Poachers Killing Elephants, Their Protectors in the North

[VOA] Cameroon says a wave of attacks by armed elephant poachers has killed at least eight soldiers and rangers in a northern national park. The poachers killed elephants too, further shrinking the population of the increasingly endangered animals.

[VOA] Cameroon says a wave of attacks by armed elephant poachers has killed at least eight soldiers and rangers in a northern national park. The poachers killed elephants too, further shrinking the population of the increasingly endangered animals.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Registrar Writes to Chadema On Demo

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The registrar of political parties, Judge (rtd) Francis Mutungi, has written to the main opposition party, Chadema, asking them to give explanations over allegations of demonstrating in February, which is in contravention of Po…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The registrar of political parties, Judge (rtd) Francis Mutungi, has written to the main opposition party, Chadema, asking them to give explanations over allegations of demonstrating in February, which is in contravention of Political Parties Act. In his letter dated February 21, bearing reference number: HA.322/362/16/34 and addressed to the Chadema secretary general, Mr Mutungi wants Chadema to present its defence to his office before Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania Rises in Latest Graft Survey

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has been ranked slightly higher in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 (CPI 2017) vindicating President John Magufuli’s zealous fight against graft.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has been ranked slightly higher in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 (CPI 2017) vindicating President John Magufuli's zealous fight against graft.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Efforts to Get South Africa’s Economy Moving Are No More Than a Patch Up Job

[The Conversation Africa] Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has been staring at the perfect storm of low economic growth and widening fiscal defic…

[The Conversation Africa] Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has been staring at the perfect storm of low economic growth and widening fiscal deficits set against huge expectations and needs. These include fee-free higher education for poor students, troubled state-owned enterprises and a growing base of the unemployed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DTB Tips Firms On Financing, Survival

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), in partnership with PFK Associate, has organised workshops to enlighten Small and Medium Entreprises (SMEs) on best business practices to be used as a tool for accessing credit.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), in partnership with PFK Associate, has organised workshops to enlighten Small and Medium Entreprises (SMEs) on best business practices to be used as a tool for accessing credit.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UNHCR Calls for Calm Following Congolese Refugee Protests

[New Times] The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has called for calm and restraint following Tuesday’s violent protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba refugee camp in Karongi District.

[New Times] The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has called for calm and restraint following Tuesday's violent protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba refugee camp in Karongi District.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

RDF Contingent to Participate in Peace Support Exercise in Bangladesh

[New Times] Codenamed ‘SHANTI DOOT 4’ the exercise aims at building capacity of the armed forces of troops contributing countries in the United Nations Peace Operations and also get an opportunity to share their natural cultural values, according to a …

[New Times] Codenamed 'SHANTI DOOT 4' the exercise aims at building capacity of the armed forces of troops contributing countries in the United Nations Peace Operations and also get an opportunity to share their natural cultural values, according to a statement from RDF.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda