New Probe Into Petra Diamonds Scam As Plot Thickens

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has ordered a new investigation into the Petra Diamonds saga that first surfaced on August 31, this year, when some gemstones were impounded at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, allegedly, for being under…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has ordered a new investigation into the Petra Diamonds saga that first surfaced on August 31, this year, when some gemstones were impounded at the Julius Nyerere International Airport, allegedly, for being undervalued.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Prof Mruma – Man On a Mission

[Citizen] To win a tricky war, it is sometimes necessary for some fearless soldiers to risk their lives by penetrating enemy lines, pretending they belong to the other side in a strategy to deceive and deceit. From Greek mythology, such fighters are ak…

[Citizen] To win a tricky war, it is sometimes necessary for some fearless soldiers to risk their lives by penetrating enemy lines, pretending they belong to the other side in a strategy to deceive and deceit. From Greek mythology, such fighters are akin to the Trojan horse.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Equities Market – Analysts Expect Mix of Profit Taking, Bargain Hunting

[Vanguard] Financial analysts have forecast a mix of profit taking and bargain hunting in the Nigerian equities market this week following a bearish market recorded last week which led to the decrease in the twin performance indicators (All Share Index…

[Vanguard] Financial analysts have forecast a mix of profit taking and bargain hunting in the Nigerian equities market this week following a bearish market recorded last week which led to the decrease in the twin performance indicators (All Share Index and market capitalisation) of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

National Assembly to Get 2018 Budget Next Month – Presidency

[Vanguard] Abuja -Nigeria’s 2018 Appropriation Bill will be submitted to the National Assembly in October, Senator Ita Enang, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), gave the assurance when he appeared at th…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Nigeria's 2018 Appropriation Bill will be submitted to the National Assembly in October, Senator Ita Enang, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), gave the assurance when he appeared at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja, weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Kicks As Oil, Electricity Workers Begin Strike

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday said loading of products, including aviation fuel, would stop from today as affiliates of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, begin an indefinite strike.

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday said loading of products, including aviation fuel, would stop from today as affiliates of United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, begin an indefinite strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uncertainty As N241bn Outflow Via Sukuk Bond, TB Auctions Hit Interbank Market

[Vanguard] THE interbank money market will this week experience outflow of N241 billion through treasury bills (TBs) and FGN Sukuk Bond auctions, prompting uncertainty over the direction of movement in cost of funds.

[Vanguard] THE interbank money market will this week experience outflow of N241 billion through treasury bills (TBs) and FGN Sukuk Bond auctions, prompting uncertainty over the direction of movement in cost of funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ministry of Defence Denies Breaching Ceasefire

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Defence has denied claims by the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) that the army violated the government ceasefire in Blue Nile state.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Defence has denied claims by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) that the army violated the government ceasefire in Blue Nile state.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

A Third Gupat-Transnet ‘Kickback’ Contract Unearthed

[Daily Maverick] Just after President Jacob Zuma attended the BRICS summit in China earlier this month, City Press reported that the China Communication Construction Company was gearing up to close South African state contracts worth R70-billion, with …

[Daily Maverick] Just after President Jacob Zuma attended the BRICS summit in China earlier this month, City Press reported that the China Communication Construction Company was gearing up to close South African state contracts worth R70-billion, with no public tender. But CCCC's subsidiary Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries, which sold port cranes to Transnet, was already embroiled in the corruption contagion spreading from Zuma's administration and the #GuptaLeaks. Now we have found the crane manufacturer's kickback agree

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Scores Poorly in Skills Development, Says New Study

[Nation] Kenya performs poorly in development of future skills and know-how, says a new assessment on human capital, throwing a huge challenge on policy making to the government.

[Nation] Kenya performs poorly in development of future skills and know-how, says a new assessment on human capital, throwing a huge challenge on policy making to the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya