President Kiir Apologizes for Past Mistakes

[VOA] President Salva Kiir has asked the South Sudanese to forgive him for past mistakes. The president made the appeal Wednesday during an end-of-year speech before the National Legislative Assembly. He also ordered government forces to observe a ceas…

[VOA] President Salva Kiir has asked the South Sudanese to forgive him for past mistakes. The president made the appeal Wednesday during an end-of-year speech before the National Legislative Assembly. He also ordered government forces to observe a cease-fire and create a conducive environment for communities to reconcile.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Mentally Ill Man Kills His 2 Children, Hangs Himself

[Citizen] Kilimanjaro -A man who is suspected to be mentally ill allegedly killed his two children on Tuesday by slitting their throats with a panga before hanging himself early this week.

[Citizen] Kilimanjaro -A man who is suspected to be mentally ill allegedly killed his two children on Tuesday by slitting their throats with a panga before hanging himself early this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rebel Leader’s Wife – The Country Needs New Political Process

[VOA] The wife of South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar says a 2015 deal to end the country’s conflict can be “resuscitated” if the sides move to review and possibly change the agreement.

[VOA] The wife of South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar says a 2015 deal to end the country's conflict can be "resuscitated" if the sides move to review and possibly change the agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Region’s Single Visa Dream in Limbo

[Citizen] Nairobi -The National Treasury, citing stringent fiscal rules, has been holding the cash collected on behalf of Uganda and Rwanda since the three states started piloting a common tourist visa in February 2014.

[Citizen] Nairobi -The National Treasury, citing stringent fiscal rules, has been holding the cash collected on behalf of Uganda and Rwanda since the three states started piloting a common tourist visa in February 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

TBS Now Launches Awareness Campaign in Universities

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) intends to impart education on standardisation to students of higher learning institutions as part of community awareness campaigns.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) intends to impart education on standardisation to students of higher learning institutions as part of community awareness campaigns.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

AfDB Commits U.S.$ 74.9 Million for Tanzania, Mozambique Road Network

[Daily News] African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved 71.8 million US dollars grant and 3.1 million US dollars loan to Mozambique government for the construction of an asphalted 70km road section in Northern Mozambique, to improve connectivit…

[Daily News] African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved 71.8 million US dollars grant and 3.1 million US dollars loan to Mozambique government for the construction of an asphalted 70km road section in Northern Mozambique, to improve connectivity with Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prevent a Possible Genocide in South Sudan

[Daily Maverick] The world stands by as South Sudan teeters on the edge of catastrophe. Today, on the third anniversary of South Sudan’s war, we (THE UNDERSIGNED) urge world leaders to do everything in their power to prevent what could become the 21st …

[Daily Maverick] The world stands by as South Sudan teeters on the edge of catastrophe. Today, on the third anniversary of South Sudan's war, we (THE UNDERSIGNED) urge world leaders to do everything in their power to prevent what could become the 21st century's first major genocide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Q and A – Max Price On UCT’s Year of Living On the Edge

[Daily Maverick] ANDREW BROWN is a UCT graduate and a practising advocate. As a parent of two students at the university and a police reservist stationed at Mowbray SAPS, he has had to deal with both sides of the student protest action on the campus. I…

[Daily Maverick] ANDREW BROWN is a UCT graduate and a practising advocate. As a parent of two students at the university and a police reservist stationed at Mowbray SAPS, he has had to deal with both sides of the student protest action on the campus. In light of the pending no-confidence vote proposed by certain members of the Convocation, he requested an opportunity to ask Vice Chancellor Max Price some of the tough questions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa