Two Killed in Bomb Blast Near Galgala Mountains

[Shabelle] At least two civilians died in a powerful land mine explosion struck bus near the mountains of Galgala close to the coastal town of Bosaso on Monday afternoon. The officials of the northeastern semi-autonomous Federal state of Puntland confi…

[Shabelle] At least two civilians died in a powerful land mine explosion struck bus near the mountains of Galgala close to the coastal town of Bosaso on Monday afternoon. The officials of the northeastern semi-autonomous Federal state of Puntland confirmed to Radio Shabelle that a pregnant woman and her husband lost their lives in the roadside blast.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Is Tanzania the Least Democratic Nation in East Africa and Beyond?

[Citizen] Last week I started a discussion of our electoral system in juxtaposition with regional and international human rights treaties. I concluded by noting that Tanzania’s practice insofar as universal suffrage rights are concerned was generally d…

[Citizen] Last week I started a discussion of our electoral system in juxtaposition with regional and international human rights treaties. I concluded by noting that Tanzania's practice insofar as universal suffrage rights are concerned was generally devoid of internationally agreed standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nation on High Alert As FAO Announces Outbreak of Deadly Tilapia Virus

[East African] Countries importing tilapias, including East African nations, have been put on high alert following a highly contagious disease spreading among the farmed and wild fish species.

[East African] Countries importing tilapias, including East African nations, have been put on high alert following a highly contagious disease spreading among the farmed and wild fish species.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Health Minister Calls On Community Engagement in Ending Tobacco Related Deaths

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has appealed for support from the Tanzanian people in putting an end to deaths linked to tobacco smoking in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu has appealed for support from the Tanzanian people in putting an end to deaths linked to tobacco smoking in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CAF Trains 3660 Sudanese Coaches

[SudaNow] Late last week the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wound up a training course for 89 Sudanese football coaches seeking to obtain license (A). The trainees had spent 240 hours of field and theoretical training.

[SudaNow] Late last week the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wound up a training course for 89 Sudanese football coaches seeking to obtain license (A). The trainees had spent 240 hours of field and theoretical training.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sluggish Kenyan Economy Hit By Multiple Negative Factors

[East African] Kenya’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on May 29 to decide on an appropriate policy rate to address the ever increasing cost of living and cost of doing business as seen in rising inflation, declining private sector credit, surging …

[East African] Kenya's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on May 29 to decide on an appropriate policy rate to address the ever increasing cost of living and cost of doing business as seen in rising inflation, declining private sector credit, surging public debt, shrinking revenue collection, increased campaign spending by politicians, falling corporate earnings and massive lay-offs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Forgery Is Boil Not Mere Goosebumps

[Citizen] Recently, Tanzania has been teetering and tottering with news revolving around chronic and systemic forgery. No news is good news. When news broke that the government would audit academic certificates and credentials for all its employees, fo…

[Citizen] Recently, Tanzania has been teetering and tottering with news revolving around chronic and systemic forgery. No news is good news. When news broke that the government would audit academic certificates and credentials for all its employees, for forgers, it was a read-it-and-weep sort of thing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania