Diezani May Forfeit £28m Jewellery to Govt – Anti-Graft Agency

[Vanguard] There were strong indications yesterday that highly-priced jewellery valued at £28 million seized from the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, might be forfeited to the Federal Government.

[Vanguard] There were strong indications yesterday that highly-priced jewellery valued at £28 million seized from the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, might be forfeited to the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sisal Earnings Rise As Tanzania Doubles Exports

[Citizen] Tanga -Sisal fibre exports doubled in a period of six years between 2012 and 2017 from 15,541 tonnes to 25,471 tonnes with earnings rising similarly from $21.08 million to $41.1 million.

[Citizen] Tanga -Sisal fibre exports doubled in a period of six years between 2012 and 2017 from 15,541 tonnes to 25,471 tonnes with earnings rising similarly from $21.08 million to $41.1 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzania Businesses Face Costly System, Warns New Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Businesses in Tanzania face costly and time-consuming export and import procedures that significantly dent the country’s logistical competitiveness in contrast to neighbouring Kenya.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Businesses in Tanzania face costly and time-consuming export and import procedures that significantly dent the country's logistical competitiveness in contrast to neighbouring Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

As History Returns to the Curriculum

[Guardian] Finally, the future of Nigeria looks a little brighter because the nation has decided to begin to look, again, into its own past.The erstwhile removal of History from the school curriculum, or its so-called integration into that of Social St…

[Guardian] Finally, the future of Nigeria looks a little brighter because the nation has decided to begin to look, again, into its own past.The erstwhile removal of History from the school curriculum, or its so-called integration into that of Social Studies, was a mindless and uncharitable act of disservice to the generation of Nigerian pupils/students to which it was denied, a deprivation of the human need to understand its origin and trajectory in order to chart a worthy and viable course for its continuity. Thankf

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Team Keeps Finding New Viruses – Researcher

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The government response to the 2017 Marburg virus outbreak in Kween District, eastern Uganda cost Shs5.2billion. Most of that money came from donors.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The government response to the 2017 Marburg virus outbreak in Kween District, eastern Uganda cost Shs5.2billion. Most of that money came from donors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vice President to Represent President Magufuli in a Common Wealth Meeting

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan will represent President John Magufuli in the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held in London from April 16 to 20.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan will represent President John Magufuli in the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held in London from April 16 to 20.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

BPE Defends Sale of Electricity Assets

[Guardian] The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), said integrity and transparency were not compromised during the sales of electricity assets in the country.The Director General, BPE, Alex Okoh said the criticism that trailed the privatisation of the …

[Guardian] The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), said integrity and transparency were not compromised during the sales of electricity assets in the country.The Director General, BPE, Alex Okoh said the criticism that trailed the privatisation of the power companies, and the lessons learnt in the exercise would be applied to set a standard for fresh privatisation transactions.

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Isoko Community Decries Bad State of Enwhe-Olomoro Road

[Guardian] Residents of Enwhe community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State have protested against the deplorable state of a two kilometers portion of road at Enwhe-Olomoro road, which had been abandoned by the contactor since 2006.

[Guardian] Residents of Enwhe community in Isoko South local government area of Delta State have protested against the deplorable state of a two kilometers portion of road at Enwhe-Olomoro road, which had been abandoned by the contactor since 2006.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria