Mo Barrow Nabs Second Reading Goal

[Foroyaa] Modou Barrow on Saturday made his mark felt for Reading scoring the lone goal to secure the spoils. The 25-year-old raced his way past the Leeds defence to get the end of a pass by a teammate in the box, sending a low drive past the oppositio…

[Foroyaa] Modou Barrow on Saturday made his mark felt for Reading scoring the lone goal to secure the spoils. The 25-year-old raced his way past the Leeds defence to get the end of a pass by a teammate in the box, sending a low drive past the oppositions' goalkeeper.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Farm Workers’ Minimum Wage Up By 25%

[Namibia Economist] The minimum cash wage for unskilled and young farm workers has been increased by 25% and will come into effect on 01 November, following fruitful wage negotiations.

[Namibia Economist] The minimum cash wage for unskilled and young farm workers has been increased by 25% and will come into effect on 01 November, following fruitful wage negotiations.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Our Commitment to Affordable Renewable Energy Unshaking – Fashola

[Leadership] Abuja -The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future.

[Leadership] Abuja -The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the federal government's commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governors Meet Buhari, Demand Balance of Paris Club Largesse

[Guardian] Abuja -The governors of the 36 states yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to release the 50 per cent balance of the Paris Club refund for inclusion in their 2018 budget appropriations.

[Guardian] Abuja -The governors of the 36 states yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to release the 50 per cent balance of the Paris Club refund for inclusion in their 2018 budget appropriations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Under Pressure to Drop Probe of U.S.$25 Billion NNPC Contracts

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).Following the allegation of abuse of due process mad…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).Following the allegation of abuse of due process made by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Senate resolved to investigate the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Leaves for Turkey Today

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Nigeria for Istanbul, Turkey, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on October 20, 2017.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Nigeria for Istanbul, Turkey, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on October 20, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How National Health Insurance Scheme Will Benefit Ugandans

[Monitor] Ugandans are optimistic that the long-awaited Health Insurance law that will give birth to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for all citizenry is not far from enactment.

[Monitor] Ugandans are optimistic that the long-awaited Health Insurance law that will give birth to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for all citizenry is not far from enactment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Culture Ministry to Re-Launch Cultural, Creative Industries

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Culture intends to re-launch the cultural and creative industries, as a way to take the culture to the communities, said Tuesday the incumbent minister Carolina Cerqueira, who described the initiative as one of programme…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Culture intends to re-launch the cultural and creative industries, as a way to take the culture to the communities, said Tuesday the incumbent minister Carolina Cerqueira, who described the initiative as one of programme's guideline for the next years.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola