EU Offers Sh490 Billion for Dar Projects

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has signed a financing agreement grant involving Sh490 billion from the European Union to support strategic development projects in the next four years.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has signed a financing agreement grant involving Sh490 billion from the European Union to support strategic development projects in the next four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Unhappy Mondays – an ‘ANC Day’ to Remember

[Daily Maverick] Political life as we know it has changed. But despite that, some of the structure still tries hard to make itself felt. For political reporters, Monday has been an “ANC Day” for as long as any of us can remember. It’s the day when Luth…

[Daily Maverick] Political life as we know it has changed. But despite that, some of the structure still tries hard to make itself felt. For political reporters, Monday has been an "ANC Day" for as long as any of us can remember. It's the day when Luthuli House gets surrounded by police cars, when morning radio bulletins feature the phrase "Crucial meeting of the ANC's .....", and traffic in the Joburg CBD is somehow even worse. But this "ANC Day" was always going to be strange. And in the end, it was going to be strangely

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Arraign Controversial Filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe, for ‘Theft’

[Premium Times] Controversial filmmaker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbede, and his alleged accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, have been arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds involving N39, 098,100, $90,000 and £12,550.

[Premium Times] Controversial filmmaker, Olajide Kazeem, better known as Seun Egbede, and his alleged accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, have been arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds involving N39, 098,100, $90,000 and £12,550.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzaniteone, Villagers Agree to Mend Fences, Open New Chapter

[Citizen] Mirerani -Residents of Mirerani area in Simanjiro District have been asked to live in harmony with TanzaniteOne, a company which has invested in tanzanite mining in the area.

[Citizen] Mirerani -Residents of Mirerani area in Simanjiro District have been asked to live in harmony with TanzaniteOne, a company which has invested in tanzanite mining in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Half Marathon – Nyirarukundo Strikes Gold, Sets New Record

[New Times] Rwanda’s highly-rated female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo made history on Sunday when she set a new record and also won this year’s third edition of Berkane International Half Marathon in Morocco on her debut.

[New Times] Rwanda's highly-rated female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo made history on Sunday when she set a new record and also won this year's third edition of Berkane International Half Marathon in Morocco on her debut.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Meningitis – $1.1 Billion Required to Vaccinate 22 Million People in 5 States – FG

[Vanguard] The Federal Government declared, yesterday, that a total of $1.1 billion was needed to tackle the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis in five states of the north.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government declared, yesterday, that a total of $1.1 billion was needed to tackle the outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis in five states of the north.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Obasanjo Locked Me Up for 8 Yrs – Bamaiyi

[Vanguard] The more than eight years incarceration of former Chief of Amry Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), was not just punishment for opposing the choice of former President Olusegun Obasanjo as successor to former Head of State, Gen. Abd…

[Vanguard] The more than eight years incarceration of former Chief of Amry Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), was not just punishment for opposing the choice of former President Olusegun Obasanjo as successor to former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, but also to keep him away for fear he would overthrow the Obasanjo government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Power Sector Records 2,746MW, N34.60 Billion Shortfall in March

[Vanguard] As the nation grapples with inadequate electricity supply, the power sector suffered a loss of 2,746 megawatts (mw) and N34.60 billion, in the month of March due to system collapse and gas constraints, according to the daily operational repo…

[Vanguard] As the nation grapples with inadequate electricity supply, the power sector suffered a loss of 2,746 megawatts (mw) and N34.60 billion, in the month of March due to system collapse and gas constraints, according to the daily operational report of the Nigerian Electricity System Operation obtained by Sweetcrude.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria