JetWest Airline to Make Debut in December

[Guardian] A new airline, JetWest, is set to takeoff in December flying on local routes in the country. Founder of the airline, Dikko Nwachukwu, said the new airline is aimed at making air travel accessible for more people. And if all goes according to…

[Guardian] A new airline, JetWest, is set to takeoff in December flying on local routes in the country. Founder of the airline, Dikko Nwachukwu, said the new airline is aimed at making air travel accessible for more people. And if all goes according to plan, JetWest will launch this year with 100 employees and a fleet of three AC-20 jets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jailed Opposition Leader Hichilema Faces More Charges

[Zambia Reports] The knives are out for incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema with police instituting investigations on his alleged issuance of disparaging and contemptuous remarks against Speaker of the National …

[Zambia Reports] The knives are out for incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema with police instituting investigations on his alleged issuance of disparaging and contemptuous remarks against Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Health Ministry, Makerere Clash Over Researchers’ Pay

[Observer] Three hundred data enumerators have accused the ministry of Health and Makerere University School of Public Health of holding onto their pay after they completed a nationwide immunization survey.

[Observer] Three hundred data enumerators have accused the ministry of Health and Makerere University School of Public Health of holding onto their pay after they completed a nationwide immunization survey.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why PDP Is Not Confrontational in the House – Minority Leader

[Premium Times] The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, speaks with PREMIUM TIMES’ Nasir Ayitogo on the second anniversary of the Eighth Session of the House and the role of the opposition in the legislature. Excerpts:

[Premium Times] The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, speaks with PREMIUM TIMES' Nasir Ayitogo on the second anniversary of the Eighth Session of the House and the role of the opposition in the legislature. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Social Security Commission to Reinvest Recouped U.S.$2,3 Million

[Namibian] Despite sailing on troubled waters the past few months, the cash-strapped SME Bank has started repaying its first instalment on the returns on investment the SSC made last year.

[Namibian] Despite sailing on troubled waters the past few months, the cash-strapped SME Bank has started repaying its first instalment on the returns on investment the SSC made last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Unrest in Kasai Province Puts Question Mark Over Elections

[RFI] The European Parliament says that ongoing violence in DR Congo’s central Kasai region risks undermining the timing of upcoming elections. On Wednesday, the EU joined calls by the UN for an urgent inquiry into serious rights abuses in the province.

[RFI] The European Parliament says that ongoing violence in DR Congo's central Kasai region risks undermining the timing of upcoming elections. On Wednesday, the EU joined calls by the UN for an urgent inquiry into serious rights abuses in the province.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

2015 State Budget Records Deficit of More Than U.S.$2,7 Billion

[ANGOP] Luanda -The General State Budget (OGE) of 2015 recorded a deficit of 456.40 billion kwanza, according to the Report considered and approved on Thursday by the Economy and Finance Commissions of the Constitutional and Legal Matters of the Nation…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The General State Budget (OGE) of 2015 recorded a deficit of 456.40 billion kwanza, according to the Report considered and approved on Thursday by the Economy and Finance Commissions of the Constitutional and Legal Matters of the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

The Cost of Being a Disciple of Prudency

[Zambia Reports] The dismissal of seasoned administrator Simataa Simataa cannot pass without comment. Soccer followers may have noted that Simataa has been at the heart of the football revolution that has been taking place at Queansmead Stadium (origin…

[Zambia Reports] The dismissal of seasoned administrator Simataa Simataa cannot pass without comment. Soccer followers may have noted that Simataa has been at the heart of the football revolution that has been taking place at Queansmead Stadium (original home) with the 'Elite' side flying high in the Super Division League.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia