Fresh Bid to Seek Release of ‘Spies’ Arrested in Malawi

[Daily News] The government is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

[Daily News] The government is pursuing diplomatic procedures to secure the release of eight Tanzanians languishing in remand custody in Malawi, where they are facing criminal trespass charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

260 Civilians Killed in Somalia Conflict Involving AMISOM, SNA and Al-Shabaab, UN Report Says

[Dalsan Radio] A total of 260 civilian deaths were caused in the last four months of 2016 due to military operations involving Amisom Somali Army and Alshabaab, a UN report released on Wednesday indicated. 37 civilian deaths and 12 injuries have been a…

[Dalsan Radio] A total of 260 civilian deaths were caused in the last four months of 2016 due to military operations involving Amisom Somali Army and Alshabaab, a UN report released on Wednesday indicated. 37 civilian deaths and 12 injuries have been attributed to Amisom forces. Somali National Army caused 55 civilian deaths and 120 injuries the report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Global Plan for Better Data Launched

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum was concluded on Wednesday with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policie…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum was concluded on Wednesday with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people's lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policies needed to put it into action.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cartel Behind Cattle Rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Uncovered

[Nation] The Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo on Tuesday unearthed a cartel that is believed to be behind cattle rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Counties.

[Nation] The Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo on Tuesday unearthed a cartel that is believed to be behind cattle rustling in Laikipia and Baringo Counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

France Weighs UN Sanctions Regime for Mali

[RFI] France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed between the Malian government and rebels, the ambassador said on Tuesday.

[RFI] France is considering a United Nations Security Council draft resolution that would set up a sanctions regime for Mali to target opponents of the June 2015 peace deal signed between the Malian government and rebels, the ambassador said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority Committed to Fighting Mineral Illicit Trade

[Iwacu] Jean Claude Nduwayo, Director General of Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority-OBM, says minerals do not belong to individuals but to the government. He says only companies or cooperatives are allowed to exploit them.

[Iwacu] Jean Claude Nduwayo, Director General of Burundi Mine and Quarry Authority-OBM, says minerals do not belong to individuals but to the government. He says only companies or cooperatives are allowed to exploit them.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Tanzania Fast-Tracking Postcode System to Hasten E-Commerce

[Daily News] As Africa commemorated the Pan African Postal Day yesterday, the government has stated that it is considering fast-tracking the usage of the national addressing and postcode system so that it plays a key role in the development of e-commerce.

[Daily News] As Africa commemorated the Pan African Postal Day yesterday, the government has stated that it is considering fast-tracking the usage of the national addressing and postcode system so that it plays a key role in the development of e-commerce.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Witness Tenders Document Exonerating Justice Ademola of Alleged Offences

[This Day] Abuja -The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday tendered a document before an Abuja High Court clearing Justice Adeniyi Ademola of any judicial misconduct in a petition filed by one Hajia Fatima Sani Shuaibu, wife of a former Director i…

[This Day] Abuja -The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday tendered a document before an Abuja High Court clearing Justice Adeniyi Ademola of any judicial misconduct in a petition filed by one Hajia Fatima Sani Shuaibu, wife of a former Director in Pensions Account Office of Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, alleging that the judge had demanded a bribe of N25 million from her husband as motive for showing favour in the exercise if his judicial function as judge.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria