Irish Potato, Banana and Cassava Prices Continue Upward Trend

[New Times] You will have to dig deep into your pockets to be able to buy some of your favourite foodstuffs or even suspend them altogether as prices continue to rise. According to a mini market survey by The New Times, prices of Irish potatoes, cassav…

[New Times] You will have to dig deep into your pockets to be able to buy some of your favourite foodstuffs or even suspend them altogether as prices continue to rise. According to a mini market survey by The New Times, prices of Irish potatoes, cassava and bananas have continued to increase in Kigali city and its suburbs over the past few weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

17 New Mass Graves Found in Central DR Congo – UN

[Al Jazeera] United Nations investigators have found 17 new mass graves in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in an area that has seen fighting between soldiers and members of a local armed group, according to the UN rights chief.

[Al Jazeera] United Nations investigators have found 17 new mass graves in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in an area that has seen fighting between soldiers and members of a local armed group, according to the UN rights chief.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Police Issue Warning Against Reckless Driving

[New Times] Police have warned motorists against reckless driving, saying violators of road safety standards that put people’s live in danger risk prosecution and revocation of their licenses.

[New Times] Police have warned motorists against reckless driving, saying violators of road safety standards that put people's live in danger risk prosecution and revocation of their licenses.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Opposition Seeks Alliance to Send Mugabe Home

[Nation] After three failed to attempts to dislodge Africa’s oldest ruler, Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is convinced he has finally found the formula to send President Robert Mugabe to retirement.

[Nation] After three failed to attempts to dislodge Africa's oldest ruler, Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is convinced he has finally found the formula to send President Robert Mugabe to retirement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Edna Kiplagat Now Thirsty for Third World Marathon Title

[Nation] Kenya’s new Boston Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat and her camp now believe she can have a go at an unprecedented third world title at the IAAF World Championships in August.

[Nation] Kenya's new Boston Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat and her camp now believe she can have a go at an unprecedented third world title at the IAAF World Championships in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tanganyika-Zanzibar Union Celebrations to Be Held in Dodoma, for the First Time

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Celebrations to mark 53rd commemoration of Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar will be held for the first time in Dodoma next Wednesday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Celebrations to mark 53rd commemoration of Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar will be held for the first time in Dodoma next Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania’s Mahiga Leads SADC Team in DRC Congo to Check Political Situation

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Augustine Mahiga has arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo to lead a contingency of foreign affairs ministers from Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Troika mission.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Augustine Mahiga has arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo to lead a contingency of foreign affairs ministers from Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Troika mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Arise B.V. Gets 55 Percent of Dfcu to Become Major Shareholder

[Monitor] Kampala -Three months after acquiring some of the assets and liabilities of Crane Bank (CBL), Dfcu Limited now has a new majority shareholder, Arise B.V. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Dfcu Limited announced that NorFinance and Rabo Deve…

[Monitor] Kampala -Three months after acquiring some of the assets and liabilities of Crane Bank (CBL), Dfcu Limited now has a new majority shareholder, Arise B.V. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Dfcu Limited announced that NorFinance and Rabo Development had transferred their shares to Arise B.V, a fund with its headquarters in the Netherlands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Makonda Warns Dar Film Traders Over Tax Evasion

[Daily News] The Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Paul Makonda, has urged traders in the city to make sure they pay taxes in accordance with rules and regulations, instead of complaining to the government.

[Daily News] The Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Paul Makonda, has urged traders in the city to make sure they pay taxes in accordance with rules and regulations, instead of complaining to the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania