[The Star]INVESTORS seeking to buy government stake in 26 state-owned companies approved for privatisation will be subjected to a competitive bidding process, Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich reassured on Friday.
[Daily News]Karatu -NEARLY 60 students from different secondary schools in Karatu District escaped death by sheer providence when the hired bus they were travelling in crashed into a gorge and the wheels came off.
Kenya: Education Ministry Sets School Hours Between 8am to 3.30 PM, Outlaws 6am Morning Classes and Night Preps
[The Star]The official school hours for all public and private day Primary and Secondary schools has now been set to be 8.00 am to 3.30 pm class hours and 3.30 pm to 4.45 pm for games and clubs the Ministry of Education has announced.
[Independent]Uganda's annual headline inflation for the year ending August 2014 declined to 2.8% from 4.3% that was recorded for the year ended July 2014, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics UBOS announced on Aug. 29.
[Independent]TechNet, an audio- visual solutions company and TOA Electric Corporation, a Japanese electronics company announced a partnership in which the former will be distributing the latter's high profile electronic products on the Ugandan market. TOA's Ralph Singer, the national sales and marketing manager for Sub-Saharan Africa said at the unveiling of the company's products in Kampala on Aug. 27 that the company has got over 4, 000 high quality products which will be available to the users in Uganda.
[The Star]A passenger boat with 20 passengers on board capsized at Narera crossing point in River Nzoia at around 1pm on Saturday leaving scores of people dead.
[The Star]A passenger boat with 16 passengers on board capsized at Narera crossing point in River Nzoia at around 1pm on Saturday leaving scores of people dead.
[CIO]The Essar Group yesterday signed a binding agreement for the sale of its telecom business in Kenya. Essar's YuMobile is to be sold for $120million to Kenya's Safaricom Ltd. and Bharti Airtel Kenya. The signing came after approvals were given by the Communication Authority (CA) of Kenya.
[Observer]British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) will stop buying tobacco leaf with effective from next year, the company has announced. Instead, the company says it will stick to selling cigarettes.
[Observer]At least 35 private small and medium enterprises, engaged in agribusinesses, will benefit from the 25 million Euros (approximately Shs 87.5bn) donor-supported equity fund set up to avail interest-free grants and technical services.
[Malawi News Agency]Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima says Malawi will learn a lot from Israel during his visit to the country especially in the area of irrigation technology.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Vice-President of the Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente, reaffirmed on Saturday in Luanda that the 2nd National Festival Culture (Fenacult/2014) happens under the actions outlined by the Angolan government and they are part of the cultural policy.
[ERTA]An Indian Company, Velocity Apparel, has received 100 hectares of land in Mekele to build a modern textile industry with a starting capital of USD 150 million.
[The Star]Five people believed to be from the same family died Sunday afternoon when the vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with bus.
[Daily News]DEPUTY Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Godfrey Zambi , TCB Acting Managing Director, Mr Mwalo and Acting TCB western Zone Director Kalidushi Buluma in Kwimba and Maswa districts recently.
[New Times]KCB rwanda, a subsidiary of Kenya Commercial Bank Group, recorded Rwf323 million net profit in the first half of the year, up from Rwf199.9 million in a similar period last year.
[Daily Independent]Lagos -Managing Director of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Ola Oresanya has advocated the need for children of school age and youths to imbibe the culture of waste sorting from sources of generation, for recycling and reuse.
[New Zimbabwe]A SMALLER faction of the MDC led by Welshman Ncube on Sunday called on SADC to intervene militarily to restore the democratically elected government of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane to power in Lesotho.
[Daily News]Tarime -TARIME District Council says it would successfully implement the directive by President Jakaya Kikwete to build laboratories in all public secondary schools within shortest possible time.
[Daily News]Moshi -A SIGNIFICANT aspect of Tanzania's economy is coffee production, as it is her largest export crop, enjoying wide coverage in the country, as growers do their utmost to make more money and improve their livelihoods.