New Tobacco Control Act On the Offing

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government plans reppel the Tobacco Products (regulation) Act of 2013 to come up with in a bid to curb tobacco related diseases in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government plans reppel the Tobacco Products (regulation) Act of 2013 to come up with in a bid to curb tobacco related diseases in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chadema Leader Zitto Kabwe Mourns Ndesamburo

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kigoma North constituency (ACT) Zitto Kabwe on Wednesday conveyed his condolences to the family of the veteran politician and former Moshi Town MP (Chadema) Philemon Kiwelu Ndesamburo for the l…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kigoma North constituency (ACT) Zitto Kabwe on Wednesday conveyed his condolences to the family of the veteran politician and former Moshi Town MP (Chadema) Philemon Kiwelu Ndesamburo for the loss. Mr Ndesamburo was 82.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Good News for Zanzibar Tourism Sector As Former Mauritius Leader Set to Visit

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Finance Minister and Deputy Premier of Mauritius, Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen will from next week visit Zanzibar where he is expected to address the business community in the Isles, including 40 members of the Zanzibar Assoc…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Finance Minister and Deputy Premier of Mauritius, Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen will from next week visit Zanzibar where he is expected to address the business community in the Isles, including 40 members of the Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors (ZATI).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

This Is How Mbowe Tried to Protect Ndesamburo’s Daughter

[Citizen] The leader of the Opposition Camp in Parliament, Mr Freeman Mbowe, tried to stop Ms Lucy Owenya, (Special Seats, Chadema), from debating the motion on the finance budget that was going on today after he received information that her father, M…

[Citizen] The leader of the Opposition Camp in Parliament, Mr Freeman Mbowe, tried to stop Ms Lucy Owenya, (Special Seats, Chadema), from debating the motion on the finance budget that was going on today after he received information that her father, Mr Philemon Ndesamburo, was no more.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CNLG to Fast-Track Unesco Listing of Genocide Memorials

[New Times] The National Commission for the fight against Genocide (CNLG) and the International Coalition of sites of Conscience (ICSC) are carrying out a joint assessment exercise to ascertain the level of compliance by Genocide memorial sites bidding…

[New Times] The National Commission for the fight against Genocide (CNLG) and the International Coalition of sites of Conscience (ICSC) are carrying out a joint assessment exercise to ascertain the level of compliance by Genocide memorial sites bidding to be added on world heritage list.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Taxman in a Fix Over How to Collect U.S.$1 Billion in Two Months

[East African] It is going to be a rough ride for Ugandan taxpayers as the taxman moves to plug a Ush3,938.65 billion ($1.1 billion) shortfall, two months to the close of the 2016/17 financial year.

[East African] It is going to be a rough ride for Ugandan taxpayers as the taxman moves to plug a Ush3,938.65 billion ($1.1 billion) shortfall, two months to the close of the 2016/17 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Staging Cricket Tournament Proves Uganda’s Capability

[Monitor] The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division Three tournament came to a close on Tuesday with Oman emerging as champions. Their hard work in the round-robin phase meant that results of the washed out final didn’t have…

[Monitor] The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League Division Three tournament came to a close on Tuesday with Oman emerging as champions. Their hard work in the round-robin phase meant that results of the washed out final didn't have to matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Our Borders Can Teach Us About Closing Our Minds or Daring to Dream

[Monitor] The first time I drove across the Malaba border crossing into Kenya I spent about 15 minutes stuck behind a long queue of stationary trailer trucks, muttering unprintable thoughts under my breath.

[Monitor] The first time I drove across the Malaba border crossing into Kenya I spent about 15 minutes stuck behind a long queue of stationary trailer trucks, muttering unprintable thoughts under my breath.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Launch of Kenyan Rail Project Welcome News for the Region

[Monitor] Yesterday was a big East African day when Nairobi launched the 500km first part of the Standard Gauge Railway that will run from Nairobi to East Africa’s biggest port- Mombasa. The second stretch the Uganda Railway from Nairobi to the Ugandan…

[Monitor] Yesterday was a big East African day when Nairobi launched the 500km first part of the Standard Gauge Railway that will run from Nairobi to East Africa's biggest port- Mombasa. The second stretch the Uganda Railway from Nairobi to the Ugandan border is yet to be built. Uganda's SGR is still far behind. Compensation claims on the Ugandan side are prompting changes in the law governing exercise of eminent domain. The Ugandan project is shrouded in mystery. On paper, it has a national network of 39 stations w

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya