East African News

  • East Africa: IGAD Plans to Cooperate With EAC in Free Movement of People, Labour
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 17:32

    [Daily News] WHEN it comes to a free movement of people, labour and capital on the continent, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) wants to collaborate with the East African Community (EAC). […]

  • Uganda: Photographer Remanded for Altering National and Refugee Identification Cards
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 16:41

    [Monitor] Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has remanded a photographer for unlawfully altering National and Refugee Identification Cards. […]

  • Rwanda: Two Rwandan Entrepreneurs Shortlisted for Africa Netpreneur Prize
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 13:37

    [New Times] Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has released the names of the top 10 finalists heading to its grand finale in Accra, Ghana on 16 November 16, 2019. […]

  • Sudan: Hopeful Signs to End Blue Nile’s Cholera Curse
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 13:21

    [Ayin English] Today marks the end of the first phase of the World Health Organization’s cholera vaccine campaign in Sudan, first detected on 28 August in Blue Nile State. Over 1.6 million people were vaccinated in Blue Nile and Sennar states where 278 recorded cholera cases and eight deaths have been reported. […]

  • Uganda: Invoking Culture or Religion to Harm Others Can Never Be Justified
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 13:17

    [Daily Maverick] This month, Uganda’s ‚Ethics and Integrity Minister‘ Simon Lokodo announced that his government planned to reintroduce an ‚anti-homosexuality bill‘ to provide for the imposition of the death penalty on individuals found guilty of ‚homosexuality‘. While a spokesperson for President Yoweri Museveni later claimed the government had no such plans, the original announcement again raises questions about the use of religion and culture to justify the criminalisation of an entire group of people. […]

  • Tanzania: Diamond Firm Registers Four-Decade High Output
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 12:44

    [Daily News] PETRA’S Williamson Diamond production has registered a 17-per cent increase this year being a four-decade high output. […]

  • Tanzania: Sustainable Infrastructure to Avoid Environmental Shocks
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 12:44

    [Daily News] AVAILABLE records show significant cases where rainfall has induced extreme consequences, constraining domestic and economic activities. […]

  • Tanzania: Tanzanians Warned Against Misuse of Antibiotics
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 12:44

    [Daily News] MISUSE of antibiotics has raised the alarm of Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the country and across the world, the Government Chief Pharmacist, Daudi Msasi has warned. […]

  • Tanzania: Parliament to Deliberate On Roadmap, Budget Next Week
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 12:44

    [Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) will meet in Dodoma next week to deliberate among, other things, on proposals for the final national development plan roadmap and government budget before heading to the general election next year. […]

  • Tanzania: Voter Register Update in Dodoma to Start Oct 26
    am 17. Oktober 2019 um 12:44

    [Daily News] THE National Electoral Commission (NEC) will start updating the voter register in Dodoma Region on October 26 to enable residents, including civil servants who have moved to the new capital city, to participate in the general election 2020. […]