Region’s Largest Bank Plans to Fire 500 Workers to Save U.S.$20 Million

[East African] KCB Group, the region’s largest bank by assets, is offering a voluntary retirement package for its employees as it seeks to cut costs after taking a hit from technological changes and reduced income.

[East African] KCB Group, the region's largest bank by assets, is offering a voluntary retirement package for its employees as it seeks to cut costs after taking a hit from technological changes and reduced income.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fish Farming Projects to Begin Operation

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Aquaculture specialist also deputy coordinator -Poverty Eradication in the Office of the President Mr Ghulam Kibria, says fish farming projects under the poverty eradication programme would begin operations around June/July …

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Aquaculture specialist also deputy coordinator -Poverty Eradication in the Office of the President Mr Ghulam Kibria, says fish farming projects under the poverty eradication programme would begin operations around June/July this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Give Mutharika the Respect He Deserves As Leader

[Nyasa Times] On May 1, 2017, Malawian workers joined their colleagues across the world to commemorate International Labour Day. Main commemoration activities in Malawi took place at the Kamuzu Upper Stadium.

[Nyasa Times] On May 1, 2017, Malawian workers joined their colleagues across the world to commemorate International Labour Day. Main commemoration activities in Malawi took place at the Kamuzu Upper Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Diasporans Begging for Land, Says Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe says she is having sleepless nights fielding phone calls from exiled Zimbabweans now desperate for land after running away from country at the height of her husband’s farm grabs.

[New Zimbabwe] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe says she is having sleepless nights fielding phone calls from exiled Zimbabweans now desperate for land after running away from country at the height of her husband's farm grabs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bralirwa Profits Fall As Beer Consumption Declines

[East African] Rwandan-listed brewer Bralirwa has once again recorded depressed profit margins, blamed on the slump in beer and soft drinks consumption, increased competition, high input and debt costs.

[East African] Rwandan-listed brewer Bralirwa has once again recorded depressed profit margins, blamed on the slump in beer and soft drinks consumption, increased competition, high input and debt costs.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Owner of Tragedy Boat Pleads Not Guilty

[Nyasa Times] The owner of the boat that recently capsized at Mlowe in Rumphi, killing six people after Easter appeared before Nkhata Bay First Grade Magistrate Court Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to the charge of sending unseaworthy vessel on …

[Nyasa Times] The owner of the boat that recently capsized at Mlowe in Rumphi, killing six people after Easter appeared before Nkhata Bay First Grade Magistrate Court Wednesday where he pleaded not guilty to the charge of sending unseaworthy vessel on Lake Malawi.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Gaealafshwe Retains Metropolitan Trophy

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Barileng Gaealafshwe cruised to four straight victories in the latter rounds of the tournament to secure the Metropolitan National Chess Championships for the second successive time.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Barileng Gaealafshwe cruised to four straight victories in the latter rounds of the tournament to secure the Metropolitan National Chess Championships for the second successive time.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ayeta Anne Wangusa – ‘I Love the Ocean, African Wear’

[East African] Ayeta Anne Wangusa is the executive director of Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA), a creative think tank based in Dar es Salaam. She is currently a member of the Unesco Expert Facility for the 2005 Convention (2016-2017).

[East African] Ayeta Anne Wangusa is the executive director of Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA), a creative think tank based in Dar es Salaam. She is currently a member of the Unesco Expert Facility for the 2005 Convention (2016-2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda