Bond Notes to Be a Fully Fledged Currency By Year-End’

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe