Tourism, Construction Drive Kenya’s Economic Growth

[East African] Kenya’s economy grew by 5.8 per cent in 2016 — the highest in five years — supported by a significant increase in tourism earnings and the ever-growing construction sector.

[East African] Kenya's economy grew by 5.8 per cent in 2016 -- the highest in five years -- supported by a significant increase in tourism earnings and the ever-growing construction sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

VVF – Expert Warns Against Delay in Seeking Medical Care

[Daily Trust] An Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Dr. Hajara Umar, has cautioned expectant mothers against delay in seeking medical care to avoid Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

[Daily Trust] An Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gyneacology, Dr. Hajara Umar, has cautioned expectant mothers against delay in seeking medical care to avoid Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Decries Lack of Data On Occupational Accidents

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has decried the lack of reliable data on occupational accidents and diseases sustained in the course of work in the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, through the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has decried the lack of reliable data on occupational accidents and diseases sustained in the course of work in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2019 – Shittu Warned Against Campaigning for Buhari

[Vanguard] Following his campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election in 2019, a socio-cultural group, Oyo Development Initiative, ODI, has warned the Minister of Communication, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu to refrain from the act.

[Vanguard] Following his campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari re-election in 2019, a socio-cultural group, Oyo Development Initiative, ODI, has warned the Minister of Communication, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu to refrain from the act.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Banks Hike Interest Rates to Attract Deposits – Bank of Tanzania

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

[Daily News] Commercial banks have increased interest rates on time deposits in a bid to fill the gap of acute shortage of liquidity affecting most financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

As Kenya Election Approaches, Two-Thirds Gender Rule Hangs Over Parliament

[East African] Kenyan members of parliament are facing a dilemma of either passing the two-thirds gender law in the short time remaining before the elections, or risking the next parliament being declared illegal.

[East African] Kenyan members of parliament are facing a dilemma of either passing the two-thirds gender law in the short time remaining before the elections, or risking the next parliament being declared illegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Polls – Voters Treated to Kidnap, Abduction Drama, Branded Bread

[East African] In a very competitive environment, a number of candidates in the Jubilee Party primaries that kicked off on April 21 have have found themselves at the centre of dramatic events.

[East African] In a very competitive environment, a number of candidates in the Jubilee Party primaries that kicked off on April 21 have have found themselves at the centre of dramatic events.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Audit Underway of Oil Companies, Govt Revenue in 2015, 2016

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has disclosed that it has started the processes of a comprehensive independent audit of the oil and gas sector, as well as revenues earned by Nigeria in the sector in 2…

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has disclosed that it has started the processes of a comprehensive independent audit of the oil and gas sector, as well as revenues earned by Nigeria in the sector in 2015 and 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Over 70,000 Candidates Registered to Sit ‘A’ Level Exams

[Daily News] 74,963 candidates registered to sit for the National Form Six Examinations are expected to sweat it out across the country, beginning this morning. National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Executive Secretary Charles Msonde disclos…

[Daily News] 74,963 candidates registered to sit for the National Form Six Examinations are expected to sweat it out across the country, beginning this morning. National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) Executive Secretary Charles Msonde disclosed in Dar es Salaam yesterday that 63,102 of the candidates are in formal schools-- 38,618 of them boys and 24,484 are girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania