Govt Should Reveal Fate and Whereabouts of Two Men -Rights Groups

[HRW] Nairobi -Delays in peace talks originally scheduled for April 26, 2018, should not excuse ongoing detentions and inaction on enforced disappearances, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. South Sudan’s leaders should act immedi…

[HRW] Nairobi -Delays in peace talks originally scheduled for April 26, 2018, should not excuse ongoing detentions and inaction on enforced disappearances, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. South Sudan's leaders should act immediately to impartially investigate the enforced disappearances of two men, and release or charge everyone in their custody who has been arbitrarily detained, the human rights organizations said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Electricity Transportation – Govt Gives Greenlight to SONATREL

[Cameroon Tribune] Two concession agreements were signed in Yaounde between the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy and the National Electricity Transport Corporation, Friday April 27, 2018.

[Cameroon Tribune] Two concession agreements were signed in Yaounde between the Ministry of Water Resources and Energy and the National Electricity Transport Corporation, Friday April 27, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Prime Minister Leaves for Brussels

[Shabelle] Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire and a high-level delegation he was leading on Tuesday flew to Brussels to attend a conference on Somalia’s national security.

[Shabelle] Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Kheire and a high-level delegation he was leading on Tuesday flew to Brussels to attend a conference on Somalia's national security.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

What to Expect From Uhuru Kenyatta’s Address to the Nation

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is today afternoon scheduled to make his annual State of the Nation address to Parliament, the first since his re-election in two rounds of elections last year.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is today afternoon scheduled to make his annual State of the Nation address to Parliament, the first since his re-election in two rounds of elections last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Clearing the Coast for Buhari As Sole Candidate

[Guardian] Abuja -Despite the subtle clash of interests raging in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of its planned national congress scheduled to hold in June, it is unlikely that any members of the party would contest with President Muh…

[Guardian] Abuja -Despite the subtle clash of interests raging in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of its planned national congress scheduled to hold in June, it is unlikely that any members of the party would contest with President Muhammadu Buhari in the party's primaries billed to be conducted later in the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shareholders Divided Over CBN’s Plan to Sack Bank Chiefs

[Guardian] Capital market shareholders have expressed divergent views on the recent decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sack CEOs and chairmen of banks that fail to publish their banks’ yearly account, 12 months after the financial year ends.

[Guardian] Capital market shareholders have expressed divergent views on the recent decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sack CEOs and chairmen of banks that fail to publish their banks' yearly account, 12 months after the financial year ends.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

10 Million Nigerian Homes Run On Analogue Television

[Guardian] About 10 million Nigerian homes currently run transmission on analogue television sets.Though, the figure has reduced in the last few years owing to increase in digital television, which accounts for 15 million (60 per cent) of the terrestri…

[Guardian] About 10 million Nigerian homes currently run transmission on analogue television sets.Though, the figure has reduced in the last few years owing to increase in digital television, which accounts for 15 million (60 per cent) of the terrestrial television homes in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

History of Minimum Wage Controversy in Nigeria

[Guardian] Befor the coming of Hassan Sunmonu as first president of the Nigeria Labour Congress in 1978, there was no history of a structured minimum wage for workers. It must be said that the Udoji pay package of 1975 was not regarded as a structured …

[Guardian] Befor the coming of Hassan Sunmonu as first president of the Nigeria Labour Congress in 1978, there was no history of a structured minimum wage for workers. It must be said that the Udoji pay package of 1975 was not regarded as a structured minimum wage, because it was not negotiated by workers' representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Targets September for New Minimum Wage Takeoff

[Guardian] The Federal Government will expedite action to ensure that a new minimum wage is ready by the second quarter of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised.At the 2018 May Day celebration in Abuja, yesterday, he also assured stakehol…

[Guardian] The Federal Government will expedite action to ensure that a new minimum wage is ready by the second quarter of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised.At the 2018 May Day celebration in Abuja, yesterday, he also assured stakeholders that delays in the payment of salaries and pensions would end, as the welfare of workers would be prioritised.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria