Tanzanian Runners Keen On Medals in U.S.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Three Tanzanian middle distance runners, including the 2017 San Francisco 5,000m race winner Gabriel Gerald, will compete in the Border to border race in the United States next week.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Three Tanzanian middle distance runners, including the 2017 San Francisco 5,000m race winner Gabriel Gerald, will compete in the Border to border race in the United States next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Keep Cheap Politics Out of National Tragedies

[Citizen] The tendency to turn tragedies as opportunities for waging political battles is gradually evolving into a new social culture, much we should know it leaves affected families in anguish instead of the comfort they deserve. One worrying trend i…

[Citizen] The tendency to turn tragedies as opportunities for waging political battles is gradually evolving into a new social culture, much we should know it leaves affected families in anguish instead of the comfort they deserve. One worrying trend is that funerals, which are solemn occasions, are turning into ideal platforms for some politicians to attack and belittle their rivals.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why New Tanzania Investments Centre Boss Has His Hands Full

[Citizen] The days of “build it, and they shall come” are well and truly over. There was a time when Tanzania could afford to be the lone Cinderella in the stormy sea that is the Great Lakes region. There was a time Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere (RI…

[Citizen] The days of "build it, and they shall come" are well and truly over. There was a time when Tanzania could afford to be the lone Cinderella in the stormy sea that is the Great Lakes region. There was a time Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere (RIP) could lecture world leaders on the travails of all ills, including the IMF and World Bank, Cold War and Apartheid. Mwalimu could because he had moral standing, and the world would listen.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Search for Second Bus Rapid Transit Operator Launched

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Dar Rapid Transit Agency (Dart) has renewed its the search for the second operator on the bus rapid transit (BRT) system after initially failing to find an investor.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Dar Rapid Transit Agency (Dart) has renewed its the search for the second operator on the bus rapid transit (BRT) system after initially failing to find an investor.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Are IS Returnees a Risk for South Africa?

[ISS] With significant progress in the retaking of Mosul – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) last major stronghold in Iraq – and continued losses in Syria, many of ISIS’ foreign fighters are returning home.

[ISS] With significant progress in the retaking of Mosul - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) last major stronghold in Iraq - and continued losses in Syria, many of ISIS' foreign fighters are returning home.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

AFBTE Attributes Job Losses to Economic Recession

[Guardian] The Association of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) has attributed the high rate in job losses in the country to economic recession. “We recorded a significant drop in turnover, profit margins and capacity utilisation, which has…

[Guardian] The Association of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) has attributed the high rate in job losses in the country to economic recession. "We recorded a significant drop in turnover, profit margins and capacity utilisation, which has resulted to massive loss of jobs, while the companies that didn't reduce their work force reviewed their staff salaries and allowances downward.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nyeri Nurses Call Off Strike

[Nation] Nyeri nurses have called off a three weeks strike that had paralysed operations in public hospitals after successful negotiations with the county government.

[Nation] Nyeri nurses have called off a three weeks strike that had paralysed operations in public hospitals after successful negotiations with the county government.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Public-Private School Plans Require Healthy Scepticism

[The Conversation Africa] Public school systems across Africa are struggling. Some people believe that public-private partnerships are the solution to fixing ailing government education systems.

[The Conversation Africa] Public school systems across Africa are struggling. Some people believe that public-private partnerships are the solution to fixing ailing government education systems.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NCAA Confirms Med-View Airline’s Ban By EU

[Vanguard] Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Tuesday confirmed that MedView Airline has been banned from European airspace by the European Union Air Safety Committee, ASC, of the European Commission,EC, and the authority is to meet with ASC this…

[Vanguard] Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Tuesday confirmed that MedView Airline has been banned from European airspace by the European Union Air Safety Committee, ASC, of the European Commission,EC, and the authority is to meet with ASC this week to resolve all discrepancies that will lead to lifting of the ban on Medview Airlines.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria