Hundreds Mourn Shose, the Simba Fan Who Died in Car Crash

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners have this afternoon gathered at the Magomeni Catholic Church to pay their last respect to the departed Shose’nsharuwa Fidelis, a Simba Sports Club fan who died in a car accident in Morogoro last Sunday as s…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Hundreds of mourners have this afternoon gathered at the Magomeni Catholic Church to pay their last respect to the departed Shose'nsharuwa Fidelis, a Simba Sports Club fan who died in a car accident in Morogoro last Sunday as she was coming from a match in Dodoma.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Oil Sector Focuses On Growth With Fresh Impetus

[Leadership] With estimated 37.2 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and over 188 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas, Nigeria holds the largest hydrocarbon deposits in Africa. Oil exploitation has become central to the economy, accounting f…

[Leadership] With estimated 37.2 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and over 188 trillion standard cubic feet of natural gas, Nigeria holds the largest hydrocarbon deposits in Africa. Oil exploitation has become central to the economy, accounting for some 80 percent of government revenue, 95 percent of foreign exchange earnings, and 40 percent of gross domestic product.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Likely Negative Consequences of SGR Construction for Wildlife

[Nation] The new standard gauge railway linking Mombasa to Nairobi is without a doubt the most important transport project in the country since the building of the first railway in the early 20th century. It is a flagship project under the Vision 2030 …

[Nation] The new standard gauge railway linking Mombasa to Nairobi is without a doubt the most important transport project in the country since the building of the first railway in the early 20th century. It is a flagship project under the Vision 2030 blueprint, whose goal is to transform the country into a middle-income industrialised economy by 2030. But a quarter of the 487km track runs through the Tsavo Conservation Area, home to Kenya's largest surviving elephant population - about 12,000 - as well as other wi

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Issues National Cholera Alert

[East African] Kenya has activated national outbreak management and rapid response teams to mitigate a cholera outbreak that has caused deaths in different parts of the country.

[East African] Kenya has activated national outbreak management and rapid response teams to mitigate a cholera outbreak that has caused deaths in different parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Missing Mayuge Imam in Nalufenya Over Kaweesi Murder-Jeje Odong

[Monitor] Parliament -Imam (Haj) Sulaiman Mudenyo, is under detention at Nalufenya Police detention centre, in connection with the murder of AIGP Felix Kaweesi, Gen Jeje Odong has said.

[Monitor] Parliament -Imam (Haj) Sulaiman Mudenyo, is under detention at Nalufenya Police detention centre, in connection with the murder of AIGP Felix Kaweesi, Gen Jeje Odong has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osun Doctors Protest Half Salary

[Premium Times] Members of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Osun State Chapter, marched on the streets of Osogbo, the state capital on Thursday, to protest the state government’s payment of half salaries.

[Premium Times] Members of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Osun State Chapter, marched on the streets of Osogbo, the state capital on Thursday, to protest the state government's payment of half salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Estate Management Stops Residents From Going Out

[Premium Times] There was chaos at the Redeemer Excellent Men Housing Foundation, Pyakassa Lugbe, a suburb of Abuja, as residents of the estate were prevented from going about their various businesses on Thursday by the management of the estate.

[Premium Times] There was chaos at the Redeemer Excellent Men Housing Foundation, Pyakassa Lugbe, a suburb of Abuja, as residents of the estate were prevented from going about their various businesses on Thursday by the management of the estate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps Summon Adeosun, AGF Over N17 Billion ‘Office Equipment’ Contract

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over alleged payment of N17 billion for procurement of office equipment.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over alleged payment of N17 billion for procurement of office equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Languishes in Indian Prison Unable to Pay for Own Repatriation

[Premium Times] Adam Oladetan, 32, a Nigerian national, is languishing in a Kolkata prison in India after serving his jail term, because he has not been able to pay for his repatriation to Nigeria.

[Premium Times] Adam Oladetan, 32, a Nigerian national, is languishing in a Kolkata prison in India after serving his jail term, because he has not been able to pay for his repatriation to Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria