Rwanda Joins World in Marking Anti-Genocide Convention

[New Times] Rwanda on Friday joined the rest of the world in marking the 68th anniversary of the International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, with renewed calls for governments to fight genocide ideology and puni…

[New Times] Rwanda on Friday joined the rest of the world in marking the 68th anniversary of the International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, with renewed calls for governments to fight genocide ideology and punish its culprits.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

At 55 Years, Mainland Tanzania Has Blessings and Curses

[Daily News] When I started school in the 60s, fewer than half of children eligible to attend school were in school. Most of the rural and urban Tanzanians were not literate. By the time I finished primary school, only three pupils out of over one hund…

[Daily News] When I started school in the 60s, fewer than half of children eligible to attend school were in school. Most of the rural and urban Tanzanians were not literate. By the time I finished primary school, only three pupils out of over one hundred in my school were selected to join government secondary school. Less than 3%. The others who did not get beyond class seven were called failures.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lwandamina Start With JKU Defeat in Friendly

[Daily News] Newly appointed Young Africans Zambian Coach, George Lwandamina, made a false start to his job after suffering a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Zanzibar JKU in a friendly match at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday.

[Daily News] Newly appointed Young Africans Zambian Coach, George Lwandamina, made a false start to his job after suffering a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Zanzibar JKU in a friendly match at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Musician Manyowa Scores Big At Gospel Awards

[The Herald] Gospel sensation Janet Manyowa was the biggest winner of the night, walking away with three awards, at the Permican Awards held at City Sports Centre last Friday. The event which was scheduled to start at 5pm only started at 8pm with an op…

[The Herald] Gospel sensation Janet Manyowa was the biggest winner of the night, walking away with three awards, at the Permican Awards held at City Sports Centre last Friday. The event which was scheduled to start at 5pm only started at 8pm with an opening performance from Pastor Josh Kays with his award winning "Aripano".UFIC spokesperson, Pastor Kufa said they were glad to honour musicians in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ghana 2016 – the Art of Losing Elections

[Daily Trust] I was an observer of last Wednesday’s elections in Ghana with the National Democratic Institute. The outcome of the elections was victory by the opposition candidate. Nana Akufo-Addo on his third attempt with a massive 54.2% of the votes …

[Daily Trust] I was an observer of last Wednesday's elections in Ghana with the National Democratic Institute. The outcome of the elections was victory by the opposition candidate. Nana Akufo-Addo on his third attempt with a massive 54.2% of the votes while President John Mahama got only 44% of the votes. The victory ended what Ghanaians call the John Jinx after having successive presidents with the John first name - John J, Rawlings, John A. Kuffour, John A. Mills and John Mahama before the movement to Nana.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

New Weapon for Triumphant Anti-Graft Crusade

[Daily News] Anti-graft crusade was intensified yesterday with the launch of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy and Action Plan (NACSAP III)’s third phase through which the government seeks to improve public service delivery.

[Daily News] Anti-graft crusade was intensified yesterday with the launch of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy and Action Plan (NACSAP III)'s third phase through which the government seeks to improve public service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Decision Day for Simba Members

[Daily News] Simba members convene at Oyster Bay Police Officers Mess in Dar es Salaam today, with the constitution review being the main agenda of the emergency meeting.

[Daily News] Simba members convene at Oyster Bay Police Officers Mess in Dar es Salaam today, with the constitution review being the main agenda of the emergency meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Local Textiles Can Meet Garment Demand’

[Daily News] Domestic  textiles industries can meet the country’s demand for garment should efforts be in place to protect them from cheap imports. Instead, more manufacturers were moving huge sales to the regional markets of the East, Central and Southern Africa than they did to the local markets.

[Daily News] Domestic  textiles industries can meet the country's demand for garment should efforts be in place to protect them from cheap imports. Instead, more manufacturers were moving huge sales to the regional markets of the East, Central and Southern Africa than they did to the local markets.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uhuru Railway – ‘Africa Has to Prove Itself’

[Daily News] In this weeks summation of the book: A Monument to China-Africa Friendship so many people have been asking why the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) business model is not doing well or working properly? “I know some reasons, some …

[Daily News] In this weeks summation of the book: A Monument to China-Africa Friendship so many people have been asking why the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) business model is not doing well or working properly? "I know some reasons, some business people who control the lorry transport industry do not want to see TAZARA running smoothly because that would affect their enterprise," says the number one African Studies Scholar, Professor Li Anshan of Peking University, when he spoke to Our Correspondent, JAFF

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania