Is Oil the True Ideology of Boko Haram?

[Daily Trust] The curse of natural is apparently real or more accurately, cursed interests in resource exploration are real. This evil often goes about masked as something less sinister. Take for instance the insanity that is today’s Afghanistan, which…

[Daily Trust] The curse of natural is apparently real or more accurately, cursed interests in resource exploration are real. This evil often goes about masked as something less sinister. Take for instance the insanity that is today's Afghanistan, which began in a fashion not too different from what Boko Haram is acting out in Nigeria today. Somewhere in the convoluted mix of transitions and mishmash of Mujahedeen, Taliban and al-Qaeda was UNOCAL, an oil multinational and its effort to construct pipelines through Afghani

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Major Joburg Roads Blocked By Protesters Ahead of No Confidence Vote

[News24Wire] Major roads in the Johannesburg area were blocked with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday morning ahead of the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.

[News24Wire] Major roads in the Johannesburg area were blocked with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday morning ahead of the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Residents Protest After Timber Merchant Killed

[Citizen] Mbulu -Hundreds of residents of Mbulu Township in Manyara Region, staged a protect and blocked roads leading to the township this morning after a timber businessman of the Kidatoga pastoralist community, Petro Harja Gogobat, was allegedly kil…

[Citizen] Mbulu -Hundreds of residents of Mbulu Township in Manyara Region, staged a protect and blocked roads leading to the township this morning after a timber businessman of the Kidatoga pastoralist community, Petro Harja Gogobat, was allegedly killed by a bigwig in the area without legal steps being taken against him.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

27 Industries to Enjoy Govt’s Tax Holiday

[Daily Trust] The federal government has announced a list of 27 new industries that qualified for tax holiday after lifting the administrative suspension on processing Pioneer Status Incentives (PSI) applications.

[Daily Trust] The federal government has announced a list of 27 new industries that qualified for tax holiday after lifting the administrative suspension on processing Pioneer Status Incentives (PSI) applications.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Fresh Mandate and Promise of Greater Rwanda Under Vision 2020

[East African] Under a barrage of criticism for seeking a third term, President Paul Kagame, 59, of Rwanda, has made clear his determination to continue leading the country he is credited for turning around over the past 23 years.

[East African] Under a barrage of criticism for seeking a third term, President Paul Kagame, 59, of Rwanda, has made clear his determination to continue leading the country he is credited for turning around over the past 23 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Spouses to Get Vocational, Entrepreneurial Training

[Nyasa Times] Women make up a total of 49.9 percent of Malawi’s population and over 70 percent of this composition falls within the dependency ratio of population (not working and not involved in any income generating activity).

[Nyasa Times] Women make up a total of 49.9 percent of Malawi's population and over 70 percent of this composition falls within the dependency ratio of population (not working and not involved in any income generating activity).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi