The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) is this year, once again, targeting to register at least 35 000 businesses in the small to medium enterprises (SME) sector as efforts intensify to increase revenue collections from the (SMEs) sector.This will ensure more businesses, especially in the largely informal SMEs sector, contribute towards […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginThis story is sponsoredAs the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the globe forcing governments to implement lockdowns and self-isolation for months to contain the spread of the virus, this subsequently led to a cessation of face-to-face classroom interactions as we […]

The UN Secretary-General warned on Tuesday that “hatred takes root in the soil of ignorance” of historical facts, science, and the human qualities which “bind all people together.”Antonio Guterres was speaking at the Global Education Ministers Conference on addressing hate speech through education.Remembering the horrors of the Second World War […]

Alleged Cape Town underworld boss Nafiz Modack appeared in court on Wednesday on charges of racketeering, fraud, money laundering, uttering and contravention of the VAT Act.He was arrested with seven other people at various addresses across Cape Town.National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said Modack, his mother Ruwaida, younger brother […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginThe world faces serious threats — from exclusionary nationalism and great-power competition to growing inequality — that prevent the world from working together to solve other complex problems such as the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines and climate change. But […]

The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Consistent Energy and President Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria, REAN, Dr. Segun Adaju, has said that Nigeria spends $16 million to fuel 14 million generators annually.He disclosed this at the (NES#27) Nigerian Economic Summit Group, yesterday in Abuja, saying: “We need to look at where […]

What have you done, Quinny?This was my initial reaction when the nation was told one of our best players had opted out of the crucial ICC T20 World Cup match against the defending champions, the West Indies, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The 28-year-old Quinton de Kock, better known as […]

The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Mineral Workers Union (Zidamwu) is suing National Employment Council (NEC) and the Chamber of Mines at the Labour Court after they offered workers a paltry 24% wage increase.The NEC announced the 24% increment in a circular dated September 28, which it said had been agreed […]

Nollywood actor Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs is dead, a post shared on the Facebook page of a Nigerian blog and phrased as a question claims.The actor, known professionally as Olu Jacobs, is also a film producer.The post has generated 3,600 reactions and over 7,000 comments since it was published on 5 […]

Nairobi — Kenya crossed the 5 million mark in the COVID-19 vaccination exercise Monday with a total of 5,029,901 vaccinated.Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said of out this, 3,545,060 had received their first jab while 1,484,841 had been fully vaccinated.Kagwe further said the uptake of the second dose among those […]

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 on the Richter scale struck Boksburg in Ekurhuleni on Wednesday morning.The Council for Geoscience said data indicated that the earthquake was recorded around 11.01am“The epicentre was located in the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg. The public is encouraged to record their experiences using the […]

Canadian oil explorer ReconAfrica has already benefited financially through the Canadian Stock Exchange from the licence they obtained from the Namibian government for exploration in the two Kavango regions. Namibia, through the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor), owns 10% of the licence while ReconAfrica owns 90%.The chairperson of the […]

Luanda — Angolan Head of State João Lourenço returned Wednesday to the country’s capital, Luanda, after two-visit to the northern Uíge province.Accompanied by the First Lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, João Lourenço was received by Vice President of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, and members of the Angolan Executive.During his stay […]

Countries can achieve their commitments to limiting global warming if the crucial role of women in climate change mitigation strategies is recognised, feminists said on Monday.The Paris Agreement binds countries to a commitment of limiting global warming to1.5 degrees Celsius and women, according to various studies, play a central role […]

Harare City Council acting chamber secretary Warren Chiwawa is reeling in the eye of a storm amid allegations of victimising subordinates who are key witnesses in land scams.According to a leaked council memo, written by the council chief security officer directed to the head of public safety, Mr Chiwawa stands […]

In one week, leaders from around the globe will gather for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. The global summit, taking place in Glasgow, is the most significant climate event globally. This year marks one of its most meaningful landmarks since it began in 1995, […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginOne of the greatest mind benders of this chaotic election season would be to see John Steenhuisen and his band of Democratic Alliance racism denialists refusing to stand with cricketer, Quinton de Kock. Call it wishful thinking, but it would […]

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said more than 97. 6 per cent of account holders are fully covered by the N500,000 insurance limit.According to the managing director and chief executive of the NDIC, Mr Bello Hassan disclosed at the opening ceremony of the 18th edition of the workshop […]

Preparations for the summer cropping season are now at an advanced stage with all inputs including seed and fertiliser available, while Government continues to provide money to pay farmers for crops delivered to GMB and Cottco.Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said this yesterday while addressing the 37th […]

More than a million people are fleeing terror and violence in Burkina Faso, and their numbers are growing. Many are left to fend for themselves as they struggle to survive.Jacob Ouermi does not like to talk about what his family has gone through. He, his wife Elisabet Simpore and their […]

The European Union team in Namibia teamed up with the City of Windhoek, Hage Geingob Secondary School and Havana Primary School, Namibia Institute for Democracy and Physically Active Youth to host the Annual #CleanUp in Windhoek.EU Ambassador, Sinikka Antila, who was leading the campaign said a single plastic bag may […]

SA will prioritise the manufacturing of electric cars as part of its response to the climate change crisis, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.He delivered a keynote address at the launch of the Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid vehicle at the company’s Prospecton Plant in Durban.The president said the timing of […]

Thursday, 28 October27 OctJudgment in an application murder accused Nafiz Modack lodged to have voice notes, pictures and video struck from his bail application, was abruptly halted by load shedding on Wednesday.  Magistrate Dion van der Spuy said he had carefully planned the matter around load shedding but at the […]

New York — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held an emergency meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss the developing situation in Sudan, and to consider a joint response. The representatives of the United Kingdom, Norway, and Estonia largely concurred in condemning the power takeover as a ‘coup’, however the […]

The ninth meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic took place on Friday 22 October 2021 from 13:00 to 17:05 Geneva time (CEST).Proceedings of the meetingMembers and Advisors of the Emergency Committee were convened […]

A section of Members of Parliament (MPs) yesterday tasked government to address the security concerns in the country following two separate bombing incidents.Mr Elijah Okupa, the Kasilo County MP, who raised the matter, tasked government “to give a statement to the country regarding those events because we don’t know whether […]

Companies and individuals in Rwanda that process personal data of individuals have 24 months beginning October this year to comply with the new law on protection of personal data and privacy.The new law among other things demarcates clear and unambiguous consent of an individual to the collection, storage, and processing […]

DA leader John Steenhuisen has blasted the ANC-led government over Eskom’s latest decision to implement stage 4 load-shedding on Wednesday.Steenhuisen, who spoke at the official opposition’s election rally in Tshwane, said Eskom’s decision equalled “job shedding”, adding that it was the opposite of what President Cyril Ramaphosa promised in 2017 […]

The government of Rwanda on Tuesday, October 26 signed a memorandum of understanding with BioNTech to initiate the construction of the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for mRNA-based vaccines slated for mid-2022.The facility will be set up in the Special Economic Zone in Gasabo District, according to the Minister of Health Dr. […]

As the world convenes in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26), it is time to recognize Africa’s role in averting a climate disaster without compromising the continent’s growth and poverty reduction. The world needs to transition away from fossil fuels. But access to electricity […]

Having survived the ongoing cholera outbreak in Jigawa State, Mallam Saleh Magaji Baranda, a father of 11 and a farmer from Baranda village in Dutse Local Government Area (LGA or District), has been vaccinated with the Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) at the recently concluded cholera vaccination campaign in the state.After […]

Africa Moyo — Deputy News EditorCLIMATE change has seen temperatures rising by around 2 degrees Celsius in Zimbabwe over the past century, resulting in 10 droughts in the last two decades alone, President Mnangagwa has said as the world prepares for the major climate change conference next month.The heating, said […]

Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA) has issued fresh guidelines that will be a major tool in ensuring that over 61 per cent of the country’s population currently living in informal settlements are relocated to well-planned settlements.Espérance Mukamana, the Director General of RLMUA, told The New Times that the […]

An international study with a base at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has taken a top global award for innovation, announced at a recent gathering of psychiatric researchers.The Neuropsychiatric Genetics of African Populations – Psychosis study (NeuroGAP-P), of which UCT is a partner, was awarded the Pamela Sklar Innovation […]

A big part of growing up and learning to adult involves making responsible financial decisions. You don’t have to be a financial planner to know that financial security won’t just benefit you; it can also translate into having the means to look after your family.  To make things easier, we spoke […]

NUMSA says First Automobile Works must pay automobile manufacturers’ rates not Motor Industry Bargaining Council ratesNUMSA members are on strike at First Automobile Works in Gqeberha demanding a 100% wage increase.The plant assembles vehicles from imported Chinese components.The Council for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) ruled last year that the […]

Khartoum — Prominent Sudanese journalist and analyst Fayez Selik was detained by authorities in the capital Khartoum this evening, as he left the Al Jazeera studios, following an interview in which he expressed sharp criticism and condemnation of the ongoing military coup in Sudan.Selik, who was previously media advisor to […]

Tunis/Tunisia — Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi met Thursday in Tripoli, Libya, with Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dbeibah.The meeting discussed the latest developments in Tunisia and Libya and regional and international issues of common interest, according to a statement from the Foreign Affairs Department.Emphasis was […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginEskom’s former finance manager has been found guilty of defrauding the company of R35-million, while the power utility continues to be hit by rolling blackouts. Bernard Moraka will be sentenced for running a two-and-a-half-year scam with Victor Tshabalala, the sole […]

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, asked investors who want to get return for their investment to do business in Nigeria because his administration has created the enabling environment.President Buhari, however, attributed growing social unrest to inequalities and unfair policies that exclude the majority from opportunities for participation, […]

In the pursuit of ridding the continent of the remaining vestige of colonisation and apartheid and to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of member states, it is imperative to decolonise the mind of African people.The African Union (AU) has been pushing for African solutions to African problems by tasking […]

Rwandan coach Thierry Hitimana has been appointed as coach for Tanzanian giants Simba SC for the rest of the season.Hitimana replaces French tactician Didier Gomes Da Rosa who resigned on Tuesday following the club’s abysmal CAF Champions League campaign which saw them being knocked out by Botswana minnows Jwaneng Galaxy […]

NYSE-listed e-commerce platform Jumia experienced a shift in shopping habits across its markets in Africa last year, as more shoppers bought everyday products as opposed to electronics.Shopping for essentials such as foodstuff, fashion and beauty products, saw Jumia’s total sales value of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods grow by 13 percentage points […]

A Madrid court has suspended Bayern Munich and France defender Lucas Hernandez’s six month prison term for disobeying a restraining order following a 2017 conviction of domestic violence, a court statement said on Wednesday.The sentence will be suspended for four years as long he does not commit a new offence […]

Wednesday, 27 October26 Oct Gunmen have killed 16 worshippers at a mosque in central Nigeria, a government official said on Tuesday, in the latest violence in the restive region.Scores of gunmen on motorcycles stormed Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu district of Niger state on Monday and opened fire during morning prayers, […]

Coach of Cofine FC of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Remi Amadi, has been slammed with a global ban of two years from all football-related activities by world football-governing body, FIFA.The world body’s Disciplinary Committee conveyed this decision to the Nigeria Football Federation, and it is a consequence of a similar […]

A PORTION of the B2 road between Aphrodite Beach and the bridge at the entrance of Walvis Bay will be closed today from 07h00 until 19h00 due to scenes being filmed for a new Amazon series called ‘The Power’.The series is based on the bestselling book by Naomi Alderman that […]

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has returned home after being detained by General Abdel-Fattah Burhan. Germany has expressed its support for the civilian government.Sudan’s ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok returned to his home with his wife on Tuesday evening, several sources told news agencies.A military official told The Associated Press that […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginEskom has announced three days of stage four load-shedding, starting at noon on Wednesday.“Due to further shortage of generation capacity, Eskom regrets to announce that stage four load-shedding will be implemented from 12pm today until 5am on Friday,” the […]

War Veterans came out guns blazing against President Emmerson Mnangagwa, dismissing his “sanctions” mantra, giving examples of how his children were getting fatter by the day while theirs starved.They also expressly said they were not afraid to die for their cause.Having had their demonstration dramatically halted by anti-riot officers who […]

WHO Statement on Solidarity Trial VaccinesWHO and the Ministries of Health of Colombia, Mali, and the Philippines announce the launch of the co-sponsored Solidarity Trial Vaccines.This is an international, randomized clinical trial platform designed to rapidly evaluate the efficacy and safety of promising new candidate vaccines selected by an independent […]

Five MDC-Alliance Rusape councillors have been arrested on criminal abuse of office charges after they connived to pass a resolution to by-pass stipulated Government tender procedures, prejudicing the local authority of $1,3 million.Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) spokesperson Commissioner John Makamure confirmed the arrests made last night on charges of criminal […]

Khartoum / Washington DC — Sudanese military chief General Abdel-Fattah Burhan said Tuesday the army’s overthrow of the country’s transitional government was necessary to avoid a civil war.“The whole country was deadlocked due to political rivalries,” Burhan said at a televised news conference in Khartoum. “The experience during the past […]

Josep Borrell, the European Union (EU)’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Vice President of the EU Commission has lauded the reconciliation efforts undertaken by Rwandans after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.From early this week, he has been on an official visit to Rwanda, where he, […]

The political, economic and social futures of both continents are tied together.On 26th of October, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union and the African Union will gather in Kigali for the first AU-EU Ministerial meeting since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This gathering is of particular importance, […]

Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson Glen Mashinini says it will not be possible to rig the results of the upcoming local government elections.EFF leader Julius Malema recently raised concerns about possible vote-rigging in Monday’s poll, claiming the reintroduction of load-shedding was part of a well-orchestrated plan to steal votes from smaller […]

Wednesday, 27 October5h ago Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Madagascar’s government and the rest of the world to step up relief efforts for the island nation’s drought-hit south.More than a million people on Madagascar’s parched southern tip are on the brink of famine and some are already dying, the rights […]

The Director-General on NTA says MDAs use the name of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to secure free media coverage from the station.The Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Yakubu Mohammed, on Tuesday, decried the condition of the state-owned television station.Mr Mohammed blamed the federal ministries, […]

Opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) party leadership has said courts are under duress to deny people bail following President Museveni’s remarks on the subject last month.The leaders made the remarks shortly after their embattled MPs, Mr Muhammad Ssegirinya (Kawempe South) and Mr Allan Ssewanyana (Makindye West) were again denied bail […]

Tunis/Tunisia — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Tunisia has launched a campaign to combat violence against women and girls, in cooperation with the Centre for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) from October 20 to 27, it said in a statement Thursday.The campaign is supported by […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginHow bad can a cyberattack be? This question often comes up in conversations with companies still contemplating their strategy for dealing with online criminals. Despite years of escalating attacks, for many people, cybercrime still exists in the realm of […]

Wednesday, 27 October7h agoWorkers at Sudan’s state petroleum company (Sudapet) will join a nationwide civil disobedience movement declared by trade unions in response to the military’s overthrow of the government, the Sudanese Professionals Association said on Wednesday.READ | Sudan protesters defiant as international community condemns coupA group of neighbourhood committees in […]

The United Nations, UN, has issued ‘Urgent Appeals” to both the Nigerian and Kenyan Governments, demanding immediate stoppage of any torture or violation of rights committed against the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.UN also warned of serious consequences if the allegations of torture […]

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is Wednesday expected to plunge into the proverbial lion’s den as he takes his political campaigns to Mashonaland West, a traditional Zanu PF stronghold.According to insiders, the opposition leader, who last week escaped a suspected assassination attempt in Mutare, will descend on Hurungwe district, Mashonaland […]

Police confirmed Tuesday that a 23-year-old Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) attached suicide bomber conducted the attack that targeted 52 passengers on a Swift Safari Bus destined for Ishaka."He has been identified as Isaac Matovu- also known as Mustafa and a resident of A-Zone, Kireka in Kampala," Police spokesperson Mr Fred […]

Tunis/Tunisia — A day to promote day local pomegranates was organised Thursday by the programme of access to markets for agri-food and local products (PAMPAT), implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).The drive conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Interprofessional Fruit Group, the Regional Union […]

Rwanda Medical and Dental Council (RMDC), the regulator for health care professionals, has said that they are closely monitoring developments regarding uncertainties that may arise from the closure of health facilities following a recent crackdown by the health ministry.The government last month launched a countrywide inspection of private health facilities […]

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has confirmed it is investigating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, in monitoring, control and surveillance activities aimed at combating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing activities.The ongoing investigation is expected to determine whether drones will be able to […]

Nairobi — Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has formally joined the United Democratic Alliance which is associated with Deputy President William Ruto.Waiguru who met Ruto at his official residence in Karen on Tuesday cited pressure from supporters and popularity of Bottom-Up Economic Model as factors that informed her decision.The first term […]

Google says the initiative to support journalism training would be rolled out over the next 18 months and is being implemented in partnership with UNESCO.Google has launched the Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education to enhance journalists’ training in 100 journalism institutions in Africa.Matt Brittin, President for EMEA Business […]

A number of top local musicians from different genres have come together to produce a song titled "Regai Dzive Shiri" as their way of advocating against child marriages and abuse.Locally-based international energy infrastructure developer, Power Giants Private Limited, collaborated with musicians, raising awareness and fighting against escalating cases of child […]

THE Republic of Benin has expressed its commitment to working closely with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in strengthening human rights and good governance.The commitment was made by Benin’s Minister for Justice and Legislation, Séverin Maxime Quenum, during discussions with the visiting African Court delegation led by […]

Trust in local municipalities to deliver basic services has dropped to a five-year low, as  measured against the latest SA Citizen Satisfaction Index.The 2021 survey by Consulta measures satisfaction and trust in service delivery in eight category A municipalities — Buffalo City, Cape Town, Ekurhuleni, eThekwini, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela […]

THE case in which senior members in the African Apostolic Church are embroiled in fights over control of the church is back in the courts again, just over a week after the Supreme Court reinstated the church’s founder Paul Mwazha as the leader.This time the church and a senior member […]

The scandal-ridden Kenya Power loses over Sh50 billion a year in system leakages, the Nation has learnt.Energy Principal Secretary Gordon Kihalang’wa told MPs yesterday the sole power distributor has accumulated more than Sh9 billion in bad debts.While appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly yesterday, the […]

Kenyans drivers dominated the Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally (RMGM) that took place over weekend, claiming all the 3 podium slots.The RMGR took place from Friday, October 22-24 in Bugesera, and it has been the penultimate round of the African Rally Championship, an international automobile rally championship run under the auspices […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginThe Nathaniel Julies murder trial has heard about how the police decided to use lethal guns to enforce Covid-19 regulations, depending on the level of the lockdown at a given time.On Tuesday, head of visible policing (Vispol) at the […]

Wednesday, 27 October08 JulWhile recent research found that over 71% of South Africans are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine, government has indicated its concern with increasing reports of vaccine hesitancy. According to the research young people in particular, aged between 18-25, were much more likely to be vaccine hesitant […]

Suspected terrorists who are said to have attacked Uganda in two different bomb blasts, are cowards, and will all be defeated, Vice President Maj (Rtd) Jessica Alupo said Tuesday."These are cowards, and we will make sure that they are defeated; to ensure that the country remains secure," she said.The VP […]

Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, has urged the Police and other security agencies in the nation’s capital to do everything within their powers to locate a missing journalist.Tordue Salem, a Vanguard Newspaper’s House of Representatives Reporter reportedly went missing on Oct. 13 in […]

TANZANIA and Burundi have, for decades, enjoyed good diplomatic ties and as years unfold there have been cementing of the relations, extending the same to trade ties.The two East African Community (EAC) member states have been working together on several fronts. A visit to Burundi by President Samia Suluhu Hassan […]

The text of the following statement was released by the Troika: Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Norway.The Troika is deeply concerned about the situation in Sudan and condemns the suspension of the institutions of state, the declaration of state of emergency, and the military […]

The establishment of the joint business council is expected to foster bilateral relations between key public and private sector institutions in both countries.Nigeria and Chad have agreed to set up a joint business council for the development of stronger commercial ties and the improvement of bilateral trade and investment flows […]

A trial in which senior Windhoek-based lawyer Dirk Conradie and a co-accused are facing charges under the Anti-Corruption Act has been pending for too long and needs to be concluded, a judge said in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.Judge Thomas Masuku made the remark when Conradie made his latest appearance […]

By Arthur Arnold WaderoThe fishing community has asked Parliament not to rush passing the Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill, 2021, after raising various concerns about its current form.Their leaders made the request yesterday while appearing before Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.The committee is currently deliberating on the contents […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginNothing makes me want to scream an overused George Orwell quote about animals and equality more, than seeing the lights of Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina’s family home shine brightly while the rest of Katlehong is in darkness.For context, townships […]

As analysts project worse food price pressures for 2022The prices of food rose Year-on-Year (YoY) amidst rising transport fare in September.Analysis of the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, selected food price watch data for September 2021 showed that the prices of rice, egg, garri, and tomatoes rose during the period.Similarly, […]

Rwanda has been ranked sixth among the top 10 safest countries for solo travellers in the world. It is the only African country on the list.The ranking by in order to help travellers to choose their future solo vacation spot.The website which offers luggage storage around the world reported […]

The National Assembly will ensure that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme is kept afloat and well-rooted.Rep. Yemi Adaramod, Chairman, House Committee on Youth and Sports, made this known on Tuesday during a two-day symposium on the Imperatives of an the NYSC Trust Fund.The symposium is entitled: “Consolidating the […]

THE Education Sector Improvement Project has been attributed as one of the factors that has improved academic performance in Bukoba District Council.Implemented by the Voluntary Service Overseas organization (VSO), and the people of Switzerland, the scheme was said to bring positive impact among pupils in the five Wards -namely Maruku, […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or LoginIt’s crunch time and the three largest political parties have upped the ante in a bid to convince the electorate they are best placed to govern and deliver services at municipal level. The ANC, Democratic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters […]

The president would perform the lesser Hajj in Madinah and Makkah before returning to the country on Friday.President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ahead of the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft carrying the president […]

ZANU PF youths allegedly looted maize seed and fertilizer during the recent launch at Sipambi Business Centre in Masvingo.Everyone who attended the launch received a 10kg bag of maize seed, but it is alleged that some party youths connived to loot some of the inputs, which they are now selling […]

The Ministry of Health has said the mass vaccination for children aged five and below against the deadly strain of poliovirus circulating in the country will be done in December.The mass vaccination, which will be house-to-house, comes after the government last week received 10 million doses targeting 8.5 million children.Mr […]

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, said that 99.4 per cent of bank accounts contain less than N500,000 Maximum Insured Limit (MIL) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDICManaging Director/Chief Executive, NDIC, Mr. Bello Hassan disclosed this in Gombe, at the second led of the Corporation’s workshop for Finance Correspondents […]

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera says the world today is faced with challenges like climate change, poverty, food insecurity as well as health threats like the COVID-19 pandemic which require innovative solutions to be addressed.Delivering his keynote address at the opening of the Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation Community G-STIC, The […]

The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune urged the government to continue to support professional media in a world where the weapon of information truly and effectively defends the interests of peoples and nations.He reiterated the Algerian state’s commitments to achieve freedom of expression and press as part of a […]

WaterAid has urged African and European Union ministers to perceive access to water as a part of economic development in the upcoming Africa Union and European Union Ministerial meeting and the AU-EU summit scheduled in Brussels next year.WaterAid is an international non-profit organisation that provides clean water, decent toilets and […]

The World Bank has debarred nine Nigerian individuals and firms from executing any contract with it for engaging in corrupt, fraudulent and collusive practices.In addition to the debarments, eight Nigerian companies debarred by the African Development Bank, AfDB, were also recognised by World Bank under the cross-debarment policy.Cross-debarment is the […]

Mpumalanga Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela, has welcomed the triple life sentence and 53 years handed down to a rapist and murderer in Mbombela.Mfanasibili Cornelius Mnisi, aged 29, was sentenced by the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court in Mbombela on Thursday.Mnisi is said to have terrorised defenceless women […]

Many South Africans consider taking out a personal loan when they  need extra cash for an unforeseen expense, such as replacing an appliance, fixing a car or medical treatment. Using credit properly is a responsible way of getting money for emergencies or a large item that will add value to […]

 Subscribe or Login Subscribe or Login Get more Mail & GuardianSubscribe or Login“It feels like we are at the end of an era,” Bárbara Sepúlveda tells me on 12 October 2021. Sepúlveda is a member of Chile’s Constitutional Convention and of the Communist Party of Chile. The era to which Sepúlveda […]

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Chief Electoral Officer has informed Foroyaa that they have issued 25 nomination forms to prospective presidential candidates so far.Samboujang Njie said 13 political parties and 12 independent candidates have collected the nomination forms for the December 2021 presidential elections.The nomination is going to take seven […]

President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday said Malawi has made significant strides in addressing climate change.The President said this on Monday during a plenary session on the role and importance of the National Determined Contributions (NDCs) in relation to the Paris Agreement at the Fifth Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation Community […]

Rwandan volleyball player Yves Mutabazi has joined Dubai side Hatta Club on a one-year contract.Mutabazi was one of the most outstanding players at this year’s African Championship held in Kigali in August, where he played a starring role, helping the country finish sixth.The 26-year-old made headlines when he contributed 20 […]