News from East and Central Africa




  • 17 January 2021: Tanzania: All the 338 Tourists Confirmed Safe After Five-Star Hotels Catch Fire in Zanzibar - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- All the 338 tourists who were accommodated at the Ocean Paradise Resort and Spa and Tui Blue hotels in Zanzibar were rescued to safety after fire broke out at the two five-star hotels located at Kiwengwa beach in the northeastern coast.
  • 17 January 2021: Kenya: Tax Collection Rises As Economy Recovers - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Nation] Evidence of real economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has started to manifest itself, with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for the first time surpassing its revenue collection target in December.
  • 16 January 2021: Tanzania: news - Change Your Mindsets, Minister Tells TTCL Staff - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Daily News] MINISTER for Communications and Information Technology (ICT), Dr Faustine Ndugulile, has directed TTCL Corporation members of staff to change their mindsets to turn it into an outfit that operates commercially.
  • 16 January 2021: Tanzania: 15 Men Held Over Possession of Illegal Gold - AllAfrica News: East Africa Business
    [Daily News] THE Police Force is holding 15 people for allegedly engaging in illegal sale of 9.2gm of gold in one of the guest houses in Bariadi District.