Govt Assures Citizens No Rights Abuses in War On Terror

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday assured the public that people’s rights won’t be violated in the course of implementing anti-terrorism laws and that investigators will treat suspects as innocent until they are proven guilty through du…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday assured the public that people's rights won't be violated in the course of implementing anti-terrorism laws and that investigators will treat suspects as innocent until they are proven guilty through due legal process.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Calls for Peace and Unity During Maulid Celebrations

[Daily News] Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein and the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, yesterday led Tanzanians — and Muslims — in celebrating Maulid, which marks the birth of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W, praising the good work by religious leaders…

[Daily News] Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein and the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, yesterday led Tanzanians -- and Muslims -- in celebrating Maulid, which marks the birth of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W, praising the good work by religious leaders in promoting peace and unity in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rise of Criminal and Terror Incidents Worry Govt

[Daily News] The government has expressed its concern with criminal and terror incidents, vowing to squarely deal with the menace. It has called on the general public to assist by providing useful information that would lead to the arrest of the culprits.

[Daily News] The government has expressed its concern with criminal and terror incidents, vowing to squarely deal with the menace. It has called on the general public to assist by providing useful information that would lead to the arrest of the culprits.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

US, EU Sanctions Kabila’s Top Aides As DRC Tension Rise

The United States and the European Union have issued sanctions on Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s top aides. Evariste Boshab and Kalev Mutondo, both influential figures in the regime, will be sanctioned from a lot of privileges. They … Continued

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The United States and the European Union have issued sanctions on Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s top aides. Evariste Boshab and Kalev Mutondo, both influential figures in the regime, will be sanctioned from a lot of privileges. They are said to be among operatives behind threats on private citizens and opposition leaders wanting Kabila to cede power when his mandate expires on December 19, 2016. The EU decision is premised on “the deadlock in the country due to the failure to call the presidential elections by the constitutional deadline of 20 December 2016â€. Article 4 of the attached describes the visa sanctions and Article 5 describes the terms of financial sanctions. Article 9.7.2 shows that the sanctions will only apply until December 2017, in which they can be renewed if needed. Pages 7-8 include a chart with all of the sanctioned individuals and their known aliases, including: Ilunga Kampete, Gabriel Amisi Kumba, Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo, Celestin Kanyama, John Numbi, Roger Kibelisa, Delphin Kaimbi.   The post US, EU Sanctions Kabila’s Top Aides As DRC Tension Rise appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Officials to Decide East Africa Oldest Party’s Future

[Daily News] The meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) scheduled for today in Dar es Salaam will mark the beginning of a process that would decide the future of East Africa’s oldest party.

[Daily News] The meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) scheduled for today in Dar es Salaam will mark the beginning of a process that would decide the future of East Africa's oldest party.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MMM Founder Writes Govt, Says Scheme Not a Scam

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of persistent warnings from government organs to Nigerians against participating in the Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, the founder of the scheme said the alleged Ponzi was not a scam.

[Guardian] Against the backdrop of persistent warnings from government organs to Nigerians against participating in the Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox, the founder of the scheme said the alleged Ponzi was not a scam.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Church Collapse Reignites Questions About Safety

[RFI] Rescuers continued the search for survivors of a collapsed Church building in the south of Nigeria on Monday, as the death toll climbed to 160. Hundreds of worshippers, including Governor Udom Emmanuel, were inside the Reigners Bible Church in Uy…

[RFI] Rescuers continued the search for survivors of a collapsed Church building in the south of Nigeria on Monday, as the death toll climbed to 160. Hundreds of worshippers, including Governor Udom Emmanuel, were inside the Reigners Bible Church in Uyo, the capital city of the southern Akwa Ibom State, when its roof caved in on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mourners Angered By Social Media Posts About Agaba

[Monitor] Sembabule -Former Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Director of Physical Planning, George Agaba has been laid to rest in Nabitanga village, Ntuusi Sub-county, Sembabule District amid criticism from the deceased’s friends and relatives ove…

[Monitor] Sembabule -Former Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Director of Physical Planning, George Agaba has been laid to rest in Nabitanga village, Ntuusi Sub-county, Sembabule District amid criticism from the deceased's friends and relatives over the jubilant messages from many social media users apparently condemning him to his grave.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda