RSS AllAfrica News: East Africa

  • Tanzania:Barrick Deal to Serve As Model, Says JPM October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government and Barrick Gold Corporation yesterday reached a landmark deal that will ensure that economic benefits generated by Acacia Mining's operations in the country are shared between the two parties on a 50/50 basis.
  • Tanzania:Tanzanite-One - We're in Step With JPM October 23, 2017
    [Daily News] THE Management of Tanzanite-One Mining Limited has expressed the firm's commitment to support President John Magufuli's initiative to ensure that tanzanite gems and other natural resources benefit the nation and was thus ready to negotiate with the State to this effect.
  • Tanzania:Plans Under Way to Rescue River Nile From Threat October 23, 2017
    [Daily News] NILE Basin Initiative (NBI) has embarked on plans for possible Nile River water rescue following reports that the world's longest river is under serious threat.
  • Tanzania:New Chinese Ambassador Commends Magufuli On Industrialisation Drive October 23, 2017
    [Daily News] NEWLY appointed Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania Wang Ke in a tête-à-tête with acting Director of Asia and Australasia Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Magabilo Murobi shortly after she arrived at VIP Terminal two of Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam yesterday. (Photo by Iddy Mwema)
  • Tanzania:Gliders Woo Sports Tourists in Style October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Moshi -On 27 September 2017, above the skies of Moshi, five paragliding pilots greeted the fresh early morning air after flying down from Mt Kilimanjaro's icy summit, 5985 metres above, in 30 minutes.
  • Tanzania:Top Tanzanite Miner 'Ready' to Cooperate October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Arusha -TanzaniteOne Mining Limited, the largest miner of the rare gemstone, has bowed to the government pressure to address serious flaws unearthed recently by a parliamentary probe team.
  • Somalia:Family Remembers Minnesota Man Killed in Mogadishu Blast October 23, 2017
    [VOA] Among the hundreds of people killed in the Oct. 14 terrorist attack in Mogadishu was a U.S. citizen, Ahmed Abdikarim Eyow, 51, from Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • Tanzania:Government Orders Demolitions in Unauthorised Areas October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed district executive directors (DEDs), land officers and town planners across the country to demolish all houses and structures built in prohibited areas.
  • Tanzania:U.S. Aids Relief Body Targets Over 1,2 Million People October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] In October last year, Tanzania launched an ambitious strategy known as "Test and Treat," to curtail HIV/Aids. The country aims at putting on ARV treatment everyone found to be HIV-positive, regardless of their CD4 count.
  • Tanzania:TTU Takes Council to Court Over Dues October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Mwanza -The Tanzania Teachers Union (TTU) is set to lodge a petition at the Court of Mediation and Arbitration (CMA) seeking to compel the Mwanza City Council to pay outstanding teachers' transfer allowances amounting to Sh70 million.
  • Tanzania:Deputy Minister Orders Moshi District Council to Buy Ambulance October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Moshi -Deputy Minister in the President's office, Regional Administration and Local Government, Mr Josephat Kandege, has ordered Moshi District Council Executive Director, Mr Butamo Ndalahwa, to set aside enough money from internal sources for purchasing of an ambulance.
  • Tanzania:Tanzania's First Mortgage Finance Company Starts Operations October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's first Housing Finance Company Limited - 1st Housing Finance (Tanzania) Limited - has commenced operations with its paid-up capital currently standing at Sh21.8 billion.
  • Tanzania:Kilimanjaro Farmers Embrace Vanilla October 23, 2017
    [Citizen] Moshi -More and more farmers in Kilimanjaro region are embracing cultivation of vanilla, thanks to high producer price compared to coffee, the traditional cash crop in the region.
  • Uganda:Why Police Raided NGOs, Froze U.S.$1,9 Million October 23, 2017
    [Observer] In this expose, SULAIMAN KAKAIRE reveals the intricate-behind-the scenes events and government fears that led to the clampdown that has left three NGOs crippled.
  • Uganda:Businesses On Edge As Kenya Heads Back to an Election October 23, 2017
    [Observer] Ugandan businesses are expected to be on the edge as Kenya heads back to what could be a heated electoral period this week, with worries that the smooth flow of goods along East Africa's main transport corridor could be disrupted.
  • Uganda:I Must Outdo Evelyn Anite and Declare Museveni God October 23, 2017
    [Observer] You see, Comrade Evelyn Anite, I have been watching you consistently.
  • Uganda:Kamoga Asks for Bail in Court of Appeal October 23, 2017
    [Observer] Three months after the International Crimes division of the High court sentenced him to life in prison, having found him guilty of terrorism, Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga has applied for bail in the Court of Appeal.
  • Uganda:Electoral Commission Set to Register People for LC Polls October 23, 2017
    [Observer] In preparation for the long-awaited local council I and II, plus women council elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) has announced dates for countrywide registration of voters.
  • Uganda:Race for FDC Top Job Resumes October 23, 2017
    [Observer] The five-man presidential race for the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda's biggest opposition party, has resumed after a weeklong break.
  • Uganda:Kampala Must Learn From Mogadishu Truck Bombing October 23, 2017
    [Observer] At the weekend, the death toll in the massive truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 14 rose to 358 people.