The Glorious Spectacle of Konso Heritages

[Ethiopian Herald] Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of age-old tradition, which has been there for four centuries. It demonstrates the eng…

[Ethiopian Herald] Konso is one of the UNESCO-designated heritage sites for its outstanding landscape and terraced agriculture. It constitutes a spectacular portrait of age-old tradition, which has been there for four centuries. It demonstrates the engineering skill of the society and features the waga (wooden statutes) as a reminder of late family members. They help commemorate war heroes and respected members of the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Illegal Activities On Usambara Reduce Water Supply to Tanga

[Citizen] Tanga -Environmental degradation, including illegal alluvial gold mining and farming in steep slopes and on river banks in the East Usambara Mountains, are destroying water sources for over 300,000 Tanga City residents.

[Citizen] Tanga -Environmental degradation, including illegal alluvial gold mining and farming in steep slopes and on river banks in the East Usambara Mountains, are destroying water sources for over 300,000 Tanga City residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

When NGOs Save Children Who Don’t Want to Be Saved

[Al Jazeera] The Guardian recently featured a heart-rending story about children rescued from trafficking in Togo, paralleling a previous story on the same subject in Benin. Both reports painted a picture that will be familiar to many: ruthless employe…

[Al Jazeera] The Guardian recently featured a heart-rending story about children rescued from trafficking in Togo, paralleling a previous story on the same subject in Benin. Both reports painted a picture that will be familiar to many: ruthless employers exploiting the innocent; parents compelled by poverty to "sell" their children; cultural backwardness making things worse, helpful NGOs saving the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Sacked Police Officer Sues Inspector General of Police

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Flashback December 12, 2012: Gunfire rents the air at the busy junction of Aggrey and Nyamwezi streets in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, sending traders and passersby diving for cover.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Flashback December 12, 2012: Gunfire rents the air at the busy junction of Aggrey and Nyamwezi streets in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam, sending traders and passersby diving for cover.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

V-P Calls for Voluntary Return Survey in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan’s Second Vice-President Hasabo Mohamed Abdelrahman has called for a survey among displaced people in Darfur on the rehabilitation of camps and facilitation of voluntary repatriations.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Sudan's Second Vice-President Hasabo Mohamed Abdelrahman has called for a survey among displaced people in Darfur on the rehabilitation of camps and facilitation of voluntary repatriations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Opposition to Constitutional Changes in Sudan Grows

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of human rights defenders refuse to recognise the decisions passed by Sudan’s National Assembly on the constitutional amendments on Sudan’s rights and freedoms.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of human rights defenders refuse to recognise the decisions passed by Sudan's National Assembly on the constitutional amendments on Sudan's rights and freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Magufuli Returns to Dar es Salaam After Kilimanjaro Workers’ Day Celebrations

[Citizen] President Magufuli has returned to Dar es Salaam today from Kilimanjaro where he had officiated the Workers’ Day Celebrations. He was received by the Regional Commissioner at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.

[Citizen] President Magufuli has returned to Dar es Salaam today from Kilimanjaro where he had officiated the Workers' Day Celebrations. He was received by the Regional Commissioner at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania