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September, 2016

  • 1 September

    Tanzania: Developer to Construct 500 Housing Units in Dodoma – AllAfrica.com

    AllAfrica.comTanzania: Developer to Construct 500 Housing Units in DodomaAllAfrica.comDar es Salaam — Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is planning to construct 500 housing units for public servants in Dodoma as the government relocates there. The public entity which is a licensed fund manager for management of the WHC Real Estate ...and more

  • 1 September

    Tension between Tanzania’s ‘bulldozer’ president and opposition – Deutsche Welle

    Deutsche WelleTension between Tanzania's 'bulldozer' president and oppositionDeutsche WelleTanzania expert Ben Taylor sees no inconsistencies here and says Magufuli is merely sticking to his agenda. "I think the president has a genuine commitment to try to clamp down on corruption, tax evasion, inefficiency and waste within government ...Tanzania Opposition Calls Off Day of Defiance Protest - VOA NewsVoice of AmericaTanzania's opposition suspends pro-democracy demonstrations ...Business InsiderTanzania Opposition Party Postpones ProtestsTVC Newsall 5 news articles »

  • 1 September

    Tanzania: Turning Dodoma Into Hub of State a Huge Test

    That shift is expected to usher the actual move of the government to the de facto capital 43 years after the announcement to that effect. The renewed commitment to move to Dodoma is yet another manifestation of the bold, no-nonsense, action-oriented governance style of President John Magufuli, who announced in Dodoma at a CCM meeting that he will make sure the government shifts to Dodoma in his first, five-year term of office.

  • 1 September

    Tanzania: Nation in the Dark On Eve On ‘Defiance Day’

    Dar es Salaam - Uncertainty hangs over tomorrow's pro-democracy protests called by Chadema, with little information on whether the demonstrations and rallies will go ahead as planned. With security agencies cracking down on Chadema leaders around the country, the party's officials have had little space to mobilise supporters for the demonstrations called as a show of defiance against the government's "increasingly dictatorial tendencies".

  • 1 September

    Prime Minister to Move to New Capital

    [Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa will not move his office from Dar es Salaam to the designated capital today as earlier announced, it has been revealed.

  • 1 September

    Contractor for U.S.$7.6 Billion Railway Project Selected

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication is currently in the process of procuring a contractor for the construction of the standard gauge railway line run from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma and Mwanza.

  • 1 September

    As of 31 August 2016, no goods to Cameroon will be shipped without prior compliance inspection – Business in Cameroon

    As of 31 August 2016, no goods to Cameroon will be shipped without prior compliance inspectionBusiness in Cameroon(Business in Cameroon) - In Cameroon, 31 August 2016 is the official start date of the Compliance Inspection before Shipment Programme (PECAE) for goods imported to the Republic of Cameroon. In other words, as of this date, all goods to the country ...and more »

  • 1 September

    New EU Trade Deal Stirs Controversy in Cameroon

    Cameroon's President Paul Biya waves as he arrives at an EU-Africa summit on April 3, 2014, at EU Headquarters in Brussels. In Cameroon, a new trade deal with the European Union is stirring up controversy.

  • 1 September

    The 9 worst cities to live in the world

    Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan, August 17, 2016. Political and social unrest, as well as growing threats of terrorism, are to blame for some of the world's major cities sliding down a key liveability index.

  • 1 September

    Bakassi – Joint Army Chief Of Staff Visits

    [Cameroon Tribune] Lieutenant General René Claude Meka's key mission was to encourage his men on August 25, 2016.

  • 1 September

    Digital Economy – Over 100 Projects Identified

    [Cameroon Tribune] The National Strategy Plan for Digital Economy was the focus of a meeting in the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications on Friday August 26, 2016.

  • 1 September

    Illegal miners in Ghana risk lives to survive closure of AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi mine – africanews

    africanewsIllegal miners in Ghana risk lives to survive closure of AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi mineafricanewsObuasi town in the western region of Ghana was once a hive of activity Known as the golden city of Ghana.Known as the golden city of Ghana, Obuasi has been reduced to a former shadow of itself. The gold rush that once existed is no more. Africa's top ...

  • 1 September

    Ghana, Rosatom in Talks Over Possible Future Nuclear Program – Bloomberg

    Ghana, Rosatom in Talks Over Possible Future Nuclear ProgramBloombergTalks are ongoing between the parties over regulation, infrastructure, training and the construction of facilities which Ghana will require to implement its own nuclear power program, Rosatom said. A next round of talks will be held at the end of ...and more »

  • 1 September

    Stop throwing mud at leadership – GJA tells members

    Members of the Ghana Journalists Association in the Eastern, Brong Ahafo, Ashanti, Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions have called on their colleagues in the Western and Central regions to allow sanity and decorum to prevail in connection with the recently organised GJA Awards. The Central and Western regional branches of the association have accused their national president Affail Monney of unilaterally conferring the 2015 Journalist of the Year award on investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

  • 1 September

    Edward Mahama has always slept on the job – Ayariga

    The founder of the All Peoples Congress , Hassan Ayariga has refuted assertions that he instigated some members of his former party, People's National Convention , to demand the resignation of their flag bearer Dr Edward Mahama. He said although he has always known Dr Mahama to be someone who sleeps on the job, he had nothing to do with the recent calls for his resignation over his alleged dormancy as flag bearer.

  • 1 September

    NDC Plotted Nana Addo’s Cancer Story Long Ago – Karbo

    [Ghana Star] A deputy Communications Director of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Anthony Abayifa Karbo has accused the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) of orchestrating the story alleging that the party's flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cancer.

  • 1 September

    Amavubi Mulisa Names Final Squad Ahead of Ghana Tie

    [New Times] Amavubi interim head coach Jimmy Mulisa has named an 18-man squad for the Group H Africa Nations qualifier tie against Ghana on September 3 at the Accra Sports Stadium in the West African country.

  • 1 September

    Onuesoke to Masari: Jonathan was Nigerian President, not N-Delta – Vanguard

    VanguardOnuesoke to Masari: Jonathan was Nigerian President, not N-DeltaVanguardHe argued that Masari would have directed such accusation to his Northern leaders, who ruled Nigeria for a greater part of the 56 years as a nation, yet there was nothing to show for it nationally, while there was so much underdevelopment, poverty and ...and more »

  • 1 September

    Ooni of Ife foresees bright economic future for Nigeria – Vanguard

    Ooni of Ife foresees bright economic future for NigeriaVanguardHe also urged Nigerians to always patronise made-in- Nigeria products so that the country could reduce its imported items and boost foreign exchange income. Oba Ogunwusi assured the team that the Ife citizens would not relent to give the institute ...and more »

  • 1 September

    Top 5 Nigerians whose death will lead to destruction in Nigeria – NAIJ.COM

    NAIJ.COMTop 5 Nigerians whose death will lead to destruction in NigeriaNAIJ.COMIn the case of a controversial situation leading to his death, Nigeria might end up in ruins, because President Buhari stands for a lot. He is the beacon of a hope promised by the All Progressives congress (APC), he is the face of the fight against ...and more »