Burial of Fallen Journalist Today

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners yesterday gathered at the Mnazi Mmoja grounds to pay their last respects to former Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) journalist Joyce Mmasi who died on December 6.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners yesterday gathered at the Mnazi Mmoja grounds to pay their last respects to former Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) journalist Joyce Mmasi who died on December 6.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

States Submit 108 Names to Buhari for Cabinet, Boards

[Daily Trust] Thirty-six states in the federation have submitted 108 names to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as ministers and board members, credible sources told Daily Trust yesterday.

[Daily Trust] Thirty-six states in the federation have submitted 108 names to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as ministers and board members, credible sources told Daily Trust yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Travellers Warned of Flight Disruptions Due to Harmattan Haze

[This Day] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned air travellers in Nigeria that flights would be disrupted due to harmattan haze, which has already led to flight cancellations and delays.

[This Day] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned air travellers in Nigeria that flights would be disrupted due to harmattan haze, which has already led to flight cancellations and delays.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Urged to Extend Audit Panel on Loot to Obasanjo, Yar’Adua and Jonathan Govts

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari welcoming the inauguration of the Audit Committee on the Recovery and Management of Stolen Assets a…

[This Day] A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari welcoming the inauguration of the Audit Committee on the Recovery and Management of Stolen Assets as a partial fulfillment of the judgment by Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

700km in Two Days to See Oil Roads Project

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Allen Kagina, the executive director of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is a prayerful woman. She prays at meetings, journeys, meals, and anything. Now, however, she possibly needs prayers more than ever befo…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Allen Kagina, the executive director of the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is a prayerful woman. She prays at meetings, journeys, meals, and anything. Now, however, she possibly needs prayers more than ever before - for Uganda's so-called oil roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Electricity – Illegal Disconnections, Fleecing, Monsters for DISCOs Customers

[Daily Trust] Pyakasa is a sprawling village in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It’s about 12 kilometres from Abuja City Centre. An uphill area of about seven minutes’ drive from Lugbe town along Airport road, Pyakasa shares boundary with three ot…

[Daily Trust] Pyakasa is a sprawling village in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It's about 12 kilometres from Abuja City Centre. An uphill area of about seven minutes' drive from Lugbe town along Airport road, Pyakasa shares boundary with three other communities, including Aleyita and Chika.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Algeria-Based Zim Students in Demo Over Cash, Zim Embassy Unleashes Cops On Them

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE diplomats in Algeria Sunday unleashed police on more than 300 Zimbabwean students studying and living in that country after they staged a sit-in demonstration outside the embassy in an effort to have the consulate look into their …

[New Zimbabwe] HARARE diplomats in Algeria Sunday unleashed police on more than 300 Zimbabwean students studying and living in that country after they staged a sit-in demonstration outside the embassy in an effort to have the consulate look into their plight.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Rethinking Politics in Africa

[Independent (Kampala)] There is a widespread assumption that presidents in Africa who rule for long do so out of personal greed for power. This accusation has been made against Robert Mugabe who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 before he was forced to resign rec…

[Independent (Kampala)] There is a widespread assumption that presidents in Africa who rule for long do so out of personal greed for power. This accusation has been made against Robert Mugabe who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 before he was forced to resign recently. It is also the accusation against President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda as the ruling party seeks to amend the constitution and remove age limits so that he can run for the presidency in 2021. Yet when individual cases are examined closely, one finds the reality much more compl

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda