Cabinet Warns Grain Buyers

[The Herald] Cabinet has warned unscrupulous businesspeople fleecing farmers by offering low prices for maize and contractors buying the crop they did not finance, to desist from the activity as the State will take punitive action against them.

[The Herald] Cabinet has warned unscrupulous businesspeople fleecing farmers by offering low prices for maize and contractors buying the crop they did not finance, to desist from the activity as the State will take punitive action against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police in A-Ibom Moves to Forestall Herdsmen, Farmers Clash

[Vanguard] Akwa Ibom State Police Commissioner, Mr. Don Awunah, has said that his command has taken proactive measures to forestall any clash between herdsmen and farmers in the state.

[Vanguard] Akwa Ibom State Police Commissioner, Mr. Don Awunah, has said that his command has taken proactive measures to forestall any clash between herdsmen and farmers in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

LSETF, UNDP Seal $4 Million Deal On Employability Project

[Vanguard] THE Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), yesterday, in Lagos, signed a $4 million partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the Lagos State Employability Support Project.

[Vanguard] THE Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), yesterday, in Lagos, signed a $4 million partnership agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the Lagos State Employability Support Project.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hospital Looking For Relatives of ‘Creator’ of National Emblem

[Daily News] Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) is seeking the relatives of Mzee Francis Kanyasu Maige who died at the health facility in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday for burial arrangement.

[Daily News] Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) is seeking the relatives of Mzee Francis Kanyasu Maige who died at the health facility in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday for burial arrangement.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Amend Constitution to Devolve More Powers to States, Make Centre Less Attractive – Abubakar

[Vanguard] Mr Mohammed Abubakar is Bauchi State governor. He is chairman of Arewa Lawyers Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA. He was also a member of the National Judicial Council, NJC, when he emerged Bauchi State governor in 2015.

[Vanguard] Mr Mohammed Abubakar is Bauchi State governor. He is chairman of Arewa Lawyers Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA. He was also a member of the National Judicial Council, NJC, when he emerged Bauchi State governor in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Voters Return to Polls After Only Two Years

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -LESOTHO will hold its third National Assembly elections in five years on 3 June 2017 after Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s seven-party coalition government lost a parliamentary no-confidence vote sponsored by four opposition…

[Lesotho Times] Maseru -LESOTHO will hold its third National Assembly elections in five years on 3 June 2017 after Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's seven-party coalition government lost a parliamentary no-confidence vote sponsored by four opposition parties on 1 March 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

‘Jesus’ Seen in Kisumu

[Nation] Activities in Kaila village, Seme came to a standstill as residents and Legion Maria faithful milled around a rock they claimed had the image of Virgin Mary carrying baby Jesus.

[Nation] Activities in Kaila village, Seme came to a standstill as residents and Legion Maria faithful milled around a rock they claimed had the image of Virgin Mary carrying baby Jesus.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kwara Plans 5-Year Tax Relief for Small Businesses

[Vanguard] KWARA State government is set to commence a five-year tax relief regime for small business owners in the state. This follows a directive given by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to the State’s revenue service to put in motion the tax relief regime…

[Vanguard] KWARA State government is set to commence a five-year tax relief regime for small business owners in the state. This follows a directive given by Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to the State's revenue service to put in motion the tax relief regime as part of the government's effort to boost entrepreneurship and eradicate poverty in the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#GuptaLeaks – Guptas, Associates Score Billions in Locomotives Kickbacks

[Daily Maverick] In our first exposé from the #GuptaLeaks, we show how the president’s friends and their associates are diverting billions of rand from Transnet’s purchase of locomotives to their offshore accounts. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

[Daily Maverick] In our first exposé from the #GuptaLeaks, we show how the president's friends and their associates are diverting billions of rand from Transnet's purchase of locomotives to their offshore accounts. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa