#AFCLive – Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Others Renew Call for Africa’s Infrastructure Development

[Premium Times] Several top African public officials, scores of businesses and influential business executives on Tuesday called for accelerated action to bridge the gap in the Africa’s infrastructure deficit as part of critical measures required to gu…

[Premium Times] Several top African public officials, scores of businesses and influential business executives on Tuesday called for accelerated action to bridge the gap in the Africa's infrastructure deficit as part of critical measures required to guarantee improved economic growth for the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#AFCLive – Addressing Illegal Mining in Nigeria ‘Tough, Complicated’ – – Fayemi

[Premium Times] Combating illegal mining activities across Nigeria is a ‘tough’ and ‘complicated’ issue that requires painstaking and long-time measures to be successful, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, said Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Combating illegal mining activities across Nigeria is a 'tough' and 'complicated' issue that requires painstaking and long-time measures to be successful, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ivory Coast Rebel Troops Say They Accept Deal to End Mutiny

[Deutsche Welle] A four-day mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers in Ivory Coast has ended after they accepted a government offer, the mutineers say. The rebellion paralyzed cities and towns across the country.

[Deutsche Welle] A four-day mutiny by ex-rebel soldiers in Ivory Coast has ended after they accepted a government offer, the mutineers say. The rebellion paralyzed cities and towns across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

African Tax Experts Sharpen Skills to Fight Tax Avoidance

[Business Day] Tax experts in Africa have converged in Accra at a symposium organized by International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) to find measures to fight tax avoidance and to proffer strategies through which various African governments can…

[Business Day] Tax experts in Africa have converged in Accra at a symposium organized by International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) to find measures to fight tax avoidance and to proffer strategies through which various African governments can increase their tax revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Terrorism Verdict for Facebook Posts is a Shameful Affront to Freedom of Expression

[AI London] In response to news that former Ethiopian opposition spokesman Yonatan Tesfaye has been found guilty of “encouragement of terrorism” in connection with his posts on Facebook, Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director…

[AI London] In response to news that former Ethiopian opposition spokesman Yonatan Tesfaye has been found guilty of "encouragement of terrorism" in connection with his posts on Facebook, Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Bac Strategy, Implementation Development Plan Document Validated

[Daily Observer] This year’s strategy and implementation development plan document of the Brikama Area Council (BAC), was recently validated at the West Coast Region governor’s office in Brikama.

[Daily Observer] This year's strategy and implementation development plan document of the Brikama Area Council (BAC), was recently validated at the West Coast Region governor's office in Brikama.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

African-Export-Import Bank to Start U.S.$500 Million Investment in Gambia

[Daily Observer] If all goes as plan, the African-Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is planning to kick-start a US$500M investment in tourism and agriculture as well as other trade logistics.

[Daily Observer] If all goes as plan, the African-Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is planning to kick-start a US$500M investment in tourism and agriculture as well as other trade logistics.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bravo Sis

[Daily Observer] Congratulations to the management and staff of the newly re-constituted State Intelligence Service (SIS) formerly called National Intelligence Agency (NIA), for the recruitment and graduation of its first batch of intelligence officers…

[Daily Observer] Congratulations to the management and staff of the newly re-constituted State Intelligence Service (SIS) formerly called National Intelligence Agency (NIA), for the recruitment and graduation of its first batch of intelligence officers otherwise called "Spy Agencies" meant to add value to the democratic dispensation of the country and beyond.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Rambo Jatta, Eight Others Charged in Court

[Daily Observer] Police prosecutors have filed three criminal offence charges of criminal trespass, common assault and prohibition of conduct conducive to breach of peace against Ousman Jatta alias Rambo and eight others at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Co…

[Daily Observer] Police prosecutors have filed three criminal offence charges of criminal trespass, common assault and prohibition of conduct conducive to breach of peace against Ousman Jatta alias Rambo and eight others at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia