Why Did Tanzanian Farmers Demand Growing GM Crops?

[Monitor] An online weekly newsletter, Crop Biotech Update, reported on June 6, 2017, that farmers in Mwanza Province, North Eastern Tanzania urged their government to hasten delivery of GM crops which they said would save them from crop failure.

[Monitor] An online weekly newsletter, Crop Biotech Update, reported on June 6, 2017, that farmers in Mwanza Province, North Eastern Tanzania urged their government to hasten delivery of GM crops which they said would save them from crop failure.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Crocodiles Make Alokolum Seminary a Tourist Destination

[Monitor] Sting and snoozi are names of the two male crocodiles that were brought by the catholic Brother Joachim Parr in 1971. The two predators were brought from the US by the late Parr who was a zoologist and Biology teacher for then high school stu…

[Monitor] Sting and snoozi are names of the two male crocodiles that were brought by the catholic Brother Joachim Parr in 1971. The two predators were brought from the US by the late Parr who was a zoologist and Biology teacher for then high school students for study purposes before the institution turned into a seminary in 1973.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Businessman and Socialite SK Mbuga Hospitalised After Nasty Accident

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga commonly referred to as SK Mbuga was on Sunday rushed to hospital in critical condition after being involved in a motorbike accident.

[Monitor] Flamboyant Ugandan businessman and socialite Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga commonly referred to as SK Mbuga was on Sunday rushed to hospital in critical condition after being involved in a motorbike accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Olympians to Grace 2017 Olympic Day in Rwanda

[New Times] Nine U.S. celebrity Olympic athletes and National Football League (NFL) players are expected in the country next week to join Rwandan Olympians in celebrating this year’s the International Olympic Day and the power of Sport for All.

[New Times] Nine U.S. celebrity Olympic athletes and National Football League (NFL) players are expected in the country next week to join Rwandan Olympians in celebrating this year's the International Olympic Day and the power of Sport for All.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mengo – Kooki Impasse – Why 100-Year Bond Is Cracking

[Monitor] Rakai -Early this month, officials from Kooki chiefdom petitioned Gender, Labour and Social Development minister, who is also charged with overseeing the traditional and cultural institutions, to intervene swiftly in its strained relationship…

[Monitor] Rakai -Early this month, officials from Kooki chiefdom petitioned Gender, Labour and Social Development minister, who is also charged with overseeing the traditional and cultural institutions, to intervene swiftly in its strained relationship with Buganda Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ullinzi Battle to Hold Sony Sugar

[Nation] Ulinzi Stars came from a goal down to force a 1-1 draw with Sony Sugar in a SportPesa Kenya Premier League match at Afraha Stadium Nakuru on Sunday.

[Nation] Ulinzi Stars came from a goal down to force a 1-1 draw with Sony Sugar in a SportPesa Kenya Premier League match at Afraha Stadium Nakuru on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seize Power – You Are the 59%!

[Daily Maverick] The youth of 2017 are not unique. Generations before you also learned that the future was never what you thought it should be. But your future is definitely getting more dangerous and threatening. If we are to shape the future, rather …

[Daily Maverick] The youth of 2017 are not unique. Generations before you also learned that the future was never what you thought it should be. But your future is definitely getting more dangerous and threatening. If we are to shape the future, rather than just lament that "it ain't what it used to be", young people are once more going to have to step up and make their voices and power visible in the struggles for social justice and equality. Are you ready and willing?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa