Vodacom IPO Ends On Optimistic Note

[Daily News] Vodacom Tanzania initial public offer (IPO) ended yesterday while stock brokers are optimistic of oversubscription especially after duration extension.

[Daily News] Vodacom Tanzania initial public offer (IPO) ended yesterday while stock brokers are optimistic of oversubscription especially after duration extension.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Mombasa-Nairobi Railway Ready for Maiden Trip

[Nation] It did not matter how much rain fell on them, how many man-eating animals wanted to devour them or how many insensible rocks stood on their way. The first phase of constructing the standard gauge railway was to commence on December 12, 2014 an…

[Nation] It did not matter how much rain fell on them, how many man-eating animals wanted to devour them or how many insensible rocks stood on their way. The first phase of constructing the standard gauge railway was to commence on December 12, 2014 and end on June 1, 2017 without fail. Whatever threatened to derail them in between, they had to deal with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Golden Leaf Turns Farmers Pale

[The Herald] Leroy Dzenga -National identity cards have turned into a currency as tobacco farmers at auction floors in Harare now use them as collateral to buy food with a promise to pay cash after they sell their tobacco.

[The Herald] Leroy Dzenga -National identity cards have turned into a currency as tobacco farmers at auction floors in Harare now use them as collateral to buy food with a promise to pay cash after they sell their tobacco.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Agriculture Firm Boss Mulumbe’s ‘Maizegate’ Verdict in 2 Weeks’

[Nyasa Times] State produce trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) board chair James Masumbu says the state grain dealer firm has completed its investigations on its chief executive officer on corruption and abuse of office.

[Nyasa Times] State produce trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) board chair James Masumbu says the state grain dealer firm has completed its investigations on its chief executive officer on corruption and abuse of office.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

ANC Denies Claims It Planned to Sell Drugs to Fund Its 1999 Election Campaign

[News24Wire] The African National Congress (ANC) has denied claims, which surfaced in a high profile court case involving a senior policeman, that it planned to sell drugs to fund its 1999 elections campaign.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress (ANC) has denied claims, which surfaced in a high profile court case involving a senior policeman, that it planned to sell drugs to fund its 1999 elections campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Road Rehabilitation to Be Completed Soon

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief following news that renovations of the SOBO-HHI Road will soon be completed and open to al road users.

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief following news that renovations of the SOBO-HHI Road will soon be completed and open to al road users.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rwanda Unveils Smart Cities Blueprint at Transform Africa Summit

[Rwanda Govt] As part of the on-going Transform Africa Summit, Rwanda yesterday unveiled the Smart Cities Blueprint, a framework that aims to serve as a catalyst to fast-track ICT-driven initiatives in cities across Africa.

[Rwanda Govt] As part of the on-going Transform Africa Summit, Rwanda yesterday unveiled the Smart Cities Blueprint, a framework that aims to serve as a catalyst to fast-track ICT-driven initiatives in cities across Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Just How Safe Are School Buses?

[Citizen] Mwanza -As the country continues to mourn 32 pupils, two teachers and a driver, killed in the grisly accident on Rhotia Hills near Karatu town a week ago, it has emerged that there are so many challenges marring the pupil transportation sector.

[Citizen] Mwanza -As the country continues to mourn 32 pupils, two teachers and a driver, killed in the grisly accident on Rhotia Hills near Karatu town a week ago, it has emerged that there are so many challenges marring the pupil transportation sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Remands INEC Staff in Prison Over N111.5 Million Scam

[This Day] Abuja -Justice P. I. Ajaku of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin-City, Edo State on Thursday ordered that the duo of Uluocha Obi Brown, an Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Delta State and…

[This Day] Abuja -Justice P. I. Ajaku of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin-City, Edo State on Thursday ordered that the duo of Uluocha Obi Brown, an Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Delta State and Percy Okojie, a legal practitioner, be remanded in prison custody, following their arraignment before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an eight-count amended charge, bordering on conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N111,500,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Granny Held Over Death of Child

[Citizen] Police are holding a woman from Mhungwe Village in Misungwi District on allegations of attacking her seven-year-old grandchild and causing his death.

[Citizen] Police are holding a woman from Mhungwe Village in Misungwi District on allegations of attacking her seven-year-old grandchild and causing his death.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania