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Africa: 'Africa Inherited Poor Education From Colonial Masters' - Kikwete

interviewEx-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent's skills gap. He has been speaking to DW's Manuela

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Kenya: Patients Turned Away As Medics Resume Strike

By Nation TeamPublic hospitals in Nyeri and Embu counties turned patients away as nurses and doctors downed their tools following a promotion and salaries row. In

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Tanzania: Newly Renovated Dodoma Airport to Operate 24 Hours

By Sylivester DomasaDodoma — Dodoma Airport has opened a 24-hour domestic and international flights operation, just months after embarking on a 12 billion/- renovation plan -

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Mozambique: Indefinite Truce - Debt Guarantee Confirmed

By Joseph HanlonCeasefire extended indefinitely As expected, Renamo head Afonso Dhlakama this morning (Thursday 4 May) announced an indefinite extension of the cease fire. The announcement

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Tanzania: Best Paying Jobs Revealed

Employees in insurance and financial services are the best paid in Tanzania, followed by those in the mining and quarrying industry, a new report indicates.On

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Nigeria: Shell Profit Up By U.S.$2.2 Billion, to Invest U.S.$25 Billion in Nigeria, Others

By Daniel AdugboHouston, U.S.A. — The net profit of Royal Dutch Shell more than doubled in the first three months of 2017, surpasing predictions by

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Nigeria: National Assembly Fails to Pass 2017 Budget

By Ismail Mudashir, Hamisu Muhammad and Francis Arinze IloaniThe life span of the 2016 budget expires today but the Senate said, yesterday the government could

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Africa: Sustainable Use of Africa's Oceans and Seas

By Eromosele AbiodunEromosele Abiodun examines the outcome of the Association of African Maritime Administrations conference held in Abuja and posited that sustainable use of oceans

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Nigeria: Govt Appoints Lufthansa, Five Others Advisers On Establishment of National Carrier

The federal government has appointed advisers to help it set up a national airline and develop its aviation infrastructure - currently seen as a barrier

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Nigeria: Banks Urged to Diversify Portfolio, Fund MSMEs

By Obinna ChimaThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised banks and other financial institutions to diversify their portfolios and lend more to the Micro

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Nigeria: Pilots Warn of Imminent Disaster Over Poor Landing Aids

By Chinedu EzeNigerian pilots have warned of looming tragic accidents at the nation's airports due to poor, obsolete or lack of critical landing aids.Some of

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Nigeria: Set Up Manufacturing Plants in Nigeria, Adeosun Tells Japanese Investors

By Ndubuisi FrancisAbuja — The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has urged Japanese investors to set up manufacturing plants in Nigeria.She told a Japanese

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