Residents Protest After Timber Merchant Killed

[Citizen] Mbulu -Hundreds of residents of Mbulu Township in Manyara Region, staged a protect and blocked roads leading to the township this morning after a timber businessman of the Kidatoga pastoralist community, Petro Harja Gogobat, was allegedly kil…

[Citizen] Mbulu -Hundreds of residents of Mbulu Township in Manyara Region, staged a protect and blocked roads leading to the township this morning after a timber businessman of the Kidatoga pastoralist community, Petro Harja Gogobat, was allegedly killed by a bigwig in the area without legal steps being taken against him.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

27 Industries to Enjoy Govt’s Tax Holiday

[Daily Trust] The federal government has announced a list of 27 new industries that qualified for tax holiday after lifting the administrative suspension on processing Pioneer Status Incentives (PSI) applications.

[Daily Trust] The federal government has announced a list of 27 new industries that qualified for tax holiday after lifting the administrative suspension on processing Pioneer Status Incentives (PSI) applications.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Fresh Mandate and Promise of Greater Rwanda Under Vision 2020

[East African] Under a barrage of criticism for seeking a third term, President Paul Kagame, 59, of Rwanda, has made clear his determination to continue leading the country he is credited for turning around over the past 23 years.

[East African] Under a barrage of criticism for seeking a third term, President Paul Kagame, 59, of Rwanda, has made clear his determination to continue leading the country he is credited for turning around over the past 23 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Spouses to Get Vocational, Entrepreneurial Training

[Nyasa Times] Women make up a total of 49.9 percent of Malawi’s population and over 70 percent of this composition falls within the dependency ratio of population (not working and not involved in any income generating activity).

[Nyasa Times] Women make up a total of 49.9 percent of Malawi's population and over 70 percent of this composition falls within the dependency ratio of population (not working and not involved in any income generating activity).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Make Africa Proud,’ Mbeki, Mahama Tell Kenyans As Voting Begins

[News24Wire] Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

[News24Wire] Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Congratulates Rwanda For Peaceful Elections

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-…

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States congratulates the people of Rwanda on their active and peaceful participation in the presidential election held August 4. However, we are disturbed by irregularities observed during voting and reiterate long-standing concerns over the integrity of the vote-tabulation process.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Diezani’s ‘$37.5 Million Lagos Property’

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Monday ordered the permanent forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani …

[Premium Times] Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Monday ordered the permanent forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, allegedly belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Will They, Won’t They? – ANC MPs Brace for #noconfidence Day

[News24Wire] It’s D-day for President Jacob Zuma and the motion of no confidence against him, and all eyes will be on African National Congress MPs as they prepare to cast a vote in their president via secret ballot.

[News24Wire] It's D-day for President Jacob Zuma and the motion of no confidence against him, and all eyes will be on African National Congress MPs as they prepare to cast a vote in their president via secret ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa