Zanzibar Export Earnings Rise As Services Receipts Jump

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual earnings from export of goods and services during a year ending April 2018 in Zanzibar increased by 34.8 percent to $238.8 million in the year ending April 2018 compared to $177.2 million in the similar month last year, …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual earnings from export of goods and services during a year ending April 2018 in Zanzibar increased by 34.8 percent to $238.8 million in the year ending April 2018 compared to $177.2 million in the similar month last year, a recent Monthly Economic Review published by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Athletics – ADAK Now Seeks Registration for Elite Athletes

[Nation] Athletes travelling abroad for competition without registering with the governing bodies pose a major threat to the fight against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) fears.

[Nation] Athletes travelling abroad for competition without registering with the governing bodies pose a major threat to the fight against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) fears.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Food Prices Decrease Except Rice

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual wholesale prices for all major foodstuffs declined in April 2018 from prices recorded in the corresponding month in 2017, excluding rice.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual wholesale prices for all major foodstuffs declined in April 2018 from prices recorded in the corresponding month in 2017, excluding rice.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Sentry Urges Kenyan and Ugandan Authorities to Target Real Estate Connected to South Sudan Officials

[ENOUGH] As U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Mandelker meets with officials and banks in Nairobi to urge action against corruption and money laundering linked to war in South Sudan, properties of concern identified in The Sentry’s 2016 report have still n…

[ENOUGH] As U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Mandelker meets with officials and banks in Nairobi to urge action against corruption and money laundering linked to war in South Sudan, properties of concern identified in The Sentry's 2016 report have still not faced official investigations by Kenya or Uganda

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Research Sets Out Key Obstacles to Maternal Health in Rural Tanzania

[The Conversation Africa] University of Ottawa -In Tanzania’s rural Rorya region, approximately 40% of women aren’t in the care of medical staff at hospitals or clinics when they deliver their babies. Instead they give birth at home, sometimes with a t…

[The Conversation Africa] University of Ottawa -In Tanzania's rural Rorya region, approximately 40% of women aren't in the care of medical staff at hospitals or clinics when they deliver their babies. Instead they give birth at home, sometimes with a traditional birth attendant.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Media Group Demands Full Disclosure of Cost of Nigeria’s Participation Under FoI Act

[Guardian] Kaduna -Citing the need to promote transparency and accountability in governance, officials of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have asked the Federal Government to disclose the cost of Nigeria’s participation in the 2018 World Cup tournament, whic…

[Guardian] Kaduna -Citing the need to promote transparency and accountability in governance, officials of Media Rights Agenda (MRA) have asked the Federal Government to disclose the cost of Nigeria's participation in the 2018 World Cup tournament, which kicks off in Russia tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Military Urged to Apply Risk Mapping in Counter Terrorism Operations

[Vanguard] Nigerian Military has been advised to utilise operational risk mapping methodologies in conducting counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations, with a view to preventing losses during attacks by insurgents.

[Vanguard] Nigerian Military has been advised to utilise operational risk mapping methodologies in conducting counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations, with a view to preventing losses during attacks by insurgents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sympathisers Offer Prayers At MKO Abiola’s Abeokuta Family House

[Guardian] Human right activist, Dr. Joe-Okei Odumakin, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “complete” the post-humous honour he conferred on late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, by d…

[Guardian] Human right activist, Dr. Joe-Okei Odumakin, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to "complete" the post-humous honour he conferred on late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, by declaring him as one of the former presidents of the country.She spoke yesterday after a rally, which began with a street walk from the State Cultural Centre in Abeokuta to Abiola's Gbagura family house, organised by the Ogun State government to mark the 25th anniversary

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rising Wave of e-Frauds Puts Economy At Risk

[Vanguard] There is a growing concern over the rising trend of electronic fraud across key sectors of the Nigerian economy. The menace which follows wide acceptance of new methods of mobile money and electronic banking and payment systems has been disc…

[Vanguard] There is a growing concern over the rising trend of electronic fraud across key sectors of the Nigerian economy. The menace which follows wide acceptance of new methods of mobile money and electronic banking and payment systems has been discovered to cost the country a whopping N197.9 billion annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria