Government – No Ban Yet On ‘Mitumba’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has not yet officially banned importation of secondhand clothes (mitumba), a senior officer has said, reiterating that a recent import duty increase was merely a step towards nurturing the growth of the local tex…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has not yet officially banned importation of secondhand clothes (mitumba), a senior officer has said, reiterating that a recent import duty increase was merely a step towards nurturing the growth of the local textile industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Government Gives Retailers One More Chance to Tighten Self Regulation

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government will give players in the retail sector a chance to come up with self-regulations rules as part of the measures to protect the now vulnerable sector.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government will give players in the retail sector a chance to come up with self-regulations rules as part of the measures to protect the now vulnerable sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thousands March to Parliament Over Rohingya Killings

[GroundUp] Over a thousand people marched to Parliament to protest against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar on Wednesday morning. Led by the Muslim Judicial Council along with other faith-based organisations, the protesters demanded that the…

[GroundUp] Over a thousand people marched to Parliament to protest against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar on Wednesday morning. Led by the Muslim Judicial Council along with other faith-based organisations, the protesters demanded that the Myanmar ambassador be summoned by the South African government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Proteas Support Staff to Remain As Is – for Now

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced the retention of the Proteas coaching, management and support staff, whose contracts were aligned with the previous head coach, for the incoming tour by Bangladesh.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced the retention of the Proteas coaching, management and support staff, whose contracts were aligned with the previous head coach, for the incoming tour by Bangladesh.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stronger Peacebuilding Efforts Needed to Tackle Boko Haram

[UN News] While the efforts of the Governments in Africa’s Lake Chad Basin have diminished Boko Haram’s combat capacity in the region, the terrorist group has changed its tactics, increasing the use of suicide attacks, the top United Nations political …

[UN News] While the efforts of the Governments in Africa's Lake Chad Basin have diminished Boko Haram's combat capacity in the region, the terrorist group has changed its tactics, increasing the use of suicide attacks, the top United Nations political official reported to the Security Council today.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad