New Thrust for Industrial Parks

[Daily News] Private sector players in the country have appealed to the government to amend the Special Economic Zone Act and the Tanzania Investment Act to enable the country set up modern industrial parks to attract more investments, particularly from China.

[Daily News] Private sector players in the country have appealed to the government to amend the Special Economic Zone Act and the Tanzania Investment Act to enable the country set up modern industrial parks to attract more investments, particularly from China.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Forex – Gov Bello Lauds Dangote for Promoting Tourism

[Leadership] Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has commended Dangote Industries limited for promoting tourism potentials in Nigeria and especially in Kogi State by sponsoring the state’s 6th Ebira Carnival.

[Leadership] Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has commended Dangote Industries limited for promoting tourism potentials in Nigeria and especially in Kogi State by sponsoring the state's 6th Ebira Carnival.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Importers to Spend N59 Billion More On Freight Charges Annually

[Leadership] Nigerian importers and shippers will spend a whooping N59 billion in 2017 due to the increment in freight charges on every container coming into the country by foreign shipping lines.

[Leadership] Nigerian importers and shippers will spend a whooping N59 billion in 2017 due to the increment in freight charges on every container coming into the country by foreign shipping lines.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC Targets 60 Percent Local Refining Capacity in 2017

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it has commenced efforts to reduce product importation by boosting the capacity utilisation of the nation’s refineries to 60 per cent by the end of 2017.

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it has commenced efforts to reduce product importation by boosting the capacity utilisation of the nation's refineries to 60 per cent by the end of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Whatever It Takes, We’ll Rescue Chibok Girls – Buhari

[Leadership] As the country, nay, the world, commemorates the 1,000th day of the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted the Federal Government to securing the release o…

[Leadership] As the country, nay, the world, commemorates the 1,000th day of the abduction of schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has recommitted the Federal Government to securing the release of the youngsters kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Recalls Doctors to the Negotiiation Table

[Nation] The government has said its 2013 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with doctors cannot be implemented as it did not have the “input and blessings” of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

[Nation] The government has said its 2013 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with doctors cannot be implemented as it did not have the "input and blessings" of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Family Planning Remains an Important Debate

[The Herald] Sometime in December 2016, Sekuru Tauzeni Mujaji (86), a traditional healer from Chipinge in Manicaland Province shared his story with the world, pleading for help as he could no longer afford to feed his 100 children and 10 wives.Acceptin…

[The Herald] Sometime in December 2016, Sekuru Tauzeni Mujaji (86), a traditional healer from Chipinge in Manicaland Province shared his story with the world, pleading for help as he could no longer afford to feed his 100 children and 10 wives.Accepting that he was not man enough to feed the hungry mouths he sired, the desperate man explained how life had become harder each day. In a desperate plea, he explained how the El Nino-induced drought had taken away his "macho man" status, reducing him to a beggar.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Launches U.S.$10 Million Youth Opportunities Project

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will today, January 9, launch a US$10m Youth Opportunities Project at the Paynesville Town Hall to improve access to income generation opportunities for targeted youth. This financing will also provide support…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will today, January 9, launch a US$10m Youth Opportunities Project at the Paynesville Town Hall to improve access to income generation opportunities for targeted youth. This financing will also provide support for strengthening the government's capacity to implement its Social Cash Transfer program, according to a press release yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia