Citizens Are Finally Paying Taxes for the Good of the Country

[Deutsche Welle] It looks as if Tanzania’s push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.

[Deutsche Welle] It looks as if Tanzania's push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Meet the Migrants Under Pressure to Leave Europe

[IRIN] Catania -The Gambia’s leader of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh, used to give Gambians good cause for claiming asylum, even if the majority were fleeing poverty rather than persecution.

[IRIN] Catania -The Gambia's leader of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh, used to give Gambians good cause for claiming asylum, even if the majority were fleeing poverty rather than persecution.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ricks Gets Scholarships, Computers

[NEWS] Liberia’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China has provided three scholarships and four sets of computers to Ricks Institute in Virginia, outside Monrovia.

[NEWS] Liberia's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China has provided three scholarships and four sets of computers to Ricks Institute in Virginia, outside Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Turkish School Faces Probe

[NEWS] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has received expression of concern by parents about the recent public comments made by the Foreign Minister of Turkey during a one-day visit to Monrovia against the Turkish International School System in t…

[NEWS] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it has received expression of concern by parents about the recent public comments made by the Foreign Minister of Turkey during a one-day visit to Monrovia against the Turkish International School System in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Police Warns ‘Trouble Makers’

[NEWS] With 11 days to political campaign, the Liberia National Police (LNP) appears not to be taking anything for granted, particularly violence by some unscrupulous individuals, who are reportedly threatening to disrupt political campaign activities …

[NEWS] With 11 days to political campaign, the Liberia National Police (LNP) appears not to be taking anything for granted, particularly violence by some unscrupulous individuals, who are reportedly threatening to disrupt political campaign activities and the pending elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Thumbs Down From IMF

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The IMF mission which left Mozambique yesterday rejected what it had been offered by the government. The Kroll report on secret debt with its lack of “critical information” is again rejected. And the IMF made har…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The IMF mission which left Mozambique yesterday rejected what it had been offered by the government. The Kroll report on secret debt with its lack of "critical information" is again rejected. And the IMF made harsh demands for tax rises, spending cuts, no new investment and action on state companies. The IMF statement pointedly said "this mission will not result in a Board discussion," which means no new IMF programme this year and no resumption of aid which has been cut off.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Forces Tortured Boko Haram Suspects – Amnesty

[Al Jazeera] Cameroon forces have killed and tortured dozens of people accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, in the fight against the armed group, Amnesty International said.

[Al Jazeera] Cameroon forces have killed and tortured dozens of people accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, in the fight against the armed group, Amnesty International said.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Shout-Out From Kobazzie – ‘No Beef With Bilikon’

[Observer] Kobazzie is not just an ordinary artist. He is a hit maker who, since entering the music scene about two years ago, has been blasting the city with banger after banger, which fans love. His music fuses Afrobeat and dancehall to give people t…

[Observer] Kobazzie is not just an ordinary artist. He is a hit maker who, since entering the music scene about two years ago, has been blasting the city with banger after banger, which fans love. His music fuses Afrobeat and dancehall to give people that unique sound that makes them feel happy and dance to take their stress away.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia