Woman Electrocuted By Her Shack in Marikana

[GroundUp] Yoliswa Gqwetha of Marikana informal settlement, Philippi, apparently died by electrocution after her body touched the zinc sheet of the shack she was living in. She had fallen from her bed after an epileptic seizure in the early hours of Th…

[GroundUp] Yoliswa Gqwetha of Marikana informal settlement, Philippi, apparently died by electrocution after her body touched the zinc sheet of the shack she was living in. She had fallen from her bed after an epileptic seizure in the early hours of Thursday morning last week. She was 27. She is survived by two children, aged six and seven.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MAN, RMRDC Seek Cet Review Over Low Industrial Capacity

[Guardian] The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), have sought for a review of the Common External Tariff (CET) policy before its final take-off in 2019/2020.

[Guardian] The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), have sought for a review of the Common External Tariff (CET) policy before its final take-off in 2019/2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

GOtv Takes Boxing Nextgen Search to Ibadan

[Guardian] The third edition of the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search will hold in Ibadan, Oyo State, from November 16 to 18, according to a statement yesterday by Flykite Promotions, organisers of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search.

[Guardian] The third edition of the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search will hold in Ibadan, Oyo State, from November 16 to 18, according to a statement yesterday by Flykite Promotions, organisers of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CWG Sets Innovation Agenda at 25th Anniversary

[Guardian] James Agada, chief executive officer, CWG Plc, says that the information and communications technology solutions provider will be focusing on innovation in its business model in the second half of its golden jubilee.

[Guardian] James Agada, chief executive officer, CWG Plc, says that the information and communications technology solutions provider will be focusing on innovation in its business model in the second half of its golden jubilee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Saves U.S.$2 Billion From Local Cement Production

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria has saved $2billion from local production of cement in the country in the past one year, a development which culminated in the corresponding reduction in the import of the product.

[Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria has saved $2billion from local production of cement in the country in the past one year, a development which culminated in the corresponding reduction in the import of the product.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

APC Governors Split, Okorocha Says No Automatic Ticket for Buhari

[Guardian] Abuja -Two days after some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reportedly expressed their readiness to give an automatic ticket to President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 election, there was a loud dissenting voice from o…

[Guardian] Abuja -Two days after some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reportedly expressed their readiness to give an automatic ticket to President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 election, there was a loud dissenting voice from one of them yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria and Frequently Asked National Questions

[Guardian] One frequently asked question at Nigeria’s independence anniversaries is: what is there to celebrate years after the Union Jack was lowered, replaced with Nigerian flag of Green, White and Green in 1960? Our parents and grand parents lived u…

[Guardian] One frequently asked question at Nigeria's independence anniversaries is: what is there to celebrate years after the Union Jack was lowered, replaced with Nigerian flag of Green, White and Green in 1960? Our parents and grand parents lived under the drudgery of centuries long trans-Atlantic slavery, colonial occupation and exploitation. They couldn't therefore have imagined why their inheritors could question the desirability of freedom, even if it meant freedom to misrule to themselves as we are regrettab

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria