Rush for Football Key Positions Draws 74 Aspirants

[Daily News] After the whistle for the forthcoming Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) general election was blown five days ago, 74 football stakeholders have managed to pick and return nomination forms to vie for various posts.

[Daily News] After the whistle for the forthcoming Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) general election was blown five days ago, 74 football stakeholders have managed to pick and return nomination forms to vie for various posts.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Invest in Midwives to Improve Global Health, It’s Possible

[Daily News] EACH year, 1 million newborns die during their first day of life, 1.3 million babies are stillborn, and more than 300,000 mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth. That’s about as many deaths as the entire population of Namibia.

[Daily News] EACH year, 1 million newborns die during their first day of life, 1.3 million babies are stillborn, and more than 300,000 mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth. That's about as many deaths as the entire population of Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Call to Review Death Penalty for Preacher Convicted of Taxi Driver’s Death

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should cancel a death sentence confirmed by the country’s highest appeals court on April 25, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence followed a trial that violated the defendant’s due proc…

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should cancel a death sentence confirmed by the country's highest appeals court on April 25, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence followed a trial that violated the defendant's due process rights. If carried out, it would be the ninth execution related to an incident of political violence since the military removed the former president in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Federalism – Best Fit for Ethiopia Amidst Challenges

[Ethiopian Herald] For anyone with a sober and calm reflection about Ethiopia’s political past, its present and future, saving Ethiopia’s Federalism from the sledgehammer of both its architects and its detractors should now be a matter of national urge…

[Ethiopian Herald] For anyone with a sober and calm reflection about Ethiopia's political past, its present and future, saving Ethiopia's Federalism from the sledgehammer of both its architects and its detractors should now be a matter of national urgency. Scholars in the area strongly stressed that Federalism is the best fit for Ethiopia which needs to get further strengthened and protected as it is now at the younger stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tarime Town Chief Suspends Top Official

[Daily News] Tarime -Tarime town council Director Elias Ntiruhungwa has suspended the council’s senior administrative officer, Mwita Laurent Marwa, following allegations of abetting loan defaulters who borrowed money from financial institutions.

[Daily News] Tarime -Tarime town council Director Elias Ntiruhungwa has suspended the council's senior administrative officer, Mwita Laurent Marwa, following allegations of abetting loan defaulters who borrowed money from financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ugandans Hit At Minister Anite On Social Media

[Monitor] Just as Ugandans were getting over the sim card registration nightmare and being preoccupied with other concerns such as the Facebook fight with Kenyans, Gen Kale Kayihura’s anticipated return from Turkey and singer Angella Kalule’s video tha…

[Monitor] Just as Ugandans were getting over the sim card registration nightmare and being preoccupied with other concerns such as the Facebook fight with Kenyans, Gen Kale Kayihura's anticipated return from Turkey and singer Angella Kalule's video that went viral, Ms Evelyn Anite, the State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatisation became fodder for social media. It was alleged that at a UTL blood donation event, she said it is going to be compulsory for Ugandans to own a Uganda Telecom (UTL) line (sim c

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pay Us N720 Billion Subsidy Claims, Petrol Marketers Tell Govt

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has appealed to the federal government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has appealed to the federal government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Returning Refugees Could Create New Crisis As Rainy Season Starts – UNHCR

[Premium Times] Nigerian refugees who fled Islamist militants are returning from Cameroon and risk creating a new humanitarian crisis, the head of the UN refugee agency, Filippo Grandi, said on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] Nigerian refugees who fled Islamist militants are returning from Cameroon and risk creating a new humanitarian crisis, the head of the UN refugee agency, Filippo Grandi, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria