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Tanzanian Legislators Push for Solar Power Use to Curb Pollution

“STUDIES conducted in Tanzania have shown that the country has a potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity through…

Treasury Seeks House Nod to Increase Budget

“Unpaid standard gauge railway (SGR) bills, universal healthcare plans and construction of Kenya’s first double-decker road have forced the Treasury…

Heated Debate in Parliament Over U.S.$ 600 Million ADB Loan

“The report of the Finance Committee of Parliament on the Long Term Loan Facility Agreement between the government and the…

ID check for Nigeria’s military

“Nigeria’s military is set to begin systematic identity checks throughout the country from 1 November to root out suspected foreign…

Puntand Seeks to Prosecute MP for Criticizing President’s Record

“Puntland’s Deputy attorney general has moved to strip MP Awil Hassan Daad of his immunity to face libel charges over…

Mozambique: Frelimo wins 2/3 of parliament

Frelimo won 179 seats in a disputed election, while Renamo won 62, MDM won 8 and Amusi won 1 You…

Cost and benefits of eight dams in Kenya

“A parliamentary committee has warned that the government risks not getting value for the Sh120 billion invested in the construction…

Tanzania and its international accolades

The curious case of Tanzania’s international accolades. They praise the Tanzanian government for the implementation of an allegedly successful anti-corruption…

Ugandan Women Ask Parliament to Decriminalise Prostitution

“Human and women rights activists have appealed to Members of Parliament not to criminalise prostitution as they debate and pass…

Tanzania’s Search for Missing Millions Raises Questions Over $1 Billion

where did the money go? why the expenditure of so much public money is unaccounted for? why the parliament? dismissed…

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