Politics, Not Human Rights, Behind HRW Agenda in Rwanda

[New Times] It seems Human Rights Watch (HRW) and its Executive Director for life, Ken Roth, can never be at ease unless they have some nasty thing to say about Rwanda and its leadership. If need be, which has been the case for over two decades now, th…

[New Times] It seems Human Rights Watch (HRW) and its Executive Director for life, Ken Roth, can never be at ease unless they have some nasty thing to say about Rwanda and its leadership. If need be, which has been the case for over two decades now, they will invent that nastiness and pass it off as truth about Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Says Demolition Targets People Who Have Built On Other People’s Plots

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development on Monday, October 23, issued a clarification refuting reports of massive demolition.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Ministry of Land, Housing and Human Settlements Development on Monday, October 23, issued a clarification refuting reports of massive demolition.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

2019 – Lamido Declares Presidential Ambition

[Vanguard] Erstwhile governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has formally declared his interest for 2019 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying the onus is on the party to salvage the country from the rot it has currentl…

[Vanguard] Erstwhile governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has formally declared his interest for 2019 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying the onus is on the party to salvage the country from the rot it has currently found itself in the comity of nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Attack a Wake-Up Call to the West

[HRW] Another day, another attack in a far-flung, volatile land. Westerners are likely to react with a shrug and a sigh to the October 14 truck bombing in Somalia, the world’s deadliest attack on civilians in over a decade–if they heard about it at al…

[HRW] Another day, another attack in a far-flung, volatile land. Westerners are likely to react with a shrug and a sigh to the October 14 truck bombing in Somalia, the world's deadliest attack on civilians in over a decade--if they heard about it at all. Yet the attack has direct implications for the United States and its allies.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Local Miners At Mirerani Want Part in the Negotiations

[Citizen] Arusha -Manyara Miners Association (Marema) has seconded President John Magufuli directives to improve tanzanite extraction and business environment aiming to ensure the area where the gemstone is mined benefits more.

[Citizen] Arusha -Manyara Miners Association (Marema) has seconded President John Magufuli directives to improve tanzanite extraction and business environment aiming to ensure the area where the gemstone is mined benefits more.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judge’s Absence Stalls Govt’s $406.8 Million Suit Against Shell

[Vanguard] Lagos -A Federal High Court in Lagos was yesterday, forced to adjourn continuation of hearing until November 15 in a suit filed by the Federal Government against Shell Western Supply and Trading Ltd over alleged crude oil shipment worth 406….

[Vanguard] Lagos -A Federal High Court in Lagos was yesterday, forced to adjourn continuation of hearing until November 15 in a suit filed by the Federal Government against Shell Western Supply and Trading Ltd over alleged crude oil shipment worth 406.8 million dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JPM Challenges BoT to Fully Monitor Foreign Exchange Act

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has challenged the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to effectively apply the Foreign Exchange Act, 1992 so as to ensure that foreign companies which operate in the country conduct their transactions using local ac…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has challenged the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to effectively apply the Foreign Exchange Act, 1992 so as to ensure that foreign companies which operate in the country conduct their transactions using local accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President Orders Strict Implementation of Statistics Law

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli on Monday, October 23, directed the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice to start strict implementation of the Statistics Act, 2015 so as to deter people from giving misleading statistics.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli on Monday, October 23, directed the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice to start strict implementation of the Statistics Act, 2015 so as to deter people from giving misleading statistics.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Central Bank Governor Says Appointment Took Him By Surprise

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Newly appointed Bank of Tanzania (BoT) governor Florens Luoga has said he was taken by surprise over President John Magufuli’s announcement allocating him the post.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Newly appointed Bank of Tanzania (BoT) governor Florens Luoga has said he was taken by surprise over President John Magufuli's announcement allocating him the post.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania