Civil Servants to Buy Shares in Private Firms

[East African] Tanzania is banking on civil servants to increase liquidity at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange through purchase of shares, with a hectic schedule of listings expected from telcos and mining companies complying with the law to sell at le…

[East African] Tanzania is banking on civil servants to increase liquidity at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange through purchase of shares, with a hectic schedule of listings expected from telcos and mining companies complying with the law to sell at least a quarter of their shares to the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Monitoring Diepkloof After Service Delivery Protests

[News24Wire] Motorists have been urged to use alternative routes as Immink Drive, which runs through zone 2 and 5 of Diepkloof in Soweto, has been blockaded due to service delivery protests.

[News24Wire] Motorists have been urged to use alternative routes as Immink Drive, which runs through zone 2 and 5 of Diepkloof in Soweto, has been blockaded due to service delivery protests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Olonishakin and Nigeria’s Rising Military Profile

[Leadership] Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is one of the appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari who is considered his replica in leadership qualities. As CDS, it means his input and influence is required by ea…

[Leadership] Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is one of the appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari who is considered his replica in leadership qualities. As CDS, it means his input and influence is required by each and all arms of Nigeria's Armed Forces to achieve the highest level of national security and field operational competence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Accepts Opec’s Production Ceiling, But..

[Vanguard] Minister of State, Petroleum Resources Emmanuel Kachikwu said on Thursday that conceptually Nigeria was not opposed to joining OPEC production caps but would have to wait and see if production came back to acceptable levels.

[Vanguard] Minister of State, Petroleum Resources Emmanuel Kachikwu said on Thursday that conceptually Nigeria was not opposed to joining OPEC production caps but would have to wait and see if production came back to acceptable levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Under Fire Tax Collector Boss Pasi Resigns

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende -Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner-General Gershem Pasi has resigned from his post with immediate effect, citing irretrievably broken down relations with his employer who last year suspended him over a slew o…

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende -Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner-General Gershem Pasi has resigned from his post with immediate effect, citing irretrievably broken down relations with his employer who last year suspended him over a slew of misconduct allegations. It is not clear whether Comm-Gen Pasi will still answer to over 40 counts of misconduct, including vehicle importation scams and other charges dating back to 2009.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stella Nyanzi Runs to Constitutional Court to Stop Mental Status Test

[Monitor] Kampala -Controversial Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has run to the Constitutional Court to block to the government’s move to have her subjected to a mental status test.

[Monitor] Kampala -Controversial Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has run to the Constitutional Court to block to the government's move to have her subjected to a mental status test.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oil Prices Hit Over $54 per Barrel as OPEC Meets in Vienna

[Vanguard] Crude oil prices have risen from $53 to over $54 per barrel, the highest this year, as a result of speculation over the effectiveness of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ OPEC, meeting today.

[Vanguard] Crude oil prices have risen from $53 to over $54 per barrel, the highest this year, as a result of speculation over the effectiveness of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries' OPEC, meeting today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria