Rich Gang’s Ivan Semwanga Dies

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Ivan Semwanga who was recently rushed to a South African hospital in critical condition has died.

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Ivan Semwanga who was recently rushed to a South African hospital in critical condition has died.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kiprop, Chepng’etich Go for Glory At Prefontaine

[Nation] Fresh from winning in Shanghai, Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich shifts her focus to Prefontaine Classic as World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop launches his season with the Bowerman Mile title defence the event that starts Friday.

[Nation] Fresh from winning in Shanghai, Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng'etich shifts her focus to Prefontaine Classic as World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop launches his season with the Bowerman Mile title defence the event that starts Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Rufiji Residents Are Reluctant to Cooperate Over Murders

[Citizen] Ikwiriri -The police may be undermining their own success in the hunt for the mysterious gunmen in the south of the coast region who have executed 32 people, among them 11 police officers, it has emerged.

[Citizen] Ikwiriri -The police may be undermining their own success in the hunt for the mysterious gunmen in the south of the coast region who have executed 32 people, among them 11 police officers, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Al-Shabaab Claims Deadly Mogadishu Attack

[Al Jazeera] A bombing claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has killed eight people and injured 15 more in the Somali capital, according to a spokesman for Mogadishu’s mayor.

[Al Jazeera] A bombing claimed by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has killed eight people and injured 15 more in the Somali capital, according to a spokesman for Mogadishu's mayor.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Remembering the Eritrean Dream On Independence Day

[Al Jazeera] Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea’s 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes and ideals that Eritrean…

[Al Jazeera] Twenty-six years ago today, Eritrea's 30-year war of independence against Ethiopia ended with Eritrean freedom fighters marching to the capital, Asmara. Unfortunately, it took less than a decade for the grand hopes and ideals that Eritreans initially had for the future of their country to evaporate into thin air.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

97% of People With Hearing Impairment Are Not Watching TV

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ninety seven per cent of people with hearing impairment are not watching television in Tanzania because they can’t follow up the programs and there is no one to interpret for them.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ninety seven per cent of people with hearing impairment are not watching television in Tanzania because they can't follow up the programs and there is no one to interpret for them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Rise and Fall of Prof Muhongo

[Citizen] President Magufuli delivered an emotional speech today, as he received the mineral sand saga report that was delivered by the chairman of the probing committee, Prof Abdulkarim Mruma. The report indicates that there is loss being made from th…

[Citizen] President Magufuli delivered an emotional speech today, as he received the mineral sand saga report that was delivered by the chairman of the probing committee, Prof Abdulkarim Mruma. The report indicates that there is loss being made from the mineral sands being exported.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why President’s Invitation to G7 Summit Puts Kenya On Top of the World

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta’s invitation to the G7 Summit in Italy gives Kenya and the region a unique opportunity to convince the world of the need to unite in the war on terror, which remains a real threat.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta's invitation to the G7 Summit in Italy gives Kenya and the region a unique opportunity to convince the world of the need to unite in the war on terror, which remains a real threat.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

State House Confirms Energy and Minerals Minister Muhongo’s Sacking

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of the Energy and Minerals Minister, Prof Sospeter Muhongo effective from May 24, this year.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of the Energy and Minerals Minister, Prof Sospeter Muhongo effective from May 24, this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania