Arusha Set to Issue Municipal Bonds to Finance Infrastructure

[Citizen] Arusha -Arusha City has been earmarked for a pilot project under which funds to finance infrastructure and related projects would be raised through issuance of municipal bonds.

[Citizen] Arusha -Arusha City has been earmarked for a pilot project under which funds to finance infrastructure and related projects would be raised through issuance of municipal bonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

What Zanzibar Can Learn From Mauritius On Economic Reforms

[Citizen] Former Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius DR RAMAKRISHNA SITHANEN, who is credited with helping to transform the Indian Ocean Island, visited Zanzibar last week and held talks with the business community. In this exclusiv…

[Citizen] Former Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius DR RAMAKRISHNA SITHANEN, who is credited with helping to transform the Indian Ocean Island, visited Zanzibar last week and held talks with the business community. In this exclusive interview with The Citizen Reporter SYRIACUS BUGUZI, the business and political guru points out lessons that Zanzibar and other countries on the African continent can draw from Mauritius' economic progress. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Be Creative to Do Budget Reporting Justice

[Citizen] I have read a book titled, ‘Stop Worrying, Start Living’. I have never come across, even heard of a book with the title Stop Thinking, Start Dying. Could it be because the unheard-of-title is both obvious and unambiguous?

[Citizen] I have read a book titled, 'Stop Worrying, Start Living'. I have never come across, even heard of a book with the title Stop Thinking, Start Dying. Could it be because the unheard-of-title is both obvious and unambiguous?

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Party of Hope Risks Exodus

[New Dawn] Aggrieved partisans and supporters are threatening to quit opposition Party of Hope if it fails to explain to them why it allegedly remains perpetually dormant.Some distressed partisans who begged for anonymity, made the threat on 8 June in …

[New Dawn] Aggrieved partisans and supporters are threatening to quit opposition Party of Hope if it fails to explain to them why it allegedly remains perpetually dormant.Some distressed partisans who begged for anonymity, made the threat on 8 June in a conversation with the NewDawn in Monrovia. But Acting party chairman Samuel B. Goreen has denounced the claims of the anonymous partisans as "baseless".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Allen White Confirms PYJ Probe

[New Dawn] The former chief prosecutor for the U.N.-backed special court for Sierra Leone, Dr. Allen White has confirmed that the leader of the disbanded rebels Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia, Senator Prince Yormie Johnson is being inv…

[New Dawn] The former chief prosecutor for the U.N.-backed special court for Sierra Leone, Dr. Allen White has confirmed that the leader of the disbanded rebels Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia, Senator Prince Yormie Johnson is being investigated for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nascam Plans Cyber Threats Master Class for Journalists

[Daily Trust] The National Cyber Security Awareness Movement (NASCAM); a not for profit organisation, is organizing a Master Class programme for Nigerian journalists in order to acquaint practitioners with the provisions of the Cybercrime Act 2015, as …

[Daily Trust] The National Cyber Security Awareness Movement (NASCAM); a not for profit organisation, is organizing a Master Class programme for Nigerian journalists in order to acquaint practitioners with the provisions of the Cybercrime Act 2015, as it relates to media practice, particularly online journalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Enterprise to Import High Speed Buses

[Ethiopian Herald] Sheger Mass Transport Services Enterprise announced its readiness to import high speed buses to deliver swift transport services here in the capital.

[Ethiopian Herald] Sheger Mass Transport Services Enterprise announced its readiness to import high speed buses to deliver swift transport services here in the capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

For Fairness and Similar Growth

[Ethiopian Herald] The budgetary support the federal government earmarks every year for states is to ensure a similar growth across states. It as well is to see to the impartial or equal benefits citizens must get from the fruits of the country’s devel…

[Ethiopian Herald] The budgetary support the federal government earmarks every year for states is to ensure a similar growth across states. It as well is to see to the impartial or equal benefits citizens must get from the fruits of the country's development and resources. Also it is meant to translate the decrees of the Constitution such as creating a one economic and political society.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Divisive Politics Centered On Ethnicity – a Result of Government’s Failure to Reconcile Liberians

[Observer] As Liberians prepare for presidential and legislative elections in October this year, divisive politics with the propensity to stir up conflict is overwhelmingly emerging. Partisans of the Unity Party are accused of allegedly preaching ethni…

[Observer] As Liberians prepare for presidential and legislative elections in October this year, divisive politics with the propensity to stir up conflict is overwhelmingly emerging. Partisans of the Unity Party are accused of allegedly preaching ethnic-based politics to influence voters in support of Joseph Boakai. Liberty Party supporters have it all on social media that Boakai's supporters have taken the trend of ethnic politics to divide Liberians.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia