Probe Ordered Into Conspiracies and Cartels that Deny Govt Tanzanite Revenue

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has pointed out that there are conspiracies and cartels that deny the government revenue in the tanzanite auctions.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has pointed out that there are conspiracies and cartels that deny the government revenue in the tanzanite auctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zimbabwean Football Star Billiat Robbed At Gunpoint

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE international footballer Khama Billiat had a brush with death in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the early hours of yesterday when six armed robbers pounced on the Mamelodi Sundowns talisman, held him hostage, before stealing his w…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE international footballer Khama Billiat had a brush with death in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the early hours of yesterday when six armed robbers pounced on the Mamelodi Sundowns talisman, held him hostage, before stealing his watch and wallet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria Senate Wants Ties With SA Re-Assessed

[CAJ News] Abuja -The Nigerian Senate has recommended that government reconsiders” diplomatic ties with South Africa in the wake of the attacks against citizens of the West African country.

[CAJ News] Abuja -The Nigerian Senate has recommended that government reconsiders" diplomatic ties with South Africa in the wake of the attacks against citizens of the West African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU-EAC Trade Deal and Diplomatic Chess Games in the Region

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The East African Community (EAC) is once again facing a delicate diplomatic situation as it seems now more than ever that, after protracted negotiations, member states may have to just agree to disagree on the Economic Partners…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The East African Community (EAC) is once again facing a delicate diplomatic situation as it seems now more than ever that, after protracted negotiations, member states may have to just agree to disagree on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Robert Mugabe Celebrates 93rd Birthday, Says He Won’t Step Down

[This is Africa] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe marked his 93rd birthday with a lavish celebration party, showing no signs of slowing down. Mugabe scoffed at calls for him to quit saying he won’t step down. While his party Zanu-PF has been rocked b…

[This is Africa] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe marked his 93rd birthday with a lavish celebration party, showing no signs of slowing down. Mugabe scoffed at calls for him to quit saying he won't step down. While his party Zanu-PF has been rocked by infighting and nasty succession battles, Mugabe has indicated that he will not choose or groom a successor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Local Boxers Move Up World Rankings

[Namibian] IMMANUEL “Prince” Naidjala and Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses were Namibia’s big movers after the latest World Boxing Organization (WBO) rankings were announced earlier this week.

[Namibian] IMMANUEL "Prince" Naidjala and Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses were Namibia's big movers after the latest World Boxing Organization (WBO) rankings were announced earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kenya’s DP Ruto Issues Shoot-to-Kill Order Against Bandits

[East African] Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has given a shoot-to-kill order to the police against bandits who have been operating in Baringo County in the Rift Valley region.

[East African] Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has given a shoot-to-kill order to the police against bandits who have been operating in Baringo County in the Rift Valley region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia and South Sudan Strike Link Roads Deal

[East African] Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Friday signed several bilateral agreements among them the construction of two major link roads.

[East African] Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Friday signed several bilateral agreements among them the construction of two major link roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Banks Launch Pesa Link to Reclaim Cash Transfer Market

[East African] Kenyan lenders have launched an interbank money payment switch dubbed Pesa Link as they seek to regain dominance in the money transfer business through competitive transaction fees across networks.

[East African] Kenyan lenders have launched an interbank money payment switch dubbed Pesa Link as they seek to regain dominance in the money transfer business through competitive transaction fees across networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya