Brexit – Impact and Economic Lessons for the East African Community

[Monitor] The year 2016 had a number of shocking global economic events, notable among which was the British exit from the European Union famously termed as the Brexit. This development came from a shock referendum whose results defied the predictions …

[Monitor] The year 2016 had a number of shocking global economic events, notable among which was the British exit from the European Union famously termed as the Brexit. This development came from a shock referendum whose results defied the predictions of many professional pollsters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Illegal Money Changers Now Zimbabwe’s Optional Purse

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Earning a monthly wage of $250, 38-year-old Shylet Rukweza has always wanted all her money at once as her landlord demands a cash payment of 150 dollars for her monthly accommodation rent.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -Earning a monthly wage of $250, 38-year-old Shylet Rukweza has always wanted all her money at once as her landlord demands a cash payment of 150 dollars for her monthly accommodation rent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uganda Should Join the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

[Monitor] Ugandan legislators under the Parliamentary Forum on Oil and Gas have revived their push for the government to sign up for the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Uganda has in the recent past enacted several pieces of new leg…

[Monitor] Ugandan legislators under the Parliamentary Forum on Oil and Gas have revived their push for the government to sign up for the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Uganda has in the recent past enacted several pieces of new legislations to reinforce extractive sector governance. Some MPs, however, consider the EITI framework will provide additional safeguards in a sector that has been masked with opacity and marred by corruption, conflict and poor governance in some countries. This article e

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Panari Golf Event Set for Nyahururu

[Nation] After almost five months of little activity, the high altitude Nyahururu Sports Club course comes alive this weekend as it host the annual Panari Group of Hotels golf tournament.

[Nation] After almost five months of little activity, the high altitude Nyahururu Sports Club course comes alive this weekend as it host the annual Panari Group of Hotels golf tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

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