Pharma Industry Targets 12% Growth Rate to Boost GDP

[Guardian] Local manufacturing arm of the pharmaceutical sector in Nigeria is targeting an annual growth rate of 12 to 15 per cent to improve its contributions to the economy.

[Guardian] Local manufacturing arm of the pharmaceutical sector in Nigeria is targeting an annual growth rate of 12 to 15 per cent to improve its contributions to the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

China, Africa Urged to Implement Health Pacts

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says it is imperative for Africa and China to move with speed in implementing the commitments in the Health Cooperation made during the second Forum on China-Africa Cooperati…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says it is imperative for Africa and China to move with speed in implementing the commitments in the Health Cooperation made during the second Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Health Ministerial Meeting in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Discos Reject Proposed Recapitalisation of Assets

[Guardian] Abuja -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), an umbrella body of the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos), has kicked against the Federal Government’s proposed imposition of recapitalisation of the acquired a…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), an umbrella body of the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos), has kicked against the Federal Government's proposed imposition of recapitalisation of the acquired assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can We Truly Celebrate Freedom?

[IFP] With Freedom Day approaching yet again, there will be much discussion, debate and wastage of public funds in political grandstanding at half-hearted “celebrations”. All of this will happen as the majority of our people still live in poverty with …

[IFP] With Freedom Day approaching yet again, there will be much discussion, debate and wastage of public funds in political grandstanding at half-hearted "celebrations". All of this will happen as the majority of our people still live in poverty with no hope of the freedom that they should be enjoying after twenty three years of democracy. Across all race groups, children born after 1994 do not see that bright future promised by the advent of the new democratic dispensation. Whilst they have political freedom,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Nzekwu Was a Great Manager of Men, Resources’

[Guardian] Media practitioners have continued to pay tributes to the late Odinigwe Joseph Onuora Nzekwu, who passed away last Friday in Onitsha, Anambra State, his hometown, where he had been living after retiring from active service to the country.

[Guardian] Media practitioners have continued to pay tributes to the late Odinigwe Joseph Onuora Nzekwu, who passed away last Friday in Onitsha, Anambra State, his hometown, where he had been living after retiring from active service to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angolans Go to the Polls On August 23

[East African] Luanda -Angola’s General Election will take place on August 23, officials announced. The Republic Council (RC) announced the poll’s date on Monday after a meeting. RC is a consultative organ of the presidency. President José Eduardo dos Santos said at the opening of the meeting that the southern African country was ready for the General Election.

[East African] Luanda -Angola's General Election will take place on August 23, officials announced. The Republic Council (RC) announced the poll's date on Monday after a meeting. RC is a consultative organ of the presidency. President José Eduardo dos Santos said at the opening of the meeting that the southern African country was ready for the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Students Protest Closure of Tertiary Institutions

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Security operatives comprising the Army, Police, DSS and Civil Defence Corps yesterday clamped down on students protesting the prolonged closure of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kogi State.

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Security operatives comprising the Army, Police, DSS and Civil Defence Corps yesterday clamped down on students protesting the prolonged closure of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kogi State.

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Samwu Bushbuckridge Members On Strike

[News24Wire] The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in Bushbuckridge has embarked on a strike, demanding that the municipality honour a 2014 council resolution in terms of salary progression.

[News24Wire] The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in Bushbuckridge has embarked on a strike, demanding that the municipality honour a 2014 council resolution in terms of salary progression.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos State’s Internally Generated Revenue Rises to N436.3 Billion

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has said that its internally generated revenue (IGR), increased by N36.9 billion to N436.3 billion in 2016 from N399.4 billion in 2015.

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has said that its internally generated revenue (IGR), increased by N36.9 billion to N436.3 billion in 2016 from N399.4 billion in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria