Nigeria 19th Most Attractive Investment Destination in Africa – Report

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been identified as the 19th most attractive economy for investments flowing in Africa, the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 said on Friday.

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been identified as the 19th most attractive economy for investments flowing in Africa, the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fortification Debate Rages

[The Herald] The grain milling industry has appealed to Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Mike Bimha to engage Health and Child Welfare Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa to rescind his decision to impose a mandatory fortification programme citing lack of …

[The Herald] The grain milling industry has appealed to Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Mike Bimha to engage Health and Child Welfare Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa to rescind his decision to impose a mandatory fortification programme citing lack of adequate consultation on the matter, among other reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EAC Urged to Ban Used Clothes Despite U.S. Threats

[Daily News] The government should continue with plans to ban imports of second-hand clothes so as to promote domestic textiles despite the risks of losing access to the US market under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a leader of busines…

[Daily News] The government should continue with plans to ban imports of second-hand clothes so as to promote domestic textiles despite the risks of losing access to the US market under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a leader of business lobby group has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Tanzania Football Federation General Election in Jeopardy

[Daily News] The eagerly awaited Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) general election scheduled for August 12th, this year, could hit a brick wall as some of its stakeholders in Rukwa region are planning to seek court injunction.

[Daily News] The eagerly awaited Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) general election scheduled for August 12th, this year, could hit a brick wall as some of its stakeholders in Rukwa region are planning to seek court injunction.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why Competition Is Key to Cutting the Cost of Cancer Drugs in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into excessive pricing by three major pharmaceutical companies that have the sole rights to distribute cancer drugs in the country.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Competition Commission has launched an investigation into excessive pricing by three major pharmaceutical companies that have the sole rights to distribute cancer drugs in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

LEC Battles Power Thief

[New Dawn] Authorities of the Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC are stressing the need to seriously address power thief, warning that it undermines growth. Addressing residents of PHP and Plunkor Communities in Monrovia during an interactive dialo…

[New Dawn] Authorities of the Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC are stressing the need to seriously address power thief, warning that it undermines growth. Addressing residents of PHP and Plunkor Communities in Monrovia during an interactive dialogue on Thursday, 22 June on the danger associated with power thief, the Assistant Director for Planning at the Liberia Electricity Corporation, Edwin Fahnbulleh, cautions residents not to incorporate the crime into various communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fire At MOH Again

[New Dawn] Less than a month after the National Drugs Service (NDS) and Laboratory at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center were gutted by fire, the central office of the Ministry of Health (MOH) situated in Oldest Congo Town was on Thursday, 22 June engu…

[New Dawn] Less than a month after the National Drugs Service (NDS) and Laboratory at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center were gutted by fire, the central office of the Ministry of Health (MOH) situated in Oldest Congo Town was on Thursday, 22 June engulfed in flames.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lawmakers Urged to Ratify Land Bill

[New Dawn] The Chairman on Land and Authority here, Dr. Othello Brandy, is calling on members of the 53rd Liberian Legislature to pass the Land Right Bill into law, stressing that the bill recognizes right of indigenous people to own their land.

[New Dawn] The Chairman on Land and Authority here, Dr. Othello Brandy, is calling on members of the 53rd Liberian Legislature to pass the Land Right Bill into law, stressing that the bill recognizes right of indigenous people to own their land.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia