2014 National Conference and the Benefits of Restructuring

[Guardian] In 2014, the Goodluck Jonathan administration organised a national dialogue to deliberate on, and recommend ways to resolve some of the challenges facing his government, many of which problems were rooted in history, and arguably, have been …

[Guardian] In 2014, the Goodluck Jonathan administration organised a national dialogue to deliberate on, and recommend ways to resolve some of the challenges facing his government, many of which problems were rooted in history, and arguably, have been multiplied and magnified by the failure of the current administration. Since Buhari took office in May 2015, virtually every sector of the society has been impacted adversely. Direct foreign investment is down. The stock market has shrunk. Our Gross Domestic Product (GD

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elan Advocates Economic Revamp Through Leasing

[Guardian] The Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN), has said to grow the nation’s economy out of recession, there is a need for government to utilise leasing for national economic development.

[Guardian] The Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN), has said to grow the nation's economy out of recession, there is a need for government to utilise leasing for national economic development.

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Govt Allocates Drought Relief for Western Cape

[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Customs Impounds 64 Cars Valued At N1.528 Billion in Lagos, Ogun

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

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I’m Not On the Run, Misau Tells IGP

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

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MSF Supports Communities Hit Hard By Mudslide and Flooding

[MSF] On 14 August, a hillside collapsed and triggered a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown after a couple of days of torrential rain. Almost 500 people are reported dead, with an estimated 600 p…

[MSF] On 14 August, a hillside collapsed and triggered a mudslide in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown after a couple of days of torrential rain. Almost 500 people are reported dead, with an estimated 600 people missing, and 3,000 people left homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Muslim Marriages Under Court Scrutiny

[GroundUp] The Western Cape High Court on heard arguments on Monday from the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) that Muslim women and children should be provided with legal protection, especially when the couple divorces or the husband dies.

[GroundUp] The Western Cape High Court on heard arguments on Monday from the Women's Legal Centre (WLC) that Muslim women and children should be provided with legal protection, especially when the couple divorces or the husband dies.

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Hospitals Overwhelmed With Too Many Patients, Fewer Doctors in Zambia

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia’s government has acknowledged the country’s health system needs to be revamped. Equipping hospitals with adequate supplies of medicine, constructing more health centers and hiring extra doctors are on the agenda.

[Deutsche Welle] Zambia's government has acknowledged the country's health system needs to be revamped. Equipping hospitals with adequate supplies of medicine, constructing more health centers and hiring extra doctors are on the agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia