Land Motion ‘No Reason to Panic or Beat the War Drum’ – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has said there is no reason to “panic and start beating war drums” over Parliament’s decision to look at land expropriation without compensation.

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has said there is no reason to "panic and start beating war drums" over Parliament's decision to look at land expropriation without compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Minimum Wage Will Meet Economic Realities – Govt

[Daily Trust] Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring that the new National Minimum Wage meets the present economic realities.

[Daily Trust] Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring that the new National Minimum Wage meets the present economic realities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seven Children Died of Meningitis Outbreak in Katsina

[Vanguard] Katsina -No fewer than seven children have been reportedly killed by outbreak of meningitis that in Jaja village of Gangara ward in Jibia Local government area of Katsina state.

[Vanguard] Katsina -No fewer than seven children have been reportedly killed by outbreak of meningitis that in Jaja village of Gangara ward in Jibia Local government area of Katsina state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders U.S.$30,000 Compensation After Raid Ordered by Grace Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] Tormented Mazoe villagers whose properties and homesteads were destroyed by the police following orders from former First Lady Grace Mugabe in 2015 have been awarded more than $30 000 as compensation by the court.

[New Zimbabwe] Tormented Mazoe villagers whose properties and homesteads were destroyed by the police following orders from former First Lady Grace Mugabe in 2015 have been awarded more than $30 000 as compensation by the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Admits Refineries Not Performing Optimally, But… ..

[Guardian] The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) on Thursday admitted that the nation’s refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt are not performing optimally but that would be a thing of the past soon.

[Guardian] The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) on Thursday admitted that the nation's refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt are not performing optimally but that would be a thing of the past soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Govt Pledges to Shame, Prosecute Tax Offenders

[Premium Times] The federal government is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty programme, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), to regularise their tax profiles, the Minister of Finan…

[Premium Times] The federal government is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty programme, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), to regularise their tax profiles, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, declared on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria