news From All Africa
- Tanzania: Govt Rolls Out Birth Registrations By Mobile Phone
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has launched a nationwide drive to help parents register their children’s births by mobile phone so the government can better plan health, education and other public services.
- Kenya: Four Al Shabaab 'Brides' Freed On Sh500,000 Bond Each
[The Star] A Mombasa court yesterday the released on bond of four women accused of trying to cross the border to join the al Shabaab terror group in Somalia.
- South Africa: Facebook Rules SA Smartphones
[News24Wire] Social media applications dominate the South African smartphone scene, local research has found.
- Nigeria: President Buhari's Cabinet Nominees Set Agenda
[Guardian] Lagos, Abuja and Gombe -There was drama in the Senate yesterday as the ministerial nominees, the list of which was sent by President Muhammadu Buhari on September 30, 2015, took turns to appear for screening in an exercise that was filled with thrills, excitement and jokes.
- Central African Republic: UN Mission in CAR On 'High Alert' As Armed Group Threatens Capital
[UN News] The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has reported that it is on “high alert” as the situation in the war-torn country remains fragile, with armed groups threatening to destabilize its capital city, Bangui.
- South Africa: Fibre Players Took Telkom 'by Surprise'
[News24Wire] Independent fibre broadband companies’ approach of targeting homeowners associations to install their networks took Telkom by surprise, says an official.
- Mozambique: Renamo Wants Police Training for Its Armed Men
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s former rebel movement Renamo on Monday demanded that members of its illegal militia should be integrated into a new police unit trained to protect high ranking figures.
- Kenya: Somalia Slams Kenya Over Maritime Dispute
[The Star] Kenya’s objection to the Indian Ocean maritime case before the International Court of Justice is “without merit”, Somalia’s Attorney General Ahmed Dahir has said.
- Africa: Piketty in Africa – Heat, Hype and Heterodox Economics
[African Arguments] The economist celebrated for putting inequality on the mainstream agenda visited the world’s most unequal country.
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