IMF Calls for Tighter Monetary Policy Ahead of MPC Meeting Next Week

[Leadership] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said for Nigeria to witness strong economic recovery from recession, it must learn to maintain tighter monetary policies, through discontinuing direct financing of the government.

[Leadership] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said for Nigeria to witness strong economic recovery from recession, it must learn to maintain tighter monetary policies, through discontinuing direct financing of the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU, Amnesty International Pile Pressure On Govt to Stop Crackdown On Activists

[Monitor] Kampala -Twelve European countries have jointly criticised the excessive use of force by Uganda’s security forces to arrest and detain activists opposed to the proposal to lift the presidential age limit.

[Monitor] Kampala -Twelve European countries have jointly criticised the excessive use of force by Uganda's security forces to arrest and detain activists opposed to the proposal to lift the presidential age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IPOB Is Risking Lives of 11.6 Million Igbos Outside South East – Gov Ikpeazu

[Leadership] Following the activities of the Indigenous People Of biafra (IPOB) in the South East, Abia State governor, Okezie Ikeazu, in this chat with State House Correspondents, has said they are risking the lives of 11.6 million Igbos residing in t…

[Leadership] Following the activities of the Indigenous People Of biafra (IPOB) in the South East, Abia State governor, Okezie Ikeazu, in this chat with State House Correspondents, has said they are risking the lives of 11.6 million Igbos residing in the south east and also spoke about the tension in his state last week. JONATHAN NDA - ISAIAH presents the excerpts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kola Aluko’s New York Penthouse Up for Sale for Just U.S.$39 Million

[This Day] A penthouse valued at $51.9 million, belonging to Kolawole Aluko, Nigerian oil mogul based in the United States, is currently up for sale for a “motivated” price of $39 million.

[This Day] A penthouse valued at $51.9 million, belonging to Kolawole Aluko, Nigerian oil mogul based in the United States, is currently up for sale for a "motivated" price of $39 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prosecution Links Ex-FAR Officer Exiled in France to Armed Group in DR Congo

[New Times] In the ongoing pre-detention hearing involving nine suspects linked to an irregular armed group, prosecution said Thursday they are investigating a certain Major Faustin Ntilikina, an ex-FAR exiled in France.

[New Times] In the ongoing pre-detention hearing involving nine suspects linked to an irregular armed group, prosecution said Thursday they are investigating a certain Major Faustin Ntilikina, an ex-FAR exiled in France.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

EACC Says IEBC Cleared People With Integrity Issues to Vie

[Nation] At least 106 candidates, including governors with integrity queries, were cleared to run for various seats during the August 8 General Election, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has disclosed.

[Nation] At least 106 candidates, including governors with integrity queries, were cleared to run for various seats during the August 8 General Election, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugisha, Areruya Set for U23 Men’s Road Race in Norway

[New Times] Samuel Mugisha and Joseph Areruya will be up against the world’s U23 best riders as the duo hit the road at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Friday afternoon in the U-23 Men’s road race in Bergen, Norway.

[New Times] Samuel Mugisha and Joseph Areruya will be up against the world's U23 best riders as the duo hit the road at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Friday afternoon in the U-23 Men's road race in Bergen, Norway.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Seize Computers, Phones From Staff Before Leaving ActionAid Offices

[Monitor] Kampala -Police on Thursday confiscated laptops and cell phone handsets from a number of ActionAid employees, a day after staging a raid and locking the workers in office.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police on Thursday confiscated laptops and cell phone handsets from a number of ActionAid employees, a day after staging a raid and locking the workers in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda