Political, Civil Rights Under Threat Under Magufuli’s Govt – Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Political rights were threatened in 2016 due to negative developments that limited important freedoms, including freedom to assemble, a recent report on the state of the country’s human rights released by Legal and Human Rights…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Political rights were threatened in 2016 due to negative developments that limited important freedoms, including freedom to assemble, a recent report on the state of the country's human rights released by Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Finance Minister Kasaija Says China Is a Reliable Partner

[Observer] Finance minister Matia Kasaija has applauded Chinese companies for their continuous investment in Uganda, less than a month after traders clashed with Chinese nationals involved in petty trade in downtown Kampala.

[Observer] Finance minister Matia Kasaija has applauded Chinese companies for their continuous investment in Uganda, less than a month after traders clashed with Chinese nationals involved in petty trade in downtown Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Does Not Come From a Gun – EU Warns Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union Ambassador to Uganda Kristian Schmidt has warned that the government must not be the “source of violations of [Ugandans’] rights”, telling President Museveni that “ultimately, security does not come from a gun”.

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union Ambassador to Uganda Kristian Schmidt has warned that the government must not be the "source of violations of [Ugandans'] rights", telling President Museveni that "ultimately, security does not come from a gun".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stella Nyanzi Petitions Constitutional Court Over Her Mental Examination

[Monitor] Kampala -Remanded Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has arrived at Buganda Road Magistrates a day after she petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging the legality of the Mental Treatment Act.

[Monitor] Kampala -Remanded Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has arrived at Buganda Road Magistrates a day after she petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging the legality of the Mental Treatment Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Horrific Karatu Accident Survivors for Airlifting to U.S.

[Daily News] Arusha -Even before three survivors of the horrific Karatu road accident are airlifted to the US for specialised treatment, another tragedy has hit Arusha, killing five people of the same family.

[Daily News] Arusha -Even before three survivors of the horrific Karatu road accident are airlifted to the US for specialised treatment, another tragedy has hit Arusha, killing five people of the same family.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar’s Commercial Oil, Gas Exploration to Start in 8 Years

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Petroleum Regulatory Authority (ZPRA) has pegged at eight years, the minimum period to start commercial exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the Isles.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Petroleum Regulatory Authority (ZPRA) has pegged at eight years, the minimum period to start commercial exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the Isles.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania