New, Old MPs Split Over Age Limit Bill

[Monitor] Kampala -Nearly an equal percentage of new and old MPs said they support or oppose the proposal to scrap the presidential age limit, meaning being a senior or newcomer in Parliament has no significant impact on voting decisions.

[Monitor] Kampala -Nearly an equal percentage of new and old MPs said they support or oppose the proposal to scrap the presidential age limit, meaning being a senior or newcomer in Parliament has no significant impact on voting decisions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Plans to Curb Imports – Minister

[Daily News] LOCAL manufacturers should strive to improve quality of their products so as to compete in the market as the government will not curb imports to protect them, the Deputy Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ms Stella Manyanya, has …

[Daily News] LOCAL manufacturers should strive to improve quality of their products so as to compete in the market as the government will not curb imports to protect them, the Deputy Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ms Stella Manyanya, has cautioned.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Market Disruption Is Inevitable in the Age of Innovation – but How Do You Manage It?

[New Era] Airbnb has disrupted the local Namibian hospitality market, much like it did in other countries. It created a new market and proposition that did not previously exist. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with what they did. Instead of fearing th…

[New Era] Airbnb has disrupted the local Namibian hospitality market, much like it did in other countries. It created a new market and proposition that did not previously exist. There's absolutely nothing wrong with what they did. Instead of fearing them, the Namibian hospitality industry should embrace them. Consider how these new developments can assist other businesses in achieving their goals. The digital revolution brings opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses, opportunities they would never have

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

No to State of Emergency Regulations!

[R2K] R2K is outraged to see confirmation that a government task team has been working in secret to draft new ‘State of Emergency’ regulations – effectively to create pre-conditions for a future clampdown on public life in South Africa. Today the Right…

[R2K] R2K is outraged to see confirmation that a government task team has been working in secret to draft new 'State of Emergency' regulations - effectively to create pre-conditions for a future clampdown on public life in South Africa. Today the Right2Know Campaign is demanding that the relevant government departments bring this information to light, through a series of information requests that we are making using the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Constitutional Referendum Arouses Controversy

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional referendum. Opposition politicians and human rights activists accuse him of violating the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement and the Cons…

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza officially launched on 12 December 2017 the campaign for constitutional referendum. Opposition politicians and human rights activists accuse him of violating the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement and the Constitution in force.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Iringa Municipality Follows Mbeya Lead to Cut Service Levy

[Daily News] IRINGA Municipality has agreed to cut service levy imposed on local businesses from 0.3 per cent to 0.1 per cent of gross profit to bring relief to entrepreneurs based in the municipality.

[Daily News] IRINGA Municipality has agreed to cut service levy imposed on local businesses from 0.3 per cent to 0.1 per cent of gross profit to bring relief to entrepreneurs based in the municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Soccer – Simba Move Close to Sign Zambian Striker

[Daily News] WITH two days remaining before the closure of the mini-transfer window, one of the country’s giants, Simba are said to be closing to sign Zambian international striker, Jonas Sakuhawa, who is on trial with the club.

[Daily News] WITH two days remaining before the closure of the mini-transfer window, one of the country's giants, Simba are said to be closing to sign Zambian international striker, Jonas Sakuhawa, who is on trial with the club.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Soccer – Ninje Apologetic After Cecafa Exit

[Citizen] Nairobi -Kilimanjaro Stars team coach Ammy Ninje has apologised to Tanzanian soccer enthusiasts for a disastrous show in the 39th edition of the ongoing Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Kenya.

[Citizen] Nairobi -Kilimanjaro Stars team coach Ammy Ninje has apologised to Tanzanian soccer enthusiasts for a disastrous show in the 39th edition of the ongoing Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania