NBO Film Festival to Highlight Best of African Cinema

[Capital FM] Following the enthusiastic reception of the premiere edition, NBO Film Festival announces that the second edition will take place between the 27th March and the 1st April 2018.

[Capital FM] Following the enthusiastic reception of the premiere edition, NBO Film Festival announces that the second edition will take place between the 27th March and the 1st April 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Strict New Rules Cut Kenyan Tea Sales to Pakistan By Half

[Nation] Kenya’s tea exports to top buyer Pakistan dropped by half or Sh3.7 billion in January compared to the same month last year as stringent rules on aflatoxin tests depressed sales.

[Nation] Kenya's tea exports to top buyer Pakistan dropped by half or Sh3.7 billion in January compared to the same month last year as stringent rules on aflatoxin tests depressed sales.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hate Speech – How It Resonates in Other Lands

[Vanguard] As reactions continue to greet the hate speech bill proposed by the Senate, Nigerians are trying to understand what really constitutes hate speech. In the law of some countries, hate speech is described as “speech, gesture, conduct, writing …

[Vanguard] As reactions continue to greet the hate speech bill proposed by the Senate, Nigerians are trying to understand what really constitutes hate speech. In the law of some countries, hate speech is described as "speech, gesture, conduct, writing or display" which is forbidden because it incites violence or prejudicial action against a protected group or individual on the basis of their membership of the group. In some countries, hate speech is not a legal term and in some, it is constitutionally protected.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt is Broke, We Have No Money – CS Rotich

[Nairobi News] Government suppliers and public servants are set to feel the pinch of spending cuts that Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich intends to present before Parliament next week in a bid to plug a gaping Sh84 billion budget hole.

[Nairobi News] Government suppliers and public servants are set to feel the pinch of spending cuts that Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich intends to present before Parliament next week in a bid to plug a gaping Sh84 billion budget hole.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Egmont Group Threat – Senate Passes Conference Report On NFIA Bill

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS part of moves to ensure that Nigeria as a country is not expelled from the Egmont Group, the Senate, yesterday, considered and passed the conference committee report on a bill to establish the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, …

[Vanguard] Abuja -AS part of moves to ensure that Nigeria as a country is not expelled from the Egmont Group, the Senate, yesterday, considered and passed the conference committee report on a bill to establish the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU as an independent entity from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dar es Salaam Cement Firm Issued With Two-Month Ultimatum to End Dust Pollution

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has issued a two-month ultimatum for the Dar es Salaam-based Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited (TPCCL) – which trades as Twiga – to control dust pollution or face ban.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has issued a two-month ultimatum for the Dar es Salaam-based Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited (TPCCL) - which trades as Twiga - to control dust pollution or face ban.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Benue Killings – Enough of This War, Life Is Sacred – Mark

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, has pleaded that enough of the killings in Benue State and other parts of the country against the backdrop that life is sacred.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, has pleaded that enough of the killings in Benue State and other parts of the country against the backdrop that life is sacred.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DPR Sanctions 31 Filling Stations Selling Above N145/L in Lagos

[Vanguard] The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, in Lagos and Oyo State chapter, went tough on some independent marketers who were selling fuel above approved pump price of N145, sealing up 31 outlets in February 2018.

[Vanguard] The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, in Lagos and Oyo State chapter, went tough on some independent marketers who were selling fuel above approved pump price of N145, sealing up 31 outlets in February 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria