Tanesco Should Address Power Outages Soonest

[Citizen] Tanzania has been experiencing intermittent power supply for close to a month now. This is ostensibly due to problems that the relevant authorities say have something to do with ongoing repairs at the Kinyerezi power plant in Dar es Salaam.

[Citizen] Tanzania has been experiencing intermittent power supply for close to a month now. This is ostensibly due to problems that the relevant authorities say have something to do with ongoing repairs at the Kinyerezi power plant in Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Man Imprisoned Seven Years Without Trial Freed

[Premium Times] The Chief Judge of Anambra, Peter Umeadi, on Tuesday discharged a 31-year-old prison inmate, Chukwujekwu Ifejika, who had been in Onitsha Prison for seven years without trial.

[Premium Times] The Chief Judge of Anambra, Peter Umeadi, on Tuesday discharged a 31-year-old prison inmate, Chukwujekwu Ifejika, who had been in Onitsha Prison for seven years without trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zanzibar-Born Lubaina Himid Wins Turner Art Prize

[Tate] Tanzanian-born Lubaina Himid has won Britain’s most prestigious art award – the Turner Prize. The Guardian reports that Himid is both the first woman of colour to win and the oldest winner in the prize’s 33-year history, after it dropped its upp…

[Tate] Tanzanian-born Lubaina Himid has won Britain's most prestigious art award - the Turner Prize. The Guardian reports that Himid is both the first woman of colour to win and the oldest winner in the prize's 33-year history, after it dropped its upper age limit of 50.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dr Ndlozi Swaps EFF Beret for Graduation Cap

[News24Wire] With a beaming smile on his face, elated Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, swapped his red beret for a graduation cap on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] With a beaming smile on his face, elated Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, swapped his red beret for a graduation cap on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fuel Scarcity – Senate to Inspect Filling Stations

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream says plans have been concluded for it to conduct nationwide inspection of filling stations over recent fears of fuel scarcity in the country.

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream says plans have been concluded for it to conduct nationwide inspection of filling stations over recent fears of fuel scarcity in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cameroonians Flee Govt Troops in English-Speaking Regions

[Deutsche Welle] People fleeing villages in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon accuse government troops of killings, rape and harassment. Thousands are on the run after President Paul Biya declared war on secessionists.

[Deutsche Welle] People fleeing villages in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon accuse government troops of killings, rape and harassment. Thousands are on the run after President Paul Biya declared war on secessionists.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Violence Leaves Deep Wounds

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has experienced one of its worst population displacements due to violence in recent times. Now stuck in camps, displaced Ethiopians are trying to come to terms with what their future may hold.

[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has experienced one of its worst population displacements due to violence in recent times. Now stuck in camps, displaced Ethiopians are trying to come to terms with what their future may hold.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Age Limit Poll Shows Stalemate

[Observer] The most comprehensive poll conducted so far on how MPs are likely to vote when the Raphael Magyezi age limit amendment bill reaches that stage has found that the bill has 57.8% support.

[Observer] The most comprehensive poll conducted so far on how MPs are likely to vote when the Raphael Magyezi age limit amendment bill reaches that stage has found that the bill has 57.8% support.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Shujaa Bolster Squad Ahead of Cape Town Sevens Showdown

[Nation] Menengai Oilers centre Eric Ombasa and winger Sam Muregi are set for their maiden show with Kenya Shujaa at Cape Town Sevens, the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series this weekend.

[Nation] Menengai Oilers centre Eric Ombasa and winger Sam Muregi are set for their maiden show with Kenya Shujaa at Cape Town Sevens, the second leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa