Nyamagabe Tea Maker, Farmer Co-Operatives Partner to Increase Production

[New Times] Smallholder tea farmers and other residents of Nyamagabe District are upbeat following plans by Kitabi Tea Factory to expand production. The move means that residents, mainly from Kitabi, Tare and Uwinkingi sectors, can now expand their pla…

[New Times] Smallholder tea farmers and other residents of Nyamagabe District are upbeat following plans by Kitabi Tea Factory to expand production. The move means that residents, mainly from Kitabi, Tare and Uwinkingi sectors, can now expand their plantation as they will be assured of a ready market, officials from the firm have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nigeria May Grant Yahya Jammeh Asylum

[Guardian] The House of Representatives Thursday will debate granting an asylum to the president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh if he agrees to step down,the spokesman of the House, Abdulrazak Namdas said.

[Guardian] The House of Representatives Thursday will debate granting an asylum to the president of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh if he agrees to step down,the spokesman of the House, Abdulrazak Namdas said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania’s Music Star Diamond to Wow Fans At AFCON

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian music sensation Diamond Platnumz will be the major attraction at the 2017Africa Cup of Nations finals, which roar into life on Saturday in Libreville, Gabon.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian music sensation Diamond Platnumz will be the major attraction at the 2017Africa Cup of Nations finals, which roar into life on Saturday in Libreville, Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

A Turning Point for The Gambia, the Smiling Face of Africa?

[The Conversation Africa] The Gambia’s presidential election crisis has been of particular personal interest for me. Between 2013 and 2014 I lived in the country as a law lecturer at the University of The Gambia. The experience was a fantastic one and …

[The Conversation Africa] The Gambia's presidential election crisis has been of particular personal interest for me. Between 2013 and 2014 I lived in the country as a law lecturer at the University of The Gambia. The experience was a fantastic one and helped me to understand why the country and its inhabitants are affectionately referred to as the "smiling face of Africa".

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Buhari Drops Mamora, Ooni’s Brother From New Ambassadorial List (Full List)

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari resubmitted names of non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate on Thursday, two months after the legislature rejected his first list.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari resubmitted names of non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate on Thursday, two months after the legislature rejected his first list.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fresh Dispute Over King’s Successor

[East African] The family of the late King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa has dismissed the move to name an heir to the throne made by his former confidante living in the United States.

[East African] The family of the late King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa has dismissed the move to name an heir to the throne made by his former confidante living in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

53rd Anniversary Amidst Political Standoff, Distrust

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Today, Zanzibar is celebrating its 53rd Revolution Anniversary, an event that in principle could have united all islanders, but the political situation on the ground remains tense.

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Today, Zanzibar is celebrating its 53rd Revolution Anniversary, an event that in principle could have united all islanders, but the political situation on the ground remains tense.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania