Innovation Will Drive the Future of TV Industry, Says Expert

[New Times] Following the migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting in 2014, the Rwandan TV industry has seen a number of players enter the sector. However, despite the multiple players, investors in the sector are still trying to work…

[New Times] Following the migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting in 2014, the Rwandan TV industry has seen a number of players enter the sector. However, despite the multiple players, investors in the sector are still trying to work out suitable business model while a large section of viewers continue to criticise the quality of local content provided.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Pounce On Mineral Suspects

[Daily News] BARELY a day after President John Magufuli received two reports detailing dubious deals involving Tanzanite and diamonds, police in the country yesterday revealed that they are holding several people implicated in the documents.

[Daily News] BARELY a day after President John Magufuli received two reports detailing dubious deals involving Tanzanite and diamonds, police in the country yesterday revealed that they are holding several people implicated in the documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MSD’s Debt Increases By 12bn/-, Bunge Told

[Daily News] THE Medical Stores Department (MSD)’s total outstanding debt rose to 144bn/- by the end of July, this year, compared to 132bn/- in June, 2016, Parliament was told in Dodoma yesterday.

[Daily News] THE Medical Stores Department (MSD)'s total outstanding debt rose to 144bn/- by the end of July, this year, compared to 132bn/- in June, 2016, Parliament was told in Dodoma yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bunge Committees Reveal the Rot in Gemstone Mining

[Citizen] Two parliamentary committees formed by the National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai to investigate tanzanite and diamond mining have revealed the rot that, according to them, cost the country billions of shillings. The teams that focused on minin…

[Citizen] Two parliamentary committees formed by the National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai to investigate tanzanite and diamond mining have revealed the rot that, according to them, cost the country billions of shillings. The teams that focused on mining, contracts, ownership and management of both tanzanite and diamond also accused some government officials of signing dubious contracts that did not benefit the country from the gemstone mining.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mpango – Seized Diamond Undervalued By Sh33bn

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday revealed that the value of 71,840 carats (14.3 kilos) of smuggled diamond that was seized last month at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) stood at $29.5 million (about Sh65.7 billion) and …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday revealed that the value of 71,840 carats (14.3 kilos) of smuggled diamond that was seized last month at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) stood at $29.5 million (about Sh65.7 billion) and not $14.7 million as declared by Petra Diamonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Confusion Mars President Museveni’s Radio Campaign

[Observer] President Museveni’s countrywide campaign to sensitize the public on the proposed constitutional amendment on land is gathering steam upcountry but all is not well among the upcountry broadcasters.

[Observer] President Museveni's countrywide campaign to sensitize the public on the proposed constitutional amendment on land is gathering steam upcountry but all is not well among the upcountry broadcasters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

RSB Crackdown on Standards Leave Supermarkets Short of Dairy Products

[New Times] Inside a supermarket in Kigali, two girls come rushing toward a large freezer. They look at all the ice creams inside. After about three minutes, they ask an attendant for a specific brand of ice cream.

[New Times] Inside a supermarket in Kigali, two girls come rushing toward a large freezer. They look at all the ice creams inside. After about three minutes, they ask an attendant for a specific brand of ice cream.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Gonyeti and Crew Chased Away From Zanu-PF Rally

[New Zimbabwe] Popular comedian Samantha “Gonyeti” Kureya and her Bus Stop TV Crew were Saturday chased away from the Mashonaland Central Presidential youth interface rally by rowdy Zanu PF youths who allegedly took some media equipment from them.

[New Zimbabwe] Popular comedian Samantha "Gonyeti" Kureya and her Bus Stop TV Crew were Saturday chased away from the Mashonaland Central Presidential youth interface rally by rowdy Zanu PF youths who allegedly took some media equipment from them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe