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Tanzanian VP calls for protection of Lake Victoria water sources

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzanian Vice President Philip Mpango on Thursday called for the protection of water sources that flow into Lake Victoria, one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes. Mpango made the call shortly before he laid the foundation stone for a 24.4-billion-Tanzanian-shilling (about 10.4 million U.S. …

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Bank of Namibia to check politically connected people’s wealth

Windhoek, Namibia | Xinhua | The Bank of Namibia, the central bank, said Thursday that it will conduct checks on politically connected people’s wealth and businesses to avoid conflicts of interest. The bank released Thursday the revised Determination on the Appointment, Duties, and Responsibilities of Directors, Principal Officers, and Executive …

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TikTok awards top creators in Africa

  Content creators from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa dominated the inaugural TikTok Top Content Creators Awards 2022 Nairobi, Kenya | BIRD AGENCY | Former rugby player turned food vlogger Dennis Ombachi, also known as @theroamingchef, emerged victorious at the inaugural TikTok Top Creator 2022 Awards. The Kenyan content creator, …

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Mass graves found in DR Congo’s eastern Ituri Province: UN

United Nations | Xinhua | UN peacekeepers have discovered mass graves in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) containing the bodies of 42 civilians, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday. The victims, including 12 women and six children, were discovered in the village of Nyamamba in the country’s eastern Ituri …

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