Prepare Local Experts to Run SGR, Mbarawa Orders Rahco

[Daily News] WORKS, Transport and Communication Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa has directed the state-run railway authority, Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), to start preparing local experts to run and manage the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), as Pha…

[Daily News] WORKS, Transport and Communication Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa has directed the state-run railway authority, Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), to start preparing local experts to run and manage the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), as Phase II of the project takes off next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Don Wanny – Security Forces Kill Another Wanted Cultist

[Daily Trust] A suspected gang member, who allegedly participated in the brutal murder of 23 persons in Omoku, Rivers, on January 1, has been shot dead by security forces.

[Daily Trust] A suspected gang member, who allegedly participated in the brutal murder of 23 persons in Omoku, Rivers, on January 1, has been shot dead by security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Joseph Kabila Battles On Many Fronts

[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo’s army is fighting militias on several fronts. Now more trouble is brewing in the east of the country, where militias are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila.

[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo's army is fighting militias on several fronts. Now more trouble is brewing in the east of the country, where militias are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Rwandan Students Finish MIT-Run Robotics Classes

[East African] Top performing science students from various secondary schools in Rwanda have completed their participation in a camp where they were taught how to apply robotics in agriculture.

[East African] Top performing science students from various secondary schools in Rwanda have completed their participation in a camp where they were taught how to apply robotics in agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

South Sudan Livid Over U.S. Ambassador’s Remarks, Summons Envoy

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan’s government has summoned a top US diplomat in Juba to protest recent remarks made by US ambassador Nikki Haley while addressing the UN Security Council on the peace process in South Sudan.

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's government has summoned a top US diplomat in Juba to protest recent remarks made by US ambassador Nikki Haley while addressing the UN Security Council on the peace process in South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Mnangagwa a Military Stooge, Poll Pledges All Rhetorical’

[New Zimbabwe] Rainbow Coalition of Zimbabwe (RCZ) partner, Godern Moyo says locals should ignore President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s “rhetorical” pledges of a clean election this year, insisting the new leader was merely a front for the military.

[New Zimbabwe] Rainbow Coalition of Zimbabwe (RCZ) partner, Godern Moyo says locals should ignore President Emmerson Mnangagwa's "rhetorical" pledges of a clean election this year, insisting the new leader was merely a front for the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

AU – President Zuma, With Few Remaining Friends, Celebrates 100 Years of Mandela

[Daily Maverick] Addis Ababa -On Saturday night there was a swanky dinner in Ethiopia to launch the worldwide celebrations of former president Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Many said that the lacklustre event was also meant to be President Jacob Zum…

[Daily Maverick] Addis Ababa -On Saturday night there was a swanky dinner in Ethiopia to launch the worldwide celebrations of former president Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday. Many said that the lacklustre event was also meant to be President Jacob Zuma's farewell to the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa