Fighting discrimination against albinos in Liberia

Discrimination, marginalization, unemployment and greater susceptibility to skin cancer are some of the obstacles encountered by people with albinism, according to an activist from the West African country of Liberia.

Patricia M. C. Logan is the founder and Executive Director of the Liberia Albino Society …

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Tanzania: Fresh Details Emerge On University of Dodoma

Fresh details emerged yesterday on the expulsion of about 7,000 University of Dodoma (UDOM) students, with the trend indicating persistence of 'ghost students' owing to "poor oversight" in admission procedures.

Addressing the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) community, including the administration and students, President …

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Tanzania: Anxiety As Police Quiz Seif

Police yesterday questioned Civic United Front (CUF) secretary-general Seif Shariff Hamad for over three hours as business in most parts of the Zanzibar was paralysed.

Shops remained closed as well as various roads leading into the town, especially those passing close to police headquarters in …

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Creative Financing Measures Vital Tools for Lifting People Out of Poverty, Speakers Say as Midterm Review of Istanbul Programme Concludes Second Day

- Innovative approaches, creative financing measures and strong cross-sector partnerships were among the most effective, game-changing tools for lifting populations out of poverty and building a sound foundation for sustainable growth, delegates heard on day two of the Midterm Review for the Istanbul Programme of …

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