Mtwara Airport Upgrading Now Underway

[Daily News] Plans are underway to upgrade the Mtwara airport including expansion of the runway to allow larger airplanes to land, a move aimed at further opening economic opportunities in the gas-rich region, Works, Transport and Communications Minist…

[Daily News] Plans are underway to upgrade the Mtwara airport including expansion of the runway to allow larger airplanes to land, a move aimed at further opening economic opportunities in the gas-rich region, Works, Transport and Communications Minister Makame Mbarawa, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Labour Minister Resigns

[East African] South Sudanese Labour and Public Service minister Lieutenant-General Gabriel Duop Lam has resigned. Lt-Gen Lam cited inconsistency in President Salva Kiir’s leadership as the reason for his resignation.

[East African] South Sudanese Labour and Public Service minister Lieutenant-General Gabriel Duop Lam has resigned. Lt-Gen Lam cited inconsistency in President Salva Kiir's leadership as the reason for his resignation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Council Razes Vendors’ Merchandise

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON Town Council police have burnt down clothes and market malls at Katanga flea market, destroying property worth more than $100,000 belonging to local vendors.

[New Zimbabwe] NORTON Town Council police have burnt down clothes and market malls at Katanga flea market, destroying property worth more than $100,000 belonging to local vendors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Thousands of Mozambican Refugees Stranded at Border

[CAJ News] SOME 1 900 Mozambicans are stranded at the border with Zimbabwe after fleeing the banditry by opposition forces in their country. The Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo) is blamed for the terror, which has continued despite assurances by…

[CAJ News] SOME 1 900 Mozambicans are stranded at the border with Zimbabwe after fleeing the banditry by opposition forces in their country. The Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo) is blamed for the terror, which has continued despite assurances by government leaders a truce was within reach with the opposition party. United Nations agencies said they were mobilizing money to move the displaced persons to safety into Zimbabwe. "Resource mobilisation efforts are currently ongoing to resume the relocation of an est

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Cyclone Dineo – Over 200 Cases of Cholera Reported

[News24Wire] Along with the havoc wreaked by tropical storm Dineo, Mozambique has also been hit by a cholera epidemic, with 216 confirmed cases of the diarrhoeal disease and one death in three cities, radio station VOA Portugues reported on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Along with the havoc wreaked by tropical storm Dineo, Mozambique has also been hit by a cholera epidemic, with 216 confirmed cases of the diarrhoeal disease and one death in three cities, radio station VOA Portugues reported on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Bolt – Wayde Deserved Laureus Award

[News24Wire] His 400m run at Rio 2016 was possibly the story of the Olympic Games, but South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk could not finish ahead of Nico Rosberg at the Laureus World Sports Awards on Tuesday night.

[News24Wire] His 400m run at Rio 2016 was possibly the story of the Olympic Games, but South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk could not finish ahead of Nico Rosberg at the Laureus World Sports Awards on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Landmark Bill On Marriage Age Passed

[Graça Machel Trust] Lilongwe -The Malawi Parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark bill to amend the Constitution and harmonise the age of a child with other relevant laws thereby securing the protection of children against early marriage.

[Graça Machel Trust] Lilongwe -The Malawi Parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark bill to amend the Constitution and harmonise the age of a child with other relevant laws thereby securing the protection of children against early marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi