New Mineral Discovery to Benefit the Economy

[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to reap economic benefits following discovery of Neodymium and Praseodymium (NdPr) magnets in Ngualla village-Songwe Region by PRNG Minerals Limited. The Company’s Chief Development Officer, Mr Lucas Stanfield said in Dar e…

[Daily News] TANZANIA is set to reap economic benefits following discovery of Neodymium and Praseodymium (NdPr) magnets in Ngualla village-Songwe Region by PRNG Minerals Limited. The Company's Chief Development Officer, Mr Lucas Stanfield said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the government will get 25bn/- (11 million US dollars) Corporate Tax and 7.8bn/- (3.5 million US dollars) projected royalties annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

#CapeWaterGate – Six Ways in Which Capetonians Could Be Violating Water Regulations

[Daily Maverick] As #DayZero approaches, some Capetonians continue to maintain their usual lifestyles while others are finding new and ingenious ways to deal with the city’s water crisis. In both cases, they may be in violation of either new water rest…

[Daily Maverick] As #DayZero approaches, some Capetonians continue to maintain their usual lifestyles while others are finding new and ingenious ways to deal with the city's water crisis. In both cases, they may be in violation of either new water restrictions or old water by-laws. The use of boreholes and the water extracted from them is a particularly sticky issue. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Kill Four Armed Robbers in Rivers

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The Rivers State police command said it has killed four armed robbers. The hoodlums were killed yesterday by the Afam Divisional Police Station in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -The Rivers State police command said it has killed four armed robbers. The hoodlums were killed yesterday by the Afam Divisional Police Station in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NBA Condemns Indiscriminate Arrests, Human Rights Violations By SSS

[Guardian] Jos -The Jos, Plateau State branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has condemned activities of the State Security Services (SSS) who arrest people indiscriminately and violate their rights in the process.

[Guardian] Jos -The Jos, Plateau State branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has condemned activities of the State Security Services (SSS) who arrest people indiscriminately and violate their rights in the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Killed As Gunmen Abduct Lawmaker’s Children in Zamfara

[Guardian] The police in Zamfara State have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Abuja.

[Guardian] The police in Zamfara State have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado, the member representing Maradun/Bakura Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Number of Registered Voters Now 74 Million – INEC

[Guardian] Abuja and Owerri -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has hinted that the number of registered voters in the country now stood at 74 million and still counting.

[Guardian] Abuja and Owerri -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has hinted that the number of registered voters in the country now stood at 74 million and still counting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mining Firms Have Three Months to Comply With Law

[East African] Tanzania is set to restructure its troubled mining sector after the government gave mining companies three months to comply with new guidelines, which give local mining firms and financial institutions preference.

[East African] Tanzania is set to restructure its troubled mining sector after the government gave mining companies three months to comply with new guidelines, which give local mining firms and financial institutions preference.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzanian Mortgage Market to Shrink

[East African] The Tanzania mortgage market is expected to shrink this year due to a credit crunch, high interest rates and some banks, which had planned to offer this facility, pulling out of the market.

[East African] The Tanzania mortgage market is expected to shrink this year due to a credit crunch, high interest rates and some banks, which had planned to offer this facility, pulling out of the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Hitman Warns Beltran to Mind His PS and Qs… Ready to Conquer the World Again

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s veteran boxer and one of the country’s most decorated pugilists Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses has strongly cautioned his Mexican opponent Raymond ‘Sugar’ Beltran to carefully gauge his words when trash-talking about him as his…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's veteran boxer and one of the country's most decorated pugilists Paulus 'The Hitman' Moses has strongly cautioned his Mexican opponent Raymond 'Sugar' Beltran to carefully gauge his words when trash-talking about him as his words could come back to haunt him (Beltran) come February 16.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia