Tanzania President Fires Minister Over Comments Hinting At Poll Rigging

The sacked information minister, Nape Nnauye, apologised for the clip and said he meant it as a joke. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan has fired two senior ministers, including the head of the foreign ministry, in a mini-cabinet reshuffle. The move comes ahead of expected national elections next year, with the … Read more

Best things to do in Africa beyond safaris: Cruises, wine tours, hikes

Africa is blessed with some of the rarest and most beautiful animals in the world — a fact that entices tourists to book safaris year-round. But safaris only scratch the surface of what the continent has to offer.   From wine tours to vibrant coastal cities, other experiences await those who are willing to go … Read more

import duty on chana: Australian farmers likely to grow more chana for Indian consumers

Pune: India’s decision to remove the 40% import duty on desi chana has led to a 7-10% jump in the international prices of the commodity within a day of the announcement on Friday. Made at a time when sowing is ongoing in Australia, this decision is expected to encourage farmers there to boost the acreage … Read more