Lagos Targets Third Largest Economy By 2020, Africa’s Mega City in 2025

[Guardian] With a target to become Africa’s third largest economy by 2020 and Africa’s model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to sustain the existing partnership with the private sector.

[Guardian] With a target to become Africa's third largest economy by 2020 and Africa's model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to sustain the existing partnership with the private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyatta Wants Petitions Against His Victory Dismissed

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss with costs two petitions seeking the invalidation of his re-election during the October 26 repeat presidential election boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga of the Nat…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss with costs two petitions seeking the invalidation of his re-election during the October 26 repeat presidential election boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA)-even though his name was retained on the ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gold Refinery’s Belgian Owner Accused of Money Laundering

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni commissioned it on Feb.20 amidst pomp and celebration, but just nine months later African Gold Refinery (AGR) has run into big trouble. Its Belgian owner, Alain Goetz, has been uncovered as a d…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni commissioned it on Feb.20 amidst pomp and celebration, but just nine months later African Gold Refinery (AGR) has run into big trouble. Its Belgian owner, Alain Goetz, has been uncovered as a dealer in so-called "conflict or blood gold" and is being sued by the government's top financial anti-corruption agency and one of the company directors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tycoon to Be Charged With Murder After Violent Evictions

[Observer] Businessman, Abid Alam of Alam Group of Companies is to be arraigned in court soon to face murder charges after the commission of inquiry into land matters sent his file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

[Observer] Businessman, Abid Alam of Alam Group of Companies is to be arraigned in court soon to face murder charges after the commission of inquiry into land matters sent his file to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Troops Record Another Massive Gains Against Boko Haram

[Leadership] Nigerian troops carrying out mop-up operations in the north-east under Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force on Operation DEEP PUNCH recorded yet another massive success when they successfully cleared elements of…

[Leadership] Nigerian troops carrying out mop-up operations in the north-east under Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force on Operation DEEP PUNCH recorded yet another massive success when they successfully cleared elements of Boko Haram Terrorists hideouts at Talata, Ajigin, Mangzum, Abagajiri, Kafa, Dusula, Buk, Malumti and Abulam.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Diamond’s Brother Reveals Wasafi Records’ Biggest Weakness

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz’ brother, Rommy Jones, who is also his DJ, has disclosed one major problem ailing their successful Wasafi Classic Baby (WCB) Recording Label.

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz' brother, Rommy Jones, who is also his DJ, has disclosed one major problem ailing their successful Wasafi Classic Baby (WCB) Recording Label.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senate to Publish Names of Companies Involved in Alleged Revenue Scam

[Premium Times] The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain.

[Premium Times] The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Port Harcourt, Lagos Airports Rated Amongst Worst 20 in the World

[This Day] Two Nigerian airports, the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have been rated among the worst 20 airports in the world by a survey carried out by the Sleep in Airport web…

[This Day] Two Nigerian airports, the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have been rated among the worst 20 airports in the world by a survey carried out by the Sleep in Airport website, sleepinairports.net.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria