Tax Chief Taken to Task Over Oil Bonus

[East African] Uganda’s revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

[East African] Uganda's revenue authority boss was hard pressed to explain why 42 government officials received $1.7 million in bonuses for representing the country in an international tax oil dispute, a duty that was already part of their job mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bank Teller Accused of Stealing U.S.$164,000 Acquitted

[New Zimbabwe] A STANDBIC Bank teller was accused of stealing $164,000 from cash vaults was Wednesday acquitted after a Harare court ruled that prosecutors failed to prove their case.

[New Zimbabwe] A STANDBIC Bank teller was accused of stealing $164,000 from cash vaults was Wednesday acquitted after a Harare court ruled that prosecutors failed to prove their case.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Did Mugabe’s Energy Minister Lie About PR Firm Payment?

[The Herald] IT has emerged that Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge lied that Fruitful Communications Private Limited was doing Public Relations Consultancy work for Zesa for free after the company owned by Zanu-PF Highfield legislato…

[The Herald] IT has emerged that Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge lied that Fruitful Communications Private Limited was doing Public Relations Consultancy work for Zesa for free after the company owned by Zanu-PF Highfield legislator Psychology Maziwisa and television personality Oscar Pambuka issued summons at the High Court claiming an outstanding fee of $36 000 from the parastatal. Fruitful Communications did PR work for Zimbabwe Power Company, a Zesa subsidiary. It was Minister Undenge who direc

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Do We Keep Falling Into the Ethno-Religious Trap?

[Vanguard] All around the world, perhaps for as long as human beings have lived together in organised communities, politics and policy have attempted to answer a question central to human societies: “how are we all going to live together”. This questio…

[Vanguard] All around the world, perhaps for as long as human beings have lived together in organised communities, politics and policy have attempted to answer a question central to human societies: "how are we all going to live together". This question, in Nigeria, has been answered all too fraudulently, with selfish propositions that benefit only a few.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Party Condemns Malema’s Remarks On Mugabe

[The Herald] Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) welcomes the Zimbabwean Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services’ response to EFF’s attack on Uncle Bob. We welcome the statement by Dr C C Mushohwe and say once again we are sorry fo…

[The Herald] Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) welcomes the Zimbabwean Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services' response to EFF's attack on Uncle Bob. We welcome the statement by Dr C C Mushohwe and say once again we are sorry for the unfortunate and reckless comments by these lapdogs. The attack is very cheap, unnecessary, desperate, unwarranted, baseless and immature. Since the early 1960s during the decolonisation of African states until to date, we have been infiltrated by London stooges, who

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woeful Football Pitches Lead to Afcon2017 Controversy

[allAfrica] The relatively high number of injuries at this year’s African Nations Cup finals has coaches fretting and Ghana’s Avram Grant says he knows what is to blame – the poor pitches in Gabon.

[allAfrica] The relatively high number of injuries at this year's African Nations Cup finals has coaches fretting and Ghana's Avram Grant says he knows what is to blame - the poor pitches in Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Delta State Worried About Relocation of 26 Oil Firms

[Guardian] Asaba -The Delta State government has raised serious concern over the exit of 26 major oil companies following unabated hostilities and attack on their facilities by militants.

[Guardian] Asaba -The Delta State government has raised serious concern over the exit of 26 major oil companies following unabated hostilities and attack on their facilities by militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parties Disagree Over Buhari’s Decision to Retain Babachir As SGF

[Guardian] Abuja -Some members of the House of Representatives and the national leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over President Muhammadu Buhari’s supposed refusal to sack the Secretary to the Government of the…

[Guardian] Abuja -Some members of the House of Representatives and the national leadership of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have disagreed over President Muhammadu Buhari's supposed refusal to sack the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Mr. Babachir Lawal, following his alleged indictment by the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria