Shell Pays $1.4bn Royalty/Tax to Nigerian Government

[Leadership] Lagos -Shell Companies in Nigeria in 2016 spent $29.8 million on social investment projects and awarded 94 per cent of their contracts valued at over $0.74 billion to Nigeria companies, while $1.4 billion was paid to the Nigerian governmen…

[Leadership] Lagos -Shell Companies in Nigeria in 2016 spent $29.8 million on social investment projects and awarded 94 per cent of their contracts valued at over $0.74 billion to Nigeria companies, while $1.4 billion was paid to the Nigerian government in royalties and corporate taxes, and another $106.8 million contributions made to the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) as required by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Tried to Seduce Nxasana With Public Money, Court Hears

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma tried to “bully” former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) head Mxolisi Nxasana out of office by using an inquiry into his fitness, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma tried to "bully" former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) head Mxolisi Nxasana out of office by using an inquiry into his fitness, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scopa to Be Briefed On Sassa Saga

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expected back in the spotlight on Tuesday over its compliance on the phasing out of Cash Paymaster Services (CSP).

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expected back in the spotlight on Tuesday over its compliance on the phasing out of Cash Paymaster Services (CSP).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two-Year-Old Boy Electrocuted by Live, Illegally Connected Wires

[News24Wire] A two-year-old boy was electrocuted at Sukamumva informal settlement in Chatsworth on Monday after he slipped and landed on illegally-connected live wires snaking through structures.

[News24Wire] A two-year-old boy was electrocuted at Sukamumva informal settlement in Chatsworth on Monday after he slipped and landed on illegally-connected live wires snaking through structures.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Warns Fertiliser Firms Over Prices

[The Herald] Government has warned fertiliser companies who benefited from the $56 million credit facility opened by Government through African-Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to support imports of fertiliser for the 2017/18 cropping season agains…

[The Herald] Government has warned fertiliser companies who benefited from the $56 million credit facility opened by Government through African-Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to support imports of fertiliser for the 2017/18 cropping season against unscrupulously increasing prices of the commodity. Fertiliser prices on the market have jumped to $41 from $32 per 50kg bag of Compound D, and to $39 from $33 for 50kg of Ammonium Nitrate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria and Kenya Stock Exchanges Discuss Measures to Enhance Liquidity

[This Day] Chairmen of stock exchanges in Nigeria, Pakistan and Kenya joined EFG Hermes Frontier CEO, Ali Khalpey for a panel discussion on the second day of the London Conference

[This Day] Chairmen of stock exchanges in Nigeria, Pakistan and Kenya joined EFG Hermes Frontier CEO, Ali Khalpey for a panel discussion on the second day of the London Conference

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Defence Force Sends Peacekeeping Team to Sudan

[Monitor] Jinja -A 106-man contingent of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, police and civilians has left for Sudan under the Joint Security Peace-keeping Exercise of East Africa Standby Force.

[Monitor] Jinja -A 106-man contingent of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, police and civilians has left for Sudan under the Joint Security Peace-keeping Exercise of East Africa Standby Force.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan