‘Emirates Loses Revenue Over Abuja, Kano Suspension’

[Daily Trust] Reeling under huge revenue losses, Nigerian travel agents have asked Emirates Airlines, one of the world’s mega carriers to return to the Abuja and Kano routes.

[Daily Trust] Reeling under huge revenue losses, Nigerian travel agents have asked Emirates Airlines, one of the world's mega carriers to return to the Abuja and Kano routes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Union Bank Unveils Innovations On Digital Banking Platforms

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Union Bank has unveiled a plethora of digital banking solutions which include a new version of its mobile banking app, UnionMobile, and *826#, a unique USSD code which will allow customers perform banking transactions through short…

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Union Bank has unveiled a plethora of digital banking solutions which include a new version of its mobile banking app, UnionMobile, and *826#, a unique USSD code which will allow customers perform banking transactions through short code messaging on their mobile phones.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S.$823 Million Abuja Metro Rail Ready By December

[Daily Trust] The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has assured that the phase one of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit project will be ready for public use in the next four months.

[Daily Trust] The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has assured that the phase one of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit project will be ready for public use in the next four months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Claims That Govt Reforms Are On Track ‘Damaged’ By Debt

[Nyasa Times] The credibility of the claims by the Chief Secretary to the Government Lloyd Muhara that the success rate on implementation and effectiveness of Public Service Reforms is at 85 percent has been damaged with reports that State produce trad…

[Nyasa Times] The credibility of the claims by the Chief Secretary to the Government Lloyd Muhara that the success rate on implementation and effectiveness of Public Service Reforms is at 85 percent has been damaged with reports that State produce trader Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) saddled with a debt of K37bn with the banks and is failing to roll out reform.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Angry At Being a Stopped Eight Times, Driver Knocks Down Traffic Cop

[New Zimbabwe] Rusape -A motorist who knocked down a policewoman at a roadblock saying he was frustrated for being stopped for the eighth time on the same road was Monday caged 36 months for attempted murder.

[New Zimbabwe] Rusape -A motorist who knocked down a policewoman at a roadblock saying he was frustrated for being stopped for the eighth time on the same road was Monday caged 36 months for attempted murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Foreign Investor Acquired ‘KCCA Cemetery’

[Observer] Yesterday, the commission of inquiry into land matters led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire held a joint cross examination of Herbert Mugerwa, an advocate of the High court and Manish Siyani Parbat, the managing director of Siyani Brothers…

[Observer] Yesterday, the commission of inquiry into land matters led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire held a joint cross examination of Herbert Mugerwa, an advocate of the High court and Manish Siyani Parbat, the managing director of Siyani Brothers and Company Uganda Limited, a construction company.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soyinka, Clark, Ike, Others to Celebrate Okigbo’s Legacy

[Guardian] Had celebrated poet and humanist, Christopher Okigbo lived to ripe old age, he would have make up the quartet of Nigeria’s preeminent men of letters alongside late Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and John Pepper Clark, who were part of Ulli Beie…

[Guardian] Had celebrated poet and humanist, Christopher Okigbo lived to ripe old age, he would have make up the quartet of Nigeria's preeminent men of letters alongside late Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and John Pepper Clark, who were part of Ulli Beier's famous mentoring Mbari Club. But he didn't; Okigbo died young at the war front at Opi Junction near Nsukka, fighting against injustice and to defend the university town in 1967. He was thus one of the earliest casualties of the bloody Nigerian Civil War.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Over 150 Rwandan Artists for Jamafest 2017

[New Times] Rwanda, Tanzania, and Burundi and the host Uganda will showcase their troupers in music, dance, comedy, poetry, storytelling, drama, acrobatics, and carnival march. Rwanda will be represented by artists from different fields like plastic ar…

[New Times] Rwanda, Tanzania, and Burundi and the host Uganda will showcase their troupers in music, dance, comedy, poetry, storytelling, drama, acrobatics, and carnival march. Rwanda will be represented by artists from different fields like plastic arts (painting, ceramics and crafts), fashion and dance by students from Nyundo School of Music and national ballet Urukerereza, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda