Mount ‘Kili’ Booked As Global Observatory

[Daily News] Arusha -MOUNT Kilimanjaro is set to make yet another world record, following a proposal by the Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) that it is considered as a cryonet observation station.

[Daily News] Arusha -MOUNT Kilimanjaro is set to make yet another world record, following a proposal by the Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) that it is considered as a cryonet observation station.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

History Favours Kenyan Girls in Steeplechase Race

[Nation] Caren Chebet and Mercy Chepkurui are out to uphold Kenya’s dominance in girls’ 2,000m steeplechase and sign off in style in the final at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships at Moi International Sports Centre on Friday.

[Nation] Caren Chebet and Mercy Chepkurui are out to uphold Kenya's dominance in girls' 2,000m steeplechase and sign off in style in the final at the IAAF World Under-18 Championships at Moi International Sports Centre on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cycling Team Off to USA for Tour

[New Times] The national cycling team left the country last night aboard a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight for their highly anticipated tour of the United States of America where they will participate in two international races over the next 30 days.

[New Times] The national cycling team left the country last night aboard a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight for their highly anticipated tour of the United States of America where they will participate in two international races over the next 30 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Iraq Faces a Crucible After Mosul – South Africa Offers Some Useful Lessons

[The Conversation Africa] The defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul and the apparent death of its leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi are great cause for celebration in Iraq.

[The Conversation Africa] The defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul and the apparent death of its leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi are great cause for celebration in Iraq.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

10 Held Over Alleged Embezzlement of Public Funds

[Citizen] Arusha -It is reported that 10 Arusha City Council employees in the revenue department are being held by police in Arusha Region for allegedly embezzling funds levied at daladala bus stations in the city.

[Citizen] Arusha -It is reported that 10 Arusha City Council employees in the revenue department are being held by police in Arusha Region for allegedly embezzling funds levied at daladala bus stations in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Huge Marijuana Haul Seized in Arumeru

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Officials of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) seized 500 bags of marijuana in a Wednesday night operation at Lenglong Village in Arumeru District, Arusha Region.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Officials of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) seized 500 bags of marijuana in a Wednesday night operation at Lenglong Village in Arumeru District, Arusha Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Unpacking the Issues Around Fracking in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been considering shale gas development in the Karoo – an arid part of the country that spans more than 400 000 square kilometres – to add to its energy mix. The possibility of “fracking” in the region has prov…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been considering shale gas development in the Karoo - an arid part of the country that spans more than 400 000 square kilometres - to add to its energy mix. The possibility of "fracking" in the region has provoked heated debate. The Conversation Africa's Ozayr Patel asked Robert Scholes and Greg Schreiner to unpack the issues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miners, Govt to Benefit From Resource Estimation Project

[Citizen] Butiama -The government is expected to spend a whopping Sh8.2 billion for mineral resources estimation, a project that would end challenges facing small scale miners.

[Citizen] Butiama -The government is expected to spend a whopping Sh8.2 billion for mineral resources estimation, a project that would end challenges facing small scale miners.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania