Banks Hike Interest Rates to Attract Deposits – Bank of Tanzania

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

As Kenya Election Approaches, Two-Thirds Gender Rule Hangs Over Parliament

[East African] Kenyan members of parliament are facing a dilemma of either passing the two-thirds gender law in the short time remaining before the elections, or risking the next parliament being declared illegal.

[East African] Kenyan members of parliament are facing a dilemma of either passing the two-thirds gender law in the short time remaining before the elections, or risking the next parliament being declared illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Polls – Voters Treated to Kidnap, Abduction Drama, Branded Bread

[East African] In a very competitive environment, a number of candidates in the Jubilee Party primaries that kicked off on April 21 have have found themselves at the centre of dramatic events.

[East African] In a very competitive environment, a number of candidates in the Jubilee Party primaries that kicked off on April 21 have have found themselves at the centre of dramatic events.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Audit Underway of Oil Companies, Govt Revenue in 2015, 2016

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has disclosed that it has started the processes of a comprehensive independent audit of the oil and gas sector, as well as revenues earned by Nigeria in the sector in 2…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has disclosed that it has started the processes of a comprehensive independent audit of the oil and gas sector, as well as revenues earned by Nigeria in the sector in 2015 and 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Over 70,000 Candidates Registered to Sit ‘A’ Level Exams

[Daily News] 74,963 candidates registered to sit for the National Form Six Examinations are expected to sweat it out across the country, beginning this morning. National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Executive Secretary Charles Msonde disclos…

[Daily News] 74,963 candidates registered to sit for the National Form Six Examinations are expected to sweat it out across the country, beginning this morning. National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Executive Secretary Charles Msonde disclosed in Dar es Salaam yesterday that 63,102 of the candidates are in formal schools-- 38,618 of them boys and 24,484 are girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dr Ndugulile – Poor Mothers Need Better Health Care to Survive

[Daily News] An insufficient budget allocation for family planning remains a major hindrance to reducing maternal deaths in Tanzania, and to put things in perspective, five billion shillings is the highest we could ever afford to hold back these needle…

[Daily News] An insufficient budget allocation for family planning remains a major hindrance to reducing maternal deaths in Tanzania, and to put things in perspective, five billion shillings is the highest we could ever afford to hold back these needless deaths, says Dr Faustine Ndugulile, Kigamboni MP and member of the Tanzania Parliamentary Association on Population and Development (TPAPD).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Measuring Earth’s Activity in Turkana

[East African] GPS (global positioning system) technology is used to pinpoint locations, map out areas and determine direction and speed of movement. This technology is now being used to map the movement of the earth’s crust in the Lake Turkana region …

[East African] GPS (global positioning system) technology is used to pinpoint locations, map out areas and determine direction and speed of movement. This technology is now being used to map the movement of the earth's crust in the Lake Turkana region of northern Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya