BudgIT Backs El-Rufai Call for Open National Assembly

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A non-governmental organization BudgIT with support from the United Nations Democracy Funds has joined Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai in the call for open budget, especially in the National Assembly.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -A non-governmental organization BudgIT with support from the United Nations Democracy Funds has joined Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai in the call for open budget, especially in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ghana – Realising Africa’s Agriculture Potential

[Daily Maverick] Ghana’s failure to develop a thriving agricultural sector reflects a trend across the continent. What can African countries do differently to harness their agricultural potential? By GREG MILLS, ROCCO FALCONER and SAUL MUSKER.

[Daily Maverick] Ghana's failure to develop a thriving agricultural sector reflects a trend across the continent. What can African countries do differently to harness their agricultural potential? By GREG MILLS, ROCCO FALCONER and SAUL MUSKER.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Experts Seek Standardisation of Illegal Refineries

[Guardian] Abuja -Energy experts have urged the Federal Government to standardise the operation of illegal refineries and expose them to international best practice to boost local refining capacity in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Energy experts have urged the Federal Government to standardise the operation of illegal refineries and expose them to international best practice to boost local refining capacity in the country.

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Mokopane SAPS Searching for Missing Person

[SAPS] The Police in Mokopane outside Polokwane are still searching for missing Choshi Ramadimetja Maria Choshi (80) who was last seen on Friday, 21 April 2017 at 08:00 in extension 20 RDP houses near Mokopane.

[SAPS] The Police in Mokopane outside Polokwane are still searching for missing Choshi Ramadimetja Maria Choshi (80) who was last seen on Friday, 21 April 2017 at 08:00 in extension 20 RDP houses near Mokopane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pharma Industry Targets 12% Growth Rate to Boost GDP

[Guardian] Local manufacturing arm of the pharmaceutical sector in Nigeria is targeting an annual growth rate of 12 to 15 per cent to improve its contributions to the economy.

[Guardian] Local manufacturing arm of the pharmaceutical sector in Nigeria is targeting an annual growth rate of 12 to 15 per cent to improve its contributions to the economy.

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China, Africa Urged to Implement Health Pacts

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says it is imperative for Africa and China to move with speed in implementing the commitments in the Health Cooperation made during the second Forum on China-Africa Cooperati…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says it is imperative for Africa and China to move with speed in implementing the commitments in the Health Cooperation made during the second Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Health Ministerial Meeting in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Discos Reject Proposed Recapitalisation of Assets

[Guardian] Abuja -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), an umbrella body of the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos), has kicked against the Federal Government’s proposed imposition of recapitalisation of the acquired a…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), an umbrella body of the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos), has kicked against the Federal Government's proposed imposition of recapitalisation of the acquired assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can We Truly Celebrate Freedom?

[IFP] With Freedom Day approaching yet again, there will be much discussion, debate and wastage of public funds in political grandstanding at half-hearted “celebrations”. All of this will happen as the majority of our people still live in poverty with …

[IFP] With Freedom Day approaching yet again, there will be much discussion, debate and wastage of public funds in political grandstanding at half-hearted "celebrations". All of this will happen as the majority of our people still live in poverty with no hope of the freedom that they should be enjoying after twenty three years of democracy. Across all race groups, children born after 1994 do not see that bright future promised by the advent of the new democratic dispensation. Whilst they have political freedom,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Nzekwu Was a Great Manager of Men, Resources’

[Guardian] Media practitioners have continued to pay tributes to the late Odinigwe Joseph Onuora Nzekwu, who passed away last Friday in Onitsha, Anambra State, his hometown, where he had been living after retiring from active service to the country.

[Guardian] Media practitioners have continued to pay tributes to the late Odinigwe Joseph Onuora Nzekwu, who passed away last Friday in Onitsha, Anambra State, his hometown, where he had been living after retiring from active service to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria