[East African] Air Tanzania Company Ltd has announced the indefinite suspension of its flights to Johannesburg, South Africa hardly four months since they were relaunched amid much fanfare in June.
[Nation] The search for a woman and her daughter who plunged into the Indian Ocean 10 days ago has been narrowed to a 300-meters radius, which the authorities says is promising.
[Nation] Kenya was last evening miffed about Somalia’s reported filing of a complaint at the UN aviation agency claiming Nairobi had violated Mogadishu’s airspace, though the aircraft in question belonged to the Horn of Africa country.
[VOA] Cameroon separatists said the release of more than 300 fighters ordered by President Paul Biya is not enough to stop the war that has killed at least 2,000 people in the central African state.
[The Conversation Africa] In the past few weeks there have been unofficial reports that some people in Tanzania, including one in Dar es Salaam, had died of what was suspected to be Ebola virus disease.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli commended Mbeya Regional Commissioner Mr Albert Chalamila for suspending 392 students after two dormitories at Kiwanja Secondary School were gutted down by fire.
[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.
[Namibian] Farmers in some communities in the northern parts of the country are feeding their livestock with cardboard boxes and crushed branches from trees due to depleted grazing.
A HUGE JET of flame bursting from the Kaombo Norte oil platform lights up the sea some 260km (160 miles) off the coast of Angola. The processing platform, part of a $16bn project that takes oil from wells drilled under nearly 2km of water, ought to be one of the crowning achievements of an industry that has endured 27 years of civil war
IN THE LOBBY of a Beirut bank, three customers stuff wads of $100 bills into plastic bags. Each note has its serial number recorded on a receipt, as local law requires