Ipob Berates Osinbajo Over Alleged Threat to Jail Biafra Agitators

[This Day] Enugu -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Tuesday berated the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, for allegedly declaring that Biafra agitators are violating provisions of the constitution through their quest for self- determination.

[This Day] Enugu -The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Tuesday berated the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, for allegedly declaring that Biafra agitators are violating provisions of the constitution through their quest for self- determination.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Are Slogans, Declarations and SDGs the Key to Development?

[Citizen] Tanzania is not poor, but it was poorly managed and that’s the main reason for the prevailing poverty. The rich and developed nations did not have MDGs and SDGs yet they developed and more recently, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) neit…

[Citizen] Tanzania is not poor, but it was poorly managed and that's the main reason for the prevailing poverty. The rich and developed nations did not have MDGs and SDGs yet they developed and more recently, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) neither did they have these global slogans and declaration yet they are now recognised as middle-income countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zonal Lands Office Collects Sh5.8 Billion Tax in 10 Months

[Citizen] Mbeya -The Office of the Assistant Commissioner for Lands in the Southern Highlands Zone, in cooperation with district councils, has collected Sh5.8 billion in land tax from July 2016 to May this year.

[Citizen] Mbeya -The Office of the Assistant Commissioner for Lands in the Southern Highlands Zone, in cooperation with district councils, has collected Sh5.8 billion in land tax from July 2016 to May this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Unlocking Local Contractors’ Potential

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s booming construction is propelling local contractors to climb the ladder of wealth but some complains about how certain businesses are taking shape in the sector.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's booming construction is propelling local contractors to climb the ladder of wealth but some complains about how certain businesses are taking shape in the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Protest Leader Alleges Police Beat Him

[HRW] Tunis -Police arrested and severely beat the de facto leader of ongoing social protests in Morocco’s Rif region, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today, based on an account the protest leader gave his lawyer. Authorities are inve…

[HRW] Tunis -Police arrested and severely beat the de facto leader of ongoing social protests in Morocco's Rif region, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today, based on an account the protest leader gave his lawyer. Authorities are investigating Nasser Zefzafi, the protest leader, on grave charges, including one that carries the death penalty and some that appear political in nature.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Crucial Moment for the Private Sector to Kick In

[Ethiopian Herald] The role of the private sector is central to sustain the ongoing rapid economic growth which has so far been driven in large part by public sector investment. In the coming years, both the government and the private sector should str…

[Ethiopian Herald] The role of the private sector is central to sustain the ongoing rapid economic growth which has so far been driven in large part by public sector investment. In the coming years, both the government and the private sector should strive to advance the role of domestic private actors to sustain the ongoing rapid and inclusive growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia