Prioritise Garbage Collection, Harare Urged

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water and Climate Change and the Environmental Management Agency has urged Harare City Council to capacitate its waste management department to ensure timely collection of garbage. Coun…

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water and Climate Change and the Environmental Management Agency has urged Harare City Council to capacitate its waste management department to ensure timely collection of garbage. Council has been failing to collect garbage for sometime, resulting in the outbreak of waterborne diseases in suburbs like Mbare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Melaye Wears Academic Gown to Senate After Abu Certificate Controversy

[Premium Times] Apparently still basking in the euphoria of being confirmed a university graduate after his academic credential was questioned, Dino Melaye, on Monday appeared in the Senate wearing a purple academic gown.

[Premium Times] Apparently still basking in the euphoria of being confirmed a university graduate after his academic credential was questioned, Dino Melaye, on Monday appeared in the Senate wearing a purple academic gown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pope, Kagame Meeting Marks Reconciliation

[East African] The meeting between Pope Francis and Rwandan President Paul Kagame last week, in which the Pope acknowledged the church’s failures in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has ended more than two decades of disagreement.

[East African] The meeting between Pope Francis and Rwandan President Paul Kagame last week, in which the Pope acknowledged the church's failures in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, has ended more than two decades of disagreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ex-Civil Servants Told to Vacate Govt Houses

[The Herald] Thirteen former civil servants will now leave the Government houses they have been occupying in Highfield after the High Court confirmed their eviction. The 13 were refusing to leave on the basis that they had legitimate expectation to buy…

[The Herald] Thirteen former civil servants will now leave the Government houses they have been occupying in Highfield after the High Court confirmed their eviction. The 13 were refusing to leave on the basis that they had legitimate expectation to buy the houses or offered alternative accommodation, given the service they had rendered to the State as per the then Government policy, which was later changed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Central Bank Suspends Licensing of New Forex Bureaus

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda has announced indefinite suspension of licensing of new forex bureaus, in a move the bank said would ensure a vibrant and dynamic foreign exchange market in line with current economic developments.

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda has announced indefinite suspension of licensing of new forex bureaus, in a move the bank said would ensure a vibrant and dynamic foreign exchange market in line with current economic developments.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

40 Years of Obasanjo (II)

[Daily Trust] December 2006 was an auspicious month for the majority of the citizens of this country. That year the Muslim and Christian festivals fell within a few days of each other. Christmas, Boxing Day, Eid el Kabir, New Year, all came in close su…

[Daily Trust] December 2006 was an auspicious month for the majority of the citizens of this country. That year the Muslim and Christian festivals fell within a few days of each other. Christmas, Boxing Day, Eid el Kabir, New Year, all came in close succession. The air, then, was full of widespread festivities. We had already done with Christmas and were looking forward to the Sallah and New Year. But there was tension in the State House where I was posted since 1999 as a functionary in the Political Department of the V

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Got a D, and I’m Proud – Mombasa Governor Joho

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Who thought that when he took to the proverbial pulpit on Tuesday to defend his Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education results, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho would end up agreeing with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with wh…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Who thought that when he took to the proverbial pulpit on Tuesday to defend his Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education results, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho would end up agreeing with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with whom he has been at odds?

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya