Steel Firms Need U.S.$72 Million to be Ready for Rail Project

[Monitor] The companies ‘selected’ to produce steel for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) need $7.2 million (Shs25.5 billion) to tailor their products to Chinese requirements.

[Monitor] The companies 'selected' to produce steel for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) need $7.2 million (Shs25.5 billion) to tailor their products to Chinese requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Interpreter No-Show Stalls Former Minister’s Witchcraft Case

[The Herald] The non-availability of an interpreter for the witchcraft case pitting former education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere and his son last week forced the outgoing Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku to switch to vernacular language. English is the…

[The Herald] The non-availability of an interpreter for the witchcraft case pitting former education Minister Aeneas Chigwedere and his son last week forced the outgoing Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku to switch to vernacular language. English is the official language used in our courts, but the failure by the interpreter to show up stalled proceedings in the high-profile witchcraft case that has spilled into the Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seychelles’ Carnival to Be Incorporated Into the Creole Festival

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The well-known annual ‘Carnaval International de Victoria’ will not be held in April this year, a top official of the newly set-up Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) said.

[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The well-known annual 'Carnaval International de Victoria' will not be held in April this year, a top official of the newly set-up Creative Industries and National Events Agency (CINEA) said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Army Arrests About 100 Boko Haram Suspects, Foreigners in Gombe

[Vanguard] In continuance of the fight against insurgency and terrorism in the country the Nigeria Army said it has arrested 39 Boko Haram suspects, over 40 foreigners and over 42 Kalare boys in Gombe.

[Vanguard] In continuance of the fight against insurgency and terrorism in the country the Nigeria Army said it has arrested 39 Boko Haram suspects, over 40 foreigners and over 42 Kalare boys in Gombe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Warns Firms Against False Labelling of Goods

[Daily News] Arusha -PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa displays the Manyara manufactured Minjingu fertilizer bag whose label deceitfully presents the farming input as Kenyan. The vividly irked Premier ordered the plant management to apologise to President…

[Daily News] Arusha -PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa displays the Manyara manufactured Minjingu fertilizer bag whose label deceitfully presents the farming input as Kenyan. The vividly irked Premier ordered the plant management to apologise to President John Magufuli, on behalf of Tanzanians, for the misdeed. Looking on is Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Minister Charles Tizeba and Manyara Regional Commissioner Joel Bendera. (Photo by PMO)

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania