Of the New TIC Boss, Magufuli and EU Trade Deal

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Geoffrey Mwambe, the newly appointed Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) executive director, could very well be one of the brains behind President John Magufuli’s position on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA).

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Geoffrey Mwambe, the newly appointed Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) executive director, could very well be one of the brains behind President John Magufuli's position on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Do Regimes Love to Torture?

[Citizen] Governments and times change in Uganda, but the one thing all of them have had in common is the appalling reliance on primitive torture of suspects. You can trace this in varying forms from British colonial rule to the NRM regime today. Why i…

[Citizen] Governments and times change in Uganda, but the one thing all of them have had in common is the appalling reliance on primitive torture of suspects. You can trace this in varying forms from British colonial rule to the NRM regime today. Why is this so?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Zuma’s Cabinet Reshuffle Appeal Postponed

[News24Wire] The application by President Jacob Zuma to appeal an order to hand over the record of decision to reshuffle his Cabinet will not go ahead on Monday as planned due to a bereavement in the legal team, DA MP James Selfe said on Monday.

[News24Wire] The application by President Jacob Zuma to appeal an order to hand over the record of decision to reshuffle his Cabinet will not go ahead on Monday as planned due to a bereavement in the legal team, DA MP James Selfe said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Delayed Passage of Whistleblower Bill Threatens Anti-Graft War’

[Guardian] Unless the whistleblower protection bill is passed by the National Assembly and assented to by the President, the fight against corruption may be threatened due to fear of victimisation, lawyers say.

[Guardian] Unless the whistleblower protection bill is passed by the National Assembly and assented to by the President, the fight against corruption may be threatened due to fear of victimisation, lawyers say.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boda Boda Is Formal English Word, Now Let Us Formalise the Actual Ride

[Monitor] Boda boda — “a type of motorcycle or bicycle with a space for a passenger or for carrying goods, often used as a taxi” — is now a word in the English language. That is supposed to be a big deal because the Oxford English Dictionary, “[t]he …

[Monitor] Boda boda -- "a type of motorcycle or bicycle with a space for a passenger or for carrying goods, often used as a taxi" -- is now a word in the English language. That is supposed to be a big deal because the Oxford English Dictionary, "[t]he definitive record of the English language", has said so.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Sand Exports Failed Nation

[Daily News] The mineral sand report that was presented to President Magufuli, last Wednesday, has painted a scenario of Tanzanians dying of thirst while their legs are submerged in water.

[Daily News] The mineral sand report that was presented to President Magufuli, last Wednesday, has painted a scenario of Tanzanians dying of thirst while their legs are submerged in water.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Amavubi’s Hey Admits Pressure Will Be On Central Africa Republic

[New Times] National team (Amavubi)head coach Antoine Hey has said that the pressure will be on Central Africa Republic in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which is scheduled for June 11, in Bangui.

[New Times] National team (Amavubi)head coach Antoine Hey has said that the pressure will be on Central Africa Republic in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which is scheduled for June 11, in Bangui.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kiyovu Need a Miracle to Stay in Topflight League

[New Times] SC Kiyovu, one of Rwanda’s oldest football clubs, is in danger of being relegated to second division for the first time after losing to fellow strugglers Marines 1-0 on Friday at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu.

[New Times] SC Kiyovu, one of Rwanda's oldest football clubs, is in danger of being relegated to second division for the first time after losing to fellow strugglers Marines 1-0 on Friday at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Let Us Reignite the Pan-Africanist Flame

[New Era] We commemorated the 54th Africa Day under the theme Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth. To locate this discourse on Africa Day, allow me to quote former President Jomo Kenyatta: “Our children may learn about hero…

[New Era] We commemorated the 54th Africa Day under the theme Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth. To locate this discourse on Africa Day, allow me to quote former President Jomo Kenyatta: "Our children may learn about heroes of the past, our task is to make ourselves architects of the future", unquote.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Untouchable’ Boxing Board Strikes Again

[New Era] In what can only be described as another circus at the beleaguered Namibia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB), which has been enveloped in seemingly unending controversy – the trigger happy board has struck again.

[New Era] In what can only be described as another circus at the beleaguered Namibia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Control Board (NPBWCB), which has been enveloped in seemingly unending controversy - the trigger happy board has struck again.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia