Ethiopia’s Rising Role in Drawing FDI to Africa

[Ethiopian Herald] The past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of ince…

[Ethiopian Herald] The past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of incentives such as tax breaks to start their businesses in countries that scramble to have themselves favoured. A 2012 study presented by the International Journal of Financial Research indicated that FDI has expanded strongly over the past three decades. The study cites UNCTAD as

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Magistrate Who Sent a Robbery Victim to Holding Cells Guilty of Misconduct

[News24Wire] Stanley Gumede, the magistrate once fancied by President Jacob Zuma for the job of national director of public prosecutions (NDPP), was found guilty of nine charges of “unbecoming conduct” in a ruling in which he was labelled an “impatient…

[News24Wire] Stanley Gumede, the magistrate once fancied by President Jacob Zuma for the job of national director of public prosecutions (NDPP), was found guilty of nine charges of "unbecoming conduct" in a ruling in which he was labelled an "impatient, intolerant and almost bombastic" bully.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Firefighters Still Trying to Extinguish Last of Garden Route Blaze

[News24Wire] Firefighters still working on what remains of the devastating Garden Route blaze hope to extinguish the last of the smouldering areas between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay by Tuesday, ahead of stronger south-westerly winds predicted for later…

[News24Wire] Firefighters still working on what remains of the devastating Garden Route blaze hope to extinguish the last of the smouldering areas between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay by Tuesday, ahead of stronger south-westerly winds predicted for later this week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We’ll Be Losing N50 Million Revenue Over Collapsed Bridge – NRC

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Saturday said it will be losing about N50 million revenue in the three weeks that construction work on the collapsed bridge in Tatabu village of Niger State is expected to be completed.

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Saturday said it will be losing about N50 million revenue in the three weeks that construction work on the collapsed bridge in Tatabu village of Niger State is expected to be completed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Subscribers Groan As Unsolicited SMS Persists

[Guardian] There appears to be no respite for telecommunications consumers in Nigeria, as the menace of unsolicited Short Message Service (SMS) persist.Consumers are complaining of increase in the rate at which unsolicited SMS’ flood their mobile phone…

[Guardian] There appears to be no respite for telecommunications consumers in Nigeria, as the menace of unsolicited Short Message Service (SMS) persist.Consumers are complaining of increase in the rate at which unsolicited SMS' flood their mobile phones on a daily basis, describing it as 'alarming.'

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Being Threatened for Exposing Diversion of Relief Materials in Bakassi – Ita-Giwa

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa on Monday cried out that her life is being threatened for daring to expose the diversion of relief materials meant for the displaced people of Baka…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa on Monday cried out that her life is being threatened for daring to expose the diversion of relief materials meant for the displaced people of Bakassi.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Health Union Lauds Lab Council Boss On Reforms

[Daily Trust] The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) branch has commended the Acting Registrar Mr Tosan Erhabor for the reforms in the council .

[Daily Trust] The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) branch has commended the Acting Registrar Mr Tosan Erhabor for the reforms in the council .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

As Budget 2017 Is Signed Into Law

[Daily Trust] Three weeks after the 2017 budget was sent to the Presidency by the National Assembly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed it into law on Monday last week. Present at the ceremony were Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the H…

[Daily Trust] Three weeks after the 2017 budget was sent to the Presidency by the National Assembly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed it into law on Monday last week. Present at the ceremony were Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara who represented the National Assembly. Also present were other top officials of the government including ministers. The N7.44 trillion budget which was passed by the National Assembly represents an increase on the N7.28 trillion packag

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

188,588 Constituents Sign for Dino’s Recall – Returning Officer

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -A total of 188,588 constituents from Kogi West Senatorial District have reportedly signed for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West) from the Senate.

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -A total of 188,588 constituents from Kogi West Senatorial District have reportedly signed for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West) from the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria