Country On Proper Economic Track

[Daily News] Dodoma -Tanzania remains on track to reach the middle income status with a modest increase in growth per capita last year suggesting there is still a mountain to climb to reach the level, the Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Phillip Mpango, has said.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Tanzania remains on track to reach the middle income status with a modest increase in growth per capita last year suggesting there is still a mountain to climb to reach the level, the Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Phillip Mpango, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Motorists, Peasants’ Budget

[Daily News] Far from previous years’ pills, the 2017/2018 budget proposals that Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango unveiled here yesterday tasted like children’s cough syrup, especially for motorists.

[Daily News] Far from previous years' pills, the 2017/2018 budget proposals that Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango unveiled here yesterday tasted like children's cough syrup, especially for motorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

SA Rapper K.O. Wows Kitwe Patrons

[Times of Zambia] South African hip hop maestro Ntokozo Mdluli, popularly known by his stage name, KO, last weekend mesmerized revellers who congregated at Kitwe’s Mindolo Dam for the colourfest 2017 music gig.

[Times of Zambia] South African hip hop maestro Ntokozo Mdluli, popularly known by his stage name, KO, last weekend mesmerized revellers who congregated at Kitwe's Mindolo Dam for the colourfest 2017 music gig.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Heavy Losses Reported as Puntland Forces Repel Al-Shabaab Attack

[VOA] At least 50 people, including three senior military officers, were killed Thursday when al-Shabab attacked a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, military officials and witnesses told VOA. Those sources said the dead include at l…

[VOA] At least 50 people, including three senior military officers, were killed Thursday when al-Shabab attacked a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, military officials and witnesses told VOA. Those sources said the dead include at least 45 Puntland soldiers and five al-Shabab militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cheetahs Back from the Brink

[VOA] Poaching and wildlife trafficking have endangered some of Africa’s most iconic species and the loss of the animals has cost African countries critical tourism revenue.

[VOA] Poaching and wildlife trafficking have endangered some of Africa's most iconic species and the loss of the animals has cost African countries critical tourism revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Will Tanzania 2017/18 Budget Zero-Rate VAT On Tea?

[Citizen] This April, I had the privilege of celebrating Easter in Mufindi, in the southern highlands of Tanzania where I was reminded of the beauty of the area with its rolling hills covered with a sea of tea plantations and its cool weather, which di…

[Citizen] This April, I had the privilege of celebrating Easter in Mufindi, in the southern highlands of Tanzania where I was reminded of the beauty of the area with its rolling hills covered with a sea of tea plantations and its cool weather, which didn't exceed 19 degrees Celsius during my stay in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania