Deputy Minister Calls for Tourism Based On Biodiversity

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva, argued on Thursday that tourism based on biodiversity can play a significant role in the economic sustainability of the country’s conservation areas.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Deputy Minister of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Celmira da Silva, argued on Thursday that tourism based on biodiversity can play a significant role in the economic sustainability of the country's conservation areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Buhari Vows to Press On With Anti-Graft War

[Vanguard] Abuja -Amid an outpouring of commendations on his strides in office, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed to press ahead with the war against corruption, warning that anyone who steals public funds would surely end in jail.

[Vanguard] Abuja -Amid an outpouring of commendations on his strides in office, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed to press ahead with the war against corruption, warning that anyone who steals public funds would surely end in jail.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Country Will Have Its Zimbabwe Moment Soon – Retired General

[Observer] Rtd Maj General Benon Biraaro, one of bush war generals who helped bring President Yoweri Museveni into power in 1986, has said Uganda will have a new president come 2021.

[Observer] Rtd Maj General Benon Biraaro, one of bush war generals who helped bring President Yoweri Museveni into power in 1986, has said Uganda will have a new president come 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Electricity Imports From Uganda Triple to U.S.$33.7 Million

[East African] Kenya’s payment to Uganda for electricity imports more than tripled to Ksh3.5 billion ($33.7 million) in the first eight months of the year, driven by a higher tariff and increased purchases from Kampala.

[East African] Kenya's payment to Uganda for electricity imports more than tripled to Ksh3.5 billion ($33.7 million) in the first eight months of the year, driven by a higher tariff and increased purchases from Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mayor of Inhambane Acquitted

[AIM] Maputo -The Inhambane Provincial Court in southern Mozambique on Wednesday acquitted the Mayor of Inhambane City, Benedito Guimino, and five co-defendants of corruption charges.

[AIM] Maputo -The Inhambane Provincial Court in southern Mozambique on Wednesday acquitted the Mayor of Inhambane City, Benedito Guimino, and five co-defendants of corruption charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Executive Jet Is Not for Nyusi

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has categorically denied a story carried by the anti-government weekly “Canal de Mocambique”, that it has a acquired an executive jet for President Filipe Nyusi.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government has categorically denied a story carried by the anti-government weekly "Canal de Mocambique", that it has a acquired an executive jet for President Filipe Nyusi.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Assembly Alters Extractive Industry Taxation Rules

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Thursday passed unanimously two government bill changing the tax regime for mining and petroleum activities.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Thursday passed unanimously two government bill changing the tax regime for mining and petroleum activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Importer of 661 Pump Action Rifles Threatened Suicide When I Refused N8m Bribe – Witness

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness, Abdulahi Muhammad, in the ongoing trial of five defendants arraigned over alleged illegal importation of 661 pump action rifles in January, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, how one of the defendants, Mahm…

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness, Abdulahi Muhammad, in the ongoing trial of five defendants arraigned over alleged illegal importation of 661 pump action rifles in January, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, how one of the defendants, Mahmud Hassan, threatened to kill himself after he (Muhammad) refused a bribe of N8 million from him (Hassan).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria