MPs Want Speedy Passing of the Biosafety Bill

[Monitor] When scientists are carrying out research to get a solution to a problem be it in health, agriculture, environment and engineering sector, it is important for the public to give them the necessary support, more so policy makers and other gove…

[Monitor] When scientists are carrying out research to get a solution to a problem be it in health, agriculture, environment and engineering sector, it is important for the public to give them the necessary support, more so policy makers and other government authorities must be at the forefront.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Capital Market Operators Seek Representation On MPC Board

[Guardian] Worried by the effect of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decisions on the nation’s capital market activities, operators have stressed the need for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to appoint a capital market representative as one of its MPC mem…

[Guardian] Worried by the effect of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decisions on the nation's capital market activities, operators have stressed the need for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to appoint a capital market representative as one of its MPC members.The operators argued that a lot of policies and decisions that come from the committee are inimical to the good performance of the capital market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cooperatives Urged to Embrace Good Governance and Transparency

[Government of Mauritius] Cooperative societies must be encouraged to embrace new principles of good governance in order to ensure the absence of financial scandals and malpractices. The notion of good governance will help improve public confidence and…

[Government of Mauritius] Cooperative societies must be encouraged to embrace new principles of good governance in order to ensure the absence of financial scandals and malpractices. The notion of good governance will help improve public confidence and project a better image of cooperatives in the society.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

A Lesson From the Crucifixion – the Power of Focus

[Observer] Last Sunday, which Christians throughout the world observed as Palm Sunday, became one of the most momentous weeks in history. It was the day Jesus Christ entered Jerusalem. His multitude of disciples welcomed him into the city with palm bra…

[Observer] Last Sunday, which Christians throughout the world observed as Palm Sunday, became one of the most momentous weeks in history. It was the day Jesus Christ entered Jerusalem. His multitude of disciples welcomed him into the city with palm branches, singing "Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord--Hosanna in the highest!"

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Arik, Flying Doctors, Dana, MMA2, Others Win Awards

[Guardian] The air travel industry’s watchdog, Nigeria Aviation Awards (NIGAV), has bestowed 2017 awards on major stakeholders in recognition of their contributions to the development of the sector. Among the awardees are Arik Air, Dana Air, Flying Doc…

[Guardian] The air travel industry's watchdog, Nigeria Aviation Awards (NIGAV), has bestowed 2017 awards on major stakeholders in recognition of their contributions to the development of the sector. Among the awardees are Arik Air, Dana Air, Flying Doctors, Murtala Muhammed Airport terminal II (MMA2), managed by Bi-courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Welcomes Youth Participation in Economic Reviving Efforts

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said Thursday that the government welcomed the participation of businessmen, especially youth ones, in the country’s sustainable development efforts, as part of Egypt Vision 2030.

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said Thursday that the government welcomed the participation of businessmen, especially youth ones, in the country's sustainable development efforts, as part of Egypt Vision 2030.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

2 Baba, Banky W to Raise Money for Eie’s Electoral Programmes

[Premium Times] Music stars, Banky W and 2baba are some of the Nigerian celebrities whose items would be auctioned to raise funds for Enough Is Enough Nigeria’s Electoral Programmes.

[Premium Times] Music stars, Banky W and 2baba are some of the Nigerian celebrities whose items would be auctioned to raise funds for Enough Is Enough Nigeria's Electoral Programmes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria