CAG Exposes Rot in Mbeya City Council

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A loss amounting to Sh12.34 billion has been reported in the accounts of the Mbeya City Council (MCC) linked to the construction of the new Mwanjelwa Market. This is according to the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A loss amounting to Sh12.34 billion has been reported in the accounts of the Mbeya City Council (MCC) linked to the construction of the new Mwanjelwa Market. This is according to the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Eye Cancer in Children ‘Worrying’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Experts in Tanzania have raised concerns about rising cases of eye cancer also known as Retinoblastoma, which commonly affects children.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Experts in Tanzania have raised concerns about rising cases of eye cancer also known as Retinoblastoma, which commonly affects children.

2018 Budget – 2.3M BPD Oil Benchmark Too Optimistic – Group

[Premium Times] BudgIT, a civil society organisation has expressed disapproval of the recently passed 2018 budget as being overly optimistic, especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators.

[Premium Times] BudgIT, a civil society organisation has expressed disapproval of the recently passed 2018 budget as being overly optimistic, especially the 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) oil production benchmark and other revenue indicators.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Acquits Former University Vice Chancellor Accused of Fraud

[Premium Times] The High Court in Abeokuta on Wednesday, ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has not established any case against the former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNNAB), Abeokuta, Olusola…

[Premium Times] The High Court in Abeokuta on Wednesday, ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has not established any case against the former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNNAB), Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, and two others over an alleged fraud of N842 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwanda Transporters Incur More Costs As Landslide Damages Major Highway

[East African] Transporters have been forced to keep their trucks off the Kigali-Gatuna highway, a major trade route linking Rwanda to Uganda and Kenya’s port of Mombasa, after a landslide damaged part of the road on Monday.

[East African] Transporters have been forced to keep their trucks off the Kigali-Gatuna highway, a major trade route linking Rwanda to Uganda and Kenya's port of Mombasa, after a landslide damaged part of the road on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Banning Charcoal Isn’t the Way to Go. Kenya Should Make It Sustainable

[The Conversation Africa] The Kenyan government has clamped down on the production of charcoal, which it blames for environmental damage. A three-month ban on trading is in force in a number of counties. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner spoke to…

[The Conversation Africa] The Kenyan government has clamped down on the production of charcoal, which it blames for environmental damage. A three-month ban on trading is in force in a number of counties. The Conversation Africa's Moina Spooner spoke to Mary Njenga about the crackdown.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It’s Time to Rethink What’s Meant By ‘Mother Tongue’ Education

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -The issue of mother tongue education has been fiercely but sporadically debated in South Africa since 1994. In the past two and a half years, student protests at universities across the country have breathed new lif…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town -The issue of mother tongue education has been fiercely but sporadically debated in South Africa since 1994. In the past two and a half years, student protests at universities across the country have breathed new life into the discussions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Democracy in Peril – Burundi’s Referendum Will Cement Nkurunziza’s Grip On Power

[The Conversation Africa] The citizens of Burundi, the small country in Central Africa that borders Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are about to vote in a controversial referendum.

[The Conversation Africa] The citizens of Burundi, the small country in Central Africa that borders Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are about to vote in a controversial referendum.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi