Parliament Sets Selecting Criteria for Local Governments

[ANGOP] Luanda -The criteria for choosing municipalities to run for local governments in 2020 will be defined by the National Assembly (AN) in the near future, said Monday the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The criteria for choosing municipalities to run for local governments in 2020 will be defined by the National Assembly (AN) in the near future, said Monday the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

A Way Forward for Food, Land Use in Ethiopia

[Addis Fortune] To unlock the potential of better food and land use, business leaders and policy-makers working in the food and land sectors need long-term science-based targets and pathways to make better-informed decisions, write Gemedo Dalle (PhD), Ethiopian minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and chair of the Food & Land Use Coalition.

[Addis Fortune] To unlock the potential of better food and land use, business leaders and policy-makers working in the food and land sectors need long-term science-based targets and pathways to make better-informed decisions, write Gemedo Dalle (PhD), Ethiopian minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and chair of the Food & Land Use Coalition.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

One Extra Year for Graduates?

[Daily Trust] Minister of State for Education Prof Anthony Anwuka last week proposed a one-year post-graduation training to be offered in some specialized institutions in order to make Nigerian graduates employable. He spoke at a retreat organized by t…

[Daily Trust] Minister of State for Education Prof Anthony Anwuka last week proposed a one-year post-graduation training to be offered in some specialized institutions in order to make Nigerian graduates employable. He spoke at a retreat organized by the National Universities Commission [NUC] for members of Governing Councils of federal universities. The retreat, which took place in Abuja, had the theme "Elements of Statutory Governance, Procurement and Financial Accounting in Nigerian Universities." Anwuka said many un

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Council Approves Bills for Loan Agreements

[Addis Fortune] The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved proclamations drafted for loan agreements in the areas of electrification project and urban infrastructure development program.

[Addis Fortune] The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved proclamations drafted for loan agreements in the areas of electrification project and urban infrastructure development program.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Senate and IGP – Much Ado About Nothing!

[Daily Trust] In the ongoing face-off between the Senate and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) perhaps the most apt adage for the long-suffering Nigerian public is that your enemy’s enemy isn’t necessarily your friend! As far as the general public …

[Daily Trust] In the ongoing face-off between the Senate and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) perhaps the most apt adage for the long-suffering Nigerian public is that your enemy's enemy isn't necessarily your friend! As far as the general public is concerned they see neither members of the National Assembly nor those of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as their friends. More importantly it's painfully obvious to all except those involved, that the whole bruhaha is against the interest of the Senate, the NPF and the

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs to Probe Ministry Bosses Over NYS Scandal

[Nation] Public Service Principal Secretary Lilian Mbogo and a host of top ministry officials are lined up for interrogation by the Public Accounts Committee following the loss of about Sh9 billion from the National Youth Service (NYS) accounts.

[Nation] Public Service Principal Secretary Lilian Mbogo and a host of top ministry officials are lined up for interrogation by the Public Accounts Committee following the loss of about Sh9 billion from the National Youth Service (NYS) accounts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Algerians Arrive for Cup Match Against Gor Mahia

[Nation] Algerian team USM Alger arrived in the country Monday for Wednesday’s Caf Confederation Group ‘D’ match against Kenyan champions Gor Mahia which will be staged at the newly-refurbished Kasarani Stadium.

[Nation] Algerian team USM Alger arrived in the country Monday for Wednesday's Caf Confederation Group 'D' match against Kenyan champions Gor Mahia which will be staged at the newly-refurbished Kasarani Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Govt Suspend Midroc’s Gold Mining Licence

[Addis Fortune] The recent heated dispute and controversy over the extension of Midroc Gold’s concession period to extract gold in Lege Dembi, Guji Zone in the Oromia Regional State for an additional 10 years ended with the suspending of the company’s …

[Addis Fortune] The recent heated dispute and controversy over the extension of Midroc Gold's concession period to extract gold in Lege Dembi, Guji Zone in the Oromia Regional State for an additional 10 years ended with the suspending of the company's license.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ramadan – Sultan Urges Muslims to Look Out for New Moon Tomorrow

[Vanguard] The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the country to look out for the crescent after sunset tomorrow to commence 1439 A…

[Vanguard] The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the country to look out for the crescent after sunset tomorrow to commence 1439 A.H Ramadan fast.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria