Kenyan Airport to Get Non-Stop Direct Flights From U.S.

[East African] The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries.

[East African] The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the long search for express connection between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

REG Defeat Espoir to Go Top of Basketball League

[New Times] Rwanda international Kami Kabange scored a game high 20 points on Wednesday night to help Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat former champions Espoir to go top of the national basketball league table.

[New Times] Rwanda international Kami Kabange scored a game high 20 points on Wednesday night to help Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat former champions Espoir to go top of the national basketball league table.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Universities Commission List Ignites Panic, Anxiety

[Daily News] Panic, uncertainties and anxiety have reigned among students at the risk of losing admission at higher learning institutions as the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) maintains that unqualified learners have to go.

[Daily News] Panic, uncertainties and anxiety have reigned among students at the risk of losing admission at higher learning institutions as the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) maintains that unqualified learners have to go.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Naira Extends Gains On Parallel Market, Now N480/$

[This Day] The naira continued on its four-day winning streak against the U.S. dollar on the parallel market yesterday to close at N480/$, stronger than the N501 to the dollar from the previous day, as the new foreign exchange policy actions introduced…

[This Day] The naira continued on its four-day winning streak against the U.S. dollar on the parallel market yesterday to close at N480/$, stronger than the N501 to the dollar from the previous day, as the new foreign exchange policy actions introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) forced more currency speculators to sell off the greenback as sell rates fell as low as N460/$.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘W/Bank, IMF Lack Solutions to Nigeria’s Economic Recession’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Nigeria Labour Congress has advised the federal government against seeking way out of the current economic recession through the International Monetary Fund or external institutions.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Nigeria Labour Congress has advised the federal government against seeking way out of the current economic recession through the International Monetary Fund or external institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Launch N20 Billion Green Bond in March

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government of Nigeria has finalized plans to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in March, 2017 to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions and develop renewable energy.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Federal Government of Nigeria has finalized plans to launch a N20 billion Green Bond in March, 2017 to fund projects to reduce carbon emissions and develop renewable energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki Deposited Funds Above Legal Income – Witness

[Daily Trust] The Head of Intelligence Unit of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Samuel Madojemu yesterday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that Senate President Bukola Saraki, while being governor of Kwara State deposited N77 million into his ac…

[Daily Trust] The Head of Intelligence Unit of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Samuel Madojemu yesterday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that Senate President Bukola Saraki, while being governor of Kwara State deposited N77 million into his account in August 2007.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harvard School Appoints Murtala Muhammed’s Daughter Onto Its Leadership Board

[Premium Times] The Women’s Leadership Board of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States of America has invited Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode onto its Board.

[Premium Times] The Women's Leadership Board of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States of America has invited Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode onto its Board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria