Tomato Union Seeks CBN’s Intervention in Raw Materials Sourcing

[Guardian] Worried about their inability to access triple concentrates needed to produce tomato paste, Tomato Union of Nigeria (TUN) has sought the intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in aiding access to raw materials through its foreign …

[Guardian] Worried about their inability to access triple concentrates needed to produce tomato paste, Tomato Union of Nigeria (TUN) has sought the intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in aiding access to raw materials through its foreign exchange policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UNSOM Police Chief Visits Disputed City of Galkayo

[Shabelle] UNSOM Police Commissioner Christoph Buik and the German Deputy Ambassador to Somalia Markus Bollmohr visited the disputed city of Gaalkacyo on 21 March to assess the implementation of a ceasefire agreement concluded by the President of Puntl…

[Shabelle] UNSOM Police Commissioner Christoph Buik and the German Deputy Ambassador to Somalia Markus Bollmohr visited the disputed city of Gaalkacyo on 21 March to assess the implementation of a ceasefire agreement concluded by the President of Puntland state Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" and the then President of Galmudug state Abdikarim Hussein Guled in November of last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Puntland in Port Talks With DP World, President Says

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland may award a concession to DP World Ltd. to develop the port of Bosaso, President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said.

[Shabelle] The government of Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland may award a concession to DP World Ltd. to develop the port of Bosaso, President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rural Women Lead Fight Against Infant Mortality in DR Congo

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mbanza-Ngungu -Newly-trained community health workers – many of them women – are making healthcare more accessible in DRC

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mbanza-Ngungu -Newly-trained community health workers - many of them women - are making healthcare more accessible in DRC

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Egyptian Researchers Turn Shrimp Shells into Biodegradable Plastic

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -Researchers at Egypt’s Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cairo -Researchers at Egypt's Nile University are developing a way to turn dried shrimp shells that would otherwise be thrown away into thin films of biodegradable plastic they hope will be used to make eco-friendly grocery bags and packaging.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Nigeria Looks Inward for Industrialisation

[Daily Trust] The federal government is beginning to look inwards for financing of the industrial sector of the economy through Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) rather than dependence on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

[Daily Trust] The federal government is beginning to look inwards for financing of the industrial sector of the economy through Domestic Direct Investment (DDI) rather than dependence on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three More Roundabouts to Be Removed in Lekki Next Week

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday assured that his administration would complete the ongoing construction of the Ajah flyover by the end of May 2017, just as he revealed the plans of government to remove thr…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday assured that his administration would complete the ongoing construction of the Ajah flyover by the end of May 2017, just as he revealed the plans of government to remove three more roundabouts in the Lekki-Ajah corridor to ease vehicular movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria