EAC Revenue Bodies Chase More Taxes

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The East African Revenue Authorities are facing similar challenges – a small tax base because of a huge informal sector, tax evasion, limited human resource personnel and volatile economy. Others are poor information te…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The East African Revenue Authorities are facing similar challenges - a small tax base because of a huge informal sector, tax evasion, limited human resource personnel and volatile economy. Others are poor information technology systems and connectivity, political uncertainties and delays in dispute resolution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Despite Owing Pensioners, Rivers Buys U.S.$1,3 Million SUVs for Federal Lawmakers

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Government has bought new SUVs – Toyota Land Cruisers – worth hundreds of millions of naira for the 16 National Assembly members from the state, despite the fact that the state is owing retired civil servants their pens…

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Government has bought new SUVs - Toyota Land Cruisers - worth hundreds of millions of naira for the 16 National Assembly members from the state, despite the fact that the state is owing retired civil servants their pensions and gratuities for over three years now.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Take Green Growth Campaign to Every Corner of the Country

[New Times] Government launched the Green Growth Week yesterday as part of intensified efforts to chart a sustainable climate change mitigation strategy. The one-week campaign was launched with a high-level policy dialogue on the country’s Green Growth…

[New Times] Government launched the Green Growth Week yesterday as part of intensified efforts to chart a sustainable climate change mitigation strategy. The one-week campaign was launched with a high-level policy dialogue on the country's Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy. The drive is a timely boost to Rwanda's long term aspirations of putting climate change mitigation at the fore front of national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bubbly Kakamega Opens Arms for More Stars Matches

[Capital FM] Kakamega -The bubbly, small Western Kenya town of Kakamega opened its gates for its biggest football match in the recent past on Sunday afternoon when Harambee Stars played Rwanda’s Amavubi in the opening match of the CECAFA Senior Challen…

[Capital FM] Kakamega -The bubbly, small Western Kenya town of Kakamega opened its gates for its biggest football match in the recent past on Sunday afternoon when Harambee Stars played Rwanda's Amavubi in the opening match of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya