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Tanzania’s Magufuli decries airing of immoral TV programs

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday castigated local television stations for airing unethical and immoral programs. Addressing the 9th meeting of the parents' wing of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Magufuli said such programs were against the East...

Tanzania authorities overhauls environmental watchdog over graft allegations

Tanzanian authorities on Monday announced leadership changes in the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) following corruption allegations facing the body. January Makamba, the Minister of State in the Vice-President's Office responsible for Environment, also dissolved NEMC's seven-member Board of Directors...

Oversea miners in Tanzania fells the heat as parliament pass state stake law

Tanzania put more pressure on foreign mining companies on Tuesday by amending mining and tax laws to make it mandatory for the state to own at least 16 percent of mining projects, while also raising export royalties. Parliament passed the...

Parliament passes laws on renegotiation of mining, gas contracts in Tanzania

Tanzania's parliament passed two laws on Monday allowing the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts, despite pleas from the mining association for more time. Businesses have complained that they feel President John Magufuli is unfairly...

20,000 ghost workers discovered in Tanzania public service

Tanzania government is losing at least Sh19.8 billion (8.9 million USD) in salaries every month as the number of ghost workers in public sector rise to 19,708 in January 2017. Public sector ghost workers stood at 16,137 in August...
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Post coup Mali interim president and vice sworn in

ReutersRetired colonel Bah Ndaw was sworn in as Mali’s interim president on Friday, tasked with presiding over an 18-month...
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Migrants stranded in Libya face vicious cycle of cruelty

Associated PressAmnesty International said Thursday that thousands of Europe-bound migrants who were intercepted and returned to Libyan shores this year have disappeared after being...

Unusually heavy rains in Senegal expose big gap in $1.4B flood plan

ReutersMore than two weeks after heavy rains hit Senegal, thigh-high stagnant water still fills streets in Dakar’s suburbs, as angry residents ask what happened...

Fmr French president Sarkozy to know fate in cash-from-Libya case

AFPA Paris appeals court will rule Thursday on a legal challenge by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and former aides against an investigation into claims that...

US Secretary of States pushes for breakthrough on Sudan deal

AFPWith weeks to go before US elections, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is racing to make a breakthrough with Sudan that he hopes could...