Museveni Cancels Multi-Billion Chinese Mining Deal Over Bribe

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has stopped a multi-billion copper mining project with a Chinese company at Kilembe Mines following information that a former minister pocketed a $1m bribe to influence the deal.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has stopped a multi-billion copper mining project with a Chinese company at Kilembe Mines following information that a former minister pocketed a $1m bribe to influence the deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Joy As 8 Babies Are Born At Muhimbili On Eid Day

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As Muslims in Tanzania and the community celebrates Eid el Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, eight babies were born last night at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As Muslims in Tanzania and the community celebrates Eid el Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, eight babies were born last night at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar’s Shein Urges On Protection of Natural Gas On Eid Day

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The President of Zanzibar, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, who is also the Chairman of the Revolutionary Council of Zanzibar, has insisted that great care was needed in preparing, overseeing and following-up mineral and natural gas contracts …

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The President of Zanzibar, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, who is also the Chairman of the Revolutionary Council of Zanzibar, has insisted that great care was needed in preparing, overseeing and following-up mineral and natural gas contracts to avoid unprofessionalism, saying the resources belong to all Zanzibaris.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Hailed Over Protection of Resources

[Citizen] Singida -It has emerged that 11 regional commissioners have congratulated President John Magufuli, on his patriotism and the ongoing tremendous job he has been doing on defending and protecting the country’s resources in the interests of the …

[Citizen] Singida -It has emerged that 11 regional commissioners have congratulated President John Magufuli, on his patriotism and the ongoing tremendous job he has been doing on defending and protecting the country's resources in the interests of the majority Tanzanians.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

10 Killed in Maiduguri Bombing – Police

[Premium Times] Police in Borno State have confirmed that at least 16 persons comprising seven suicide bombers and nine innocent victims died after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri on Sunday.

[Premium Times] Police in Borno State have confirmed that at least 16 persons comprising seven suicide bombers and nine innocent victims died after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Under Fire for Recording Sallah Message in Hausa

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has come under fire after his office released an audio of the president greeting Nigerians in Hausa on Ed-el-Fitr, the Muslim celebration after the month-long Ramadan fast.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has come under fire after his office released an audio of the president greeting Nigerians in Hausa on Ed-el-Fitr, the Muslim celebration after the month-long Ramadan fast.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC’s ‘Bloated’ Workforce Major Taker of $33.8 Billion Generated in 2016 – Report

[Premium Times] Despite dwindling oil revenue, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s costs of operation have remained high, a review of the corporation’s 2016 financial/operations report by BudgIT, a data and technology civic group, has shown.

[Premium Times] Despite dwindling oil revenue, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's costs of operation have remained high, a review of the corporation's 2016 financial/operations report by BudgIT, a data and technology civic group, has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Shoots 3 Students in Kacheera High School Strike

[Observer] At least three students of Kacheera high school in Rakai district have been rushed to Mulago National Referral hospital in critical condition after being shot during a violent strike.

[Observer] At least three students of Kacheera high school in Rakai district have been rushed to Mulago National Referral hospital in critical condition after being shot during a violent strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

17 Important Things to Know About Etisalat Nigeria Debt Crisis

[Premium Times] Etisalat, Nigeria’s fourth largest mobile operator is enmeshed in a debt crisis that could lead to a change of its ownership. PREMIUM TIMES has extensively reported on the debt crisis with the firm and the regulators all reacting and as…

[Premium Times] Etisalat, Nigeria's fourth largest mobile operator is enmeshed in a debt crisis that could lead to a change of its ownership. PREMIUM TIMES has extensively reported on the debt crisis with the firm and the regulators all reacting and assuring subscribers it would not affect operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria