UN Gives Sh300 Million to Help Dadaab Refugees Survive in Somalia

[Nation] The United Nations is launching a $3 million (Sh300 million) “peacebuilding” initiative in Kenya and Somalia to facilitate the voluntary departure of 3,000 refugees from the Dadaab complex.

[Nation] The United Nations is launching a $3 million (Sh300 million) "peacebuilding" initiative in Kenya and Somalia to facilitate the voluntary departure of 3,000 refugees from the Dadaab complex.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Mulls Tougher Laws on Illegal Fishing

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government is planning to amend laws governing the fisheries sector by changing some offences to economic sabotage, which attracts stiffer penalties.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government is planning to amend laws governing the fisheries sector by changing some offences to economic sabotage, which attracts stiffer penalties.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Heroes Cup Champs Telkom Orange Eye Africa Title

[Nation] There will be no resting for Telkom Orange and Sliders as they turn their focus to the Africa Club championships next month in Nairobi after a good run in the season-ending Heroes hockey tournament.

[Nation] There will be no resting for Telkom Orange and Sliders as they turn their focus to the Africa Club championships next month in Nairobi after a good run in the season-ending Heroes hockey tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President of the Republic Calls for Need of a Culture Based On Transparency

[Government of Mauritius] ‘2017 will constitute a year where trust, courage and determination will be required as the country is going through a new transition phase. To ensure the advancement and progress of our country, we have to improve the way our…

[Government of Mauritius] '2017 will constitute a year where trust, courage and determination will be required as the country is going through a new transition phase. To ensure the advancement and progress of our country, we have to improve the way our institutions operate and we must encourage the development of a culture based on transparency, competency, aptitude and good governance'.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Anxiety As Student Loan Terms Reviewed

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As 2016 draws to an end and the first semester for the academic year 2016/17 advances the fate of over 27,000 higher education loan applicants remains unclear.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As 2016 draws to an end and the first semester for the academic year 2016/17 advances the fate of over 27,000 higher education loan applicants remains unclear.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tensions Mount in Zanzibar As Battle for Dimani Nears

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The political temperature is rising here ahead of the Dimani parliamentary by-election on January 22, with CCM contestant Juma Ali Juma seeking to disqualify CUF’s Abdul Razak Khatib.

[Citizen] Zanzibar -The political temperature is rising here ahead of the Dimani parliamentary by-election on January 22, with CCM contestant Juma Ali Juma seeking to disqualify CUF's Abdul Razak Khatib.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

French Woman Traces Her Ancestral Footsteps to Seychelles’ Silhouette Island

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -French national Marjolaine Roche was in Seychelles this month to learn more about her ancestors and visit the place where her great-great grandfather and great-grandmother lived.

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -French national Marjolaine Roche was in Seychelles this month to learn more about her ancestors and visit the place where her great-great grandfather and great-grandmother lived.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Luangeni MP Hails Fight Against Early Marriages, GBV

[Times of Zambia] LUANGENI Member of Parliament (MP) Charles Zulu has disclosed that the fight against early marriages and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in his constituency is gaining momentum.

[Times of Zambia] LUANGENI Member of Parliament (MP) Charles Zulu has disclosed that the fight against early marriages and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in his constituency is gaining momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Pipeline Company Leaks U.S.$10 Million in Procurement Scams

[East African] The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is on the spot over decisions made by its board and senior management that have resulted in the loss of more than $10 million of public funds.

[East African] The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is on the spot over decisions made by its board and senior management that have resulted in the loss of more than $10 million of public funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya