Atome – a Comedian, MC and Playwright

[New Times] Diogene Ntarindwa, known to many as Atome (French for atom), a name that was given to him in high school because of his tiny size, is a playwright, comedian and MC but mostly known for his comic acts and may come off to many as naturally wi…

[New Times] Diogene Ntarindwa, known to many as Atome (French for atom), a name that was given to him in high school because of his tiny size, is a playwright, comedian and MC but mostly known for his comic acts and may come off to many as naturally witty.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Cycling – Team Rwanda Line Up 4 Races Ahead of Tour Du Rwanda

[New Times] Rwanda cycling national team ‘Team Rwanda’ will compete in four international Cycling races as they prepare for the 2017 Tour du Rwanda which is slated for 12-19 November 2017.

[New Times] Rwanda cycling national team 'Team Rwanda' will compete in four international Cycling races as they prepare for the 2017 Tour du Rwanda which is slated for 12-19 November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Angolan President Gets Message From Cabo Verde Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -A message from President of Cabo Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca to his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, was delivered Friday to Foreign minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti.

[ANGOP] Luanda -A message from President of Cabo Verde Jorge Carlos Fonseca to his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, was delivered Friday to Foreign minister, Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Livelihood of Lagos Fishing Community Cut Off By Govt’s Land Project

[Premium Times] For more than two months, the 376 households (about 2050 people) of Ago-Egun, a fishing community outside Bariga, a sprawling town in Lagos have had their means of livelihood cut off. Their fishing canoes sit on the shallow shores as th…

[Premium Times] For more than two months, the 376 households (about 2050 people) of Ago-Egun, a fishing community outside Bariga, a sprawling town in Lagos have had their means of livelihood cut off. Their fishing canoes sit on the shallow shores as the men of the community wander around unable to sail out to the Lagoon to fish.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ezekwesili, Adeniyi Oppose 120 Cut Off Marks, Want JAMB Scrapped

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -A former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has opposed the 120 cut-off marks set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Chairman of the Editorial Board of ThisDay Newspaper has also condemned th…

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -A former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has opposed the 120 cut-off marks set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Chairman of the Editorial Board of ThisDay Newspaper has also condemned the decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

List of Countries That Have Banned Plastic Paper Bags

[Capital FM] Starting today, Kenya will begin a journey of being plastic bags free following the total ban on all plastic bags by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in conjunction with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).

[Capital FM] Starting today, Kenya will begin a journey of being plastic bags free following the total ban on all plastic bags by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in conjunction with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Sets Aside U.S.$5 Million for Retrenched Workers

[The Herald] Government is creating a database of thousands of workers affected by the 2015 retrenchments, with a view to offer them loans to start income generating projects, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze…

[The Herald] Government is creating a database of thousands of workers affected by the 2015 retrenchments, with a view to offer them loans to start income generating projects, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Deputy Minister Tapiwa Matangaidze has said. It is believed that $5 million has been set aside for that purpose. "The labour dispute system settlement in Zimbabwe has gone through major changes over a short period of time and major changes arose as a result of the Zuva judgment," said Deputy Minister Mata

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Charged Tax Official Loses Modest Investment

[Namibian] A Walvis Bay tax official accused of having been at the centre of a fraud scheme that cost the Ministry of Finance millions of dollars has now lost only a modest investment to an attempt by the prosecutor general to seize ill-gotten assets f…

[Namibian] A Walvis Bay tax official accused of having been at the centre of a fraud scheme that cost the Ministry of Finance millions of dollars has now lost only a modest investment to an attempt by the prosecutor general to seize ill-gotten assets from her.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia