Mruma Declared Hero in Battle for Minerals

[Daily News] WHEN two Parliamentary committees on Wednesday unveiled their investigative reports on Tanzanite and Diamond mining and trade in the country, anxiety started to pile up over those implicated, including Professor Abdulkarim Mruma.

[Daily News] WHEN two Parliamentary committees on Wednesday unveiled their investigative reports on Tanzanite and Diamond mining and trade in the country, anxiety started to pile up over those implicated, including Professor Abdulkarim Mruma.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tracing the Musicians Whose Star Fizzled Out

[New Times] They were once some of the biggest names on the local music industry. Many of them rose to fame through music groups, others had impressive solo careers, but somehow, their names are now long forgotten while others have disappeared without …

[New Times] They were once some of the biggest names on the local music industry. Many of them rose to fame through music groups, others had impressive solo careers, but somehow, their names are now long forgotten while others have disappeared without any trace. Sharon Kantengwa traced some of the artistes who once ruled the local music industry and what they are currently up to.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Self-Confessed Child Kidnapping Suspect Shot Dead in Escape Bid

[Daily News] THERE’S a strange twist of events leading to the death of an alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, 18, who was pronounced dead within a day of his confession.

[Daily News] THERE'S a strange twist of events leading to the death of an alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, 18, who was pronounced dead within a day of his confession.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Simbachawene Throws in the Towel

[Daily News] Dodoma -Minister of State, President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) George Simbachawene has stepped down after being named in a minerals report for signing dubious Tanzanite mining contracts when he served in the m…

[Daily News] Dodoma -Minister of State, President's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) George Simbachawene has stepped down after being named in a minerals report for signing dubious Tanzanite mining contracts when he served in the minerals portfolio.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sauti Sol Manager Welcomes Baby Boy

[Nation] Sauti Sol music group manager Marek Fuchs and his wife fashion stylist Annabel Onyango on Thursday announced the arrival of Baby Kenzo to their new family.

[Nation] Sauti Sol music group manager Marek Fuchs and his wife fashion stylist Annabel Onyango on Thursday announced the arrival of Baby Kenzo to their new family.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Senate to Expose Banks Used for MMM Fraud

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate disclosed, yesterday, that it has concluded arrangements to expose all the commercial banks and operatives of the now collapsed ponzi scheme, popularly known as MMM (Mavrodi Mondial Movement) and make them to face appropria…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate disclosed, yesterday, that it has concluded arrangements to expose all the commercial banks and operatives of the now collapsed ponzi scheme, popularly known as MMM (Mavrodi Mondial Movement) and make them to face appropriate sanctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Didn’t Accuse Govt of Killing IPOB Members, Say S’East Govs

[This Day] Abakaliki -Contrary to allegations that the South-east Governors’ Forum met in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, where they allegedly accused federal government of brutality on Ndigbo, the governors’ forum noted that no such meeting took …

[This Day] Abakaliki -Contrary to allegations that the South-east Governors' Forum met in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, where they allegedly accused federal government of brutality on Ndigbo, the governors' forum noted that no such meeting took place, describing the allegations as unfounded and baseless.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unicef – 1.4 Million IDPs in Danger of Cholera Outbreak

[This Day] Abuja -The UNICEF has warned that the health and wellbeing of 1.4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), including 350,000 children under the age of five, living in cholera ‘hotspots’ in North-east of the country could be in danger.

[This Day] Abuja -The UNICEF has warned that the health and wellbeing of 1.4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), including 350,000 children under the age of five, living in cholera 'hotspots' in North-east of the country could be in danger.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

End of Recession – Sign of Positive Economic Growth, Says Araraume

[This Day] Abuja -Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Araraume has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and his economic team for pulling Nigeria out of recession, saying it is a resounding message to Nigerians and the international community that his government is…

[This Day] Abuja -Senator Godwin Ifeanyi Araraume has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and his economic team for pulling Nigeria out of recession, saying it is a resounding message to Nigerians and the international community that his government is alive to its responsibility of positively growing the economy for the benefit of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Expect Power On a Platter of Gold, Political Leaders Tell Youths

[This Day] Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Lagos State in the 2015 election, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has told youths who are desirous of going to politics not to expect to get to political positions on a platter of gold.

[This Day] Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Lagos State in the 2015 election, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has told youths who are desirous of going to politics not to expect to get to political positions on a platter of gold.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria