More Protests Planned Over Railway Through National Park

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Demonstrators plan to protest against a railway line being built inside Nairobi National Park, which they say threatens wildlife and people in Kenya, after their case was dismissed on Tuesday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Demonstrators plan to protest against a railway line being built inside Nairobi National Park, which they say threatens wildlife and people in Kenya, after their case was dismissed on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Some Top Officials Profit from War Proceeds – Report

[VOA] South Sudan’s first lady Mary Ayen Mayardit and Stephen Dhieu Dau, the country’s finance minister, have been identified in a new report as individuals fueling and profiting from violence in South Sudan.

[VOA] South Sudan’s first lady Mary Ayen Mayardit and Stephen Dhieu Dau, the country’s finance minister, have been identified in a new report as individuals fueling and profiting from violence in South Sudan.

Govt Grants NSSF Monopoly of Pension Sector

[Observer] Cabinet has approved the amendment of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act which will see the Fund remain the basic national scheme and continue to collect all mandatory contributions by workers in the formal sector.

[Observer] Cabinet has approved the amendment of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act which will see the Fund remain the basic national scheme and continue to collect all mandatory contributions by workers in the formal sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mnangagwa to Meet Khama, Lungu

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa is expected to meet Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama and Zambian President Edgar Lungu in Botswana on Saturday to assess progress on the construction of the Kazungula Bridge that will connect eight Sadc countr…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa is expected to meet Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama and Zambian President Edgar Lungu in Botswana on Saturday to assess progress on the construction of the Kazungula Bridge that will connect eight Sadc countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Credit to Private Sector to Grow By 13% in 2018

[New Times] Rwanda’s financial sector is expected to increase lending to the private sector with the National Bank of Rwanda predicting a 13 per cent growth (in credit to the private sector) in 2018.

[New Times] Rwanda's financial sector is expected to increase lending to the private sector with the National Bank of Rwanda predicting a 13 per cent growth (in credit to the private sector) in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Top Motocross Rider Muzinda Set for CBBC Documentary

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda is set to score another first when her extraordinary story is told to the worldwide audience next Monday in a documentary that has been prepared by the BBC children’s channel in the UK.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda is set to score another first when her extraordinary story is told to the worldwide audience next Monday in a documentary that has been prepared by the BBC children's channel in the UK.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Moves to Avert Nigeria’s Expulsion From Egmont Group

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, received the conference committee report on a bill to establish Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, as an independent entity in an effort to avoid the country from being expelled from the Egmont Group.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate, yesterday, received the conference committee report on a bill to establish Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, as an independent entity in an effort to avoid the country from being expelled from the Egmont Group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rice Production – Audu Ogbeh’s Reported Claim Is Untrue – Thailand Ambassador

[Premium Times] Wattana Kunwongse, Thailand’s ambassador to Nigeria, has faulted a claim reportedly made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, that Thailand accused Nigeria of being responsible for the collapse of its seven …

[Premium Times] Wattana Kunwongse, Thailand's ambassador to Nigeria, has faulted a claim reportedly made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, that Thailand accused Nigeria of being responsible for the collapse of its seven rice mills following the drastic fall in rice importation from the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria