AMISOM Withdrawal – What It Means for Somalia and the Region

[Fahamu] As the African Union troops prepare to leave Somalia, the Al Shabaab militants will likely rebuild their capacities and intensify attacks. Already recent mass bombings in Mogadishu are a worrying sign. The Somali national security services, de…

[Fahamu] As the African Union troops prepare to leave Somalia, the Al Shabaab militants will likely rebuild their capacities and intensify attacks. Already recent mass bombings in Mogadishu are a worrying sign. The Somali national security services, despite receiving some international support, remain weak. The extremist organization is still a serious threat in Somalia and the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Time Tanzania Embraced Research to Industrialise Its Economy, Pinda Advises

[Citizen] Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has advised the government to invest more in research via institutions of higher learning in a bid to speed up its industrialization drive.

[Citizen] Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has advised the government to invest more in research via institutions of higher learning in a bid to speed up its industrialization drive.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

TPB, Multichoice Sign Decoder Loan Deal

[Citizen] Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) and Multichoice on November 22, 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable its customers to access a loan of Sh99,600 for purchasing a decoder.

[Citizen] Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) and Multichoice on November 22, 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enable its customers to access a loan of Sh99,600 for purchasing a decoder.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tensions With Refugees Are Rising and the NGO Response Might Be Making It Worse

[African Arguments] Host communities in northeastern Congo say they’re being overlooked in the humanitarian response to the influx of South Sudanese refugees.

[African Arguments] Host communities in northeastern Congo say they're being overlooked in the humanitarian response to the influx of South Sudanese refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Will South Africa Come to the Rescue of Zimbabwe? Don’t Hold Your Breath

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s muddled role in championing good governance and peacekeeping on the continent holds little promise of being the beacon of light. By JOHN FILITZ.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's muddled role in championing good governance and peacekeeping on the continent holds little promise of being the beacon of light. By JOHN FILITZ.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Corruption Trend in Tanzania Declining, New Study Shows

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Five out of six citizens, which is equivalent to 85 per cent, think corruption has declined in the country than was the case five years ago, a new study by Twaweza shows.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Five out of six citizens, which is equivalent to 85 per cent, think corruption has declined in the country than was the case five years ago, a new study by Twaweza shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania