Uganda Officially Receives New WHO Representative

[Monitor] The new World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative, Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam on Tuesday formally assumed duty after presenting his Credentials to Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa.

[Monitor] The new World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative, Dr Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam on Tuesday formally assumed duty after presenting his Credentials to Uganda's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fashola Faults Reps Over Moves to Fund Ferma From Consolidated Revenue Fund

[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday faulted on-going moves to set aside one per cent of the consolidated revenue fund to the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to repair roads in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday faulted on-going moves to set aside one per cent of the consolidated revenue fund to the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to repair roads in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Girl, 3, Not Found After Disappearing From Church Service

[News24Wire] The family of a 3-year-old girl who disappeared inside a church on New Year’s Eve in Amandawe, on the lower South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, is still in the dark about her whereabouts and is willing to pay for her safe return.

[News24Wire] The family of a 3-year-old girl who disappeared inside a church on New Year's Eve in Amandawe, on the lower South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, is still in the dark about her whereabouts and is willing to pay for her safe return.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Bimha Speaks On Fuel Duty Reduction

[The Herald] Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha has agreed to the assertion that the reduction in fuel prices marked the start of internal devaluation, but noted that a lot needed to be done to address other cost drivers.

[The Herald] Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha has agreed to the assertion that the reduction in fuel prices marked the start of internal devaluation, but noted that a lot needed to be done to address other cost drivers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UNBS Is Enforcing Meat Standards to Protect Consumers’ Health and Safety

[Monitor] Reports that meat sales in Kampala have gone down following the ongoing joint operation between the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to ensure compliance to hygiene standards among butch…

[Monitor] Reports that meat sales in Kampala have gone down following the ongoing joint operation between the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to ensure compliance to hygiene standards among butcheries have once again raised the spotlight on standards in the meat industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Telecoms Firm Rolls Out 4G Services

[Nyasa Times] Mobile phone users operating on the Airtel Malawi service platform have multiple reasons to smile after the mobile operator rolled out its 4th generation (4G) 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile technology.

[Nyasa Times] Mobile phone users operating on the Airtel Malawi service platform have multiple reasons to smile after the mobile operator rolled out its 4th generation (4G) 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile technology.

Kadaga Is a Hypocrite, Says MP Kabaziguraka

[Observer] Nakawa lawmaker, Michael Kabaziguruka, who suffered a nasty accident mid last year, was seen being wheeled into parliament during the debate and passing of the age limit bill, now assented into law by President Yoweri Museveni.

[Observer] Nakawa lawmaker, Michael Kabaziguruka, who suffered a nasty accident mid last year, was seen being wheeled into parliament during the debate and passing of the age limit bill, now assented into law by President Yoweri Museveni.

President Mnangagwa Orders Ministers to Declare Assets

[New Zimbabwe] Senior government workers including cabinet ministers have been given until the 28th of February to submit written declarations of theirs assets, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda, has said.

[New Zimbabwe] Senior government workers including cabinet ministers have been given until the 28th of February to submit written declarations of theirs assets, chief secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bracing for Disaster, Capetonians Can Take Deep Breaths and Save Last Drops of Water

[Daily Maverick] There’s been a dramatic change in tone regarding Cape Town’s water crisis. And with good reason. Frankly, it’s a little hard not to panic. But there’s not much we can do any more, except take a deep breath, save those last few drops, a…

[Daily Maverick] There's been a dramatic change in tone regarding Cape Town's water crisis. And with good reason. Frankly, it's a little hard not to panic. But there's not much we can do any more, except take a deep breath, save those last few drops, and prepare for the worst. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa