Govt Slaps Travel Ban on Officials Implicated in Minerals Saga

[Daily News] The State has slapped a travel ban on all former government officials mentioned in the second report on export of copper concentrates presented to President John Magufuli on Monday.

[Daily News] The State has slapped a travel ban on all former government officials mentioned in the second report on export of copper concentrates presented to President John Magufuli on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Manhunt for Fraudsters in Harare

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is on the hunt for three suspects who defrauded a Harare Micro-Financier of $166 000 using fake documents to apply for a loan.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Republic Police is on the hunt for three suspects who defrauded a Harare Micro-Financier of $166 000 using fake documents to apply for a loan.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Civil Society Getting Squeezed

[VOA] From an internet shutdown to convictions of journalists and opposition members, Ethiopia’s civil society has felt like it’s under attack in recent weeks.

[VOA] From an internet shutdown to convictions of journalists and opposition members, Ethiopia's civil society has felt like it's under attack in recent weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Magufuli’s ‘Brave Move’ Dominates Budget Debate

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli’s stand on mineral sand probe took centre stage in deliberations in Parliament yesterday as some legislators took turns to talk about the matter at the expense of the Sh31.7 trillion budget.

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli's stand on mineral sand probe took centre stage in deliberations in Parliament yesterday as some legislators took turns to talk about the matter at the expense of the Sh31.7 trillion budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya Airways Gets First Set of Licences for Direct U.S. Flights

[Nation] Kenya Airways has moved a step closer to operating direct flights to the United States after the Department of Transportation (DOT) granted it the first set of licences.

[Nation] Kenya Airways has moved a step closer to operating direct flights to the United States after the Department of Transportation (DOT) granted it the first set of licences.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Electoral Commission May Clear Blacklisted Candidates

[Nation] The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on Tuesday differed on the fate of 106 people that the ethics body said have integrity issues.

[Nation] The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on Tuesday differed on the fate of 106 people that the ethics body said have integrity issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

EU – €1.7 Million to Promote Human Rights

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Effective today,the European Union is calling on projects that promote democratic principles and human rights in Sudan, to apply for funds of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for Sudan.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Effective today,the European Union is calling on projects that promote democratic principles and human rights in Sudan, to apply for funds of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights for Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Cholera At Epidemic Stage’ – Doctors, Activists

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri / White Nile -Amid reports of hundreds of people who died from cholera in the past month, doctors and activists say the Sudanese government and international relief agencies are not giving the aid and attention needed.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum Bahri / White Nile -Amid reports of hundreds of people who died from cholera in the past month, doctors and activists say the Sudanese government and international relief agencies are not giving the aid and attention needed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur Centre Condemns Rhetoric After Fighting

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The renewed military confrontations in South, East, and North Darfur from mid-May are of major concern for a relief and documentation centre. “There are fears of massive violations of international humanitarian law [… ] and in…

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva -The renewed military confrontations in South, East, and North Darfur from mid-May are of major concern for a relief and documentation centre. "There are fears of massive violations of international humanitarian law [... ] and inhumane treatment of insurgent fighters held captive."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan