SA Rapper K.O. Wows Kitwe Patrons

[Times of Zambia] South African hip hop maestro Ntokozo Mdluli, popularly known by his stage name, KO, last weekend mesmerized revellers who congregated at Kitwe’s Mindolo Dam for the colourfest 2017 music gig.

[Times of Zambia] South African hip hop maestro Ntokozo Mdluli, popularly known by his stage name, KO, last weekend mesmerized revellers who congregated at Kitwe's Mindolo Dam for the colourfest 2017 music gig.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Heavy Losses Reported as Puntland Forces Repel Al-Shabaab Attack

[VOA] At least 50 people, including three senior military officers, were killed Thursday when al-Shabab attacked a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, military officials and witnesses told VOA. Those sources said the dead include at l…

[VOA] At least 50 people, including three senior military officers, were killed Thursday when al-Shabab attacked a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, military officials and witnesses told VOA. Those sources said the dead include at least 45 Puntland soldiers and five al-Shabab militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cheetahs Back from the Brink

[VOA] Poaching and wildlife trafficking have endangered some of Africa’s most iconic species and the loss of the animals has cost African countries critical tourism revenue.

[VOA] Poaching and wildlife trafficking have endangered some of Africa's most iconic species and the loss of the animals has cost African countries critical tourism revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Will Tanzania 2017/18 Budget Zero-Rate VAT On Tea?

[Citizen] This April, I had the privilege of celebrating Easter in Mufindi, in the southern highlands of Tanzania where I was reminded of the beauty of the area with its rolling hills covered with a sea of tea plantations and its cool weather, which di…

[Citizen] This April, I had the privilege of celebrating Easter in Mufindi, in the southern highlands of Tanzania where I was reminded of the beauty of the area with its rolling hills covered with a sea of tea plantations and its cool weather, which didn't exceed 19 degrees Celsius during my stay in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Scraps Off Road Licence

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has abolished the Annual Motor Vehicle Licence fee. Speaking in Dodoma as he was tabling the national budget, Finance Minister Dr Philip Mpango proposed for this fee to be paid only once, and through petrol and diesel g…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has abolished the Annual Motor Vehicle Licence fee. Speaking in Dodoma as he was tabling the national budget, Finance Minister Dr Philip Mpango proposed for this fee to be paid only once, and through petrol and diesel gas. Furthermore, the government Tax Amnesty on previous arrears.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tribunal Rejects Bail for Anglophone Strike Leaders

[VOA] A military tribunal in Cameroon has denied bail to two civil society leaders accused of directing violent unrest in the northwest and the southwest in December. They are among the more than two dozen people still detained in connection to the ong…

[VOA] A military tribunal in Cameroon has denied bail to two civil society leaders accused of directing violent unrest in the northwest and the southwest in December. They are among the more than two dozen people still detained in connection to the ongoing strike in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions. Calls for their release continue to drive unrest and remain the key roadblock to dialogue as the strike enters its seventh month.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Finance Minister Likens Tanzania’s Economic Situation to China

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango has acknowledge the concern of the increasing frequency of businesses closure, notably at Kariakoo in Dar es Salaam and other cities.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango has acknowledge the concern of the increasing frequency of businesses closure, notably at Kariakoo in Dar es Salaam and other cities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CCT Trial: Why Saraki Has a Case to Answer – Govt

[Vanguard] The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, reserved its ruling on contention by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, that the Federal Government has failed to prove its allegation that he falsely declared his assets.

[Vanguard] The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, reserved its ruling on contention by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, that the Federal Government has failed to prove its allegation that he falsely declared his assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Level One Coaching Course for Teachers

[The Herald] Glen view 1 High School will host a Zifa Level One soccer coaching course from June 12 to 18. The event, which is being organised by Zifa, will be graced by Moses Chunga and Bhekhimpilo Nyoni and is targeting teachers in the Glen View and …

[The Herald] Glen view 1 High School will host a Zifa Level One soccer coaching course from June 12 to 18. The event, which is being organised by Zifa, will be graced by Moses Chunga and Bhekhimpilo Nyoni and is targeting teachers in the Glen View and High Glen district. Speaking ahead of the course, Chunga said they expect teachers from different schools to attend the week-long course.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe