[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government said it has hired three spray planes in preparation to possible invasion of desert locusts which have plagued Eastern Africa in recent weeks.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania president John Magufuli mourned death of at least 40 people including 20 who died late Saturday following a stampede at an evangelical Christian church service in Moshi.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A mining company linked to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland has become the second investor to declare a dispute with the Tanzania government over a retention mining licence that was repossessed by the government for fresh bidding.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli said his quest to transform the country’s economy has been encountering obstacles, including sabotage from some ‘foreign’ agents and organizations who do so through locals.
[GroundUp] Lesley Ramulifho paid for fancy restaurants, high-end interior decor and work on a Porsche using money meant for a drug rehab
[Algerie Presse Service] Chairman of the National Independent Authority for Elections (ANIE) Mohamed Charfi affirmed Friday that the measures to be taken in anticipation of the next presidential election and the computer system to be used to monitor the voters’ list “will make fraud impossible.”
[Citizen] Kampala -Ugandan security personnel on Thursday detained six supporters of pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine for wearing red berets, a banned symbol of his “People Power” pressure group, a spokesman for the movement said.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sinethemba Ndlovu, a student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has died in hospital after she was stabbed by a man who allegedly “forced himself on her” while she worked at an event in Msinga, according to The Citizen.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group current investments in the Southern and African Development Community (Sadc) stands at almost $13 billion (about Sh29.9 trillion).
[East African] Six people were injured when their plane crashed minutes after take-off in Mafia, eastern Tanzania.