Nigerian Government Grants Dangote Group 10-Year Tax Incentive

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has granted a 10-year tax incentive to Dangote group for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has granted a 10-year tax incentive to Dangote group for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Asks FG to Revoke N3.2 Billion Benue Road Contract

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Works has asked the Federal Government to revoke the N3.2 billion contract for the reconstruction of Wannue-Yadev road in Benue, citing alleged incompetence by the handler.

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Works has asked the Federal Government to revoke the N3.2 billion contract for the reconstruction of Wannue-Yadev road in Benue, citing alleged incompetence by the handler.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethiopia PM Woos Stakeholders to Help Resolve Oromo-Somali Conflict

[Shabelle] Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on major stakeholders to assist the government to achieve a durable peace among the feuding parties in the Oromia and Somali regional states.

[Shabelle] Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on major stakeholders to assist the government to achieve a durable peace among the feuding parties in the Oromia and Somali regional states.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Al Shabaab Militants Seize Key Town in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least six soldiers, according to the locals.

[Shabelle] Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least six soldiers, according to the locals.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kwesé TV Taken Off Air

[Zimbabwe Standard] Kwesé TV has suspended operations following a decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to appeal to the Supreme Court, a High Court ruling that gave Econet Media’s pay-per view service the greenlight to operate in the country.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Kwesé TV has suspended operations following a decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to appeal to the Supreme Court, a High Court ruling that gave Econet Media's pay-per view service the greenlight to operate in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rwanda Poll Was Not Free or Clean, UK Now Claims

[East African] Over a month after the presidential election in Rwanda, the United Kingdom now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration process of candidates.

[East African] Over a month after the presidential election in Rwanda, the United Kingdom now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration process of candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tanzanian Police Arrest 20 Suspected of Being Gay

[Deutsche Welle] The arrests in Zanzibar mark the latest in the government’s relatively recent crackdown on homosexuality. The punishment for sex among men can be 30 years to life in prison, but there is no ban on lesbian relationships.

[Deutsche Welle] The arrests in Zanzibar mark the latest in the government's relatively recent crackdown on homosexuality. The punishment for sex among men can be 30 years to life in prison, but there is no ban on lesbian relationships.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Congolese Troops Shoot Dozens of Burundian Refugees in DRC

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe Opposition Leader, Airlifted to South African Hospital

[Deutsche Welle] Tsvangirai plans to challenge Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe’s next year’s presidential elections. Some Zimbabwean media outlets have also reported that the country’s vice president has been poisoned.

[Deutsche Welle] Tsvangirai plans to challenge Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe's next year's presidential elections. Some Zimbabwean media outlets have also reported that the country's vice president has been poisoned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe