Still On Nigeria’s Debt Profile

[Vanguard] Barely eleven years ago, Nigeria was compelled by pressure, from International creditors, particularly the London and Paris club, to ‘voluntarily’ part with almost $12.4bn allegedly owed, so that another $18bn debt could be written off, from…

[Vanguard] Barely eleven years ago, Nigeria was compelled by pressure, from International creditors, particularly the London and Paris club, to 'voluntarily' part with almost $12.4bn allegedly owed, so that another $18bn debt could be written off, from the country's total external debt of about $30bn.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Is Beleaguered Mnangagwa Now Speaking Out?

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa touched a raw nerve when he chose to use the late Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa’s memorial service to reveal, for the first time, that he was “poisoned”.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa touched a raw nerve when he chose to use the late Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Shuvai Mahofa's memorial service to reveal, for the first time, that he was "poisoned".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anger As Council Grants Mugabe Free Use of Stadium

[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party’s forthcoming youth interface rally.

[New Zimbabwe] In a move which has irked political parties and residents, the MDC-T led Bulawayo city council has granted Zanu PF free use of the white City Stadium for the party's forthcoming youth interface rally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Asaba Massacre – Anambra Governorship Candidate Chidoka Urges Nigerian Govt to Apologise

[Premium Times] The candidate of the United Progressive Party in the Anambra governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of civilians allegedly by soldiers of the Nigerian Army duri…

[Premium Times] The candidate of the United Progressive Party in the Anambra governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has urged the federal government to issue a public apology over the massacre of civilians allegedly by soldiers of the Nigerian Army during the civil war in 1967.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electricity Distribution Firm Loses U.S.$4 Million to Vandalism

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has lost $4 million worth of materials and equipment to vandalism, the power utility Managing Director Engineer Julian Chinembiri has made the startling revelation.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has lost $4 million worth of materials and equipment to vandalism, the power utility Managing Director Engineer Julian Chinembiri has made the startling revelation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Who Is Afraid of Civil Society?

[Vanguard] IN recent weeks, Nigerians have witnessed a potential setback to our nation’s democracy through the on-going unguarded activities by some members of the House of Representatives who dedicate precious legislative time and resources in pushing…

[Vanguard] IN recent weeks, Nigerians have witnessed a potential setback to our nation's democracy through the on-going unguarded activities by some members of the House of Representatives who dedicate precious legislative time and resources in pushing for passage, a Sierra Leone-originated, but widely condemned and rejected legislative framework popularly known as a "Bill to regulate NGOs, CSOs."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Naipco to Hold Insurance, Pension Stakeholders Conference

[Vanguard] The National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO) is set to hold its national conference to discuss burning issues in insurance and pension sectors, while proffering solutions to challenges facing the two industries.

[Vanguard] The National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO) is set to hold its national conference to discuss burning issues in insurance and pension sectors, while proffering solutions to challenges facing the two industries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MEC Urges Voters to Attend Campaign Rallies

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has urged voters for the much awaited Local Government by-elections in Ndirande-Makata Ward in Blantyre to be attending campaign rallies organized by shadow councilors.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has urged voters for the much awaited Local Government by-elections in Ndirande-Makata Ward in Blantyre to be attending campaign rallies organized by shadow councilors.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi