BOI Unveils Plans to Raise N1 Trillion for Industrial Devt

[Leadership] Abuja -The Bank of Industry (BoI) weekend disclosed plans to raise a N1 trillion loan facility from within and outside the country to part-finance industrial component of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

[Leadership] Abuja -The Bank of Industry (BoI) weekend disclosed plans to raise a N1 trillion loan facility from within and outside the country to part-finance industrial component of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zanu-PF Ignore Liberation War Icon, Mutambanengwe

[New Zimbabwe] The Zanu PF-led government has maintained dead silence on former High Court judge and liberation war icon Simpson Mutambanengwe’s hero status with party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo shrugging off suggestions of a party quandary over the…

[New Zimbabwe] The Zanu PF-led government has maintained dead silence on former High Court judge and liberation war icon Simpson Mutambanengwe's hero status with party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo shrugging off suggestions of a party quandary over the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Visa for All African Citizens to be Scrapped?

[News24Wire] South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit.

[News24Wire] South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas - but at first "trusted travellers" like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition MP Warns of Bloodbath If Gukurahundi Concerns Were Ignored

[New Zimbabwe] Outspoken Matebeleland South proportional representation MP, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has warned of a bloodbath in the country if the Zanu PF led government continues to ignore the concerns of survivors of Gukurahundi and other pa…

[New Zimbabwe] Outspoken Matebeleland South proportional representation MP, Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga has warned of a bloodbath in the country if the Zanu PF led government continues to ignore the concerns of survivors of Gukurahundi and other past atrocities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Refuses to Recall 30 ‘Wrongly’ Retired Officers Despite NASS Intervention

[Leadership] Abuja -The authorities of the Nigerian Army (NA) has refused to recall 30 officers it wrongly dismissed from service two months after a resolution of the House of Representatives to that effect was convened to the Minister of Defence, Brig…

[Leadership] Abuja -The authorities of the Nigerian Army (NA) has refused to recall 30 officers it wrongly dismissed from service two months after a resolution of the House of Representatives to that effect was convened to the Minister of Defence, Brigadier-General Mannir Dan Ali (rtd) and the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JAMB and Africa’s Place in Global ICT Revolution

[Leadership] One of Africa’s most talked-about ICT success stories in the education sector is the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) for entrance examination into tertiary schools organized by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, a Nigerian …

[Leadership] One of Africa's most talked-about ICT success stories in the education sector is the adoption of Computer Based Test (CBT) for entrance examination into tertiary schools organized by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, a Nigerian examination body with a core mandate to conduct Matriculation Examination for entry into all Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Up for Extortion

[The Herald] A member of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) was arrested on allegations of demanding $1 200 from a woman who needed police clearance to do charity work in Chinhoyi.

[The Herald] A member of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) was arrested on allegations of demanding $1 200 from a woman who needed police clearance to do charity work in Chinhoyi.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Bring Corrupt Officials to Book’

[The Herald] Religious leaders and politicians have expressed concern over the protection given to “some thieves and corrupt officials” who are stealing public funds and stalling the development of the nation.

[The Herald] Religious leaders and politicians have expressed concern over the protection given to "some thieves and corrupt officials" who are stealing public funds and stalling the development of the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari’s Ill-Health – Between Statesmanship and Parochial Interest

[Leadership] In this report, MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes on the roles played by some stalwarts of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill-health.

[Leadership] In this report, MUYIWA OYINLOLA writes on the roles played by some stalwarts of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on President Muhammadu Buhari's ill-health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A\ibom CJ, JUSUN May Go to Court Over Shooting of Judiciary Staff

[Leadership] Uyo -The Acting Chief Judge (ACJ) of Akwa Ibom State and the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) may take legal action against the military over shooting of Judiciary staff in Uyo.

[Leadership] Uyo -The Acting Chief Judge (ACJ) of Akwa Ibom State and the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) may take legal action against the military over shooting of Judiciary staff in Uyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria