2019 – Run, Buhari Run

[Vanguard] Finally, President Muhammadu Buhari, to borrow a cliché, has decided to bite the bullet by declaring his intention to seek reelection in 2019.

[Vanguard] Finally, President Muhammadu Buhari, to borrow a cliché, has decided to bite the bullet by declaring his intention to seek reelection in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Magufuli – Tanzanite Firms ‘Are Not Paying Us Enough Tax’

[East African] Tanzania has been losing more than $16.3 million in illegal tanzanite exports, as it emerged that only 25 out of 1,700 mining firms were paying tax, denying it much needed revenue.

[East African] Tanzania has been losing more than $16.3 million in illegal tanzanite exports, as it emerged that only 25 out of 1,700 mining firms were paying tax, denying it much needed revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UN Calls on Kinshasa to Not Shun Pledging Conference

[VOA] The United Nations says it hopes the Democratic Republic of Congo will attend a donors’ conference in Geneva later this week aimed at raising $1.7 billion for life-saving aid. DRC authorities say they will boycott the conference because the UN’s …

[VOA] The United Nations says it hopes the Democratic Republic of Congo will attend a donors' conference in Geneva later this week aimed at raising $1.7 billion for life-saving aid. DRC authorities say they will boycott the conference because the UN's description of Congo's humanitarian crisis as "catastrophic" is false and gives the country "a bad image."

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa