Kiswahili to Be Universal Lingua Franca

[Daily News] THERE are mixed feelings about whether Kiswahili language should be used as a medium of communication in schools and public forums or promoting it to an international language.

[Daily News] THERE are mixed feelings about whether Kiswahili language should be used as a medium of communication in schools and public forums or promoting it to an international language.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Praise God, Work Hard, Magufuli Tells the Freed Nguza Duo

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli chats with a popular musician, Nguza Viking and his son Johnson Francis (third left), at the State House in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. The duo, who had been serving a life sentence, were among inmates who were pardon…

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli chats with a popular musician, Nguza Viking and his son Johnson Francis (third left), at the State House in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. The duo, who had been serving a life sentence, were among inmates who were pardoned by the Head of State during Independence Day celebrations in Dodoma in December, last year. Father and son went to Ikulu to thank Dr Magufuli for the humanitarian gesture. (Photo by State House)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Arrest Suspected Killer Herders in Benue

[Vanguard] Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day’s attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died.

[Vanguard] Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day's attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Consumers Complain About Shortage of Brarudi Beverages During Festive Season

[Iwacu] In different parts of Bujumbura city, it was not easy to find beverages from BRARUDI (Burundi Brewing Company). Consumers express discontent over this shortage which is observed every festive season. “Why can’t BRARUDI find strategies to find a…

[Iwacu] In different parts of Bujumbura city, it was not easy to find beverages from BRARUDI (Burundi Brewing Company). Consumers express discontent over this shortage which is observed every festive season. "Why can't BRARUDI find strategies to find a solution to this problem? I can't understand how I die of thirst while I have money," says Anicet met in Jabe, the central quarter of Bujumbura City.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi