News from East and Central Africa

 

ALLAFRICA: EAST AFRICA (GENERAL)

  • 21 February 2019: Tanzania: Tanzania, Barrick Agree on Plan to Settle Acacia Dispute - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [East African] Tanzanian authorities and Canadian miner Barrick Gold say they have worked out a plan to settle the disputes between the government and Acacia Mining Plc.
  • 21 February 2019: Tanzania: What PSSSF Boss' Appointment Means - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli's appointment of Mr Hosea Kashimba as new director general for the Public Service Social Security Fund (PSSSF) could be an indication that the head of state has faith in the performance of former PPF Pension Fund employees.
  • 21 February 2019: Rwanda: Car-Free Day Success Attracts Other Countries - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [East African] Rwanda has become a reference point as a champion of healthy lifestyle initiatives, as other African countries adopt the car-free day, an initiative the country started in 2016 to boost healthy living through collective exercises and combating of non-communicable diseases.
  • 21 February 2019: Uganda: MTN-Uganda Senior Staff Stabbed to Death - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Suspected thugs are said to have raided the home of one Julius Shuwu, MTN-Uganda's Customer Service Advisor in Kisalosalo, Kyebando in Kampala and stabbed him to death.

ALLAFRICA: EAST AFRICA (BUSINESS)

  • 21 February 2019: Tanzania: Tanzania, Barrick Agree on Plan to Settle Acacia Dispute - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [East African] Tanzanian authorities and Canadian miner Barrick Gold say they have worked out a plan to settle the disputes between the government and Acacia Mining Plc.
  • 21 February 2019: Rwanda: Car-Free Day Success Attracts Other Countries - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [East African] Rwanda has become a reference point as a champion of healthy lifestyle initiatives, as other African countries adopt the car-free day, an initiative the country started in 2016 to boost healthy living through collective exercises and combating of non-communicable diseases.
  • 21 February 2019: Tanzania: A Month Later, Govt Bans Sugar Importation Again - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [East African] A month after lifting a ban on sugar importation, Tanzanian authorities have imposed yet another one, this time putting a stop to the issuance of permits.
  • 21 February 2019: Uganda: Tullow Free to Exit Uganda After Tax Talks Conclude - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [East African] British Oil firm Tullow is set to formally exit active operations in Uganda, after agreeing to a payment plan for taxes on its farm-down to Total E&P.