Tanzania Proposes Higher Petroleum Levy to Fund Budget

[East African] Tanzania’s Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency is seeking permission from the energy regulator to increase fees for oil marketing companies to help plug a Tsh2.2 billion ($9.8 million) budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year.

[East African] Tanzania's Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency is seeking permission from the energy regulator to increase fees for oil marketing companies to help plug a Tsh2.2 billion ($9.8 million) budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Better Street Lights Would Reduce Crime, Say Khayelitsha Residents

[GroundUp] Residents of Khayelitsha, Marikana and Kraaifontein demanded better street lighting in their communities at an imbizo last week. They say the high-mast lights in some places are not enough.

[GroundUp] Residents of Khayelitsha, Marikana and Kraaifontein demanded better street lighting in their communities at an imbizo last week. They say the high-mast lights in some places are not enough.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Aid Chief Allocates U.S.$45 Million to Tackle Neglected Emergencies in Four Countries

[UN News] The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries “struggling in crises away from the headlines” – Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan – where more …

[UN News] The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries "struggling in crises away from the headlines" - Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan - where more than 21 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

MPs to Meet Over Fete

[Nation] Opposition members of Parliament are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to attend Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony and election of Speaker.

[Nation] Opposition members of Parliament are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to attend Thursday's swearing-in ceremony and election of Speaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Gives U.S.$0.9 Million for Clean Power Project

[East African] The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has signed a $897,192 (Ksh89.7 million) grant for a feasibility study to evaluate the development of three small hydroelectric plants in Kenya.

[East African] The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has signed a $897,192 (Ksh89.7 million) grant for a feasibility study to evaluate the development of three small hydroelectric plants in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Obasanjo Gives Candidates Handbook

[New Dawn] Former Nigerian President Olusengun Obasanjo has given few of Liberia’s presidential candidates including Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Sen. George Weah, Cllr. Charles Brumskine and Alexander Cummings copies of a book addressing pract…

[New Dawn] Former Nigerian President Olusengun Obasanjo has given few of Liberia's presidential candidates including Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, Sen. George Weah, Cllr. Charles Brumskine and Alexander Cummings copies of a book addressing practical political, economic and business issues in Africa that aspiring leaders could use for transformation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Darlington George Accuses Dr. Fahnbulleh

[New Dawn] Executive Protection Service (EPS) former deputy director Mr. Darlington George has accused former National Security Advisor Dr. H. Bioma Fahnbulleh of allegedly masterminding his dismissal from the VIP service.

[New Dawn] Executive Protection Service (EPS) former deputy director Mr. Darlington George has accused former National Security Advisor Dr. H. Bioma Fahnbulleh of allegedly masterminding his dismissal from the VIP service.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sherman Laments

[New Dawn] The former Chairman of the beleaguered ruling Unity Party or UP Senator Varney Sherman has been licking his old wounds as his party sinks deep into factions-with one group believed to be headed by him, while another by President Sirleaf.

[New Dawn] The former Chairman of the beleaguered ruling Unity Party or UP Senator Varney Sherman has been licking his old wounds as his party sinks deep into factions-with one group believed to be headed by him, while another by President Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia