Court Jails Former Opposition Exec for Facebook Posts

[Addis Standard] Addis Ababa -The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today sentenced Yonatan Tesfaye, social media activist and former public relations head of the opposition Blue Party to six years and three months in jail.

[Addis Standard] Addis Ababa -The Federal High court fourth criminal bench has today sentenced Yonatan Tesfaye, social media activist and former public relations head of the opposition Blue Party to six years and three months in jail.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sand Report Opens Can of Worms

[Daily News] President John Magufuli, yesterday, fired the Minister of Energy and Minerals Prof Sospeter Muhongo, dissolved Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB) and suspended the agency’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO),…

[Daily News] President John Magufuli, yesterday, fired the Minister of Energy and Minerals Prof Sospeter Muhongo, dissolved Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB) and suspended the agency's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Eng Dominic Rwekaza, following mineral sand probe team's report that revealed sickening thievery architected by mining firms and crooked leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Crown-Hill University Admits 38 Students

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Crown-Hill University Eyenkorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, has admitted 38 undergraduate students after receiving its operational license from the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) in 2016.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Crown-Hill University Eyenkorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, has admitted 38 undergraduate students after receiving its operational license from the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament to Hold Inaugural Open Day

[The Herald] Parliament will next month hold its inaugural Open Day to facilitate the involvement of the public in legislative processes as required by the Constitution. The Open Day will be held under the theme, “Parliament Open Day: Celebrating 37 ye…

[The Herald] Parliament will next month hold its inaugural Open Day to facilitate the involvement of the public in legislative processes as required by the Constitution. The Open Day will be held under the theme, "Parliament Open Day: Celebrating 37 years of independence and parliamentary democracy." The Open Day will run over two days from June 8 to 9.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hospital Geared for Measles Rubella Vaccination

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Thyolo District Hospital says cooperation and coordination amongst stakeholders is vital for the successful implementation of the Measles-Rubella (MR) Vaccination exercise which is scheduled to start from June 12 to 16 this…

[Malawi News Agency] Thyolo -Thyolo District Hospital says cooperation and coordination amongst stakeholders is vital for the successful implementation of the Measles-Rubella (MR) Vaccination exercise which is scheduled to start from June 12 to 16 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Boda Boda Makes Its Way to Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary

[Monitor] Boda boda is among the more than 900 latest words that producers of venerable Oxford English Dictionary have added to the 9th edition of the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary.

[Monitor] Boda boda is among the more than 900 latest words that producers of venerable Oxford English Dictionary have added to the 9th edition of the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judge-Designate Endorses Female Genital Cutting

[New Republic] Amidst all the sensitization and awareness campaign against the practice of female genital mutilation, Criminal Court E judge-designate, Cllr. Serena Garlawolu says FGM is in no way a violation in the country.

[New Republic] Amidst all the sensitization and awareness campaign against the practice of female genital mutilation, Criminal Court E judge-designate, Cllr. Serena Garlawolu says FGM is in no way a violation in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia