Minister Defends Shs45.6 Trillion Standard Gauge Railway Project Cost

[Monitor] Parliament -Works and Transport minister Monica Azuba, has refuted a Parliamentary report that indicates that Uganda’s planned Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), is overpriced.

[Monitor] Parliament -Works and Transport minister Monica Azuba, has refuted a Parliamentary report that indicates that Uganda's planned Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), is overpriced.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Levies On Cash Crops Abolished

[Daily News] Dodoma -Cotton, tea and coffee growers have all reasons to smile following the abolishment of several impeding levies and fees on the cash crops.

[Daily News] Dodoma -Cotton, tea and coffee growers have all reasons to smile following the abolishment of several impeding levies and fees on the cash crops.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Commends European Union Support

[Daily News] President John Magufuli has commended the European Union (EU) Ambassador in the country, Roeland Van de Geerna, for their commitment to support the country’s industrial economy drive and development projects.

[Daily News] President John Magufuli has commended the European Union (EU) Ambassador in the country, Roeland Van de Geerna, for their commitment to support the country's industrial economy drive and development projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

PDP Crisis Festers As Sheriff Storms Out of Jonathan’s Peace Parley

[This Day] Abuja -Hopes of a peaceful resolution to the drawn out leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continued to fester on Thursday, when the stakeholders’ peace parley convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan ended without …

[This Day] Abuja -Hopes of a peaceful resolution to the drawn out leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continued to fester on Thursday, when the stakeholders' peace parley convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan ended without a solution, with one of the parties in the dispute, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, bolting out midway during the meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Rules On Kanu’s Objection to Secret Trial April 25

[Vanguard] Trial Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, fixed April 25 to rule on a motion by detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, asking her to vary the order that gave the Federal Gove…

[Vanguard] Trial Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, fixed April 25 to rule on a motion by detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, asking her to vary the order that gave the Federal Government the nod to shield the identities of witnesses billed to testify against him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Pledges to Reinforce Justice Delivery Organs

[Daily News] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa assured here yesterday that the government will strengthen all justice delivery institutions in the country to ensure citizens get their rights timely.

[Daily News] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa assured here yesterday that the government will strengthen all justice delivery institutions in the country to ensure citizens get their rights timely.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

I’ve Been Marked for Assassination – Mrs Obasanjo

[Vanguard] The wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, has said that some people have been detailed to assassinate her following a court suit she filed last month to postpone her son’s wedding.

[Vanguard] The wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, has said that some people have been detailed to assassinate her following a court suit she filed last month to postpone her son's wedding.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Taxpayers Likely to Shoulder Oil Refinery’s Debts

[East African] Kenyan taxpayers may have to bear the burden of repaying debts and compensation owed by Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd after a takeover deal with the Kenya Pipeline Company fell through.

[East African] Kenyan taxpayers may have to bear the burden of repaying debts and compensation owed by Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd after a takeover deal with the Kenya Pipeline Company fell through.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

BNF Are Cry-Babies – Mantashe

[The Patriot] The Secretary General of the South Africa’s ruling party – the African National Congress (ANC) – Gwede Mantashe has accused Botswana National Front (BNF) of always complaining when they visit Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leadership.

[The Patriot] The Secretary General of the South Africa's ruling party - the African National Congress (ANC) - Gwede Mantashe has accused Botswana National Front (BNF) of always complaining when they visit Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

100s South Sudan Students Stranded in Zimbabwe

[New Zimbabwe] More than one hundred students from crisis-hit South Sudan are stranded in Zimbabwe after being dismissed from local universities, with more than 30 now camped at the country’s Harare embassy “without food”.

[New Zimbabwe] More than one hundred students from crisis-hit South Sudan are stranded in Zimbabwe after being dismissed from local universities, with more than 30 now camped at the country's Harare embassy "without food".

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan