Magufuli Directs Acacia Mining to Pay ‘Stolen Taxes’

[Daily News] President John Pombe Magufuli (JMP) has ordered that no more mineral sand would be shipped out of the country and asked Acacia Mining Company to ‘apologize for its faults’ if it is still willing to carry on with its business in the country.

[Daily News] President John Pombe Magufuli (JMP) has ordered that no more mineral sand would be shipped out of the country and asked Acacia Mining Company to 'apologize for its faults' if it is still willing to carry on with its business in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

All Eyes on UPND Lawmakers as Parliament Resumes Sitting

The fifth session of the 12th National Assembly opens today with the focus on whether the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament will turn up or not. UPND MPs have been protesting the incarceration of their … Continued

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The fifth session of the 12th National Assembly opens today with the focus on whether the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Members of Parliament will turn up or not. UPND MPs have been protesting the incarceration of their president Hakainde Hichilema who is facing treason charges. Notably parliament will also continue debating the speech by President Edgar Lungu to parliament that the UPND MPs boycotted in the last sitting. Chief Whip Richard Musukwa has appealed to MPs to conduct themselves honourably as parliament resumes sitting. Musukwa said that anybody wishing to disrupt parliamentary business will be dealt with according to the provisions of the law. The post All Eyes on UPND Lawmakers as Parliament Resumes Sitting appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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NDLEA Warns Against Attempts to Exclude Agency From Port Duties

[Premium Times] The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) will take legal action against any act of misinformation calculated to obstruct it activities at the seaports, the agency has said.

[Premium Times] The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) will take legal action against any act of misinformation calculated to obstruct it activities at the seaports, the agency has said.

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District Commissioners Happy As Ihemi Cluster Forges Ahead

[Daily News] Njombe -District Commissioners who attended the just-ended progress review meeting on the Ihemi Cluster, have expressed satisfaction over the progress that has been recorded so far, and have pledged to cooperate fully with Sagcot in the en…

[Daily News] Njombe -District Commissioners who attended the just-ended progress review meeting on the Ihemi Cluster, have expressed satisfaction over the progress that has been recorded so far, and have pledged to cooperate fully with Sagcot in the endeavour to uplifting the livelihood of smallholders.

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Why I Collect Ransom in Dollars, and How I Became a Billionaire – Suspected Kidnap Kingpin

[Premium Times] A suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, also known as Evans, who was arrested by the police in Lagos said on Sunday that he chose to collect ransom in American dollars to be different from other kidnappers.

[Premium Times] A suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike, also known as Evans, who was arrested by the police in Lagos said on Sunday that he chose to collect ransom in American dollars to be different from other kidnappers.

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Five Fear Killed As Senator Dino’s Protest Turns Bloody in Kogi

[Vanguard] Lokoja -No fewer than five persons were shot at at the gate of Kogi State polytechnic, Lokoja where senator Dino Melaye was holding a protest against the state government.

[Vanguard] Lokoja -No fewer than five persons were shot at at the gate of Kogi State polytechnic, Lokoja where senator Dino Melaye was holding a protest against the state government.

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Tame Engineers of Anti-Army Rumours

[Daily News] The Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) was recently compelled to do something that, in an ideal situation, it shouldn’t do. It issued a statement trashing reports circulating through some social media sites, of job opportunities there.

[Daily News] The Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) was recently compelled to do something that, in an ideal situation, it shouldn't do. It issued a statement trashing reports circulating through some social media sites, of job opportunities there.

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Buhari Directs Osinbajo to Sign 2017 Budget

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari who has been in London for medical follow-up has directed his Vice, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to sign the 2017 appropriation bill as passed by the Senate.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari who has been in London for medical follow-up has directed his Vice, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to sign the 2017 appropriation bill as passed by the Senate.

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