Fake Academic Certificates Saga – Are We Faced With Only Bad Options?

[Citizen] The long anticipated report on public servants with fake academic certificates was finally released. And despite the process being underway for months, and was public knowledge, like most things Magufuli it caused a huge debate when the names…

[Citizen] The long anticipated report on public servants with fake academic certificates was finally released. And despite the process being underway for months, and was public knowledge, like most things Magufuli it caused a huge debate when the names of the affected individuals were released, leaving some sections of the civil service badly affected as in some parts of the country there were reports of services coming to a virtual standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Ethiopia Needs to Open Up Civic Space’ – UN Rights Chief

[Deutsche Welle] UN’s human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein tells DW that despite Ethiopia’s tremendous economic and sociocultural advances, the government there should allow the opposition, free media and rights council to thrive.

[Deutsche Welle] UN's human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein tells DW that despite Ethiopia's tremendous economic and sociocultural advances, the government there should allow the opposition, free media and rights council to thrive.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

School Owner Speaks After Bus Crash Kills 35 Pupils

[Daily News] Arusha -The Owner and Director of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary School, Mr Innocent Simon Mushi has finally spoken about last Saturday’s bus accident which claimed 35 class seven pupils and teachers from his institution.

[Daily News] Arusha -The Owner and Director of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary School, Mr Innocent Simon Mushi has finally spoken about last Saturday's bus accident which claimed 35 class seven pupils and teachers from his institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Stock Market Gains N156 Billion On Renewed Investor Sentiment

[This Day] It was another bullish week for equities investors as the market rode on the continued positive sentiments to gain N156.2 billion. The market, which had previously recorded its highest weekly gain, rallied further last week on persistent inv…

[This Day] It was another bullish week for equities investors as the market rode on the continued positive sentiments to gain N156.2 billion. The market, which had previously recorded its highest weekly gain, rallied further last week on persistent investors' positive reactions to first quarter (Q1) earnings reported by companies. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (NSE ASI) rose by 1.85 per cent to close at 26,235.63, while market capitalisation appreciated by same margin to close higher at N9.069 tri

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

322 Persons Convicted for Human Trafficking

[Daily Trust] Benin -?The Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that no fewer than 322 persons have been convicted for human trafficking by the Agency between 2003 and 2017.

[Daily Trust] Benin -?The Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that no fewer than 322 persons have been convicted for human trafficking by the Agency between 2003 and 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pencom and Pension Matters Arising

[Daily Trust] Mni -Mrs. Aisha Dahiru-Umar was recently announced as the Ag. Director General of the National Pension Commission pending the confirmation of the DG designate, Dikko Aliyu Abdulrahman, by the Senate. Controversies continue to trail the an…

[Daily Trust] Mni -Mrs. Aisha Dahiru-Umar was recently announced as the Ag. Director General of the National Pension Commission pending the confirmation of the DG designate, Dikko Aliyu Abdulrahman, by the Senate. Controversies continue to trail the announcements with all the attendant implications for the nascent pension industry and the plight of millions of accrual and potential pensioners in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Analysts Sceptical of Impact in Somalia of Kenya Arms Purchases

[Nation] New York -Military analysts are raising questions about the potential strategic impact of two weapons systems Kenya has been cleared to purchase in the US for use against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

[Nation] New York -Military analysts are raising questions about the potential strategic impact of two weapons systems Kenya has been cleared to purchase in the US for use against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia