The Motorists, Peasants’ Budget

[Daily News] Far from previous years’ pills, the 2017/2018 budget proposals that Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango unveiled here yesterday tasted like children’s cough syrup, especially for motorists.

[Daily News] Far from previous years' pills, the 2017/2018 budget proposals that Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango unveiled here yesterday tasted like children's cough syrup, especially for motorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

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