‘Tax Certainty’ Workshop Aims to ‘Get Investment Climate Right’ in Africa

[Observer] From October 25 to 27, about 50 officials from 20 African tax administrations, ministries of finance and other international organizations will gather in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for the Consultative Workshop on Tax Certainty. The aim of the…

[Observer] From October 25 to 27, about 50 officials from 20 African tax administrations, ministries of finance and other international organizations will gather in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for the Consultative Workshop on Tax Certainty. The aim of the event is to explore "The role of tax policies and tax administrations in getting the investment climate right." The event is co-hosted by African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and Germany with the assistance of the Tanzania Revenue Authority, a dispatch has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

All Set for Fashion Meets Music Show

[Lesotho Times] THE second edition of the Fashion Meets Music Lesotho (FMML) show which will be held on 11 November at Lehakoe Recreation Club is expected to feature fashion designers from various African countries.

[Lesotho Times] THE second edition of the Fashion Meets Music Lesotho (FMML) show which will be held on 11 November at Lehakoe Recreation Club is expected to feature fashion designers from various African countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

World Bank Says Sub-Saharan Africa to Record Modest Recovery in 2017

[Vanguard] The World Bank has projected that Sub-Saharan Africa would record modest economic growth recovery of 2.4 per cent in 2017 after the region grew by just 1.3 per cent in 2016.

[Vanguard] The World Bank has projected that Sub-Saharan Africa would record modest economic growth recovery of 2.4 per cent in 2017 after the region grew by just 1.3 per cent in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Resident Doctors Give 10-Day Strike Notice to UCH Management

[Premium Times] Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Friday, gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries.

[Premium Times] Barely one month after their nationwide strike, the resident doctors at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Friday, gave the hospital management another 10-day strike notice to protest unpaid salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Olubadan Reacts to Governor Ajimobi’s ‘Deposition Threat’

[Premium Times] The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday said there was no basis for the threat of deposition being issued by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.

[Premium Times] The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Saliu Adetunji, on Thursday said there was no basis for the threat of deposition being issued by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shittu Puts ICT Sector Investment At U.S.$60 Billion

[Guardian] Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has said that over $60 billion US dollars have been invested in the ICT sector since the year 2001 when digital mobile services were launched because the global attention ret…

[Guardian] Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, has said that over $60 billion US dollars have been invested in the ICT sector since the year 2001 when digital mobile services were launched because the global attention returned to Nigeria as the country with the highest potential for investment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Because of Food

[Guardian] This is not the sort of news that makes the headlines and plays big in the public space. Because it is the story of the poor. It is the story of the children of the poor. It is the story about the future that might be denied the children of …

[Guardian] This is not the sort of news that makes the headlines and plays big in the public space. Because it is the story of the poor. It is the story of the children of the poor. It is the story about the future that might be denied the children of the poor. Because of food.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sands, Lady Zamar Date Maseru

[Lesotho Times] SWAZILAND’S Tigi Tigi hit-maker, Sands is set to make his debut performance in the Mountain Kingdom along with South African, Lady Zamar, at the Summer Party at Maseru Club on 4 November this year.

[Lesotho Times] SWAZILAND'S Tigi Tigi hit-maker, Sands is set to make his debut performance in the Mountain Kingdom along with South African, Lady Zamar, at the Summer Party at Maseru Club on 4 November this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Buhari – Here the Buck Stops

[Guardian] One point that stands out clearly in the current exchange between Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is the …

[Guardian] One point that stands out clearly in the current exchange between Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is the serious issue of team work and cohesiveness in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria