What Frog Fossils Tell Us About West Coast Rain Patterns

[The Conversation Africa] Around 5.1 million years ago, fascinating and now extinct animals like sabre-toothed cats, wolverines and short-necked giraffe roamed the west coast of South Africa. The fossils of these species came to light after metres of c…

[The Conversation Africa] Around 5.1 million years ago, fascinating and now extinct animals like sabre-toothed cats, wolverines and short-necked giraffe roamed the west coast of South Africa. The fossils of these species came to light after metres of concealing sand was removed during phosphate mining more than half a century ago. This took place in an area known as Langebaanweg, a region which lies on Africa's south west coast, 150km north of Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Legislator Suspended for ‘Telling Lies’

[Daily News] Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) legislator, Ms Conchesta Rwamlaza, has been suspended from attending three parliamentary meetings after she was found guilty of telling lies.

[Daily News] Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) legislator, Ms Conchesta Rwamlaza, has been suspended from attending three parliamentary meetings after she was found guilty of telling lies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

It’s Kibiti Again… Assassins Gun Down Two Village Leaders

[Daily News] It’s Kibiti again! The nation woke up yesterday to infuriating news of people whose identities and motives remain veiled gunned down two local leaders, bringing the death toll in Coast Region to over 40.

[Daily News] It's Kibiti again! The nation woke up yesterday to infuriating news of people whose identities and motives remain veiled gunned down two local leaders, bringing the death toll in Coast Region to over 40.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Natural Gas Lined Up for More Consumers

[Daily News] Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) has finally completed a feasibility study for the construction of natural gas supply infrastructure in Dar es Salaam, Lindi and Mtwara regions.

[Daily News] Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) has finally completed a feasibility study for the construction of natural gas supply infrastructure in Dar es Salaam, Lindi and Mtwara regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar Roads Renovated

[Daily News] At least 9.5bn/- has been spent on the renovation of roads in Zanzibar, thanks to Market Infrastructure, Value Addition And Rural Finance (MIVARF).

[Daily News] At least 9.5bn/- has been spent on the renovation of roads in Zanzibar, thanks to Market Infrastructure, Value Addition And Rural Finance (MIVARF).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Report – Longido Kids Flee to Avoid School

[Daily News] John left Longido Secondary School in the middle of Form 3. He is from a traditional Maasai family. His father has four wives and a total of 30 children. (Project TEMBO)

[Daily News] John left Longido Secondary School in the middle of Form 3. He is from a traditional Maasai family. His father has four wives and a total of 30 children. (Project TEMBO)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Forex Dealers Fueling Price Hikes’

[The Herald] The premium charged by dealers on foreign currency sold to importers on the black market is the key driver of increases in the prices of most basic commodities, a study by the National Competitiveness Commission has concluded.

[The Herald] The premium charged by dealers on foreign currency sold to importers on the black market is the key driver of increases in the prices of most basic commodities, a study by the National Competitiveness Commission has concluded.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dry Weekend for Harare

[The Herald] Water supplies will be cut off to Harare residents from tomorrow to Sunday, as the Chinese contractor battles to complete the $144 million rehabilitation of the Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant, which is already behind schedule and aff…

[The Herald] Water supplies will be cut off to Harare residents from tomorrow to Sunday, as the Chinese contractor battles to complete the $144 million rehabilitation of the Morton Jaffray Water Treatment Plant, which is already behind schedule and affecting effective water availability in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Won’t Bring Back Dinosaur Fossils

[Daily News] The government is not planning to bring back dinosaur fossils from Germany because the country lacks the capacity and technology required to preserve and display the remains for tourism purposes, the Deputy Minister for Tourism and Natural…

[Daily News] The government is not planning to bring back dinosaur fossils from Germany because the country lacks the capacity and technology required to preserve and display the remains for tourism purposes, the Deputy Minister for Tourism and Natural Resources, Eng Ramo Makani, told the National Assembly yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Urged to Fund Agriculture Research

[The Herald] The Government is not funding agriculture research, a situation that is affecting acquisition of new knowledge on crops and livestock, Parliament heard on Tuesday.

[The Herald] The Government is not funding agriculture research, a situation that is affecting acquisition of new knowledge on crops and livestock, Parliament heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe