Several Killed in Grenade Attack in Bosaso City

[Shabelle] At least three people were killed and two others injured Thursday night in a grenade attack in Bosaso, the commercial citu of Somalia’s northeastern Puntland region, police said.

[Shabelle] At least three people were killed and two others injured Thursday night in a grenade attack in Bosaso, the commercial citu of Somalia's northeastern Puntland region, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Stakeholders Decry Low Contribution of Cotton Garments to GDP

[Guardian] Abuja -The sharp decease in the contribution of Cotton Textile and Garment (CTG) sector to national economy has been faulted by stakeholders describing the trend as dangerous.The Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Industry, Abuba…

[Guardian] Abuja -The sharp decease in the contribution of Cotton Textile and Garment (CTG) sector to national economy has been faulted by stakeholders describing the trend as dangerous.The Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Industry, Abubakar Husaini Moriki, who spoke at the 16th African Cotton association (ACA) held in Abuja, said that recent indicator showed that the contribution of the cotton industry sector to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had fallen from about 25 per cent in 1980 to about five per cent

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Coming Renewable Energy Transition

[Daily Maverick] One has to put it in the starkest terms: large numbers of people working in our fossil fuel-based energy sector are going to lose their jobs and it will happen in the near term. By DIRK DE VOS.

[Daily Maverick] One has to put it in the starkest terms: large numbers of people working in our fossil fuel-based energy sector are going to lose their jobs and it will happen in the near term. By DIRK DE VOS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boys Brigade Seeks Action Against Youth Unemployment

[Guardian] The President of the Lagos State Council of the Boys Brigade, Nigeria, Paul Adetokunbo Ladega, has worries over the current high level of youth unemployment in the country.Owing to its capacity to increase anti-social behaviour, Ladega urged…

[Guardian] The President of the Lagos State Council of the Boys Brigade, Nigeria, Paul Adetokunbo Ladega, has worries over the current high level of youth unemployment in the country.Owing to its capacity to increase anti-social behaviour, Ladega urged government at all levels to immediately restructure the education sector to tackle the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC to Go Digital Soon – Baru

[Vanguard] The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, says the corporation is poised to go paperless in its operations soon, as part of efforts to ensure transformation of country’s oil sector.

[Vanguard] The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, says the corporation is poised to go paperless in its operations soon, as part of efforts to ensure transformation of country's oil sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

End of the Road for Ex SARS Boss Tom Moyane?

[Daily Maverick] The suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane on Monday night brings to an end a 42-months’ long reign of terror which not only saw the haemorrhaging of skilled staff and the relentless persecution of seni…

[Daily Maverick] The suspension by President Cyril Ramaphosa of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane on Monday night brings to an end a 42-months' long reign of terror which not only saw the haemorrhaging of skilled staff and the relentless persecution of senior executives, including former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, but also the reduction of the once-formidable revenue service to a hollow shell. Under Moyane, one of Jacob Zuma's most loyal pawns, SARS became a key and vital player of the State Capture project. By MARIANNE T

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reinstate Boroh or Face Fresh Attacks On Oil Facilities – Militant

[Vanguard] Ten Niger Delta militant groups, including the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, have given the federal government four weeks to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Retired General Paul Boroh.

[Vanguard] Ten Niger Delta militant groups, including the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, have given the federal government four weeks to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Retired General Paul Boroh.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyans Miss Kenya Open Slots in Pre-Qualifier

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The final three slots for the 2018 Barclays Kenya Open Golf Championship were filled at a Pre-Qualification tournament that was held on Monday at the Vet Lab Sports Club, where all Kenyan professional golfers missed out.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The final three slots for the 2018 Barclays Kenya Open Golf Championship were filled at a Pre-Qualification tournament that was held on Monday at the Vet Lab Sports Club, where all Kenyan professional golfers missed out.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya