Pangas in Hand, Kenya’s Indigenous Fire Scouts Take On Forest Losses

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Logoman, Kenya -Given the right incentives, neighbours of threatened forests decide working hard to protect the land is to their own advantage

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Logoman, Kenya -Given the right incentives, neighbours of threatened forests decide working hard to protect the land is to their own advantage

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Our Banking and Economy Amid Non-Performing Loans Crisis

[Citizen] In recent days we have read a lot of press reports that banks in Tanzania are currently reeling under the burden of non-performing loans and the increasing liquidity in the economy.

[Citizen] In recent days we have read a lot of press reports that banks in Tanzania are currently reeling under the burden of non-performing loans and the increasing liquidity in the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli’s Mineral Sands Report Shocks Environmental Experts

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT) has said there is nothing shocking about the report made public on Wednesday on the content of copper concentrates in mineral sands.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT) has said there is nothing shocking about the report made public on Wednesday on the content of copper concentrates in mineral sands.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President, Deputy Tour Coastal Regions

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Thursday extended their political campaign in the coast to Kwale and Kilifi, confident the Jubilee Party will garner more votes in the region than in 2013.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Thursday extended their political campaign in the coast to Kwale and Kilifi, confident the Jubilee Party will garner more votes in the region than in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Odinga Promises to Bring Down Cost of Living

[Nation] National Super Alliance presidential nominee Raila Odinga promised to bring down the cost of living and deal with Kerio Valley insecurity within three months of his administration if he wins in August.

[Nation] National Super Alliance presidential nominee Raila Odinga promised to bring down the cost of living and deal with Kerio Valley insecurity within three months of his administration if he wins in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ministers Call for Strengthened Neighborhood Watch

[New Times] Ministers Esperance Nyirasafari of Gender and Family Promotion, and Dr Vincent Biruta of the Natural Resources have called on beneficiaries of solar power systems donated by Rwanda National Police (RNP) to ensure they are well maintained an…

[New Times] Ministers Esperance Nyirasafari of Gender and Family Promotion, and Dr Vincent Biruta of the Natural Resources have called on beneficiaries of solar power systems donated by Rwanda National Police (RNP) to ensure they are well maintained and to be anti-crime ambassadors.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

17 Years After, Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday passed the first part of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a modified version of the much anticipated Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), after 17 years of consideration.

[Leadership] The Senate yesterday passed the first part of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a modified version of the much anticipated Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), after 17 years of consideration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwanda Marks International Museums Day

[New Times] Rwanda will Friday mark the International day of Museums, with a call for increased domestic tourism-specifically paying more attention on the significance of museums on the socio-economic transformation of the country, officials have said.

[New Times] Rwanda will Friday mark the International day of Museums, with a call for increased domestic tourism-specifically paying more attention on the significance of museums on the socio-economic transformation of the country, officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Senate Scraps NNPC, Others in New Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

[This Day] The ding-dong over a legal regime that would reform and make the petroleum industry more transparent and efficient began a homeward stretch Thursday as the Senate passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

[This Day] The ding-dong over a legal regime that would reform and make the petroleum industry more transparent and efficient began a homeward stretch Thursday as the Senate passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria