Q&A: An ambitious attempt to be Somalia’s first female president | Elections News

This Sunday, Soia is expected to hold its highly anticipated and long-delayed presidential candidates for the 39th presidential election for the country’s top position. Some of the contenders include the incumbent, two former presidents, the immediate former prime minister and the president of the regional state of Puntland, joined the race. Also in the race … Read more

Tanzania: Displaced petty traders struggle with new market rules | Poverty and Development

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – These days, Godfrey Massima, one of the traders at Mwenge market on Sam Nujoma Road in Dar es Salaam, sometimes closes shop at 6pm without so much as selling to a single customer all day. The 30-year-old’s stall – a wooden table – is full of second-hand shoes. Colorful sandals … Read more

Tanzania bus and truck collision kills at least 22: Presidency | News

President Samia Suluhu Hassan presented her condolences on Twitter, and urged ‘road users to adhere to traffic rules’. At least 22 people have been killed after a bus crashed into a truck in eastern Tanzania on Friday, the presidency said. The accident also injured 38 people, the presidency said in a statement on Saturday. The … Read more