Opposition Parliament Leader Now Rejects Questioning By Police

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Tundu Lissu, who is Singida East MP and who was arrested on Monday evening outside Parliament premises, has opted not to respond to new questioning by the police arguing that he was entitled to do so.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mr Tundu Lissu, who is Singida East MP and who was arrested on Monday evening outside Parliament premises, has opted not to respond to new questioning by the police arguing that he was entitled to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tile, Brick Manufacturing Plant Awaits Approval

[The Herald] WORK on the construction of the $50 million tile and brick manufacturing plant in Gweru is set to commence after Government approved the transfer of land earmarked for the project to Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). IDC and its pa…

[The Herald] WORK on the construction of the $50 million tile and brick manufacturing plant in Gweru is set to commence after Government approved the transfer of land earmarked for the project to Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). IDC and its partners China National Materials Group Corporation, who together form Sino-Zimbabwe Cement, are set to construct the plant in three phases.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Has Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in the World

[This Day] With 2,300 children below five years of age and 145 child-bearing women dying every day, Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, it was learnt yesterday.

[This Day] With 2,300 children below five years of age and 145 child-bearing women dying every day, Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, it was learnt yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tax On Meat, Cereals Punitive

[Financial Gazette] IT is an open secret that government is in financial dire straits. Two months into 2017, it is still grappling with the issue of civil servants bonus payments for last year, and is battling to mobilise resources to meet its commitme…

[Financial Gazette] IT is an open secret that government is in financial dire straits. Two months into 2017, it is still grappling with the issue of civil servants bonus payments for last year, and is battling to mobilise resources to meet its commitments.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Free Trade Zones Operators Kick As Senate Moves to Amend OGEFZA Act

[This Day] Licensed operators of Free Trade Zones in the country are currently kicking against what they perceived as an attempt by the Senate to pass a bill inimical to their business interest.

[This Day] Licensed operators of Free Trade Zones in the country are currently kicking against what they perceived as an attempt by the Senate to pass a bill inimical to their business interest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President – National Dialogue Begins in March

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the national dialogue he proposed in December will get underway in early March. Speaking at a public rally in Yei Town Tuesday, the president said holding a national dialogue is the only way to end the ongoin…

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the national dialogue he proposed in December will get underway in early March. Speaking at a public rally in Yei Town Tuesday, the president said holding a national dialogue is the only way to end the ongoing conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UNIK Sign Duo Ahead of Africa Club Championships

[New Times] University of Kibungo (UNIK) Volleyball Club have signed two new players as they prepare for the upcoming Men’s African Club Championship that will be held on March 15-28 in Tunis, Tunisia.

[New Times] University of Kibungo (UNIK) Volleyball Club have signed two new players as they prepare for the upcoming Men's African Club Championship that will be held on March 15-28 in Tunis, Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Artists Gear for Mugabe Birthday

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara -Sculptures, paintings, portraits, videos and songs are being made daily by local artists in preparations for the 21st February Movement celebrations. It seems this year artists are in for a tough competition to outshine each …

[The Herald] Vongai Mbara -Sculptures, paintings, portraits, videos and songs are being made daily by local artists in preparations for the 21st February Movement celebrations. It seems this year artists are in for a tough competition to outshine each other on creativity and to showcase their talents for the President's birthday. Some of the local artists that have created art for the President include Cde Chandokupisa, Uncle Danny, Final Warning Crew, Raphael Jamu and Joshua Mboya.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe