Suspected Islamist Arrested After Knife Attack Near Parliament

[VOA] A suspected Islamist militant wounded two policemen with a knife near the parliament in Tunis on Wednesday and was later arrested, Tunisia’s Interior Ministry said. It was a rare incident in a country that has improved security since deadly attac…

[VOA] A suspected Islamist militant wounded two policemen with a knife near the parliament in Tunis on Wednesday and was later arrested, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said. It was a rare incident in a country that has improved security since deadly attacks in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Sweden Gives $36m to UN Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Swedish Embassy in Tanzania on Monday signed an agreement with the United Nations in Tanzania to donate $36 million (about Sh80.816 billion) for development activities for the next four years.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Swedish Embassy in Tanzania on Monday signed an agreement with the United Nations in Tanzania to donate $36 million (about Sh80.816 billion) for development activities for the next four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanroads in Kigoma Decries Bribe-Taking Among Workers

[Citizen] Kigoma -Some 71 officials of the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) have been suspended over an alleged corruption scandal at the weighbridge unit in Kigoma.

[Citizen] Kigoma -Some 71 officials of the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) have been suspended over an alleged corruption scandal at the weighbridge unit in Kigoma.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Road Accidents Decline By 48% – Police

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Road accidents have declined by 48 per cent in the third-quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, the head of police traffic department Fortunatus Musilimu revealed on Wednesday November 1.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Road accidents have declined by 48 per cent in the third-quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, the head of police traffic department Fortunatus Musilimu revealed on Wednesday November 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar Anti-Corruption Authority Interrogates 21 Accountants Over Sh1.6bn Loss

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Authority (Zaeca) has interrogated 21 accountants from various public institutions for allegedly occasioning a loss of Sh1.6 billion.

[Citizen] Zanzibar -Zanzibar Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Authority (Zaeca) has interrogated 21 accountants from various public institutions for allegedly occasioning a loss of Sh1.6 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President Kiir and Sudanese Counterpart Confer in Khartoum

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir flew to Khartoum on Wednesday for a two-day summit with his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, to talk about economic issues in the once-rebel-controlled former Unity State.

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir flew to Khartoum on Wednesday for a two-day summit with his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, to talk about economic issues in the once-rebel-controlled former Unity State.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Speaker’s Office Responds to MP Nyalandu’s Resignation

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The office of the Speaker of Parliament maintains that it hasn’t received a resignation letter from the former Singida-North MP Lazaro Nyalandu on the ticket of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) who has switched allegi…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The office of the Speaker of Parliament maintains that it hasn't received a resignation letter from the former Singida-North MP Lazaro Nyalandu on the ticket of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) who has switched allegiance to the main opposition party Chadema on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ethiopian Troops Enter Somalia, Back Offensive Against Al-Shabaab

[VOA] Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of Dolow, in Somalia’s Gedo region, say they saw at least 30 vehicl…

[VOA] Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of Dolow, in Somalia's Gedo region, say they saw at least 30 vehicles carrying Ethiopian troops crossing into Somalia late Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia