Govt Buying New Planes for Troubled National Airline to Boost Tourism

[VOA] Tanzania plans to revamp its cash-strapped national carrier by buying new planes as part of plans to boost tourism and transport sectors, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday.

[VOA] Tanzania plans to revamp its cash-strapped national carrier by buying new planes as part of plans to boost tourism and transport sectors, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Newspapers Back Vice President’s Council Reforms

[Nyasa Times] The decision by the Vice President Saulos Chilima led Reforms Commission to take reforms to district and city councils has earned them praise from Malawi’s two daily papers.

[Nyasa Times] The decision by the Vice President Saulos Chilima led Reforms Commission to take reforms to district and city councils has earned them praise from Malawi's two daily papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mugabe Refuses to Bend Indigenisation Law For The Chinese

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe refused to bend the indigenisation policy in favour of the Chinese who wanted a 65 percent stake at the Kamativi Tin Mine, minister Walter Chidhakwa has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe refused to bend the indigenisation policy in favour of the Chinese who wanted a 65 percent stake at the Kamativi Tin Mine, minister Walter Chidhakwa has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Envoy Hopes for Last-minute Political Deal

[VOA] December 19 marks the end of President Joseph Kabila’s second five-year term in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and many in the country are nervous as the date approaches.

[VOA] December 19 marks the end of President Joseph Kabila's second five-year term in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and many in the country are nervous as the date approaches.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trade and Industry Committee Adopts Report On Debt Relief Measures

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry today adopted the Sub-Committee report on measures to address debt, which recommended the introduction of a Committee Bill on this matter.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry today adopted the Sub-Committee report on measures to address debt, which recommended the introduction of a Committee Bill on this matter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

France Impatient Over Malian Peace Accord

[RFI] French Defence Minister repeated his call for the peace accords in Mali to be implemented on Tuesday at a conference on peace and security in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. He also welcomed the capture of the Libyan city of Sirte from the Islamic…

[RFI] French Defence Minister repeated his call for the peace accords in Mali to be implemented on Tuesday at a conference on peace and security in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. He also welcomed the capture of the Libyan city of Sirte from the Islamic State (IS) armed group.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali