‘MPs No Longer Free to Fault Govt’

[Citizen] Dodoma -Mpendae constituency legislator on CCM ticket, Mr Salim Hassan Turky says some members of the parliament now fear criticising the performance of the government, disclosing that those who have been vocal have been summoned for question…

[Citizen] Dodoma -Mpendae constituency legislator on CCM ticket, Mr Salim Hassan Turky says some members of the parliament now fear criticising the performance of the government, disclosing that those who have been vocal have been summoned for questioning.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

From What Does Magufuli Want to What He’s Become

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -One year ago, on the one year mark of Magufuli’s ascent to the Presidency, I shared my thoughts on what it meant and how I interpreted what were recent happenings. I spoke of the move away from first generation human rights, re…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -One year ago, on the one year mark of Magufuli's ascent to the Presidency, I shared my thoughts on what it meant and how I interpreted what were recent happenings. I spoke of the move away from first generation human rights, restrictions in political space, and fears regarding the Media Services Act, amongst others. With hindsight however, the most telling issue that I spoke of was the consequences of a lack of criticism and self-criticism on a generation of leaders. It is worth quoting the paragraph in fu

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

VP Mnangagwa Tried to Stage a Coup in 1980, Says Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa tried to stage a coup in 1980 in a bid to take over as the country’s first post-independence leader, First Lady Grace Mugabe claimed Sunday.

[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa tried to stage a coup in 1980 in a bid to take over as the country's first post-independence leader, First Lady Grace Mugabe claimed Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Business Picks Up as Guns Fall Silent in Kisumu After Demos

[Nation] After the sounds of gunfire died down in Kisumu this week and cool winds from Lake Victoria neutralised the choking fumes of tear gas, businesses slowly started to reopen.

[Nation] After the sounds of gunfire died down in Kisumu this week and cool winds from Lake Victoria neutralised the choking fumes of tear gas, businesses slowly started to reopen.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Woman Allegedly Beaten Up By Now-Married Ex-Boyfriend

[New Zimbabwe] A married Buhera woman got the beating of her life after she travelled to Harare to demand clothing items, including underwear, which she gave to a high school lover as love token back in 1985.

[New Zimbabwe] A married Buhera woman got the beating of her life after she travelled to Harare to demand clothing items, including underwear, which she gave to a high school lover as love token back in 1985.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Election Date Set for December 2018

[VOA] The Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-awaited presidential elections have been scheduled for December of 2018, the Electoral Commission president announced Sunday.

[VOA] The Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited presidential elections have been scheduled for December of 2018, the Electoral Commission president announced Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Quality Education Is the Best Legacy for Sustainable Devt – First Lady

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said for Rwanda’s future to be safe and secure, offering high quality education is the ultimate objective to embark on.

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said for Rwanda's future to be safe and secure, offering high quality education is the ultimate objective to embark on.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda