‘Nigeria Law School Approved the Use of Hijab During Call to Bar’

[Vanguard] The Social Media is agog with reports of the decision of the Nigerian Law School to formally Call to Bar, a hijab wearing Firdausi Amasa, who was denied the honour last year.

[Vanguard] The Social Media is agog with reports of the decision of the Nigerian Law School to formally Call to Bar, a hijab wearing Firdausi Amasa, who was denied the honour last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari’s Prompt Bauchi Visit Draws Criticisms

[Premium Times] Nigerians reacted with anger and caution Thursday over President Buhari’s swift visit to Bauchi after a fire incident there, questioning his long refusal to meet and commiserate with hundreds of victims and families of rampant killings …

[Premium Times] Nigerians reacted with anger and caution Thursday over President Buhari's swift visit to Bauchi after a fire incident there, questioning his long refusal to meet and commiserate with hundreds of victims and families of rampant killings and disasters across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Hopes for South Sudan’s Peace Process

[ISS] Nearly two years since their last meeting, rival leaders President Salva Kiir and Dr Riek Machar met face to face on 20 June in Addis Ababa to start a new round of talks to end South Sudan’s prolonged civil war. Will they use this new opportunity…

[ISS] Nearly two years since their last meeting, rival leaders President Salva Kiir and Dr Riek Machar met face to face on 20 June in Addis Ababa to start a new round of talks to end South Sudan's prolonged civil war. Will they use this new opportunity to genuinely look at peace dividends?

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

NSSF Collects Sh20bn From Kigamboni Bridge

[Citizen] Dodoma -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has collected a total of Sh19.7 billion from the Kigamboni toll bridge until March 2018, the Parliament heard on Friday, June 22, 2018.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has collected a total of Sh19.7 billion from the Kigamboni toll bridge until March 2018, the Parliament heard on Friday, June 22, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

World Bank Approves U.S.$439 Million Credit for Electricity

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank Group board of executive directors has approved Sh1.04 trillion ($455 million) credit to boost access to power for Tanzania’s southern regions and connect the country to regional power trade.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The World Bank Group board of executive directors has approved Sh1.04 trillion ($455 million) credit to boost access to power for Tanzania's southern regions and connect the country to regional power trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzanian MPs Now Urge Support for Tax Stamps

[Citizen] Dodoma -The proposal to introduce the electronic tax stamp system took a new twist on Wednesday with some Members of Parliament asking their colleagues to focus on the revenue impact of the government’s plan.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The proposal to introduce the electronic tax stamp system took a new twist on Wednesday with some Members of Parliament asking their colleagues to focus on the revenue impact of the government's plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Agro-Project Targets Jobs for 30pc East Africa Youth

[Citizen] Arusha -An agricultural transformation programme targets to create jobs for at least 30 per cent of the youth in the East African region. The youths would be absorbed in the agriculture food chain as well as gain access to attractive opportun…

[Citizen] Arusha -An agricultural transformation programme targets to create jobs for at least 30 per cent of the youth in the East African region. The youths would be absorbed in the agriculture food chain as well as gain access to attractive opportunities in agri-business. This emerged during this week's high level forum on Inaugural Biennial Review Report of Malabo Declaration on Agricultural Growth, a continent-wide initiative to boost agriculture. "Promoting youth employment in agriculture is a top priority in our

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Orders Companies to Pay Dividends

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Treasury registrar had been directed to ensure that all companies and institutions owned by the state pay dividends to the government as the law requires.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Treasury registrar had been directed to ensure that all companies and institutions owned by the state pay dividends to the government as the law requires.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

PM Khaire Denies Port Agreement With Ethiopia

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia Prime Mnister Hassan Ali Khaire on Wednesday denied entering an agreement with Ethiopia that would see the landlocked country have shares in four sea ports in the horn of Africa country.

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia Prime Mnister Hassan Ali Khaire on Wednesday denied entering an agreement with Ethiopia that would see the landlocked country have shares in four sea ports in the horn of Africa country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia