Akello – From War Came Music of Hope

[East African] Jackie Akello, who lives in Kampala, unveiled her self-titled eight-track debut album Akello at a live performance at the Pyramids Casino in Kampala last August, an event she dedicated to women and children who have experienced war and i…

[East African] Jackie Akello, who lives in Kampala, unveiled her self-titled eight-track debut album Akello at a live performance at the Pyramids Casino in Kampala last August, an event she dedicated to women and children who have experienced war and instability in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dealers Fleece Desperate Cash-Hungry Farmers

[Zimbabwe Standard] Some dealers in Harare are taking advantage of desperate cash-hungry farmers, buying tobacco from them at low prices and later reselling the golden leaf at the tobacco floors at much higher prices.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Some dealers in Harare are taking advantage of desperate cash-hungry farmers, buying tobacco from them at low prices and later reselling the golden leaf at the tobacco floors at much higher prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finally, National Assembly to Disclose Own Budget After Years of Secrecy

[Premium Times] The leaders of Nigeria’s federal legislature have finally agreed to make the 2017 National Assembly budget open to the public, ending eight years of secrecy, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.

[Premium Times] The leaders of Nigeria's federal legislature have finally agreed to make the 2017 National Assembly budget open to the public, ending eight years of secrecy, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bogus Minister, Wife in Fraud Storm

[The Herald] A Harare couple allegedly swindled an EcoCash agent of more than $3 000 after the husband posed as a Cabinet Minister who wanted to buy a vehicle, with his wife acting as the seller, before they borrowed money for excise duty from the agent.

[The Herald] A Harare couple allegedly swindled an EcoCash agent of more than $3 000 after the husband posed as a Cabinet Minister who wanted to buy a vehicle, with his wife acting as the seller, before they borrowed money for excise duty from the agent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanga Cement Okays Sh5 Billion Dividend Despite Revenue Dip

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Shareholders of Tanga Cement Public Limited Company, which trades as Simba, will pocket a total dividend of Sh5.094 billion as the company maintains its payment policy despite a drop in both revenue and profit.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Shareholders of Tanga Cement Public Limited Company, which trades as Simba, will pocket a total dividend of Sh5.094 billion as the company maintains its payment policy despite a drop in both revenue and profit.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Media Council of Tanzania Bemoan Use of Indecent Pictures

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) has expressed deep concern over the use of bad taste photographs by some sections of media when covering the Karatu accident which killed 33 pupils of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary school.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) has expressed deep concern over the use of bad taste photographs by some sections of media when covering the Karatu accident which killed 33 pupils of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania