Govt May Sell NNPC’s Refineries As Scrap Metals, Says Kachikwu

[This Day] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has stated that the federal government might sold the country’s refineries as scrap metals in few years’ time if the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not sit u…

[This Day] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has stated that the federal government might sold the country's refineries as scrap metals in few years' time if the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) did not sit up and make the refineries to be functional.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Importers, Families Stock Up Fearing Losses Like in 2007

[East African] Despite government assurances that Kenya’s General Election on August 8 will cause no major disruptions to supplies to landlocked Uganda, jitters triggered by the ghosts of the chaotic 2007/8 post-election violence remain high.

[East African] Despite government assurances that Kenya's General Election on August 8 will cause no major disruptions to supplies to landlocked Uganda, jitters triggered by the ghosts of the chaotic 2007/8 post-election violence remain high.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Magufuli Opens U.S.$1,8 Million Bus Stand in Korogwe

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has said that the government will deal mercilessly with contractors who fail to work on government projects according to the law and agreed time frame.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has said that the government will deal mercilessly with contractors who fail to work on government projects according to the law and agreed time frame.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Development Bank of Southern Africa to Fund SADC

[The Herald] The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has pledged to invest at least two percent a year out of the 100 billion rand it has earmarked for the 2019 to 2020 period for SADC infrastructural development, a top official has said.

[The Herald] The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has pledged to invest at least two percent a year out of the 100 billion rand it has earmarked for the 2019 to 2020 period for SADC infrastructural development, a top official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania Ready to Take Up Pipeline Contracts

[East African] Following the inauguration of the Hoima-Tanga pipeline project on August 5, an umbrella body of oil and gas service providers in Tanzania is mobilising its members to take advantage of the opportunities that will come with the $3 billion…

[East African] Following the inauguration of the Hoima-Tanga pipeline project on August 5, an umbrella body of oil and gas service providers in Tanzania is mobilising its members to take advantage of the opportunities that will come with the $3 billion project.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Used Emergency as ‘Muffler for Voice of People’

[Addis Fortune] The ten month long state of emergency imposed to control the public unrest that occurred in Amhara and Oromia regional states was finally lifted by the Parliament during its emergency session held on August 4, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The ten month long state of emergency imposed to control the public unrest that occurred in Amhara and Oromia regional states was finally lifted by the Parliament during its emergency session held on August 4, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Semenya Storms to 1500m Bronze in London

[Sascoc] Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa’s Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women’s 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Monday.

[Sascoc] Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa's Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women's 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Backs Govt Over Mega Water Project

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition Lazarus Chakwera has thrown his full weight behind the controversial US$400 million Lake Malawi water project which government is initiating to end water woes in the Capital City.

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition Lazarus Chakwera has thrown his full weight behind the controversial US$400 million Lake Malawi water project which government is initiating to end water woes in the Capital City.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi