‘U.S.$9.2billion Off-Grid Electrification Opportunity Lies in Nigeria’

[Guardian] A new collaboration between the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA), the World Bank, and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has found that Nigeria is the nation that could unlock the nascent mini-grid market in Africa.

[Guardian] A new collaboration between the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA), the World Bank, and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has found that Nigeria is the nation that could unlock the nascent mini-grid market in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amara Silent – On Email Linking President’s Son to Buying Extra Ballot Papers

[New Democrat] Former Finance Minister Amara Mohammed Konneh has maintained silence on a damaging leaked email, in which he revealed that the son of the President – Robert purchased extra ballot papers outside the framework of the National Elections Co…

[New Democrat] Former Finance Minister Amara Mohammed Konneh has maintained silence on a damaging leaked email, in which he revealed that the son of the President - Robert purchased extra ballot papers outside the framework of the National Elections Commission to benefit their chosen candidate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GOL Risks Default Judgment in Us$10.7m Case

[New Democrat] The Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice says it may render default judgment against the Government of Liberia if it fails to show up in court for trial in a US$10.7million debt action filed by Prestige and Alliance Motors Corporation.

[New Democrat] The Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice says it may render default judgment against the Government of Liberia if it fails to show up in court for trial in a US$10.7million debt action filed by Prestige and Alliance Motors Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GCB Deploys 216 Officers for One-District-One-Factory Agenda

[Business Day] GCB Bank Ltd has nominated 216 officers to work with the various districts of the country to help ensure entrepreneurs selected under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative benefit from easy credit facilities from the Bank.

[Business Day] GCB Bank Ltd has nominated 216 officers to work with the various districts of the country to help ensure entrepreneurs selected under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative benefit from easy credit facilities from the Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Parliament’s 2017 Report Card, According to Parliament

[Notes from the House] Here’s Parliament’s own report for the year. It’s left out all the messy bits, like mass walkouts by MPs, repeated calls for “order” in the House, Ministers ignoring requests to appear before Committees, Members’ absenteeism, mot…

[Notes from the House] Here's Parliament's own report for the year. It's left out all the messy bits, like mass walkouts by MPs, repeated calls for "order" in the House, Ministers ignoring requests to appear before Committees, Members' absenteeism, motions of no confidence in the president....but read for yourself and decide if your Parliament passed muster.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Journalist’s Trial Again Delayed, RSF Calls for Charges to Be Dropped

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Morocco’s judicial authorities to drop serious terrorism charges dating back to 2013 that are still pending against news website editor Ali Anouzla, who appeared in court today only to see the hearing post…

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Morocco's judicial authorities to drop serious terrorism charges dating back to 2013 that are still pending against news website editor Ali Anouzla, who appeared in court today only to see the hearing postponed yet again.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Insurance Companies Risk Closure

[New Democrat] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for all insurance companies to comply with the bank’s new capital requirements for insurance companies operating in Liberia. The CBL said companies failing to me…

[New Democrat] The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), has set March 31st, 2018 as the deadline for all insurance companies to comply with the bank's new capital requirements for insurance companies operating in Liberia. The CBL said companies failing to meet the deadline would have their licenses revoked.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sokoto to Vaccinate 1 Million Children Against Measles

[Guardian] Sokoto -Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

[Guardian] Sokoto -Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has flagged off the 2017 measles vaccination campaign with a target of reaching one million children across the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria