Tanzania, Oman Set for Joint Tourism Drive

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania and Oman have agreed to formally collaborate in promoting tourism to enable more people from the Middle East to visit the East African country’s attractions.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania and Oman have agreed to formally collaborate in promoting tourism to enable more people from the Middle East to visit the East African country's attractions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Cash for Individuals – Bankers Association

[The Herald] The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) says banks are currently prioritising exporters for cash withdrawals and foreign currency allocation over individual account holders due to the prevailing cash shortages. Responding to questions at…

[The Herald] The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) says banks are currently prioritising exporters for cash withdrawals and foreign currency allocation over individual account holders due to the prevailing cash shortages. Responding to questions at the recently held ZimTrade annual exporters' conference held in the capital, BAZ president Dr Charity Jinya said physical cash - being bond notes and US dollar notes - is in short supply while nostro balances are also running low.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

4 Million Pupils Benefit From Govt’s Daily Free Meal

[Vanguard] Abuja -Four million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, has said.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Four million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Trying in Vain to Pin Biafra Leader’s Absence On Abaribe – Group

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the Federal Government’s denial of knowing the whereabouts of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as a tissue of lies, saying the government had been trying in vain to pin IPOB leader’s absence …

[Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the Federal Government's denial of knowing the whereabouts of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as a tissue of lies, saying the government had been trying in vain to pin IPOB leader's absence on Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Discharge Justice Without Fear or Favour, CJN Tells Judges

[Vanguard] Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, told judges in the country to discharge justice without fear or favour to earn the respect of the populace and the litigants.

[Vanguard] Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, told judges in the country to discharge justice without fear or favour to earn the respect of the populace and the litigants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Acts On Foreign Students’ Welfare

[The Herald] President Mugabe has taken measures to normalise the living conditions of students studying in Russia and China and has instructed officials to ensure Government respects its commitments regarding the welfare of those studying on scholarsh…

[The Herald] President Mugabe has taken measures to normalise the living conditions of students studying in Russia and China and has instructed officials to ensure Government respects its commitments regarding the welfare of those studying on scholarships availed by friendly countries. In an interview yesterday, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba, who is also the Presidential spokesperson, said the Head of State and Government wanted the matter to be dealt with expeditiously.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Still Suffering From Malabu Scandal – VP

[Leadership] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that Nigeria is still suffering from the consequences of the lack of transparency in the award of OPL 245 to Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd in 1998.

[Leadership] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that Nigeria is still suffering from the consequences of the lack of transparency in the award of OPL 245 to Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd in 1998.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Targets 60% Agriculture Export Earnings

[The Herald] Government is targeting to increase agriculture’s contribution to national export earnings to around 60 percent by next year from the current 35 percent, due to a number policy interventions that it has lined up to improve the sector. This…

[The Herald] Government is targeting to increase agriculture's contribution to national export earnings to around 60 percent by next year from the current 35 percent, due to a number policy interventions that it has lined up to improve the sector. This comes after banks pledged over $1,1 billion for 2017/18 summer cropping season, while Government has so far secured $487 million for the forthcoming season to roll out various programmes, which generates foreign currency and save it at the same time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Maina – Outrage As Danbazzau, Head of Service Trade Blames

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, angrily ordered the immediate dismissal from the civil service of the federation, of Abdulrasheed Maina, the erstwhile boss of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, angrily ordered the immediate dismissal from the civil service of the federation, of Abdulrasheed Maina, the erstwhile boss of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria