Foreign Debt Up By 40% Under Buhari – Report

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $15.1 billion and N14.1 trillion respectively, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's total domestic and foreign debt stocks as at June 30 stood at about $15.1 billion and N14.1 trillion respectively, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biafra Leader ‘Abducted, Probably Killed’ – Lawyer

[Premium Times] The lawyer representing the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, says he has not communicated with his client since September 14, when Mr. Kanu’s Abia State home was “invaded” by soldiers.

[Premium Times] The lawyer representing the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, says he has not communicated with his client since September 14, when Mr. Kanu's Abia State home was "invaded" by soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Order Banks to Unblock Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has directed six commercial banks to free accounts operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions has directed six commercial banks to free accounts operated by former first lady, Patience Jonathan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Letter: Workers Missing Their Wives Cry “It’s Torture”

Please Zambia Reports, hide my identity. I’m the concerned worker at Amatheon Agri Zambia Mumbwa area. We are being tortured not to be with our wives and families. I think the govt should intervene in this. We are told that … Continued

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Please Zambia Reports, hide my identity. I’m the concerned worker at Amatheon Agri Zambia Mumbwa area. We are being tortured not to be with our wives and families. I think the govt should intervene in this. We are told that we are going to be fired when wife come to visit you. Also, we [are] being denied off days to go and visit our families. Sure is this how we are going to leave in our own country? Them there (sic) coming with there (sic) own families and enjoying. Please help us to publish this PJ The post Letter: Workers Missing Their Wives Cry “It’s Torture” appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

MP Wants Mining Company to Pay District U.S.$190 Million

[Citizen] Member of Parliament for Msalala, Ezekiel Maige (CCM) wants the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine to pay Msalala District Council a total of Sh425 billion in unpaid service levy.

[Citizen] Member of Parliament for Msalala, Ezekiel Maige (CCM) wants the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine to pay Msalala District Council a total of Sh425 billion in unpaid service levy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MPs Scuffle As Debate Rages Over Lifting of Presidential Age Limit

[Monitor] As the debate on the contentious planned lifting of the presidential age limit escalate, some politicians have decided to settle their differences physically.

[Monitor] As the debate on the contentious planned lifting of the presidential age limit escalate, some politicians have decided to settle their differences physically.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

County Chief Says Operation Has Reduced Shabaab Attacks

[Nation] Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo has defended the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Boni Forest saying it has greatly reduced Al-Shabaab attacks and attempts in the county by almost 80 percent.

[Nation] Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo has defended the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Boni Forest saying it has greatly reduced Al-Shabaab attacks and attempts in the county by almost 80 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya