Dr Mpango Allays Fears of Economic Slowdown

[Citizen] The Finance and Planning minister, Dr Philip Mpango has accused some members of the parliament, who have been complaining that the national debt has been growing at a fast pace, of failing to interpret data.

[Citizen] The Finance and Planning minister, Dr Philip Mpango has accused some members of the parliament, who have been complaining that the national debt has been growing at a fast pace, of failing to interpret data.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Controversial Lugumi Bidder Dr Shika Released On Bail

[Citizen] Dr Louis Shika who was last week arrested by police allegedly for failing to pay the legally mandated 25 per cent of the selling price during the auctioning of Lugumi Enterprises Ltd properties has been released on bail.

[Citizen] Dr Louis Shika who was last week arrested by police allegedly for failing to pay the legally mandated 25 per cent of the selling price during the auctioning of Lugumi Enterprises Ltd properties has been released on bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya to Lift Middle East Jobs Ban With Tough Rules

[East African] Kenya has tightened laws to ensure the safety of Kenyans going to work in the Middle East as domestic workers as it moves to lift the ban that was imposed in 2014 next week.

[East African] Kenya has tightened laws to ensure the safety of Kenyans going to work in the Middle East as domestic workers as it moves to lift the ban that was imposed in 2014 next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Asks Amisom Troops to Stay on in Somalia, Pledges Support

[East African] The UN directive for a phased withdrawal of African peacekeepers from Somalia next month has been opposed by the US, which believes the timing is not right given the terrorist threat in the Horn of Africa.

[East African] The UN directive for a phased withdrawal of African peacekeepers from Somalia next month has been opposed by the US, which believes the timing is not right given the terrorist threat in the Horn of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Who Is Emmerson Mnangagwa?

[VOA] Emmerson Mnangagwa is a politician and former vice president of Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa, born September 15, 1946, is nicknamed “Ngwena,” or “The Crocodile.”

[VOA] Emmerson Mnangagwa is a politician and former vice president of Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa, born September 15, 1946, is nicknamed "Ngwena," or "The Crocodile."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Several Explosions Heard in Harare

[VOA] At least three explosions, as well as heavy gunfire, were heard in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare early Wednesday, according to local witnesses. Witnesses also said military vehicles and soldiers were on the streets early Wednesday, hours after s…

[VOA] At least three explosions, as well as heavy gunfire, were heard in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare early Wednesday, according to local witnesses. Witnesses also said military vehicles and soldiers were on the streets early Wednesday, hours after soldiers took over Zimbabwe's state broadcaster, ZBC. Local residents said instead of the usual 11 p.m. newscast, music videos were played instead.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Uncover Fake Military Training Base in Ogun, Arrest Three

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The Ogun State Police Command yesterday said a fake military training ground has been busted and three persons suspected to be members of the operators arrested.

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The Ogun State Police Command yesterday said a fake military training ground has been busted and three persons suspected to be members of the operators arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria