How Magufuli Copper Concentrate Prophesy Came to Pass

[East African] President John Magufuli yesterday named a second team of experts to join an ongoing investigation into the mineral content in hundreds of tonnes of copper concentrate withheld in different parts of the country.

[East African] President John Magufuli yesterday named a second team of experts to join an ongoing investigation into the mineral content in hundreds of tonnes of copper concentrate withheld in different parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Labour Minister Granted Bail in Bribery Claim Case

[East African] Uganda’s Labour Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki has been granted a cash bail of Ush 5million ($1,380) on Wednesday and his sureties bonded at Ush50 million ($13,800) in a case involving a bribery scandal.

[East African] Uganda's Labour Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki has been granted a cash bail of Ush 5million ($1,380) on Wednesday and his sureties bonded at Ush50 million ($13,800) in a case involving a bribery scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mogadishu in Lock-Down As Army Marks 57th Anniversary

[Shabelle] Mogadishu is in total lock-down on Wednesday as the country’s National army (SNA) was celebrating 57th anniversary its establishment in 1960. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and other top government officials took part the celebra…

[Shabelle] Mogadishu is in total lock-down on Wednesday as the country's National army (SNA) was celebrating 57th anniversary its establishment in 1960. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and other top government officials took part the celebrations to commemorate the army day at the defense ministry HQ in Mogadishu. The SNA forces marked the 57th anniversary in major parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabab Vows ‘Doubled Response’ to U.S. Move in Somalia

[Shabelle] An organization that monitors extremist groups says the Somalia-based al-Shabab claims its recent attacks are in “doubled response” to the U.S. military’s expanding efforts against it.

[Shabelle] An organization that monitors extremist groups says the Somalia-based al-Shabab claims its recent attacks are in "doubled response" to the U.S. military's expanding efforts against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected KDF Jets Bomb Al Shabaab Base in Somalia

[Shabelle] Suspected Kenyan air force fighter jets have launched an air raid on Al shabaab controlled location near the southern port city of Kismayo on Wednesday, residents said.

[Shabelle] Suspected Kenyan air force fighter jets have launched an air raid on Al shabaab controlled location near the southern port city of Kismayo on Wednesday, residents said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

North African Migrants Sold in Libya’s Slave Markets

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that young men from North Africa migrating to Libya or Europe in search of jobs increasingly are being caught up and auctioned off as cheap labor, in what has become a booming “slave trade” …

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that young men from North Africa migrating to Libya or Europe in search of jobs increasingly are being caught up and auctioned off as cheap labor, in what has become a booming "slave trade" in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Drugmaker to Finance Training for Tanzanians

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced a new scholarship to support the training and development of the next generation of leaders in global health. The plan also seeks to strengthen the capacity of health systems in Africa.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced a new scholarship to support the training and development of the next generation of leaders in global health. The plan also seeks to strengthen the capacity of health systems in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Voter Chaos in Kamuli By-Election, 7 Arrested Over Bribery

[Observer] Seven people have been arrested on suspicion that they were giving out money to compel voters to vote in favour of Rehema Watongola one of the candidates in today’s Kamuli by-election.

[Observer] Seven people have been arrested on suspicion that they were giving out money to compel voters to vote in favour of Rehema Watongola one of the candidates in today's Kamuli by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Did Police Act Independently in Hichilema Midnight Raid?

[Zambia Reports] Presidential press Amos Chanda has issued a statement claiming State House has not interfered with the arrest of leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

[Zambia Reports] Presidential press Amos Chanda has issued a statement claiming State House has not interfered with the arrest of leading opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia