Uganda’s Pledge to Pay South Sudan Debt Owed to Suppliers Faces Hurdles

[East African] Despite a government promise to pay about $41 million’s worth of debt to Ugandan suppliers on behalf of South Sudan, Kampala has to navigate a number of hurdles before any payment can be made.

[East African] Despite a government promise to pay about $41 million's worth of debt to Ugandan suppliers on behalf of South Sudan, Kampala has to navigate a number of hurdles before any payment can be made.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Tanzania Will Not Burn Illegal Ivory

[East African] After several attempts by conservation groups to push the government of Tanzania into burning a huge stockpile of ivory, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism says it won’t happen, with Minister Jumanne Maghembe saying the tusks …

[East African] After several attempts by conservation groups to push the government of Tanzania into burning a huge stockpile of ivory, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism says it won't happen, with Minister Jumanne Maghembe saying the tusks will be used for scientific research.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mid-Term Assessment – Nigeria’s Entertainment Industry Coping Without Buhari’s Promises

[Premium Times] Two years since President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn into office, the Nigerian entertainment sector remains largely self-funded and private sector driven.

[Premium Times] Two years since President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn into office, the Nigerian entertainment sector remains largely self-funded and private sector driven.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Coke Studio Africa, South Africa Merge – More Ugandan Artists Feature

[Monitor] Music has always been the heartbeat and soul of Africa, but the internet, social media and creativity is taking artists from their communities and cities and allowing them to reach an audience across the continent.

[Monitor] Music has always been the heartbeat and soul of Africa, but the internet, social media and creativity is taking artists from their communities and cities and allowing them to reach an audience across the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Call for Reconciliation As Kiir, Malong Rift Widens

[Monitor] South Sudan’s former Chief of General Staff, Gen Paul Awan Malong deserves a special pat on the back or a medal of honour for having gracefully and caringly handled the delicate situation following his unceremonious discharge according to mem…

[Monitor] South Sudan's former Chief of General Staff, Gen Paul Awan Malong deserves a special pat on the back or a medal of honour for having gracefully and caringly handled the delicate situation following his unceremonious discharge according to members of the Aweil community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Buhari Has Fulfilled Campaign Promises – Lai Mohammed

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has fulfilled its campaign promises to Nigerians despite dwindling revenue.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration has fulfilled its campaign promises to Nigerians despite dwindling revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria