Local Content – Nigeria Retains $5bn of Yearly Spend in Oil and Gas Sector

[This Day] The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Wabote has disclosed that about $5 billion out of the $20 billion spent annually in Nigeria’s oil and gas is retained in-country as a result …

[This Day] The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr. Simbi Wabote has disclosed that about $5 billion out of the $20 billion spent annually in Nigeria's oil and gas is retained in-country as a result of seven years of implementation of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act of 2010.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dogara Seeks Census Postponement to 2019

[Daily Trust] House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara has called for postponement of the national population census, scheduled for 2018 to be conducted after the 2019 general elections.

[Daily Trust] House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara has called for postponement of the national population census, scheduled for 2018 to be conducted after the 2019 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

All Eyes On Vetting Team As Politicians Fight to Clear ‘Tainted’ Names

[Nation] All eyes will be on vetting agencies to prove that the elusive adherence to the integrity code among politicians will at least be implemented in the upcoming elections.

[Nation] All eyes will be on vetting agencies to prove that the elusive adherence to the integrity code among politicians will at least be implemented in the upcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zanzibar Keen On Boosting Clove Farming

[Daily News] At least one million clove plant-lets are set to be distributed and planted during the seasonal rains in Zanzibar in a bid to reclaim the Isles lost glory in the global market as the leading producer of the produce.

[Daily News] At least one million clove plant-lets are set to be distributed and planted during the seasonal rains in Zanzibar in a bid to reclaim the Isles lost glory in the global market as the leading producer of the produce.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

12 Politicians Risk Being Left Out of Polls

[Nation] At least 12 politicians have been omitted in the electoral agency list of aspirants, or listed in a party they do not belong, posing a risk in their being locked out of the August General Election.

[Nation] At least 12 politicians have been omitted in the electoral agency list of aspirants, or listed in a party they do not belong, posing a risk in their being locked out of the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tunisia Embraces African Court

[Daily News] The Republic of Tunisia yesterday joined Tanzania and other states in the African continent to sign a declaration, enabling Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and individuals to access the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Af…

[Daily News] The Republic of Tunisia yesterday joined Tanzania and other states in the African continent to sign a declaration, enabling Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and individuals to access the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) directly.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Traders Worried About Ban On Plastic Bags

[Nation] Mr Lucas Omwenga is a worried man. For five years, he has plied his trade as a plastic bag trader in Kisii town’s fruit and vegetable market, an occupation that is his young family’s source of income.

[Nation] Mr Lucas Omwenga is a worried man. For five years, he has plied his trade as a plastic bag trader in Kisii town's fruit and vegetable market, an occupation that is his young family's source of income.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sub Masoud Hands Sharks Tight Win Over Nakumatt

[Nation] Substitute Masoud Juma scored a second half winner as Kariobangi Sharks edged out fellow newcomers Nakumatt 1-0 on Monday in a SportPesa Premier League match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County.

[Nation] Substitute Masoud Juma scored a second half winner as Kariobangi Sharks edged out fellow newcomers Nakumatt 1-0 on Monday in a SportPesa Premier League match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya