State Viability Index – Lagos Generates More IGR Than 31 States Combined

[Vanguard] The index, carefully and painstakingly computed proved that without the monthly disbursement from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), many states remain unviable, and cannot survive without the federally collected revenue.

[Vanguard] The index, carefully and painstakingly computed proved that without the monthly disbursement from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), many states remain unviable, and cannot survive without the federally collected revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Aftercare Services a Must for Industries to Thrive, Spur Development – EAC Business Leaders

[New Times] The business community is willing to support the East African Community (EAC) integration process, but problems like lack of “aftercare services” are affecting the potential and growth of enterprises and hence their contribution to regional…

[New Times] The business community is willing to support the East African Community (EAC) integration process, but problems like lack of "aftercare services" are affecting the potential and growth of enterprises and hence their contribution to regional development, business leaders have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bayisenge First Pro to Join Amavubi Training Camp

[New Times] Morocco-based central defender Emery Bayisenge was the first professional to link up with the national team in their residential camp Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata in the preparations for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against Central Africa Repu…

[New Times] Morocco-based central defender Emery Bayisenge was the first professional to link up with the national team in their residential camp Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata in the preparations for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against Central Africa Republic due on June 11 in Bangui.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

I Will Ignore Critics and Take Care of Our Children – Zari

[Monitor] Ever since Socialite and Businessman Ivan Semwanga passed on last Thursday at Steven Biko Hospital in Pretoria South Africa. The businessman passed on after he was hit by stroke which took him to coma for 12 days until he passed on Wednesday.

[Monitor] Ever since Socialite and Businessman Ivan Semwanga passed on last Thursday at Steven Biko Hospital in Pretoria South Africa. The businessman passed on after he was hit by stroke which took him to coma for 12 days until he passed on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I&M Pays U.S.$8 Million for Stake in Tanzania Subsidiary

[East African] I&M Holdings has invested Ksh819.9 million ($8.1 million) in acquiring an additional 15.35 per cent stake in its Tanzanian subsidiary through a series of transactions that included the buyout of French fund Proparco.

[East African] I&M Holdings has invested Ksh819.9 million ($8.1 million) in acquiring an additional 15.35 per cent stake in its Tanzanian subsidiary through a series of transactions that included the buyout of French fund Proparco.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

African Literary Diversity Is Honoured, Many Days After

[Premium Times] On the night of May 20th, acclaimed author and African literary figure Helon Habilah took the stage to announce Jowhor Ile as the 2017 Etisalat Prize for Literature winner. Before the big revelation, Mr. had Habilah described the consen…

[Premium Times] On the night of May 20th, acclaimed author and African literary figure Helon Habilah took the stage to announce Jowhor Ile as the 2017 Etisalat Prize for Literature winner. Before the big revelation, Mr. had Habilah described the consensus among the panel about the quality of the shortlisted books.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Rues Its Advice Against Local Smelters

[East African] Heads could roll at the Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) after President John Magufuli ordered an investigation of its officials and those at the Mining Ministry over suspected fraud.

[East African] Heads could roll at the Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) after President John Magufuli ordered an investigation of its officials and those at the Mining Ministry over suspected fraud.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda’s Pledge to Pay South Sudan Debt Owed to Suppliers Faces Hurdles

[East African] Despite a government promise to pay about $41 million’s worth of debt to Ugandan suppliers on behalf of South Sudan, Kampala has to navigate a number of hurdles before any payment can be made.

[East African] Despite a government promise to pay about $41 million's worth of debt to Ugandan suppliers on behalf of South Sudan, Kampala has to navigate a number of hurdles before any payment can be made.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda