International Media Watchdog Decries Sudan’s Press Restrictions

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -Reporters Without Borders condemned the confiscation of the print-runs of eight Sudanese newspapers in the past two days because of their coverage of the big increase in the price of bread and the resulting social unrest.

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -Reporters Without Borders condemned the confiscation of the print-runs of eight Sudanese newspapers in the past two days because of their coverage of the big increase in the price of bread and the resulting social unrest.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Pound Plummets, Sudan Parties Call for Protests

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The rate of the Pound against the Dollar has continued to plummet, reaching SDG 29.5 on Monday, amid the surge of the prices of basic goods all over Sudan. Opposition parties have started to rally up people for peaceful demons…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The rate of the Pound against the Dollar has continued to plummet, reaching SDG 29.5 on Monday, amid the surge of the prices of basic goods all over Sudan. Opposition parties have started to rally up people for peaceful demonstrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Used Clothes Imports ‘Bad for Tanzania’

[Citizen] Survival in the Tanzanian market for small tailors is increasingly becoming difficult due to the market being flooded with cheap imported secondhand clothing, popularly known as mitumba, The Citizen has learnt.

[Citizen] Survival in the Tanzanian market for small tailors is increasingly becoming difficult due to the market being flooded with cheap imported secondhand clothing, popularly known as mitumba, The Citizen has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

A Few Tips for Parliamentarians On Developing Rules for Impeachment of a Sitting President

[Daily Maverick] The rules committee of the NA faces an extremely difficult task to determine exactly what types of conduct by the President would warrant impeachment. A related problem is that the construct of a reasonable person, often used in the la…

[Daily Maverick] The rules committee of the NA faces an extremely difficult task to determine exactly what types of conduct by the President would warrant impeachment. A related problem is that the construct of a reasonable person, often used in the law, is - of course - a fiction.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Talks On Airtel Ownership Set to Start – Govt

[Citizen] Finance and Planning minister Philip Mpango said yesterday that the government and Bhati Airtel had agreed to start talks on repossession of 60 per cent of Airtel Tanzania shares.

[Citizen] Finance and Planning minister Philip Mpango said yesterday that the government and Bhati Airtel had agreed to start talks on repossession of 60 per cent of Airtel Tanzania shares.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Sign of UK Relations Thawing

[Financial Gazette] THE permanent under-secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Simon McDonald, arrived in the country this week, the second high-profile British government representative to visit Zimbabwe inside three months, in another sign…

[Financial Gazette] THE permanent under-secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Simon McDonald, arrived in the country this week, the second high-profile British government representative to visit Zimbabwe inside three months, in another sign of thawing relations between Harare and Whitehall.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Safety Education Crucial As Gas Use Rises Nationally

[Citizen] Domestic and industrial use of natural gas in Tanzania is already on the rise and may very well spread to other areas, such as motor vehicle fuel. As East Africa’s second largest economy, Tanzania is also home to some 57 trillion cubic feet o…

[Citizen] Domestic and industrial use of natural gas in Tanzania is already on the rise and may very well spread to other areas, such as motor vehicle fuel. As East Africa's second largest economy, Tanzania is also home to some 57 trillion cubic feet of natural gas deposits, much of those in the country's southeastern regions and offshore

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Emmerson Mnangagwa Heads for Davos

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will mark his first appearance at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland in a fortnight’s time, presidential spokesman, George Charamba told The Financial Gazette yesterday.

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa will mark his first appearance at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland in a fortnight's time, presidential spokesman, George Charamba told The Financial Gazette yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe