Who Approved Petroleum Body’s U.S.$25 Billion Contract?

[Vanguard] There is confusion in the Presidency over the alleged approval of $25 billion contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has denied the report that he approved the contract.

[Vanguard] There is confusion in the Presidency over the alleged approval of $25 billion contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has denied the report that he approved the contract.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kachikwu’s Lost War and Buhari’s Burden By Azu Ishiekwene

[Vanguard] If a war foretold does not take the cripple by surprise, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, is in a situation worse than physical handicap. He’s a victim of his own naivety but his appointer could be in a bigger dil…

[Vanguard] If a war foretold does not take the cripple by surprise, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, is in a situation worse than physical handicap. He's a victim of his own naivety but his appointer could be in a bigger dilemma.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kachikwu/Baru Feud – Pandef Blasts Presidency

[Vanguard] Asaba -Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday, criticized the Presidency over the manner it handled the rift between the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigeria National…

[Vanguard] Asaba -Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday, criticized the Presidency over the manner it handled the rift between the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwanda Rubbishes Report on Military Torture Claims

[East African] Rwanda has dismissed the latest report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accuses its military of using torture to force confessions, terming it as yet another witch hunt.

[East African] Rwanda has dismissed the latest report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accuses its military of using torture to force confessions, terming it as yet another witch hunt.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Interrogated As Gold Intercepted At Port

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), in collaboration with security organs at the Dar es Salaam Port, has impounded a consignment of gold valued at 507.3m/- that was due to be transported illegally to Zanzibar.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), in collaboration with security organs at the Dar es Salaam Port, has impounded a consignment of gold valued at 507.3m/- that was due to be transported illegally to Zanzibar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Defense Minister, Army Chief Resign

[VOA] Somalia’s defense minister and the country’s military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.

[VOA] Somalia's defense minister and the country's military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why Women Should Remember Mwl Nyerere

[Daily News] THIS has been ‘The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere week’. As the nation is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since Mwalimu Julius Nyerere departed on October 14, 1999, a lot have been discussed about him in his legacy.

[Daily News] THIS has been 'The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere week'. As the nation is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since Mwalimu Julius Nyerere departed on October 14, 1999, a lot have been discussed about him in his legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Reflecting On the Legacy of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere

[Citizen] On October 14, 1999, Tanzania lost its Founding Father Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital in London. Now, it is 18 years since Mwalimu or the Teacher, as he is fondly known, sadly passed on.

[Citizen] On October 14, 1999, Tanzania lost its Founding Father Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere at Guy's and St Thomas Hospital in London. Now, it is 18 years since Mwalimu or the Teacher, as he is fondly known, sadly passed on.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Swedish Firm Moves Sh253bn Malindi Power Plan to Tanzania

[Citizen] Nairobi -A Swedish firm that wanted to construct Africa’s largest wind power plant in Malindi at a cost of Sh253 billion has relocated the investment to Tanzania, citing frustration by Kenyan authorities.

[Citizen] Nairobi -A Swedish firm that wanted to construct Africa's largest wind power plant in Malindi at a cost of Sh253 billion has relocated the investment to Tanzania, citing frustration by Kenyan authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nasa Says Will Defy Matiangi Ban on Protests

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Rarieda lawmaker Otiende Amollo has said the National Super Alliance (NASA) will defy a directive from the Ministry of Interior banning protesters from accessing the Central Business Districts in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Rarieda lawmaker Otiende Amollo has said the National Super Alliance (NASA) will defy a directive from the Ministry of Interior banning protesters from accessing the Central Business Districts in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya