Key Challenges, New Directions in Tanzania’s Mining Sector

[Citizen] The conundrum facing Tanzania’s mining sector has its roots in the country’s colonial history. Today, 56 years after independence, integration of the sector into the national economy is still held back by a heavy focus on exportation of miner…

[Citizen] The conundrum facing Tanzania's mining sector has its roots in the country's colonial history. Today, 56 years after independence, integration of the sector into the national economy is still held back by a heavy focus on exportation of mineral sand concentrates for smelting abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Increasing Cases of Antibiotic Drug Resistance Worries Ugandans

[Monitor] Kampala -The fear that common infections and minor injuries could once again kill people is becoming a global concern due to the alarming cases of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

[Monitor] Kampala -The fear that common infections and minor injuries could once again kill people is becoming a global concern due to the alarming cases of bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man Jailed for 20 Years After Confessing to Murdering, Burying Lover in Bathtub

[Monitor] Kampala -Sometime in 2014, David Mbabali alias Benard Mbaziira, 35, appeared at the gate of one Ms Harriet Kigongo, 70, in a Kampala suburb, Wakaliga Zone B seeking shelter. He claimed to be a Born Again Christian with no home to reside in.

[Monitor] Kampala -Sometime in 2014, David Mbabali alias Benard Mbaziira, 35, appeared at the gate of one Ms Harriet Kigongo, 70, in a Kampala suburb, Wakaliga Zone B seeking shelter. He claimed to be a Born Again Christian with no home to reside in.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NRM Takes Moroto Seat Unopposed

[Monitor] Kampala -A ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) nominee was on Friday declared Woman MP for Moroto District after the Opposition parties and independents failed to present a competitor.

[Monitor] Kampala -A ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) nominee was on Friday declared Woman MP for Moroto District after the Opposition parties and independents failed to present a competitor.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Family Narrates How Dr Nyanzi Was Arrested

[Monitor] Kampala -Among those who attended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi’s Friday lecture that attracted a huge audience at Mackinnon Suites Hotel in Kampala, was Ms Lillian Drabo, her lawyer.

[Monitor] Kampala -Among those who attended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi's Friday lecture that attracted a huge audience at Mackinnon Suites Hotel in Kampala, was Ms Lillian Drabo, her lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aliko Dangote – the African Icon At 60!

[This Day] Forbes described him as “the face of new Nigeria”. In reality, this doesn’t even begin to sum up the essence of the Dangote phenomenon. “The spine of industrial Africa” would be a more fitting description, but even this tag is only a startin…

[This Day] Forbes described him as "the face of new Nigeria". In reality, this doesn't even begin to sum up the essence of the Dangote phenomenon. "The spine of industrial Africa" would be a more fitting description, but even this tag is only a starting point.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Nigeria’s Pride, Africa’s Pride Turns 60

[Guardian] Alhaji Aliko Dangote was born into a prominent business family of Kano, on April 10, 1957. He is the grandson of Alhaji Alhassan Dantata,one of the richest Africans of his time. With an eye for business since childhood, he engaged himself in…

[Guardian] Alhaji Aliko Dangote was born into a prominent business family of Kano, on April 10, 1957. He is the grandson of Alhaji Alhassan Dantata,one of the richest Africans of his time. With an eye for business since childhood, he engaged himself in buying and selling early in life. According to him: " I can remember when I was in primary school, i would go and buy cartons of sweets (sugar boxes) and I would start selling them to make money. I was so interested in business, even at that time".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria