How Teamwork and Technology Can Thwart Illegal Fishing

[Ensia] Early in December 2012, a South Korean vessel called the Premier entered the Indian Ocean to fish. In West Africa, authorities knew that the boat had been fishing illegally in Liberian waters before it made its way to Africa’s other coast. That…

[Ensia] Early in December 2012, a South Korean vessel called the Premier entered the Indian Ocean to fish. In West Africa, authorities knew that the boat had been fishing illegally in Liberian waters before it made its way to Africa's other coast. That raised the ire of East African countries, which weren't keen to welcome a lawbreaker into their seas. Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, the Comoros, Mozambique, and the Seychelles rapidly mobilized against the vessel, shutting it out of their ports and refusing to grant i

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

AMISOM Armored Vehicle Hits, Kills Boy Crossing Street

[Shabelle] A young Somali boy is confirmed dead after his was hit by an armored vehicle belonging to the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday. According to an eyewitness who was at the accident scene , the young boy died on the spot a…

[Shabelle] A young Somali boy is confirmed dead after his was hit by an armored vehicle belonging to the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday. According to an eyewitness who was at the accident scene , the young boy died on the spot at Si-piano area, where he used to collect Khad leaves for survival.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Vintage Biplanes to Fly in Tanzania Next Week

[Daily News] Tanzania’s tourist attractions are set for a big boost as the country will from next Monday play host to a leg of the first-ever and longest vintage air rally flying across Africa from Crete in Greece to Cape Town in South Africa.

[Daily News] Tanzania's tourist attractions are set for a big boost as the country will from next Monday play host to a leg of the first-ever and longest vintage air rally flying across Africa from Crete in Greece to Cape Town in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill Public Hearings in Kimberley Tomorrow

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 23 November 2016 – The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will tomorrow (Thursday, 24 November 2016) kick-start its nationwide public hearings on the Traditional and …

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 23 November 2016 - The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will tomorrow (Thursday, 24 November 2016) kick-start its nationwide public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill in Kimberley at the Galeshewe RC Elliot Hall from 10 am.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NMB Provides 250 Used Computers to Schools

[Daily News] National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has donated 250 used computers to primary and secondary schools across the country to support Information Communication Technology (ICT) training and application in the education sector.

[Daily News] National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has donated 250 used computers to primary and secondary schools across the country to support Information Communication Technology (ICT) training and application in the education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Investing in Sisal Farming Pays Off

[Daily News] Tough times never last, but tough people do. When Katani Limited, the Tanga-based company that made sisal a common farmers’ crop mobilized former workers and other people to take up sisal farming at Magoma Sisal Estate, in Korogwe, Tanga R…

[Daily News] Tough times never last, but tough people do. When Katani Limited, the Tanga-based company that made sisal a common farmers' crop mobilized former workers and other people to take up sisal farming at Magoma Sisal Estate, in Korogwe, Tanga Region, many people did not believe they would last.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Grilled By Defence Over Siyoni in Panayiotou Trial

[News24Wire] The police officer who transported alleged middleman-turned-State witness Luthando Siyoni was grilled further by Christopher Panayiotou’s defence counsel during the 30th day of the trial in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on …

[News24Wire] The police officer who transported alleged middleman-turned-State witness Luthando Siyoni was grilled further by Christopher Panayiotou's defence counsel during the 30th day of the trial in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa