Govt Takes Over Troubled Telecom

[East African] The government has taken over Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) after the firm’s majority shareholder failed to inject capital to turnaround the state of the ailing telco.

[East African] The government has taken over Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) after the firm's majority shareholder failed to inject capital to turnaround the state of the ailing telco.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Wants to Maximally Exploit the Tallest Tree in Africa

[Daily News] Moshi -The government is exploring strategies to maximally exploit tourist potentials of the tallest tree in Africa, found in Kilimanjaro Region. According to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA) Chief Park Warden Bertita Loibooki, the…

[Daily News] Moshi -The government is exploring strategies to maximally exploit tourist potentials of the tallest tree in Africa, found in Kilimanjaro Region. According to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park (KINAPA) Chief Park Warden Bertita Loibooki, the unique tree has the potentials of attracting more tourists to Africa's tallest mountain and elsewhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Viroba Ban Subjects TDL to 10 Billion/ – Loss

[Daily News] Tanzania Distillers Limited (TDL) was yesterday barred from distributing over 100,000 cartons of the sachet-packed liquor, with an estimated street value of over 10bn/-.

[Daily News] Tanzania Distillers Limited (TDL) was yesterday barred from distributing over 100,000 cartons of the sachet-packed liquor, with an estimated street value of over 10bn/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prosperous TTCL Coming

[Daily News] Chinese government will provide Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL) with a 600bn/- loan to enable the telecom firm expand widely to rural areas.

[Daily News] Chinese government will provide Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL) with a 600bn/- loan to enable the telecom firm expand widely to rural areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Egyptian Parliamentary Leaders File Criminal Complaint Against Editor

[CPJ] New York -Egyptian lawmakers should immediately withdraw their criminal complaint against Ibrahim Eissa, editor of Al-Maqal newspaper, and should stop harassing and threatening journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Egyptian lawmakers should immediately withdraw their criminal complaint against Ibrahim Eissa, editor of Al-Maqal newspaper, and should stop harassing and threatening journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

uMkhonto weSizwe to Register Outstanding Veterans

[News24Wire] uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans not officially recognised by the government will be able to register at an event to be held at the Castle of Good Hope on Saturday.

[News24Wire] uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans not officially recognised by the government will be able to register at an event to be held at the Castle of Good Hope on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Mugabe Went for Singapore Check-Up At Same Time Last Year

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson has stressed that the 93-year-old president’s departure for Singapore on Wednesday is for a “scheduled” medical check-up.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has stressed that the 93-year-old president's departure for Singapore on Wednesday is for a "scheduled" medical check-up.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MP Waititu Walks Free Over 2012 Hate Speech Claims

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu has again walked free after a Nairobi court ruled that the prosecution failed to adduce evidence to convict him for inciting residents of Kayole against the Maasai community.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu has again walked free after a Nairobi court ruled that the prosecution failed to adduce evidence to convict him for inciting residents of Kayole against the Maasai community.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya