[This Day] The Chairman of Southern Senators’ Forum, Senator Hope Uzodinma has expressed worry over what he described as “undue politicization of the security situation in the country,” and advocated a bi-partisan and collaborative approach among all stakeholders in Nigeria towards addressing the issue.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Lack of a market for over 20,000 avocado farmers in Rungwe District, Mbeya Region, is a thing of the past now that they have a reliable buyer of their produce.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government reiterated on April 29 that it was negotiating with Kenyan authorities to stop the construction of hydroelectric dams on the Mara River.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s main opposition party, the former rebel movement Renamo, on Wednesday demanded the immediate sacking of the general director of the Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE), Felisberto Naife.
[Nation] Kenyan Somali elders’ mission to negotiate the release of two abducted Cuban doctors with their counterparts in Somalia has placed focus on just how much power they wield.
[GroundUp] Looting of immigrant-owned shops continued on Friday in the Strand area. GroundUp reported earlier how the L’Gra shop in Greenfields, Lwandle, had been protected by the community from looting on Thursday. But on Friday, it fell victim too.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Tanzanian government has been taken to court over the appointment of Justice Sauda Mjasiri as the judge of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ).
[East African] Kenya and other African countries could reap net benefits from Chinese investment, but that favourable outcome hinges on whether host countries adopt effective oversight and accountability mechanisms, according to a US Defence Department think tank.
[Monitor] Kampala -President Paul Kagame has said politics is behind the Rwanda-Uganda border impasse and once again blamed Uganda for imposing non-tariff barriers that are detrimental to regional integration.
[New Times] Rwanda and Tanzania will continue strengthening bilateral ties as well as cooperating on further regional integration in the East African region, President Paul Kagame has said.