Tullow Signs Deal to Build Kenya Oil Pipeline

[East African] Kenya’s plans to build an oil pipeline for its Turkana deposits got a major boost Tuesday after the government signed an agreement with British oil explorer Tullow that allows initial works to begin.

[East African] Kenya's plans to build an oil pipeline for its Turkana deposits got a major boost Tuesday after the government signed an agreement with British oil explorer Tullow that allows initial works to begin.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Election – From ‘Fair and Peaceful’ to Democratic Crisis

[Deutsche Welle] The East African nation has entered uncharted territory after the Supreme Court annulled the last presidential election. Questions abound about whether this vote will be any better. DW examines the situation.

[Deutsche Welle] The East African nation has entered uncharted territory after the Supreme Court annulled the last presidential election. Questions abound about whether this vote will be any better. DW examines the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Weak Growth Drags Down Transformation Efforts

[News24Wire] Economic growth has averaged 1.9% per year between 2010 and 2016, and with growth projections for 2017 revised down to less than a percent, it is proving to be a constraint to transformation efforts, Treasury said in the medium term budget…

[News24Wire] Economic growth has averaged 1.9% per year between 2010 and 2016, and with growth projections for 2017 revised down to less than a percent, it is proving to be a constraint to transformation efforts, Treasury said in the medium term budget policy statement on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizen Support Unit Organises Workshop With Trade Union

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day workshop on “Trade Union Engagement in Putting Citizens First” was held yesterday with members of the Government Services Employees Association (GSEA) at the Unity House, Beau Bassin at the initiative of the Citizen …

[Government of Mauritius] A one-day workshop on "Trade Union Engagement in Putting Citizens First" was held yesterday with members of the Government Services Employees Association (GSEA) at the Unity House, Beau Bassin at the initiative of the Citizen Support Unit (CSU) of the Prime Minister's Office and the GSEA.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Man Shot Dead While Visiting His Mom – Police

[News24Wire] A security guard has been arrested in connection with allegations that he killed a man, who had been visiting his mother in Shallcross, near Chatsworth on Wednesday, police said.

[News24Wire] A security guard has been arrested in connection with allegations that he killed a man, who had been visiting his mother in Shallcross, near Chatsworth on Wednesday, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No More Mr Nice Guy – Gigaba Gets Tough On State-Owned Entities

[News24Wire] Finance Minister has drawn a line in the sand regarding government’s expectations of the executives and board members that are running the country’s state-owned companies (SOC) into the ground.

[News24Wire] Finance Minister has drawn a line in the sand regarding government's expectations of the executives and board members that are running the country's state-owned companies (SOC) into the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hunger Strike By Cleaners – Government Sets Up High-Level Committee

[Government of Mauritius] A High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the Financial Secretary, Mr D. Manraj, will meet on 30 October 2017 to look into look into the representations made on behalf of the cleaners currently employed by private contr…

[Government of Mauritius] A High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the Financial Secretary, Mr D. Manraj, will meet on 30 October 2017 to look into look into the representations made on behalf of the cleaners currently employed by private contractors providing cleaning services in schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius