Govt to Strive for Better Crop Prices, Pledges RC

[Citizen] Mtwara -The government will not give up on the struggle for better crop prices produced by peasants in Mtwara and Lindi regions and on urging people take part in emerging economic opportunities in their areas, Mtwara Regional Commissioner Hal…

[Citizen] Mtwara -The government will not give up on the struggle for better crop prices produced by peasants in Mtwara and Lindi regions and on urging people take part in emerging economic opportunities in their areas, Mtwara Regional Commissioner Halima Dendegu, said here yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Jamaican Reggae Star Jah Cure Confirms Harare Concert

[New Zimbabwe] After four failed attempts to bring Jamaican  reggae superstar Jah  Cure to Zimbabwe, a fast-rising entertainment promotion  company 2 Kings  Entertainment Events has finally confirmed the musician’s  concert in  Harare next month. The promoters said Jah Cure wold perform at  the Harare International Conference Centre on December 16. Kings Entertainment boss Dee Nosh said it  was a gig they had been working on for a long time. It’s Cure coming to give you

[New Zimbabwe] After four failed attempts to bring Jamaican  reggae superstar Jah  Cure to Zimbabwe, a fast-rising entertainment promotion  company 2 Kings  Entertainment Events has finally confirmed the musician's  concert in  Harare next month. The promoters said Jah Cure wold perform at  the Harare International Conference Centre on December 16. Kings Entertainment boss Dee Nosh said it  was a gig they had been working on for a long time. It's Cure coming to give you

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Firm to Invest U.S.$40 Million to End Gridlocks At Lagos Ports

[Daily Trust] A member of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is investing $40m through National Freight Information and Transportation Hull (Nafith) Logistics Services, a Jordanian based logistics company, to end traffic gridl…

[Daily Trust] A member of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), is investing $40m through National Freight Information and Transportation Hull (Nafith) Logistics Services, a Jordanian based logistics company, to end traffic gridlock at Lagos ports..

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U.S. Envoy Denies Visas to ‘Corrupt’ Kenya Officials

[News24Wire] The US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has reportedly announced that corrupt Kenyan politicians and government officials would be denied visas into the United States.

[News24Wire] The US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has reportedly announced that corrupt Kenyan politicians and government officials would be denied visas into the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zanzibar Universal Pension Plan Is Worth Emulating

[Citizen] Retirement is most treacherous issue for a majority of our people. Most of those in retirement are normally people who are over 60. While Tanzania’s statutory retirement age is 60, one can voluntarily, leave at 55.

[Citizen] Retirement is most treacherous issue for a majority of our people. Most of those in retirement are normally people who are over 60. While Tanzania's statutory retirement age is 60, one can voluntarily, leave at 55.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Violence Against Women Is a Burden On National Economies

[Citizen] Violence against women is unacceptable, anywhere and anytime. It is a significant human rights violation that has a profound and devastating impact on its victims, on communities, and society as a whole.

[Citizen] Violence against women is unacceptable, anywhere and anytime. It is a significant human rights violation that has a profound and devastating impact on its victims, on communities, and society as a whole.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chaos Reigns As Opposition Leader Appears in High Court

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chaos broke out at the High Court yesterday during the first appearance of embattled CUF chairman Ibrahim Lipumba in a civil suit filed against him party Board of Trustees.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chaos broke out at the High Court yesterday during the first appearance of embattled CUF chairman Ibrahim Lipumba in a civil suit filed against him party Board of Trustees.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania