Safaricom to Increase Kenyan Citizens on Its Board

[East African] Telecommunications firm Safaricom has sought to entrench its Kenyan identity through special resolutions to be voted on by shareholders at a time when its ownership structure is changing and concerns are growing over its huge role in Ken…

[East African] Telecommunications firm Safaricom has sought to entrench its Kenyan identity through special resolutions to be voted on by shareholders at a time when its ownership structure is changing and concerns are growing over its huge role in Kenya's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Mwanza Ferry to Ease Transport Chaos

[Citizen] Mwanza -Residents have a reason to smile after the government disclosed that it has set aside Sh8.9 billion for the construction of a new ferry, which will be plying between Kigogo and Busisi in the Lake Victoria.

[Citizen] Mwanza -Residents have a reason to smile after the government disclosed that it has set aside Sh8.9 billion for the construction of a new ferry, which will be plying between Kigogo and Busisi in the Lake Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

U.S. Committed to Enabling Environment for Nigerian Businesses – Ambassador

[Vanguard] The United States yesterday said it is committed to supporting the federal government to create enabling environment for Nigerian businesses to enhance job creation for the country’s growing population.

[Vanguard] The United States yesterday said it is committed to supporting the federal government to create enabling environment for Nigerian businesses to enhance job creation for the country's growing population.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Notice of Quit – Igbo Groups Urge Arewa Youths to Assist Army in Fighting Boko Haram

[Vanguard] Two Igbo groups, the Igbo Peoples Congress, IPC, and the Igbo Aborigines have tasked the Arewa Youths Coalition to make efforts to assist Nigerian soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East to apprehend Abubakar Shekau and…

[Vanguard] Two Igbo groups, the Igbo Peoples Congress, IPC, and the Igbo Aborigines have tasked the Arewa Youths Coalition to make efforts to assist Nigerian soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East to apprehend Abubakar Shekau and his top commanders who are trying to foister an Islamic Republic in Nigeria violently.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Samboja Says Former Taita Taveta Regime Left Sh600 Million Debt

[Nation] Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has said that his county government has inherited more than Sh600 million debt from the administration of former governor John Mruttu, who lost in the August 8 General Election.

[Nation] Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has said that his county government has inherited more than Sh600 million debt from the administration of former governor John Mruttu, who lost in the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Corruption Has Become Routine Despite ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy’ Says NGO Boss

[Iwacu] Seven years after “zero tolerance” was declared on corruption, Faustin Ndikumana, the chairperson of PARCEM, a local civil rights group, says it has become routine.

[Iwacu] Seven years after "zero tolerance" was declared on corruption, Faustin Ndikumana, the chairperson of PARCEM, a local civil rights group, says it has become routine.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Arusha Agreement Should Still Inspire Politicians After 17 Years!

[Iwacu] The assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye in 1993 was followed by a decade of civil war. Negotiations that were opened resulted in the signature of the Arusha Agreement on 28 August 2000. Politicians say the latter should also contribute …

[Iwacu] The assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye in 1993 was followed by a decade of civil war. Negotiations that were opened resulted in the signature of the Arusha Agreement on 28 August 2000. Politicians say the latter should also contribute to the resolution of the current crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Kwese TV Never Applied for a Licence’

[The Herald] Econet Wireless’ Kwese TV has never applied for a licence to distribute foreign television content in Zimbabwe, and players in the industry are baffled where discussions around that matter are coming from.

[The Herald] Econet Wireless' Kwese TV has never applied for a licence to distribute foreign television content in Zimbabwe, and players in the industry are baffled where discussions around that matter are coming from.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe