SEDITION AND statistics are two words that crop up with increasing regularity in the utterances of officials loyal to Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli. Last month a usually compliant daily newspaper, the Citizen, had the cheek to mention that the Tanzanian shilling’s value at the unofficial exchange rate had been sliding
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court has dismissed a request by the persecution side to have Singida East Member of Parliament, Mr Tundu Lissu, arrested after his guarantors told the court that he was still receiving treatment in Belgium.
When you said “steel”, someone misheard NOTHING SEEMS awry on arrival at the Ajaokuta Steel Company near Lokoja in central Nigeria.
[This Day] From Italian giants- Juventus and Inter Milan to Premier League strugglers- Crystal Palace and middle tableside, Wolverhampton Wanderers, one name of interest to them all is the product of the Football College, Abuja- David Okereke
[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria’s forests cover about 96,043 square km- that’s about 10% of the country’s landmass. But the presence of authorities in these sanctuaries is either non-existent or, at best, sporadic. This has led to forest areas being poorly managed, which in turn has led to them being exploited by criminals and posing a security threat.
AN INDUSTRIAL ZONE should be a noisy place. At the Zona Económica Especial (ZEE), a Manhattan-sized plot near Luanda, Angola’s capital, the only sound is birdsong
FEW NIGERIANS will have mourned the death of Mamman Nur, a senior figure in Boko Haram, one of the world’s most brutal terrorist groups. A capable field commander, Nur is thought to have trained with al-Qaeda cells in the Sahara and with al-Shabab in Somalia
[New Times] Prosecutors have accused Diane Rwigara and Adeline Mukamugemanyi-Rwigara of working with their lawyers to deliberately delay their appealing to court to ensuring the case starts in its substance as soon as possible, in the interest of justice.
THE Democratic Republic of Congo has never had a peaceful transition of power.
[This is Africa] Belgium renamed the former Square du Bastion to Patrice Lumumba Square but did not discuss reparations or repatriation of the wealth stolen from Congo. The insensitive and insincere apologies by former colonial powers still are indeed an insult to those colonized?