Joy As 5,678 Prisoners Obtain Presidential Pardon

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday pardoned 5,678 prisoners on the occasion of the 55th Independence anniversary, Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Major General Projest Rwegasira, announced yesterday.

[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday pardoned 5,678 prisoners on the occasion of the 55th Independence anniversary, Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Major General Projest Rwegasira, announced yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Central Bank of Kenya Top Officials Are Under Siege

[Nation] Refusal to bend rules over the closure of banks found to have broken the law and action against financial institutions involved in the multi-million-shilling National Youth Service (NYS) scandal has triggered the huge pressure being applied on…

[Nation] Refusal to bend rules over the closure of banks found to have broken the law and action against financial institutions involved in the multi-million-shilling National Youth Service (NYS) scandal has triggered the huge pressure being applied on top bosses at the Central Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Leie Stuns Cobras

[News24Wire] Eddie Leie claimed a telling four wickets to bowl the Highveld Lions into the T20 Challenge knock-out stages with a comfortable 22-run win over Cape Cobras at Boland Park in Paarl on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Eddie Leie claimed a telling four wickets to bowl the Highveld Lions into the T20 Challenge knock-out stages with a comfortable 22-run win over Cape Cobras at Boland Park in Paarl on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt In Secret Talks With Niger Delta Militants

[This Day] Yenagoa -Despite its reluctance to officially set up a negotiating committee to hold talks with militants in the Niger Delta, the federal government has continued discreet talks with the belligerent groups in the region, THISDAY learnt yeste…

[This Day] Yenagoa -Despite its reluctance to officially set up a negotiating committee to hold talks with militants in the Niger Delta, the federal government has continued discreet talks with the belligerent groups in the region, THISDAY learnt yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Celebrations – Remember When We Worked On Saturdays, Boxing Days?

[Citizen] The festive season is upon us again, starting yesterday, December 9. That’s when ‘Tanganyika Territory’ was granted political independence by Her Britannic Majesty’s Government on December 9, 1961.

[Citizen] The festive season is upon us again, starting yesterday, December 9. That's when 'Tanganyika Territory' was granted political independence by Her Britannic Majesty's Government on December 9, 1961.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Africa-Based Mathew Wahome Takes Lead at Nyali

[Nation] South Africa-based Mathew Wahome fired his way to the top of the leader board with a possible chance of his first Nyali Open victory, as this year’s championship entered its second day at the challenging Nyali Golf and Country Club course in M…

[Nation] South Africa-based Mathew Wahome fired his way to the top of the leader board with a possible chance of his first Nyali Open victory, as this year's championship entered its second day at the challenging Nyali Golf and Country Club course in Mombasa's mainland north, on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Tribute to Gospel Superstar Sfiso Ncwane

[Daily Maverick] Sfiso Ncwane’s music, his ability to transcend the “world within a world”, competing with secular music for our hearts and minds and succeeding at it, reminded us of the ever-so-present and undeniable truth that secularists are wrong w…

[Daily Maverick] Sfiso Ncwane's music, his ability to transcend the "world within a world", competing with secular music for our hearts and minds and succeeding at it, reminded us of the ever-so-present and undeniable truth that secularists are wrong when they ask believers to leave their religion at the door before entering into the public square.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Coastal Road Tender Challenge Fails

[Namibian] A LEGAL challenge through which a Chinese company and its Namibian partner tried to win a major road construction tender worth about N$1 billion has been dismissed with costs in the Windhoek High Court.

[Namibian] A LEGAL challenge through which a Chinese company and its Namibian partner tried to win a major road construction tender worth about N$1 billion has been dismissed with costs in the Windhoek High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Automobile Import Ban Through Land Borders – Threat or Trophy?

[This Day] The recent announcement on the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders may have been music to the ears of a segment of the automobile sector, but auto dealers say it has no benefit in the long term for government and the common man.

[This Day] The recent announcement on the ban on importation of vehicles through land borders may have been music to the ears of a segment of the automobile sector, but auto dealers say it has no benefit in the long term for government and the common man.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria