Presidency, Senate to Collaborate On Legal Framework for Credit Information Sharing

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate in collaboration with the presidency has initiated moves to work on a legal framework meant to facilitate credit information sharing between credit bureaus and lenders.

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate in collaboration with the presidency has initiated moves to work on a legal framework meant to facilitate credit information sharing between credit bureaus and lenders.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Military Appointees Free to Wear Uniforms – Army

[Daily News] The Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) yesterday clarified that military officers appointed to various positions in government are allowed to put on their uniforms while performing special duties.

[Daily News] The Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) yesterday clarified that military officers appointed to various positions in government are allowed to put on their uniforms while performing special duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EFCC Arraigns Senior Advocate, Belgore, Ex-Minister for Money Laundering

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mohammed Belgore and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman before a Federal High Court in Lagos on charges …

[This Day] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mohammed Belgore and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman before a Federal High Court in Lagos on charges of money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chenge ‘Calms Legislators’ Over Lissu’s Arrest

[Daily News] The National Assembly Chairperson Andrew Chenge yesterday managed to calm the aggrieved opposition MPs who were agitating over arrest of their colleagues while leaving the premises of Parliament recently, promising to take the matter to th…

[Daily News] The National Assembly Chairperson Andrew Chenge yesterday managed to calm the aggrieved opposition MPs who were agitating over arrest of their colleagues while leaving the premises of Parliament recently, promising to take the matter to the Speaker for a way forward.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EFF Statement on Deployment of 441 Soldiers for State of the Nation Address

[EFF] The EFF has taken note of the fact that Zuma has authorized the employment of 441 members of SANDF for the State of the Nation Address. Zuma has deployed these military personnel for what he calls the maintenance of law and order at the SONA.We c…

[EFF] The EFF has taken note of the fact that Zuma has authorized the employment of 441 members of SANDF for the State of the Nation Address. Zuma has deployed these military personnel for what he calls the maintenance of law and order at the SONA.We condemn this initiative as the unleashing of the army on the people of South Africa. It must be seen as the declaration of War on citizens, which means Zuma is planning to murder those he disagrees with at the SONA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria’s Minimum Wage Stands At $60

[Premium Times] South Africa will introduce a national minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($261) per month in 2018, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday, according to a Reuters report.

[Premium Times] South Africa will introduce a national minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($261) per month in 2018, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday, according to a Reuters report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Collapse of Ibadan Depot Heightens Concern Over Fuel Shortages in South-West

[This Day] The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has raised the alarm that the collapse of the Ibadan Depot has heightened concern over looming fuel scarcity in some states in the South West Zone, which is under NNPC’s Syst…

[This Day] The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has raised the alarm that the collapse of the Ibadan Depot has heightened concern over looming fuel scarcity in some states in the South West Zone, which is under NNPC's System 2B pipeline network.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What’s Mine Is Mine – How Warlordism Came to South Africa

[Daily Maverick] At the end of January, with hardly anybody noticing, public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed to deliver on a promise made by her predecessor Thuli Madonsela to a mining community of 40,000 (mostly unemployed) souls. The implication? Not only has warlordism officially seeped down from the central regions of our continent to take hold within our own national borders, we seem to have invented a whole new version of it–F#@% Y*& Warlordism. By KEVIN BLOOM.

[Daily Maverick] At the end of January, with hardly anybody noticing, public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed to deliver on a promise made by her predecessor Thuli Madonsela to a mining community of 40,000 (mostly unemployed) souls. The implication? Not only has warlordism officially seeped down from the central regions of our continent to take hold within our own national borders, we seem to have invented a whole new version of it--F#@% Y*& Warlordism. By KEVIN BLOOM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman, Seeks Court’s Permission to Travel Abroad

[This Day] A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has asked Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to permit her to travel abroad to receive treatment for breast cancer.

[This Day] A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has asked Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to permit her to travel abroad to receive treatment for breast cancer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria