Dams for the Damned

[Maka] When China and Angola signed a US $4.5 billion financing agreement last year to fund the construction of a dam and hydro-electric power station at Caculo Cabaça in Kwanza-Norte province, did the Chinese realize this project would be for the benefit of the Angolan President’s daughter?

[Maka] When China and Angola signed a US $4.5 billion financing agreement last year to fund the construction of a dam and hydro-electric power station at Caculo Cabaça in Kwanza-Norte province, did the Chinese realize this project would be for the benefit of the Angolan President's daughter?

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Refugees Struggling to Survive in Uganda’s Cities

[IRIN] Kampala -If you are a refugee, then Uganda is one of the better places to be. Refugees and asylum seekers are entitled to work, have freedom of movement, and can access social services – a progressive policy much-lauded by the international comm…

[IRIN] Kampala -If you are a refugee, then Uganda is one of the better places to be. Refugees and asylum seekers are entitled to work, have freedom of movement, and can access social services - a progressive policy much-lauded by the international community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Heed World Bank’s Advice On Investment to Prosper

[Citizen] On Tuesday, the World Bank unveiled its 9th edition of Tanzania Economic Update in which it applauded the government for sustaining a steady economy growth rate. It also advised the government to undertake three specific steps to increase the…

[Citizen] On Tuesday, the World Bank unveiled its 9th edition of Tanzania Economic Update in which it applauded the government for sustaining a steady economy growth rate. It also advised the government to undertake three specific steps to increase the pace of economic growth and drive 12 million Tanzanians out of abject poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Queries Remain As Controller and Auditor General Tables New Audit Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As the Controller and Auditor General tables the annual audit reports for the 2015/16 fiscal year in Parliament today, questions remain unanswered on the fate of the queries raised in past reports yet to be addressed.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -As the Controller and Auditor General tables the annual audit reports for the 2015/16 fiscal year in Parliament today, questions remain unanswered on the fate of the queries raised in past reports yet to be addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Pleads With MPs to Let Him Achieve His Dreams

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday asked MPs to support his development agenda in a passionate plea for support of his administration which is now into the second year of governing the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday asked MPs to support his development agenda in a passionate plea for support of his administration which is now into the second year of governing the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tucta to File Suit Against Govt Over Study Loans

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (Tucta) president Tumaini Nyamkhomya yesterday said they planned to file a suit against the government for increasing monthly deductions from beneficiaries of the Higher Education Students Loans…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (Tucta) president Tumaini Nyamkhomya yesterday said they planned to file a suit against the government for increasing monthly deductions from beneficiaries of the Higher Education Students Loans Board (HESLB).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Week That Was

[allAfrica] The political week in Kenya began with all eyes on the National Super Alliance, in which a sometimes-tense coalition has to come to some agreement about who they will put forward as a presidential candidate for the August 8 elections. At first it looked like they might make an announcement, but no agreement was reached.  Then a leaked report  from the Orange Democratic Movement said the presidential ticket was to go to Raila Odinga set the cat among the pigeons. At the time of writing, no decisio

[allAfrica] The political week in Kenya began with all eyes on the National Super Alliance, in which a sometimes-tense coalition has to come to some agreement about who they will put forward as a presidential candidate for the August 8 elections. At first it looked like they might make an announcement, but no agreement was reached.  Then a leaked report  from the Orange Democratic Movement said the presidential ticket was to go to Raila Odinga set the cat among the pigeons. At the time of writing, no decisio

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chadema Option Could Affect EALA

[Citizen] Arusha -The operations of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) could be paralysed if Chadema goes to court and successfully blocks the recent election of MPs from Tanzania.

[Citizen] Arusha -The operations of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) could be paralysed if Chadema goes to court and successfully blocks the recent election of MPs from Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Work Starts On Sh2.7 Trillion Standard Gauge Rail Project

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday launched a Sh2.7 trillion project to construct a standard gauge railway (SGR) project between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday launched a Sh2.7 trillion project to construct a standard gauge railway (SGR) project between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania