Nigerians Spent $3bn Annually On Foreign Goods – MAN

[Leadership] Local manufacturers lost an average of $3 billion annually due to the preference of Nigerian government and consumers for foreign goods, president, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr. Frank Jacobs, has said.

[Leadership] Local manufacturers lost an average of $3 billion annually due to the preference of Nigerian government and consumers for foreign goods, president, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr. Frank Jacobs, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Must Revise PPDA Act

[EA Business] Kampala -Uganda’s Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has decried the recently amended Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act (PPDA) saying it must be revised because it is doing more harm than goo…

[EA Business] Kampala -Uganda's Minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has decried the recently amended Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Act (PPDA) saying it must be revised because it is doing more harm than good as regards to projects implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Chinake Crowned Black Opal Queen

[The Herald] Twenty-four-year-old Chiyedza Chinake was the happiest contestant at Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe pageant when she was crowned 2017 queen. The colourful ceremony that ran under the theme “All Eyes on Me” was held over the weekend at Zimbali…

[The Herald] Twenty-four-year-old Chiyedza Chinake was the happiest contestant at Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe pageant when she was crowned 2017 queen. The colourful ceremony that ran under the theme "All Eyes on Me" was held over the weekend at Zimbali Gardens.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Supporters Protest Against Polls Agency in Kisumu

[Nation] Some supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Monday morning heeded their leaders’ call to stage street demos to push for reforms at the electoral commission.

[Nation] Some supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Monday morning heeded their leaders' call to stage street demos to push for reforms at the electoral commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bikers Hold Unity Ride, Hoist Giant Nigerian Flag in Abuja

[This Day] Abuja -Nigerian bikers under the auspices of The Riders’ Embassy (TRE) yesterday stormed the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, where they held the “One Nigeria Ride” through the major streets of the capital city to mark this year’s 57th inde…

[This Day] Abuja -Nigerian bikers under the auspices of The Riders' Embassy (TRE) yesterday stormed the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, where they held the "One Nigeria Ride" through the major streets of the capital city to mark this year's 57th independence anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NSSF Commences Construction of U.S.$400 Million Lubowa Housing Project

[EA Business] Kampala, Uganda -The National Social Security Fund has officially commissioned the construction of the 2,740 unit, housing project in Lubowa, Wakiso district in its continued effort to expand its investment portfolio to give its members m…

[EA Business] Kampala, Uganda -The National Social Security Fund has officially commissioned the construction of the 2,740 unit, housing project in Lubowa, Wakiso district in its continued effort to expand its investment portfolio to give its members more competitive returns on their savings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyans in the U.S. Protest Against Attempt to Change Electoral Law

[Nation] New York -Scores of Kenyan’s living in the US Saturday, congregated at the UN Headquarters in New York to protest against what they termed as institutionalisation of corruption, extra judicial killings of innocent citizens, political intimidat…

[Nation] New York -Scores of Kenyan's living in the US Saturday, congregated at the UN Headquarters in New York to protest against what they termed as institutionalisation of corruption, extra judicial killings of innocent citizens, political intimidation and an attempt to change the electoral law.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya