Race for PDP Chairmanship: the Contenders and Pretenders

[Premium Times] As Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gets set to elect new set of leaders to run its affairs for the next four years, we provide a brief profile, strength and weaknesses of those jostling for the party…

[Premium Times] As Nigeria's major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gets set to elect new set of leaders to run its affairs for the next four years, we provide a brief profile, strength and weaknesses of those jostling for the party's highest office come December 9.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seven Conspiracies Running and Ruining the Ugandan Economy

[Monitor] The world presents enemies who may be intelligent (human army) or non-intelligent (army worms or bad weather). The later have no intentions to harm us as they ‘do their things’, and should be subdued by our superior human intelligence as show…

[Monitor] The world presents enemies who may be intelligent (human army) or non-intelligent (army worms or bad weather). The later have no intentions to harm us as they 'do their things', and should be subdued by our superior human intelligence as shown by the failure of hostile weather to create famine in Israel. So what has held Uganda's economy hostage and is sucking blood out of it every passing day? I bring seven suspects to the public court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Anthony Joshua to Visit Nigeria in December

[Guardian] After beating Cameroon-born French boxer, Carlos Takam in Saturday’s WBA and IBF world title fight in Cardiff, Wales, Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua is set to pay a visit to his ancestral home, Sagamu, Ogun…

[Guardian] After beating Cameroon-born French boxer, Carlos Takam in Saturday's WBA and IBF world title fight in Cardiff, Wales, Nigerian-born British heavyweight boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua is set to pay a visit to his ancestral home, Sagamu, Ogun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwandan Police Peacekeepers in Haiti Conduct Umuganda

[New Times] As Rwandans back home, last Saturday came together in a monthly communal work commonly known as Umuganda, the Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), also engaged in the simila…

[New Times] As Rwandans back home, last Saturday came together in a monthly communal work commonly known as Umuganda, the Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), also engaged in the similar community development activities in the Caribbean nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Katosi Road Scam – Byandala Defence Hearing Flops

[Monitor] Kampala -Hearing of defence evidence in the Shs24.7 billion case against former works minister, Abraham Byandala flopped this morning after one of the lawyers failed turn up in the case.

[Monitor] Kampala -Hearing of defence evidence in the Shs24.7 billion case against former works minister, Abraham Byandala flopped this morning after one of the lawyers failed turn up in the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘A Strong Savings Culture Will Ultimately Lead to Lower Interest Rates’

[New Times] The National Savings Week (NSW) 2017 closed yesterday. The Ministry of Finance-led awareness campaign involved key stakeholders such as commercial banks and microfinance institutions and the Capital Market Authority to encourage Rwandans to…

[New Times] The National Savings Week (NSW) 2017 closed yesterday. The Ministry of Finance-led awareness campaign involved key stakeholders such as commercial banks and microfinance institutions and the Capital Market Authority to encourage Rwandans to embrace the savings culture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Biafra Leader – Bungling Our Way to Disaster?

[Daily Trust] In 1794 Thomas Paine wrote a book entitled “The Age of Reason”. He asserted that reasonable people succeed by adapting themselves to the world, while unreasonable people bungle matters by trying to adapt the world to themselves. The Niger…

[Daily Trust] In 1794 Thomas Paine wrote a book entitled "The Age of Reason". He asserted that reasonable people succeed by adapting themselves to the world, while unreasonable people bungle matters by trying to adapt the world to themselves. The Nigerian government appears stuck in the "Age of Unreason". While it's evident that the Nigerian State is dysfunctional trapping millions of citizens in poverty, they struggle to force citizens to adopt their outdated perception of national unity. Time has long since passed whe

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