U.S.$84 Million to be Raised for Crude Oil Pipeline

[Monitor] Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd (SMBCE), Standard (Stanbic) Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), the three financial advisors for France’s Total E&P, Uganda-Tanzania, and China’s Cnooc, are said to be carrying out “market sounds to gauge financing appetite” for the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).

[Monitor] Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd (SMBCE), Standard (Stanbic) Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), the three financial advisors for France's Total E&P, Uganda-Tanzania, and China's Cnooc, are said to be carrying out "market sounds to gauge financing appetite" for the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UN Raises Alarm Over 350 Million Illegal Weapons in Nigeria

[Leadership] Abuja -The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW) in Nigeria, saying there are no less than over 350 million in circulation in the country.

[Leadership] Abuja -The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW) in Nigeria, saying there are no less than over 350 million in circulation in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Can Stop Recurrent Fuel Crisis – Anenih

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Bubari has the capacity to put an end to the recurrent fuel crisis in the country, which always rears its …

[Vanguard] Abuja -Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Bubari has the capacity to put an end to the recurrent fuel crisis in the country, which always rears its head during Christmas period and other major festivities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rallies For, Against Police Anti-Robbery Unit Rock Cities

[Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

[Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Campaigners March Peacefully in Dar for Universal Health Coverage

[Citizen] Campaigners for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) yesterday camped at Mwananyamala Regional Hospital in Dar es Salaam as they raised voices high for people who fail to access healthcare services due to financial constraints.

[Citizen] Campaigners for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) yesterday camped at Mwananyamala Regional Hospital in Dar es Salaam as they raised voices high for people who fail to access healthcare services due to financial constraints.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania