Regulator Shuts Down 23 Radio Stations for ‘Promoting Witchcraft’

[East African] Uganda’s communications regulator, UCC, has ordered nearly two dozen radio stations to be taken off the air over what it calls “lack of minimum broadcasting standards.”

[East African] Uganda’s communications regulator, UCC, has ordered nearly two dozen radio stations to be taken off the air over what it calls “lack of minimum broadcasting standards.”

Magufuli Suspends Top District Officials for Poor Audit Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has ordered immediate suspension of district executive directors for Kigoma Ujiji in Kigoma Region and Pangani in Tanga Region.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has ordered immediate suspension of district executive directors for Kigoma Ujiji in Kigoma Region and Pangani in Tanga Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Salema Kidnapping – Further Details

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have launched an investigation into the kidnapping and beating of prominent journalist Ericino de Salema, but so far nobody has been detained in connection with the crime.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have launched an investigation into the kidnapping and beating of prominent journalist Ericino de Salema, but so far nobody has been detained in connection with the crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Over 600,000 Voters Register in First Week

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE) has announced that, in the first week of voter registration ahead of the municipal elections scheduled for 10 October, 647,639 citizens registered.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE) has announced that, in the first week of voter registration ahead of the municipal elections scheduled for 10 October, 647,639 citizens registered.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Ivory Traffickers Arrested in Beira

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have announced the arrests of five people in illegal possession of ivory, in the central port city of Beira, according to a report in the Maputo daily “Noticias”.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police have announced the arrests of five people in illegal possession of ivory, in the central port city of Beira, according to a report in the Maputo daily "Noticias".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Prominent Journalist Kidnapped and Beaten

[AIM] Maputo -Unknown assailants kidnapped prominent Mozambican journalist and human rights activist Ericino de Salema in central Maputo on Tuesday afternoon, beat him up and left him lying unconscious on the Maputo Ring Road.

[AIM] Maputo -Unknown assailants kidnapped prominent Mozambican journalist and human rights activist Ericino de Salema in central Maputo on Tuesday afternoon, beat him up and left him lying unconscious on the Maputo Ring Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Battery Minerals Granted Graphite Mining Licence

[AIM] London -The Australian mining company Battery Minerals (formerly known as Metals of Africa) on Monday announced that it has been granted a mining licence for its Montepuez graphite project in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

[AIM] London -The Australian mining company Battery Minerals (formerly known as Metals of Africa) on Monday announced that it has been granted a mining licence for its Montepuez graphite project in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique