No Faith in Goods Made in Tanzania, Why?

[Citizen] It is no secret that pharmacies in Dar es Salaam are full of imported medicine. Not that they care not to stock locally made products, but more often than not consumers, when visiting the facilities even for over the counter medicine like pai…

[Citizen] It is no secret that pharmacies in Dar es Salaam are full of imported medicine. Not that they care not to stock locally made products, but more often than not consumers, when visiting the facilities even for over the counter medicine like painkillers, they ask for products made outside Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Woman the Sole Survivor of Horror Crash That Kills 10 Near Middelburg

[News24Wire] A woman in the front seat of a minibus-taxi was the sole survivor of a head-on collision with a truck outside of Middelburg, ER24 paramedics said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] A woman in the front seat of a minibus-taxi was the sole survivor of a head-on collision with a truck outside of Middelburg, ER24 paramedics said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Radio Phoenix Founder Erroll Hickey Dies

Zambia’s private radio station pioneer Errol Hickey has died. Information reaching Zambia Reports show that Hickey died this morning after an illness. The late businessman is respected in media circles for being the pioneer of commercial radio stations. Hickey founded … Continued

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Zambia’s private radio station pioneer Errol Hickey has died. Information reaching Zambia Reports show that Hickey died this morning after an illness. The late businessman is respected in media circles for being the pioneer of commercial radio stations. Hickey founded Radio Phoenix in the mid 1990s and immediately changed the course of the country’s broadcasting industry. The arrival of Radio Phoenix paved the way for the emergence of other private, commercial and community stations. Hickey’s media career includes stints at the Times of Zambia where he worked as a photographer before branching off into private business and established Hickey Studios. The post Radio Phoenix Founder Erroll Hickey Dies appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

From Modeling to Blogging, the Story of Linda Ikeji

[This Day] Arguably, Nigeria’s most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji is as surprised as everyone else at her astounding achievement. A couple of years ago, she was a struggling model. Her effort to wear the Miss Nigeria crown was a flunk. She felt like…

[This Day] Arguably, Nigeria's most influential blogger, Linda Ikeji is as surprised as everyone else at her astounding achievement. A couple of years ago, she was a struggling model. Her effort to wear the Miss Nigeria crown was a flunk. She felt like a failure. However, her life changed dramatically for good as she crossed the threshold of her 30th birthday. It's been seven years since success engaged her in an enduring embrace. Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes on her transformation from a lone blogger to ownership of a

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Leader Says Will Lead Protests Against Govt Corruption

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has warned that he will be forced to lead a mass protests against worsening corruption in government, accusing President Peter Mutharika of giving corrupt big wigs amnesty from corruptio…

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has warned that he will be forced to lead a mass protests against worsening corruption in government, accusing President Peter Mutharika of giving corrupt big wigs amnesty from corruption crackdown.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

How Foreign Names Worsen Nigeria’s Identity Crisis

[Guardian] In most African cultures, a lot goes into the making of a name. There is a belief that a name says a lot about the roots, lineage, future, and in some cases, a person’s destiny. The circumstances of birth and the impact such births have on t…

[Guardian] In most African cultures, a lot goes into the making of a name. There is a belief that a name says a lot about the roots, lineage, future, and in some cases, a person's destiny. The circumstances of birth and the impact such births have on the family are reflected in the newborn's given name.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

In Latest Phone Calls – … Buhari Tackles Mischief Makers

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, called to speak with the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, from London, one month after he left the country on medical vacat…

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, called to speak with the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, from London, one month after he left the country on medical vacation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria