Ombudsman Will Not Handle Election Matters

[Observer] The Ad Hoc Committee constituted to work on the proposed Act creating the office of the Ombudsman to oversee the Code of Conduct, on Tuesday presented its work to the Senate plenary.

[Observer] The Ad Hoc Committee constituted to work on the proposed Act creating the office of the Ombudsman to oversee the Code of Conduct, on Tuesday presented its work to the Senate plenary.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Inflation Hits 11.7% in May Amidst Govt Maize Flour Subsidy

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The country’s year -on-year inflation has risen to 11.70 percent in May from 11.48 percent last month, on the back of higher prices of food despite Government’s maize flour subsidy.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The country's year -on-year inflation has risen to 11.70 percent in May from 11.48 percent last month, on the back of higher prices of food despite Government's maize flour subsidy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Integrity – a Lost Value That Liberia Needs

[Observer] The English dictionary defines integrity as “moral soundness.” Being morally sound means or says a lot of things about a person. Such a person is conscious of his/her daily activities, ensuring that he/she avoids anything that would bring ab…

[Observer] The English dictionary defines integrity as "moral soundness." Being morally sound means or says a lot of things about a person. Such a person is conscious of his/her daily activities, ensuring that he/she avoids anything that would bring about character assassination. Controlling your ego not to dishonestly take what belongs to others; avoiding actions that will hurt others; speaking the truth; being faithful to duty; and impartially rendering justice are all values associated with integrity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kilimanjaro Opposition Stalwart Who Perfected Art of Persuasion

[Citizen] Arusha -It was another lunch time shocker yesterday. But Philemon Ndesamburo, 82, who died at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) Referral Hospital in Moshi shortly before noon, will not only be remembered as one of the prominent …

[Citizen] Arusha -It was another lunch time shocker yesterday. But Philemon Ndesamburo, 82, who died at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) Referral Hospital in Moshi shortly before noon, will not only be remembered as one of the prominent Chadema leaders in the northern zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tributes Pour in for Ndesamburo

[Citizen] Dodoma -A wave of tributes and messages of condolence flowed yesterday following the sudden death of Kilimajaro Regional chairman for Chadema and business mogul and philanthropist Philemon Ndesamburo.

[Citizen] Dodoma -A wave of tributes and messages of condolence flowed yesterday following the sudden death of Kilimajaro Regional chairman for Chadema and business mogul and philanthropist Philemon Ndesamburo.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Groove Award Winners – Where Are They Now?

[Nation] The 12th Groove Awards ceremony will go down this Thursday at the KICC, Nairobi. This year’s nominees include Daddy Owen, Eko Dydda, Guardian Angel, Alice Kimanzi, Evelyn Wanjiru, Mercy Masika, Kelele Takatifu and Kambua. They were on a Groove…

[Nation] The 12th Groove Awards ceremony will go down this Thursday at the KICC, Nairobi. This year's nominees include Daddy Owen, Eko Dydda, Guardian Angel, Alice Kimanzi, Evelyn Wanjiru, Mercy Masika, Kelele Takatifu and Kambua. They were on a Groove tour from May 14 until last weekend, performing in different towns such as Machakos, Eldoret and Karatina. And as they approach the D-day , we take a look at previous winners, specifically artistes of the year, where they are now and what they are currently up to.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Special Budget – The three priorities of the Budget more jobs, decent jobs and smart jobs

[L’Express] In a series of articles to be published in the wake of the upcoming Budget, Dr Rama Sithanen, economist and former Minister of Finance, argues that the credibility of the 2017-2018 Budget will be inescapably eroded if the Prime Minister Pra…

[L'Express] In a series of articles to be published in the wake of the upcoming Budget, Dr Rama Sithanen, economist and former Minister of Finance, argues that the credibility of the 2017-2018 Budget will be inescapably eroded if the Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth continues to announce a plethora of measures that he knows fully well will not or cannot be implemented as amply evidenced by the last two Budgets. T

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Workers Bid to Sue Mining Firm Flops

[The Herald] An attempt by over 900 SMM Holdings non-managerial workers’ to file a claim against the firm for salaries and benefits dating back to eight years ago has failed at the High Court.The company shut down its mining operations, Shabanie and Ma…

[The Herald] An attempt by over 900 SMM Holdings non-managerial workers' to file a claim against the firm for salaries and benefits dating back to eight years ago has failed at the High Court.The company shut down its mining operations, Shabanie and Mashava Mines in 2004 after Government annexed the assets from businessman Mr Mutumwa Mawere through a reconstruction order, alleging the company was State-indebted and insolvent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe