We’re Expecting Governors, Senators to Join Us Soon – SDP

[Premium Times] Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alfa Mohammed, has said five serving governors, 20 senators and some members of the House of Representatives are expected to joi…

[Premium Times] Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alfa Mohammed, has said five serving governors, 20 senators and some members of the House of Representatives are expected to join the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s 2019 General Election Attracts U.S. Attention

[Vanguard] As Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general election, the United States (U.S.) says it’s major priority now is to see a peaceful transition, as the country occupies a strategic position in Africa.

[Vanguard] As Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general election, the United States (U.S.) says it's major priority now is to see a peaceful transition, as the country occupies a strategic position in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Passage of Nigeria’s 2018 Budget Is Being Delayed – Official

[Premium Times] The Budget Office of the Federation has debunked claims that the 2018 budget has not been passed because some details required for its passage were not submitted.

[Premium Times] The Budget Office of the Federation has debunked claims that the 2018 budget has not been passed because some details required for its passage were not submitted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Investigation Sheds Light On Elites’ Use of Oil to Fund Militias, Get Riche

[ENOUGH] South Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, according to documents reviewed in an ongoing investigation by The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast.

[ENOUGH] South Sudan's elite is using the country's oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, according to documents reviewed in an ongoing investigation by The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Uchumi Supermarkets’ Losses Increases

[Independent (Kampala)] Business seem to be worsening at the retail chain, Uchumi Supermarkets. Latest data shows that the retail chain recorded a 63.5% growth in net losses to US$8.95million for the half year ended Dec 2017 citing reduced sales.

[Independent (Kampala)] Business seem to be worsening at the retail chain, Uchumi Supermarkets. Latest data shows that the retail chain recorded a 63.5% growth in net losses to US$8.95million for the half year ended Dec 2017 citing reduced sales.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

High Food, SGR Imports Push Trade Deficit to Sh1.13 Trillion

[Nation] Kenya’s trade deficit hit Sh1.13 trillion last year from Sh853.68 billion a year earlier largely because of doubling of food imports and shipping in of transportation equipment such as SGR wagons and locomotives amid flat exports.

[Nation] Kenya's trade deficit hit Sh1.13 trillion last year from Sh853.68 billion a year earlier largely because of doubling of food imports and shipping in of transportation equipment such as SGR wagons and locomotives amid flat exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Eurovision 2018 – Watch Tinashe Makura

[New Zimbabwe] Afro-pop sensation Tinashe Makura recently took part in San Marino’s 2018 Eurovision song contest with the Zimbabwe-born singer making it to the final eleven in the intense selection system.

[New Zimbabwe] Afro-pop sensation Tinashe Makura recently took part in San Marino's 2018 Eurovision song contest with the Zimbabwe-born singer making it to the final eleven in the intense selection system.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Community Service for Husband Basher

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman, who appeared in court last week for bashing her husband and scalding him with porridge, has been sentenced to serve 608 hours of community service. Susan Dhliwayo (37), who assaulted Webster Zacharia (32), appeared bef…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman, who appeared in court last week for bashing her husband and scalding him with porridge, has been sentenced to serve 608 hours of community service. Susan Dhliwayo (37), who assaulted Webster Zacharia (32), appeared before Chitungwiza magistrate Mrs Yeukai Chigodora facing physical abuse charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe