Tribute to Deyda Hydara

[The Point] 2004 was already a trying year for Gambia’s journalists before Deyda Hydara’s murder in December. The climate had begun to deteriorate after the attempted murder of lawyer Ousman Sillah on the night of 26 December 2003.

[The Point] 2004 was already a trying year for Gambia's journalists before Deyda Hydara's murder in December. The climate had begun to deteriorate after the attempted murder of lawyer Ousman Sillah on the night of 26 December 2003.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ENI Completes Rovuma Basin Sale to Exxonmobil

[AIM] Maputo -The Italian energy company ENI announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of half of its holding in Area Four of the Rovuma Basin, off the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, to the American oil and gas g…

[AIM] Maputo -The Italian energy company ENI announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of half of its holding in Area Four of the Rovuma Basin, off the coast of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, to the American oil and gas giant ExxonMobil.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Negligent Immigration Officers Sabotage Tourism

[AIM] Maputo -About 400 tourists on board a cruise ship were unable to visit Maputo on Sunday because of the negligence of the Mozambican immigration officials who should have dealt with their passports, according to a report in Thursday’s issue of the…

[AIM] Maputo -About 400 tourists on board a cruise ship were unable to visit Maputo on Sunday because of the negligence of the Mozambican immigration officials who should have dealt with their passports, according to a report in Thursday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Dar RC Wages War On Illicit Drugs As JPM Picks Sianga

[Daily News] ON February 2, 2017, the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda took the ‘bull by its horns.’ He declared war against drug trafficking and abuse, ordering the arrest of five businessmen and 17 police officers reportedly linked to…

[Daily News] ON February 2, 2017, the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda took the 'bull by its horns.' He declared war against drug trafficking and abuse, ordering the arrest of five businessmen and 17 police officers reportedly linked to the illicit trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Woman Killed in Love Triangle

[Citizen] Ngara -The police in Ngara District have arrested a woman aged 28 from Mayenzi Village in Kagera Region for allegedly killing her husband’s second wife Noelina Joseph, 24, and later buried her on a potato farm.

[Citizen] Ngara -The police in Ngara District have arrested a woman aged 28 from Mayenzi Village in Kagera Region for allegedly killing her husband's second wife Noelina Joseph, 24, and later buried her on a potato farm.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nicol Takes Ex-Chairman Mosha, CEO to Court

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The refusal by former National Investments Company Limited (Nicol) chairman Felix Mosha and CEO Kathleen Armstrong to hand over office is now blamed for causing the company losses running into tens of millions of shillings. Mr …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The refusal by former National Investments Company Limited (Nicol) chairman Felix Mosha and CEO Kathleen Armstrong to hand over office is now blamed for causing the company losses running into tens of millions of shillings. Mr Mosha and Ms Armstrong, who currently lives and works in the US, were removed by shareholders from their positions during an extraordinary meeting in April 2012 over alleged misuse of Sh10 billion and performance failures and an interim management appointed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UN Base Attack Ramps Up Security Fears for Vulnerable Civilians in Eastern Congo

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week tur…

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week turned the spotlight momentarily onto the country's eastern North Kivu province.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Mnangagwa Urged to Revive Rule of Law

[CAJ News] Harare -THE new administration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to promptly restore the rule of law and ensure free and fair elections in Zimbabwe following last month’s ouster of Robert Mugabe.

[CAJ News] Harare -THE new administration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been urged to promptly restore the rule of law and ensure free and fair elections in Zimbabwe following last month's ouster of Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe