NCC Begins Enforcement of #5 Million Fine Over SMS

[Guardian] Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that it has commenced the enforcement of the Do Not Disturb (DND), code which compels mobile network operators to stop sending unsolicited messages to their subscribers.

[Guardian] Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that it has commenced the enforcement of the Do Not Disturb (DND), code which compels mobile network operators to stop sending unsolicited messages to their subscribers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harare, Vendors’ Enduring Stand-Off

[Zimbabwe Independent] “I CANNOT let the fear of the municipal police destroy my only source of income. If I just sit at home, where will I get money for school fees for my children and, let alone, what will they eat? I have to remain here if I am to e…

[Zimbabwe Independent] "I CANNOT let the fear of the municipal police destroy my only source of income. If I just sit at home, where will I get money for school fees for my children and, let alone, what will they eat? I have to remain here if I am to earn a living," declares 37-year-old Vongai Chadoko, a street vendor operating in Harare's central business district.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Accuses Magufuli of Breaking Country’s Constitution

[Citizen] Mwanza -The main opposition Chadema has raised an alarm over President John Magufuli’s nomination of MPs,saying the Head of State had breached the Constitution by appointing more men than women as provided by the Mother Law.

[Citizen] Mwanza -The main opposition Chadema has raised an alarm over President John Magufuli's nomination of MPs,saying the Head of State had breached the Constitution by appointing more men than women as provided by the Mother Law.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Questionable Legality of Military Intervention in Gambia

[The Conversation Africa] With tensions rising in The Gambia, a coalition of states have deployed forces along the country’s borders, poised to launch a military intervention should President Yahya Jammeh refuse to cede power to opposition leader Adama…

[The Conversation Africa] With tensions rising in The Gambia, a coalition of states have deployed forces along the country's borders, poised to launch a military intervention should President Yahya Jammeh refuse to cede power to opposition leader Adama Barrow. At the time of writing there were reports that Senegalese troops had crossed the border into The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

How Climate Change Inaction Hurts Tanzania

[Citizen] Preparations for the US President-elect’s inauguration which takes place today week somewhat overshadowed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Yet, WEF results influence the quality of life of Tanzanians more profoundly than …

[Citizen] Preparations for the US President-elect's inauguration which takes place today week somewhat overshadowed the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Yet, WEF results influence the quality of life of Tanzanians more profoundly than the attitude of one man who would like to turn back the clock on climate change action in the US.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Law to Protect Schoolgirls

[Citizen] Kampala -Schoolgirls, who are impregnated may finally be rescued from dropping out of school if a new law is passed by the East African Legislative Assemlby (Eala) currently holding a session.

[Citizen] Kampala -Schoolgirls, who are impregnated may finally be rescued from dropping out of school if a new law is passed by the East African Legislative Assemlby (Eala) currently holding a session.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Borno Misfire Regrettable – Babangida

[Daily Trust] Minna -Former Military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida has commiserated with government and people of Borno state over the accidental bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann and twin bomb-blast in Univer…

[Daily Trust] Minna -Former Military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida has commiserated with government and people of Borno state over the accidental bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann and twin bomb-blast in University of Maiduguri.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria