Is Tanzania the Least Democratic Nation in East Africa?

[Citizen] Some events and developments in East Africa have prompted me to seriously reflect on Tanzania’s commitment to constitutional and electoral democracy. I recently almost concluded that Tanzania was the least democratic nation in the East Africa…

[Citizen] Some events and developments in East Africa have prompted me to seriously reflect on Tanzania's commitment to constitutional and electoral democracy. I recently almost concluded that Tanzania was the least democratic nation in the East Africa sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

All Is Set for a Lupita-Rihanna Movie

[Nation] Fans are a powerful lot. They drove Jimmy Gait to tears. The poor chap cried on live TV. And now, through their strong will, they have willed a Lupita – Rihanna buddy movie into existence over a picture the two took together at the Miu Miu fas…

[Nation] Fans are a powerful lot. They drove Jimmy Gait to tears. The poor chap cried on live TV. And now, through their strong will, they have willed a Lupita - Rihanna buddy movie into existence over a picture the two took together at the Miu Miu fashion show in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Traffic Cop in Trouble for Supporting Corrupt Boss

[New Zimbabwe] A state witness and subordinate to the fraud accused officer commanding Mbare traffic was Tuesday declared an accomplice after he distanced himself from his statement.

[New Zimbabwe] A state witness and subordinate to the fraud accused officer commanding Mbare traffic was Tuesday declared an accomplice after he distanced himself from his statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Refugees Should Be Seen As Resource’

[Nyasa Times] My name is Innocent Magambi Founder of “There is Hope”, a Malawian NGO that serves Malawians from Dowa District, together with residents of Dzaleka Refugee Camp. The open letter to President Peter Mutharika by Mr. Kamwembe (Advisor to Nor…

[Nyasa Times] My name is Innocent Magambi Founder of "There is Hope", a Malawian NGO that serves Malawians from Dowa District, together with residents of Dzaleka Refugee Camp. The open letter to President Peter Mutharika by Mr. Kamwembe (Advisor to Northern Region Development Association) and a Number of other recent articles on the issue of refugees in Malawi have caused me great concern. These writings are often stripped of facts and isolated from any context.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Court Gives Ultimatum to Prosecution in NIA 9 Trial

[Foroyaa] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul High court has yesterday 22 May, 2017 given last chance to the prosecution for them to proceed with the criminal trial of Mr. Yankuba Badjie, the former Director General of the defunct National Intell…

[Foroyaa] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul High court has yesterday 22 May, 2017 given last chance to the prosecution for them to proceed with the criminal trial of Mr. Yankuba Badjie, the former Director General of the defunct National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and eight other officials of the said institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Footballer Tsipa Rallies CAPS United

[The Herald] Leonard Tsipa believes the Green Machine have the arsenal to beat Algerian giants USM Alger in their CAF Champions League Group B blockbuster showdown at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. The match starts at 3pm. The 35-year-old, who was instrumental as CAPS United won the league championship last season, feels there is depth at the Green Machine.

[The Herald] Leonard Tsipa believes the Green Machine have the arsenal to beat Algerian giants USM Alger in their CAF Champions League Group B blockbuster showdown at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. The match starts at 3pm. The 35-year-old, who was instrumental as CAPS United won the league championship last season, feels there is depth at the Green Machine.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Plastic Bag Tension

[Foroyaa] The arrest of people using plastic bags to sell commodities is confirming the need to use the media to sensistise the people enforcing measures that may be coercive. The people are extremely poor and they use every means to get an income.

[Foroyaa] The arrest of people using plastic bags to sell commodities is confirming the need to use the media to sensistise the people enforcing measures that may be coercive. The people are extremely poor and they use every means to get an income.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Lawyer Antouman Gaye Poised to Become Prosecutor in NIA 9 Case

[Foroyaa] The Attorney General (A.G) and Minister of Justice said the criminal trial involving former senior officers of the National Intelligence Agency (N.I.A) would be prosecuted by Lawyer Antouman A.B. Gaye.

[Foroyaa] The Attorney General (A.G) and Minister of Justice said the criminal trial involving former senior officers of the National Intelligence Agency (N.I.A) would be prosecuted by Lawyer Antouman A.B. Gaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia