Authors Honoured for Kiswahili Masterpieces

[Citizen] A week from today, two authors (poem and fiction categories) from Tanzania, Dotto Rangimoto, 32, and Ally Hilal, 29, will be awarded as the winners of Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature.

[Citizen] A week from today, two authors (poem and fiction categories) from Tanzania, Dotto Rangimoto, 32, and Ally Hilal, 29, will be awarded as the winners of Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tiss Officials Leaked Sensitive Documents to Dr Slaa

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Chadema secretary general, Dr Wilbroad Slaa has said that officials from Tanzania Intelligence and Security Service (Tiss) were the ones who leaked to him some sensitive information about corruption in the government.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former Chadema secretary general, Dr Wilbroad Slaa has said that officials from Tanzania Intelligence and Security Service (Tiss) were the ones who leaked to him some sensitive information about corruption in the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Higher Education Needs to Learn, Unlearn, Relearn

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia’s higher learning institutions have not had that long a history, at least not one as some of the universities in Europe boast. Even some of the oldest in Addis Abeba, Haramaya or Gonder, have only recently pushed 60 years of ag…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia's higher learning institutions have not had that long a history, at least not one as some of the universities in Europe boast. Even some of the oldest in Addis Abeba, Haramaya or Gonder, have only recently pushed 60 years of age. But what the institutions lack in age, they make up for in being momentous, specifically in the politics of the country, with the revolutionary roots of a great many of contemporary leaders dating back to the student movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Directive Animates Informal Trade, Relegates Formal Market

[Addis Fortune] Long queues, bags turned upside down in search of any taxable item, and other customs ordeals have become history at Bole International Airport. A new directive exempts items brought in for personal use from duties. But only a few right…

[Addis Fortune] Long queues, bags turned upside down in search of any taxable item, and other customs ordeals have become history at Bole International Airport. A new directive exempts items brought in for personal use from duties. But only a few rightly use this privilege. Loopholes in the Directive have given way to informal businesses shelving the formal electronics and clothing retailers, writes HAIMANOT ASHENAFI, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Bank Pledges to Power TVETs

[Addis Fortune] World Bank (WB) has chosen Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania for the implementation of capacity building programmes in Technical, Vocational Education & Training (TVET) institutions, which will be focused on improving the quality and accessibility of TVET education in the countries, as well as sharing their experiences among the regions.

[Addis Fortune] World Bank (WB) has chosen Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania for the implementation of capacity building programmes in Technical, Vocational Education & Training (TVET) institutions, which will be focused on improving the quality and accessibility of TVET education in the countries, as well as sharing their experiences among the regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia