Three Tennis Stars Qualify for African Finals

[Daily News] Three Tanzanian tennis players, Ester Nankulange, Kanuti Alagwa and Yusuph Mkubwa have qualified to play in the African Junior Tennis Championship finals to be held in South Africa in March this year.

[Daily News] Three Tanzanian tennis players, Ester Nankulange, Kanuti Alagwa and Yusuph Mkubwa have qualified to play in the African Junior Tennis Championship finals to be held in South Africa in March this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

15 Turn Up for Miss Rwanda Auditions in Eastern Province

[New Times] More than 15 girls between the ages of 18-24 turned up at Silent Hill Hotel in Kayonza District, Eastern Province on Sunday with hope of getting a node from the judges to compete in this year’s Miss Rwanda competition.

[New Times] More than 15 girls between the ages of 18-24 turned up at Silent Hill Hotel in Kayonza District, Eastern Province on Sunday with hope of getting a node from the judges to compete in this year's Miss Rwanda competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange Weakens Further

[Daily News] The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) equity market turnover weakened by 86 percent to 786.88m/- compared to 5.5bn/- of the previous week with three local firms emerging as top trading equities.

[Daily News] The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) equity market turnover weakened by 86 percent to 786.88m/- compared to 5.5bn/- of the previous week with three local firms emerging as top trading equities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Hundreds Grace Premiere of ‘Ishyaka’ Documentary

[New Times] Hundreds turned up on Sunday evening for the premiere of ‘Ishyaka, La Volonte De Vivre’ a documentary film about the revival of Rwanda, 22 years after the genocide. Directed and produced by Burundi-Canadian filmmaker, Joseph Bitamba, the on…

[New Times] Hundreds turned up on Sunday evening for the premiere of 'Ishyaka, La Volonte De Vivre' a documentary film about the revival of Rwanda, 22 years after the genocide. Directed and produced by Burundi-Canadian filmmaker, Joseph Bitamba, the one hour French documentary was released in December last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Leader Wants Truth Commission on Jammeh Years

[VOA] New Gambian President Adama Barrow has selected as his vice president a woman who was key in helping united the country’s opposition parties against former leader Yahya Jammeh.

[VOA] New Gambian President Adama Barrow has selected as his vice president a woman who was key in helping united the country's opposition parties against former leader Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lautech Annouces Resumption, but Lecturers Vow to Continue Strike

[Premium Times] Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, has announced its resumption date, months after a strike by lecturers crippled academic activities in the school.

[Premium Times] Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, has announced its resumption date, months after a strike by lecturers crippled academic activities in the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mental Disorders On the Rise As Recession Bites Harder

[Vanguard] It is no longer news that the negative impact of the current economic recession is hitting hard as unconfirmed reports show growing cases of suicide among Nigerians. Only last week the Nigeria Police Force during an interactive session in Ye…

[Vanguard] It is no longer news that the negative impact of the current economic recession is hitting hard as unconfirmed reports show growing cases of suicide among Nigerians. Only last week the Nigeria Police Force during an interactive session in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, expressed worry over the rising cases of suicide among its officers across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uwizeye Keen to Defend Continental U-23 Silver

[New Times] After clinching the 2016 Rwanda Cycling Cup title in the men’s U23 category on Saturday, Jean Claude Uwizeye says his next target is to defend his U-23 silver medal or even go a step further at the 2017 African Continental Road Championship…

[New Times] After clinching the 2016 Rwanda Cycling Cup title in the men's U23 category on Saturday, Jean Claude Uwizeye says his next target is to defend his U-23 silver medal or even go a step further at the 2017 African Continental Road Championships that will be held from February 14-19 in Luxor, Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda